James Cooper
Agent(s): Helen Mumby

James Cooper is an award-winning writer and producer, best known as one of the co-creators and stars behind global comedy podcast hit My Dad Wrote A Porno. He has performed in two sell-out, critically-acclaimed live tours at iconic venues all over the world, including the Sydney Opera House, Radio City Music Hall and London’s Royal Albert Hall. With over 430 million downloads across six seasons, the show has spawned a comedy special on HBO, a best-selling book, and multiple awards – including a prestigious Webby Award for Best Comedy Podcast and the British Podcast Awards’ Podcast Champion.

 

With his passion for storytelling at the heart of all his work, James has enjoyed huge success across television, online, and audio. He earned a BAFTA nomination for his original format Eating With My Ex (BBC Three), which is now in its fourth season. He’s produced, written and directed a number of highly-regarded documentaries for global youth platform VICE. Furthermore, he’s worked on some of the UK’s biggest television biggest brands including The X Factor (ITV), The Apprentice (BBC), and The Voice UK (BBC).

Looking ahead, James is currently writing the book and co-writing the music and lyrics for his brand new original musical, Lovestuck, for the theatre. He is also developing several exciting ideas for television.

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