OLLIE PARSONS


Ollie Parsons combines his experience as a comedy Writer and Director with his passion for film technique, creating funny and charmingly crafted pieces that centre around strong comedic performances.

He’s a BAFTA nominated, Royal Television Award winning Director who’s worked on comedy shows for HBO, FX and the BBC. 

Learning his craft directing D&AD, Promax and Kindsale Shark winning promos, Oliie now spends his time directing both commercials and comedy tv. 

He’s written for and directed some of the biggest names in British comedy: Martin Freeman, Daisy May Cooper, Guz Khan, Hugh Laurie, Stephen Merchant, Daisy Haggard, Peter Capaldi, Sally Phillips, Rebecca Front, David Hasselhoff and even R2-D2 & C-3PO !!

Writers he’s worked with include Emmy winners Armando Iannucci (Thick Of It, Alan Partridge, Veep, Avenue 5), Simon Blackwell (Breeders, Veep, Peep Show) and Tony Roche (Succession, Veep, Avenue 5) 

He’s also worked with lots of famous brands too: Specsavers, Comic Relief, Nissan, Stowford Press, Children in Need, Old El Paso, Hyundai, Indeed, Miro, the BBC and Dave.

Ollie’s recently finished directing the final season of the FX show Breeders and is in development on a number of comedy feature film and tv projects.