Jane Bussmann has written, developed and consulted for
Comedy Central (South Park), TalkBack Thames (Brass Eye, Jam, Blue Jam, Smack the Pony, Smith & Jones, Doctor Reg, The Battle Of The Sexes, Entertainment Live), HBO (Hot Country), Big Talk/Channel 4 (Hot Country), Big Talk/Film4 (Bussmann’s Holiday), NBCU/BermanBraun (Playboy Dad), BBC2 (Friday Night Armistice, The Sunday Show), BBC1 (The Fast Show, Put Out More Fags), BBC North (Bare Necessities), Ternion/4 Arts (Rogue Dad), Little Bird (Toffs & Pikeys), Channel 4 (Blind Date), Channel 5 (LA Brits), Seek/Channel 4 (The Junkies)*, Granada (The Last Laugh, The Coronation Street Tribute), Granada US/OAK (Single Girl’s Diary), Channel X (Jonathan Ross), Channel 4 (Barking), LWT (The People Versus Gerry Sadowitz, Family Business), So Television/United (So Graham Norton Series 1-3), Luck & Flaw (The Michael Moore Show), Carlton (Reader’s Wives), BBC Radio 4 (What On Earth?, Loose Ends, Front Row, Yes Sir I Can Boogie), Crucial (Lenny Goes to Town, Lenny Henry in Pieces), BBC Radio 1 (The Borderline, The Jakki Brambles Show, Newsbeat, The Johnny Walker Show), CANAL+ (Pope Man), World of Wonder (Adam & Joe), Anglia Television (Is That It?), ITV (Temptation Island), BSkyB (Harry Enfield’s People), Aardman Animation (911 Biodiversity) and Baby Cow (Gareth Cheeseman pilot).
Jane wrote and directed
two shorts, John Prendergast’s Race (Sundance festival shortlist) and My Terrorist Dad.
Jane co-created and wrote (with David Quantick)
The Junkies, the world’s first internet sitcom. The Junkies got three million hits. The transmission was covered live by BBC Radio 4 and later broadcast on Channel 4. The Junkies stars two-times Emmy-winner Sally Phillips (Bridget Jones’ Diary, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason), Peter Serafinowicz (Look Around You, Shaun of the Dead, The Peter Serafinowicz Show, Running Wilde) and Peter Baynham (Borat, Bruno, Arthur).
*The Junkies (Seek/Channel4 2001)
“Friends on heroin” – the Times.
Jane has written and performed for
BBC Radio 4 (Bussmann & Quantick Kingsize, Loose Ends, The Now Show, Front Row, The News Quiz, Cross Questioned), TalkBack Thames (Entertainment Live), BBC2 (Election Night Armistice), Anglia Television (Is That It?), LWT (Since You’ve Been Gone), BBC Five Live (The Treatment), Chrysalis (Boy Bands, Teen Idols, 1990, All Comedy Radio (Guest Host) KPFK Pacifica Radio (Tomorrow’s News), Comedy Central (South Park, Guest Voice).