Charlie Brooker

writer

Charlie Brooker is an award-winning writer, producer and broadcaster whose career has spanned television, radio, print, and online media.

Brooker is the creator and writer of Black Mirror which is set to launch a second season on Netflix later this year and recently picked up Emmy®, SAG, Producers Guild of America and BAFTA Craft Awards nominations. The critically acclaimed, mind-bending anthology originally launched on Channel 4 in 2011 and won Emmy®, Rose D’or and Peabody Awards.

Charlie has also presented numerous television shows, including three series of his BBC Two satirical review show Weekly Wipe and annual shindig Charlie Brooker’s End of Year Review, which won a BAFTA 2016. He has previously presented the BAFTA nominated Election Wipe, as well as Gameswipe, Newswipe and How TV Ruined Your Life for the BBC; and You Have Been Watching and 10 O’Clock Live for Channel 4.

Charlie is also behind BBC Two’s Cunk on Britain and the BAFTA-nominated Cunk on Shakespeare with regular Weekly Wipe contributor Philomena Cunk.

Brooker has collected three British Comedy Awards: Best Newcomer in 2009; Best Comedy Entertainment Show Award for Newswipe in 2011; and the award for Best Comedy Entertainment Personality in 2012.

His Newswipe series also won the 2009 Royal Television Society Award for Best Entertainment Programme as well as a 2010 BAFTA nomination for Best Entertainment Programme; whilst Screenwipe received a 2008 Royal Television Society Award for Digital Channel Programme. Charlie was also nominated for the 2014 BAFTA Award for Best Entertainment Performance for 10 O’Clock Live and for the 2015 BAFTA Award for Best Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme for Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe.

Brooker wrote the five-part thriller Dead Set, which starred Jaime Winstone and was nominated as Best Drama Serial at the 2009 BAFTAs; and co-wrote with Chris Morris the six-part comedy series Nathan Barley for Channel 4.

He also penned the critically acclaimed detective spoof A Touch of Cloth for Sky One. The TV film trilogy starred John Hannah and Suranne Jones and won the Broadcast Award for Best Comedy and was nominated for the Royal Television Society Award for Best Comedy.

Brooker also writes regular comment pieces for The Guardian, and won the 2009 Columnist of the Year award at the British Press Awards.