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 10-part drama series Succession, which has been commissioned for a second season.

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