Jesse Armstrong

Joint creative director

Jesse is an Academy Award-nominated and BAFTA-winning TV and film writer.

Together with Sam Bain, his long-term writing partner, he co-created, co-executive produced and co-wrote 9 seasons of Channel 4’s BAFTA-winning comedy Peep Show, the terrorism comedy Four Lions and British Comedy Award-winning comedy drama Fresh Meat.

He also co-wrote the BAFTA-winning The Thick of It and the Academy Award-nominated script for the feature film In The Loop.

As a solo writer, Jesse's credits include Black Mirror: The Entire History of You and the final episode of HBO’s Veep (season 1). 

Jesse is the creator and showrunner of HBO's Emmy nominated Succession.

In 2016 Jonathan Cape published his novel set against the background of the Bosnian war, Love, Sex and Other Foreign Policy Goals.