Mark has been writing comedy for TV for over fifteen years. Starting out as a writer/performer on BBC2’s Comedy Nation and The Paramount Comedy Channel he went on to co-write (amongst other things) Skin Deep, a Comedy Lab sitcom for Channel 4; Placebo for BBC3; and an episode of Trexx & Flipside for BBC3. He also wrote, animated and produced a series of one minute topical cartoons for a Channel 4 breakfast show along the way.
Since 2008 Mark has written on a huge amount of kids comedy shows including My Spy Family, Jinx, Summer In Transylvania, Hotel Trubble, 4 O’Clock Club, The Revolting World of Stanley Brown, Strange Hill High, Hank Zipzer, Scream Street, All At Sea, So Awkward, Horrible Science and Danger Mouse. Mark’s DM Series 1 episode ‘Greenfinger’ was nominated for the 2017 WGGB award for Best Children’s TV Episode. He also co-created the BAFTA-winning online mystery drama Dixi.
Mark has also polished and punched up a large number of scripts for many different TV series, the most recent being new Lionsgate feature film Four Kids & It. He has recently written two episodes for new Aardman animation in development and is head writer on new live action comedy Goldies Oldies for Nickelodeon.
Mark writes both on his own and with writing partner James Griffiths.
Mark Oswin is represented by Frances Arnold