Andrew Chaplin

Andrew Chaplin


Andrew Chaplin



Andrew has directed many of the UK’s best on-screen comedic talent including Leigh Francis ‘Keith Lemon’, Charlie Brooker and Rosin Conaty. He has worked extensively with comedian Leigh Francis on his ITV show ‘Through the keyhole’ and to create Leigh’s Back T’Future Tribute Show which smashed the ratings for ITV2, helping them to their highest since the channel launched in ’98. He also directed Leigh in Carphone Warehouse commercials that ran for 2 years.

Sitcom & Series

- Directed 3 seasons of BBC’s Thriller Comedy WITLESS about 2 girls in a Witness protection programme.

- Directed 6 episodes of critically acclaimed comedy show GAMEFACE, about a woman trying to make it as an actress and are generally struggling through life. A big-hearted comedy that manages to make depression and loneliness funny.

Short Films

1500 Words, his “charming, funny and heart-breaking” short film, picked up a clutch of awards at film festivals in 2015, as well as being Short of the Week, a Vimeo Staff Pick, and featured on The Awesomer.

Andrew is currently working on a BBC TV show called Mr Winner and has been nominated for best comedy director at the Royal Television Society Craft awards taking place in a few weeks.