Mike
O'Leary

Writer for television and film

Mike is a writer and show-creator for TV.

Current projects include an original, Pure Wet with Sister and an adaptation of graphic novel Dragman for Lookout Point. He is on the writing team for Avenue 5 for HBO and for an upcoming Netflix show for which he is also writing an episode for. 

Previous 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”.

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Television

Writer 

Untitled
Writers Room
Netflix US for Netlix
In Development
Avenue 5 (Season 2)
Writer's Room
Creator Armando Iannucci

Sci-Fi comedy set on a space cruise ship filled with spoiled, rich, snotty space tourists. 


HBO
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

    An adaptation of the graphic novel by Steven Appleby.

    Lookout Point
    In Development

    Writer & Creator 

    Producer Naomi De Pear

    Original comedy drama script in development.

    Sister
    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
    Producer Siobhan Finnigan and Judith King

    Original comedy drama in development.

    Witchery Pictures
    In Development
    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

    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