Alex Lynch is an award-winning London-based writer from Brighton with credits from BBC Three and Radio 4 - including his own 4-part series, 'Expenses Only', which he had commissioned when he was just 24.
He is part of the award-winning team on the multi-award winning and Prix-Europa-nominated sitcom podcast, 'Wooden Overcoats' - which was named as one of TIME Magazine's '50 Best Podcasts of All Time' - as well as writing for other popular podcasts and writing/producing his own series 'All Glory' and 'The Adventures of Professor Elemental' (co-written and co-produced with Prof Elemental). He has also written for The Now Show, The News Quiz.
Alex has written two short films - 'Mugged' and 'Jack and Jill'. The second of which was nominated for Best Comedy at LOCO and London Short Film Festival in 2016. Finally, he has written commercials for Picturehouse Cinemas starring Terry Mynott.
Find out more about these projects here. Much of his work is under his production label, Hot Seat Productions.
As an actor, Alex has performed two solo character shows (which he also wrote) at Vault Festival 2018 and 2019, as well as lending his voice to a number of podcasts, starring in O2's 'Some People' advert for the Rugby World Cup 2018 and acting in a variety of shows at Brighton Fringe. He also trained in long-form improvisation at the Free Association.
As well as this, Alex has worked in TV and Radio development and production for almost 9 years in numerous roles including Researcher, Script Reader and Development Producer for top companies which include BBC, Tiger Aspect, CPL Productions and Avalon Television to name a few.
In 2021, Alex became a resident writer for Norwegian company JMG Stories, partners of Zero Gravity (Ozark, Honest Thief, Fear of Rain) writing their drama series 'Love. Lost', writing and script editing their sitcom 'Chris 24', and co-writing their rom-com feature 'The Honeymoon Period'. He also had his audio adaptation of Beatrix Potter Tales with Almost Tangible win Best Children's Audiobook at the New York Festival Radio Awards.
Alex also produces and hosts the interview podcast, 'Out of Character' which is part of Great Big Owl and is an Acast show. A second series is due for release in Spring 2022.
Sharp Acerbic Wit... A Man who Clearly Knows His Subject
- The Telegraph
Give the man a job!
- Caroline Raphael
Former comedy and drama commissioner at BBC Radio 4
COPYWRITING AND SCRIPT EDITING WORK
COPYWRITING AND SCRIPT EDITING WORK
2014 - Present
Copywriting - Various Companies
2020-Present - Various - Copywriting work including email templates, research and marketing materials for companies such as The Specialist Works and Infographics Pro.
2019 - BBC Studios - Writing programme descriptions, info sheets and proof-reading for BBC's catalogue for MipCom 2019 in Cannes.
2014 - 2017 - BBC Radio 4 - Previously I have written various programme descriptions and billings for an array of different Radio 4 comedies and dramas including the 10-hour 'War and Peace' event on New Years Day 2015. You can read my copy work for that one here.
Script Work (Reading, Editing, Consultancy) - Various Companies
2012 - Present
2012 - Present - Writing TV and Film script and book reports for companies such as BBC, Studio Canal, Tiger Aspect, Eleven Film, Hat Trick, Left Bank, Pier Productions, Lucky Giant, Ruby Films, Working Title and Mammoth Screen.
2015 - 2018 - I script edited a host of Radio 4 comedies and dramas during my 2 and a half years working in Development at Pier Productions. Since then I have gained freelance script consultant work. I have also script supervised projects for BBC Bitesize and Absolutely Productions.