Sam Bain

Joint creative director

Sam co-created and co-wrote nine series of the BAFTA-winning Channel 4 sitcom Peep Show, and four series of the RTS award-winning comedy-drama Fresh Meat, both for Channel 4. He co-created the comedy-drama Babylon for Channel 4 in 2014, and his first first solo TV series, the three-part comedy thriller Ill Behaviour, starring Lizzy Caplan,was broadcast on BBC2 and Showtime in 2017.

Sam co wrote the original feature film Four Lions in 2010. His first US feature, Corporate Animals, starring Demi Moore and Ed Helms, premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Sam’s second original feature, The Stand-In, starring Drew Barrymore, was selected for the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival. 

Outside of film and TV, Sam has also written a novel, Yours Truly, Pierre Stone, which was adapted for Radio 4 in 2017. His stage play, The Retreat, premiered at The Park Theatre in London in 2017, directed by Kathy Burke and starring Adam Deacon.