TV, Film & Radio

Jane Bussmann has written, developed and consulted for

Comedy Central (South Park), NBCU (Playboy Dad), HBO (Hot Country), Ternion/4 Arts (Rogue Dad), BBC TV (Armando Iannuci’s Friday Night Armistice, The Fast Show, Put Out More Fags, The Sunday Show, Bare Necessities), BBC/Fremantle (Danger Mouse),  BBC/CANAL+ (Pope Man), Comedy Central UK /Mandabach (Bitch Squad), Channel 4/DLT (Chrissie), TalkBack Thames (Brass Eye, Jam, Blue Jam, Smack the Pony, Smith & Jones, Doctor Reg, The Battle Of The Sexes, Entertainment Live), Big Talk/CANAL+ (Geraldine Girl Detective), Big Talk/Channel 4 (Hot Country), Big Talk/Film4 (Bussmann’s Holiday), Little Bird (Toffs & Pikeys), Channel 4 (Blind Date), Channel 5 (LA Brits), Seek/Channel 4 (The Junkies), Tiger Aspect/UKTV/Dave TV (Crackanory), 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), Avalon (Jim Tavare), So Television/United (So Graham Norton Series 1-3), Luck & Flaw (The Michael Moore Show), LWT (The People vs. Gerry Sadowitz) Carlton (Pop Show, 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), World of Wonder (Adam & Joe), Anglia Television (Is That It?), ITV (Temptation Island), Sky (Harry Enfield’s People), Aardman Animation (911 Biodiversity), Ambient Entertainment (All Star Space Spoof Persiflage) and Baby Cow (Gareth Cheeseman pilot).

Jane wrote and directed

John Prendergast’s Race (short, Sundance shortlist) and My Terrorist Dad (USC short).

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 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 (Running Wilde, Look Around You, Shaun of the Dead, The Peter Serafinowicz Show) and Peter Baynham (Borat, Bruno, Arthur).

“Friends on heroin” – the Times.

Jane co-created and wrote (with Naisola Grimwood)

Glamorous People, a multicamera sitcom that featured Sally Phillips (Veep, I’m Alan Partridge, Bridget Jones Diary, twice Emmy winner Smack the Pony), Olivia Poulet (The Thick of It, Sherlock, In the Loop), Morgana Robinson (The Morgana Show, Very Important People), Kayvan Novak (Fonejacker, Four Lions), Vilma Hollingbery (Little Britain, Doctor Who) and Stephen Ashfield (Jersey Boys, 2014 Olivier for Book of Mormon).

“The funniest sitcom in years” Heat magazine

“Brilliant” the Independent

“Utterly, utterly brilliant” the Express 

“The sitcom I’ve wanted to see for years” Men’s Health

Jane script edited for

Channel 4/TalkBack Thames (Smack the Pony Series 1-2), Channel 4/Granada (The Last Laugh), Channel 4/Keith Allen (Barking).

Jane wrote and performed for

The Sydney Opera House (BONO AND GELDOF ARE CUNTS), Comedy Central (South Park, Guest Voice), BBC Radio 4 (Bussmann & Quantick Kingsize, Loose Ends, The Now Show, Front Row, The News Quiz, Cross Questioned), KPFK Pacifica Radio (Tomorrow’s News), TalkBack Thames (Entertainment Live), The Establishment Club (Bono is Still a Cunt).

Jane appeared on

Dennis Miller, Armando Iannuci’s Election Night Armistice, Morning Joe with Joe Scarborough, Center for American Progress live, The Half King author series, Is That It? and Since You’ve Been Gone on LWT, BBC Five Live’s The Treatment, Boy Bands for Chrysalis, Teen Idols for Chrysalis, 1990 for Chrysalis, All Comedy Radio (Guest Host), John LLoyd’s Museum of Curiosity for BBC Radio, BBC3’s Free Speech, BBC Radio 4’s Keeping it Real and Laurie Taylor’s Summer Nights.


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