David Tyler (producer)

David Tyler (born 24 June 1961)[1] is a British television and radio comedy producer, executive producer and director. He is also the co-founder of the independent production company Pozzitive Television, which he set up in 1992 with Geoff Posner.[2]

Pozzitive - Radio

Pozzitive - Television

  • Dead At 30, pilot, producer, 1991.
  • Paul Merton: The Series, producer, series 1 and 2, 1991-1993.
  • Absolutely, producer, series 4, 1993.
  • Introducing Tony Ferrino - Who? And Why? - A Quest, producer, 1993
  • The Tony Ferrino Phenomenon, producer, 1993.
  • The Imaginatively Titled Punt & Dennis Show, Producer, 1994.
  • Pauline Calf's Wedding Video - "Three Fights, Two Weddings & A Funeral", producer, 1994.
  • The Marriage Of Figaro, executive producer, 1994
  • The Paul Calf Video Diary, producer, 1994.
  • Coogan's Run, producer, 1995.[28]
  • The End Of The Year Show, producer, 1995.
  • Cows, pilot, producer, 1997.[29]
  • dinnerladies, series 1 & 2, executive producer, 1998–2000.
  • Stephen Fry's 'Live From The Lighthouse', producer, 1998.
  • tlc, producer, 2001.
  • Gash, producer, 2003.
  • The Strategic Humour Initiative, producer, 2003.
  • The Comic Side Of 7 Days, producer/director, series 1 & 2, 2004-5.
  • Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off… To Glastonbury, producer, 2007.
  • Music Hall Meltdown, producer, 2007.
  • Saturday Live Again!, producer, 2007.
  • For One Night Only, executive producer, 2008.
  • Milton Jones Live Universe Tour: Part 1 - Earth, DVD producer, 2009.[30]

Pozzitive Television

Since the founding of Pozzitive Television, Tyler has been responsible for working on various British comedy programmes. The shows that he has worked on have numerous awards including a BAFTA, a silver Rose d'Or, two silver Sony Awards, four bronze Sony Awards,[1] and a Comedy.co.uk Award.[31]

His shows which have won or been nominated for awards include BBC Two sitcom Three Fights, Two Weddings and a Funeral, which won the 1994 BAFTA for Best Comedy (Programme or Series);[32] the BBC Radio 4 stand-up comedy show Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation, which was the first full-fledged comedy show from an independent production company for Radio 4, and won a bronze Sony Award in 1995;[33] Victoria Wood's television sitcom dinnerladies, which won the British Comedy Awards for "Best new comedy" in 1999 and "Best comedy" in 2000;[34] Radio 4 sitcom Cabin Pressure which was nominated for the Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award for "Best Radio Comedy/Light Entertainment";[35] Radio 4 sketch show Bigipedia which came second for the Comedy.co.uk Award for "Best British Radio Sketch Show 2009" (behind That Mitchell and Webb Sound);[36] and Another Case of Milton Jones, which won the Comedy.co.uk Award for "Best British Radio Sitcom 2010".[31] In 2010, Tyler was nominated for the Radio Production Award for "Best Entertainment Producer".[37] In 2012 Cabin Pressure was nominated for a BBC Audio Drama Award for 'Best Scripted Comedy Drama', and Another Case of Milton Jones won Silver for Best Comedy at the Sony Radio Academy Awards 2012.

Other work

Tyler Directed Steve Coogan's national Stage Tour 'The Man Who Thinks He's It', in 1998, which also featured Julia Davis and Simon Pegg.

He also produced and directed the audiobook versions of the popular children's book series 'Mr Gum', by Andy Stanton, for BBC Audio.[38]

  • You're a Bad Man Mr Gum, 2006.
  • Mr Gum & The Biscuit Billionaire, 2010.
  • Mr Gum & The Goblins, 2010.

References

  1. "David Tyler, Esq". Debrett's. 7 May 2011. Archived from the original on 2012-09-03.
  2. Holmwood, Leigh (1 June 2009). "A Pozzitive cornucopia: producer's web encyclopedia of British comedy". The Guardian. Retrieved 7 May 2011.
  3. http://www.radiolistings.co.uk/programmes/c/ca/cabaret_upstairs__the.html
  4. http://epguides.com/BigFunShow/
  5. http://www.radiolistings.co.uk/programmes/d/di/dial_m_for_pizza.html
  6. http://www.angelfire.com/pq/radiohaha/HEYRRRAD.html
  7. http://epguides.com/LiveonArrival/
  8. http://www.britishcomedy.org.uk/comedy/unnatural.html
  9. http://www.comedy.co.uk/guide/radio/jeremy_hardy_speaks_to_nation/details/
  10. http://www.radiolistings.co.uk/programmes/v/ve/very_world_of_milton_jones__the.html
  11. http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/99pchallenge/
  12. http://www.comedy.co.uk/guide/radio/giles_wemmbley_hogg_goes_off/
  13. http://www.britishcomedy.org.uk/comedy/mjones.html
  14. http://www.comedy.co.uk/guide/radio/another_case_of_milton_jones/details/
  15. http://www.comedy.co.uk/guide/radio/armando_charm_offensive/details/
  16. http://www.comedy.co.uk/guide/radio/deep_trouble/details/
  17. http://www.comedy.co.uk/guide/radio/the_castle/details/
  18. http://www.comedy.co.uk/guide/radio/cabin_pressure/details/
  19. http://www.comedy.co.uk/guide/radio/the_genuine_particle/details/
  20. http://www.comedy.co.uk/guide/radio/bigipedia/details/
  21. http://www.comedy.co.uk/guide/radio/jo_caulfield_wont_shut_up/details/
  22. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00ysq46
  23. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01fnk0z
  24. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01hkz35
  25. http://www.comedy.co.uk/guide/radio/kevin_eldon_will_see_you_now/
  26. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b02ykygj
  27. http://pozzitive.co.uk/radio/john-finnemores-double-acts
  28. http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/coogansrun/
  29. http://www.comedy.co.uk/guide/tv/cows/details/
  30. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Milton-Jones-Live-Universe-Earth/dp/B002PE20WA
  31. "The Comedy.co.uk Awards 2010". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 7 May 2011.
  32. "Television Nominations 1994". BAFTA. Retrieved 7 May 2011.
  33. Wolf, Ian. "Jeremy Hardy Speaks To The Nation". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 7 May 2011.
  34. Lewisohn, Mark (2003). Radio Times Guide to TV Comedy (2nd ed.). London: BBC Worldwide. ISBN 0-563-48755-0.
  35. "Guild Awards 2010 - shortlists announced". Writers' Guild of Great Britain. 10 October 2010. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 7 May 2011.
  36. "The Comedy.co.uk Awards 2009". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 7 May 2011.
  37. "BBC Radio Scotland Secures Production Awards Nomination". All Media Scotland. 12 January 2010. Retrieved 7 May 2011.
  38. http://www.mrgum.co.uk/
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