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A Viz Comic cartoonist and co-editor for eight years, Alex has a first class degree in animation. He has directed animation for Channel 4 and the BBC, starred in the Grumpy Old Men spin-off Grouchy Young Men, had comedy sketches feature on Radio 4’s Pick of the Week and developed comedy panel shows for companies such as Hat Trick and Whizz Kid.
More recently Alex has written comedy for children.
He wrote nine episodes of Mr Bean: the Animated Series. His script Super Bean was nominated in the 2016 Manchester Animation Festival’s Industry Excellence Award for writing for animation. The episode has so far had over eight million hits on YouTube in the two months since it was uploaded.
Alex is the lead writer on the Danger Mouse comic, having written adventures for every issue to date, and has recently graduated to becoming a writer on the series.
He is currently writing for the new series of Dennis and Gnasher: Unleashed for DC Thomson, and his new regular comic strip for DC Thomson’s EPIC! magazine starts December 2016.
He also wrote on both series of the BAFTA nominated BBC comedy show DNN, as well as both series of CBBC show Class Dismissed.
In 2016 his entry into CBBC & BBC Worldwide’s Anim-8 scheme beat off over three hundred entries to eventually finish a respectable second place.