Laurence Clark is a stand-up comedian and writer who has cerebral palsy. He’s performed everywhere from the House of Commons to a double-decker bus in Sheffield, topping Shortlist’s Funniest New Comedian list and reaching the final of the AmusedMoose Comedy Awards. A pilot script for his sitcom Intolerable was commissioned by Channel 4 and is in development with Objective Fiction. He has also just completed a treatment for his drama Help, optioned by Lime Pictures. His first play, Cured has received an Unlimited R&D commission.
Bedlam – Lime Pictures – Sketch show development
Help – Lime Pictures Writer – Original idea optioned and treatment commissioned.
Intolerable – Objective Fiction / Channel 4 Co-written with Matt Holt – Pilot Script commissioned by Channel 4.
Hollyoaks – Lime Pictures / Channel 4 Storyliner / Script Editor
Cured – Liverpool Royal Court Theatre / Unlimted Writer – Won an Unlimited R&D commission.
Tick Box – 104 Films Writer – Short comedy film released with 4 other short films under the title Magic Hour 4. Premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2017.
The Underdogs – Epic Screen / Channel 4 Writer – TV comedy drama developed with support from the Channel 4 Alpha Fund.
Perfect – BBC Radio 4 Co-written with Dave Bourn – Pilot script commissioned by BBC Radio 4.
Short films to support stand up act:
- Charity Collection – http://tiny.cc/3rdksx
- The other Laurence Clark’s 110m Hurdles – http://tiny.cc/q9qksx
New Writing North Significant Ink Screenwriting Programme
Channel 4 Commissioner Mentoring Scheme
Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Playwright’s Programme
BBC Class Act training for disabled actors
104 films Market Animal Producer Development Programme
104 films Low Budget Film Producer Programme
104 films Generator – Producer market immersion programme
BBC / Channel 4 / Actor’s Centre – Disabled Actors Course – Acting for TV