Mike
O'Leary

Writer for television and film

Mike is a writer and show-creator for TV.

His credits include the multi-media content for Misfits, which earned him a BAFTA nomination in 2012, the standalone online series, Misfits: Strung Out as well as being author of the official Misfits book. For TG4 he created the IFTA-nominated comedy-drama series Eipic, described by The Irish Times as "frenetic and funny, touching and blunt”

Current projects include an original, Pure Wet with Sister; an adaptation for Lookout Point and a biopic for DMC.

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Television

Writer & Creator 

Producer Siobhan Finnigan and Judith King

Original comedy drama in development.

Witchery Pictures
In Development
Producer Naomi De Pear

Original comedy drama script in development.

Kudos
In Development
Eipic
6 x 25'
Director Louise Ní Fhiannachta

A musical comedy-drama about a teenage band trying to escape their spirit-crushing farming town in decaying rural Ireland. Irish language for TG4. 

MagaMedia
Not Safe For Work
RTS Student Television Awards
Director Misha Manson Smith
Starring
  • Jonny Sweet
  • Sitcom about a 10 year old boy sent into his own future

    National Film and Television School

    Writer 

    Creator Michael Haussman & Larry Volpi
    Producer Jude Law & Michael Haussman

    Short-form drama series set in a high-end hotel.

    Pulse Films for Blackpills
    Producer Yvonne Donohoe

    Original drama about a solicitor who sets up her own law firm when she finds out her colleague and fiancé has been having an affair.

    Blinder Films for RTE
    Misfits
    Writer's Room
    Creator Howard Overman
    Director Nirpal Bhogal

    Hit comedy series about a group of young offenders on community service who discover that they have superpowers.

    Clerkenwell Films for E4
    Medics
    Gag Writer
    Producer Ed MacDonald and Andy Baker
    Starring
  • Jessie Cave
  • New comedy series following a group of medical students.

    Clerkenwell Films for Comedy Central

    Film

    Writer 

    Ripple World Pictures

    Other

    Writer 

    Animated online spin off of E4 series

    Misfits, Series 2 & 3
    Nominated for New Media BAFTA 2012

    Online material for E4 Series