ROBERT POPPER
Top credits:
'Peep Show', 'The IT Crowd', 'South Park'

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In 2000, Robert worked as a Commissioning Editor for Comedy at Channel 4 for three years. He commissioned ‘Bo’ Selecta’, and worked on shows such as ‘Spaced’, ‘Black Books’, ‘Comedy Labs’, and developed Graham Linehan’s ‘The IT Crowd’.

 

With Peter Serafinowicz he co-created and co-starred in BBC2's ‘Look Around You’, winning the Rose D'or for Best Comedy in 2006. He also produced ‘Peep Show’ for Channel 4, winning a British Comedy Award for Series 3 and 4, and a BAFTA for series 4.

 

In addition to his writing and producing, Robert has script-edited some of the UK's most exciting comedy shows, including ‘The Inbetweeners’, ‘The IT Crowd’, and ‘Him And Her’. He also wrote on The Peter Serafinowicz Show, ‘Harry & Paul’, and performed on Paul Whitehouse and Charlie Higson's Radio 4 series, ‘Down The Line’, as well as their BBC2 show, ‘Bellamy's People’.

 

Under his pseudonym, Robin Cooper, Robert wrote the ‘The Timewaster Letters’ books, which have sold almost 400,000 copies.

 

In December 2008, Robert set up his own production company, Popper Pictures, to make comedy TV shows.

 

In 2010 Robert wrote on series 13 of 'South Park'. He has just written and produced the comedy series, 'Friday Night Dinner', starring Tamsin Greig and Simon Bird, which started on Channel 4 at the end of February, and later this year he will be producing a new BBC2 sketch series, 'Watson & Oliver', starring Lorna Watson and Ingrid Oliver.

 

 

CREDITS

Friday Night Dinner - Writer / Producer

Look Around You - Co-Writer / Co-Producer / Co-Star

Peep Show - Producer / Script Editor

South Park - Creative Consultant

The Inbetweeners - Script Editor

Him & Her - Script Editor

The IT Crowd - Script Editor

The Peter Serafinowicz Show - Program Consultant & Writer


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