Simon Blackwell

Simon Blackwell

  • Writer

Oscar-nominated Simon Blackwell writes HBO Comedy, Veep. Which he co-executive produces with Armando Iannucci. Veep has been nominated for myriad awards including Primetime Emmys, Golden Globes and WGA. He has also written his own major new sitcom for Sky called Trying Again. He was chief writer for The Thick Of It and has written numerous episodes of Peep Show. Simon co-wrote the multi-award-winning In The Loop and also created Armstrong & Miller's streetwise WWII pilots.

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Primetime Emmy Awards (Awards)



Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (VEEP)

Veep (Television)

Writer / Co-executive Producer

2011 - 2015


Armstrong and Miller (Television)

Writer / Creator

2008 - 2010

BBC 1/Toff

Peep Show (Television)


2008 - 2012

Objective/Channel 4


Another win for Veep at Writers Guild Awards 2016

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

VEEP wins big at last night's Primetime Emmy Awards

Monday, September 21, 2015

VEEP picks up 9 nominations in this year's EMMYS

Friday, July 24, 2015


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