Adam and Jonathan have written three episodes for Still So Awkward, the seventh So Awkward series, having written for series 2 to 6 of Channel X’ s BAFTA-winning comedy for CBBC. Their two scripts for new Nickelodeon show Goldies Oldies are due to TX in 2021 – dates TBA. They previously wrote episodes of Hank Zipzer II & III for Kindle/CBBC as well as episodes of preschool animation Floogals for Zodiak Kids/Sprout.
Adam and Jonathan have also developed original adult sitcoms Spoilers (an episode for Hat Trick/ITV2), Frack Off (episodes for Shire Oak) and Babyface (script commissioned by Tiger Aspect). In addition, they are currently working on several original of their own, including sitcoms Two Timing and Toffs, and children’s sitcom Serious Lolz.
Further notable credits include two episodes of their own supernatural sitcom, Deadbeats for BBC 3, for which a pilot was filmed. They wrote another original pilot for BBC 3, The Accidental Shaman, and developed an original sitcom idea Bryan’s Daughter (optioned to Tidy). They have also written sketches for BBC 3’s CGI sketch show The Wrong Door and for CBBC’s Animal TV.
Adam and Jonathan have co-written a number of humour books, including the best-selling 100% Unofficial Jeremy Corbyn Annual, the 100% Unofficial Donald Trump Annual, The Brexshit Book and their personal favourite, Putin: A Man’s Manual of Manliness. They like to keep themselves amused by finding ways to mis-use Photoshop, the results of which can be found at www.littlebitwrong.com.
Previously, Adam was co-founder of sketch group Electric Eel who wrote and performed five successful Edinburgh Festival shows, as well as two series of The Estate Agents for Channel 4 and Roy Dance is Dead for C4’s Comedy Lab. He has also contributed sketches to BBC 2’s Comedy Nation and his radio credits include The Electric Hotel, a pilot for Radio 4. He has also been an actor, with credits that include The Inbetweeners, The IT Crowd and How Not To Live Your Life.
Jonathan wrote the script for Marcus Shepherd’s short film The Trigger, starring Ralph Brown. He also worked for Mike Figgis, writing all Mike’s scripts for his Sky Arts Cinema strand. Jonathan has written sketches for BBC Radio 2’s The Day the Music Died with Andrew Collins. His writing has been published in a number of high-profile national magazines and, in 2010, he accidentally wrote the modern literary classic, Cats with Guns.
Adam G Goodwin & Jonathan Parkyn is represented by Frances Arnold