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Sam Bain

Bain co-created and co-wrote nine series of the BAFTA-winning Channel 4 sitcom “Peep Show,” four series of the RTS Award-winning comedy-drama “Fresh Meat,” both for Channel 4, and co-wrote Four Lions, which premiered at Sundance and won a BAFTA. He also co-created “Babylon,” a comedy-drama series for Channel 4 and the Sundance Channel. The pilot was directed by Danny Boyle. Bain’s first solo series, three-part comedy thriller “Ill Behaviour,” starring Lizzy Caplan, was broadcast on BBC2 and Showtime in 2017. His first stage play, “The Retreat,” premiered at The Park theatre in London in 2017, directed by Kathy Burke and starring Adam Deacon. Bain’s novel, “Yours Truly, Pierre Stone,” was adapted for Radio 4 in 2017, and his original feature film “The Stand-In,” starring Drew Barrymore and directed by Jamie Babbit, is due to commence production in 2018.