Richard Gadd is a multi-award winning screenwriter, playwright and performer.
His debut one-man play BABY REINDEER, produced by Francesca Moody (‘Fleabag’) and directed by Jon Brittain, won the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theatre in 2020. The show had a sell out runs at both The Bush Theatre and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last year and also won a Fringe First Award. An eight-part TV adaptation of BABY REINDEER is currently in development with Clerkenwell for Netflix UK. Richard also has original projects in development with Clerkenwell, Mam Tor/EOne, Chapter One/Anonymous, Hera Pictures and Merman,.
Richard’s stand-up show MONKEY SEE, MONKEY DO which tackles male sexual assault won the prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show in 2016 and went on to have several sell-out runs at The Soho Theatre and later toured the UK and internationally. The show was subsequently optioned by Kudos Productions. Richard won a Chortle Comedian’s Comedian Award 2017, as well as being nominated for an Off West End theatre award for Best Performer in the same year.
Richard has written episodes of Netflix’s smash-hit SEX EDUCATION, as well as ULTIMATE WORRIER for Dave and THE LAST LEG for Channel Four.