Nathan
Foad

Writer & Comedian

Nathan is a writer and comedian originally from Newark-on-Trent, specialising in TV comedy and comedy-drama. Earlier this year he executive produced a Channel 4 taster pilot for his original sitcom NEWARK, NEWARK. He has also written for THE YOUNG OFFENDERS (BBC3/RTE) and THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF: AN EXTRA SLICE (Channel 4). 

Currently Nathan is under commission from BBC Comedy and Comedy Central, he is the head writer on a new sitcom for ITV2/Tiger Aspect and he has a slate of original shows in development with Hat Trick, Genial Productions, King Bert, Camden Productions and Balloon Entertainment. 

Nathan’s writing has been published in VICE and he recently appeared in the Comedy Central online series Comedians in Quarantine. 

You can read a selection of Nathan's personal essays on his website.

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Television

Writer & Executive Producer 

Newark, Newark
2 x 30’ script commissions
Director Penny Woolcock

Exec Producers: Nathan Foad, Dave Evans and Bryan Elsley

Balloon Entertainment for Channel 4
Taster Pilot

Writer 

Producer Simon Mayhew-Archer
Camden Productions
In development
The Irregulars
1 x 30 script commission

Head writer for series

Tiger Aspect for ITV2
The Young Offenders
1 x 30' script commission
Producer Tim Whitby
Director Jim Archer
Vico Films for BBC3/RTE
Writers' room

Writer​ for Tom Allen 

Exec Producer: Jo Bunting

Producer: Monica Long

Love Productions for Channel 4
Belly Ache
6 x 5’ Script Commissions
King Bert Productions for Comedy Central
Tina Sharkey: Psyhcic
1 x 30' script commission
Balloon Entertainment / All3 Media
In development
Jubilation
1 x 30' script commission

Co-written with Jess Bray

Hat Trick Productions
In development
Bad Apples
1 x 30' script commission
Genial Productions for BBC Comedy
In development
Harry Beaux
1 x 15' script commission
Tiger Aspect for SKY
Working Girl
1 x 10' script commission
The Wagon for Channel 4
Balloon Entertainment
In development