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Charlie Brooker

Biography

Laughter and satire article writer and broadcast journalist. He made and co-wrote the tv screen series Black Reflection and hosted such comic information displays as Screenwipe and 10 O’Clock Live. He went to the School of Westminster, but didn’t graduate as the subject of his thesis – video gaming – had not been considered with the faculty to become an acceptable concentrate of scholarly inquiry. He received criticism for composing a column about america presidential election which was entitled ‘John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey Oswald, John Hinckley, Jr., Where have you been Now That WE ARE IN NEED OF You?’ He wedded fellow United kingdom presenter and Television character Konnie Huq. Alan Carr was another well-known United kingdom comedian.

Quick Facts


Full Name Charlie Brooker
Date Of Birth March 3, 1971
Place Of Birth England
Height 1.78 m
Profession Journalist
Education University of Westminster
Nationality British
Spouse Konnie Huq
Children Covey Brooker Huq, Huxley Brooker Huq
Awards British Comedy Award for the Best Comedy Entertainment Personality, International Emmy Award for TV Movie/Mini-Series, British Comedy Award for the Best Male Comedy Breakthrough Artist
Nominations British Academy Television Award for Best Entertainment Performance, British Academy Television Award for Best Entertainment Programme, British Academy Television Award for Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme, British Academy Television Award for Best Single Drama, British Academy Television Award for Best Drama Serial, British Comedy Award for the Best Male Television Comic, British Academy Television Craft Award for Breakthrough Talent, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special, Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form
Movies Cunk on Shakespeare
TV Shows Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe, Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe, Newswipe with Charlie Brooker, 2016 Wipe, How TV Ruined Your Life, Dead Set, Nathan Barley, How Videogames Changed the World, Charlie Brooker's Gameswipe, 10 O'Clock Live, A Touch of Cloth, You Have Been Watching, The Big Fat Quiz of the Year, Spoons, 2011 Wipe, Rush Hour, The Film Programme
Star Sign Pisces

  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
  • Pictures

#Fact
1 One of five directors of comedy production company Zeppotron. [July 2003]
2 Became a father for the 1st time at age 41 when his wife, Konnie Huq, gave birth to their son Covey Huq Brooker on 23 March 2012.
3 Attended the University of Westminster in London, though not graduated due to the rejection of his dissertation.
4 Lived with Liz May Brice for two years. They are now close friends.
5 He doesn't drive.
6 Former member of UK magazine "PC Zone" - writer of column "Sick Notes".
7 One-fifth of comedy production company, Zeppotron. The others are Ben Caudell, Peter Holmes, Neil Webster and Annabel Jones.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Black Mirror TV Series created by - 12 episodes, 2016 - 2017 written by - 10 episodes, 2011 - 2016 creator - 3 episodes, 2011 - 2013 original screen play - 2 episodes, 2016 story by - 1 episode, 2016 original idea - 1 episode, 2013
Cunk on Shakespeare 2016 TV Movie
Charlie Brooker's 2015 Wipe 2015 TV Movie written by
Charlie Brooker's Election Wipe 2015 TV Movie
Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe 2013-2015 TV Series written by - 18 episodes
Charlie Brooker's 2014 Wipe 2014 TV Movie
A Touch of Cloth TV Series 2 episodes, 2014 written by - 2 episodes, 2013 screenplay - 2 episodes, 2012
Charlie Brooker's 2013 Wipe 2013 TV Movie written by
How Video Games Changed the World 2013 TV Movie documentary written by
10 O'Clock Live 2011-2013 TV Series written by - 33 episodes
Charlie Brooker's 2012 Wipe 2013 TV Movie
Them from That Thing 2012 TV Mini-Series 2 episodes
Charlie Brooker's 2011 Wipe 2011 TV Movie written by
How TV Ruined Your Life 2011 TV Series documentary written by - 6 episodes
Charlie Brooker's 2010 Wipe 2010 TV Movie written by
Newswipe 2009-2010 TV Series documentary written by - 12 episodes
Screenwipe TV Series documentary written by - 22 episodes, 2006 - 2009 writer - 5 episodes, 2006
Gameswipe 2009 TV Movie documentary written by
Dead Set 2008 TV Mini-Series written by - 5 episodes
Tapping the Wire 2007 TV Movie documentary
Rush Hour 2007 TV Series
Nathan Barley 2005 TV Series written by - 6 episodes
Spoons 2005 TV Series
TV Go Home 2001 TV Series
Brass Eye 2001 TV Series written by - 1 episode
The 11 O'Clock Show 1999-2000 TV Series writer - 4 episodes

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Black Mirror 2011-2017 TV Series executive producer - 19 episodes
How Video Games Changed the World 2013 TV Movie documentary executive producer
A Touch of Cloth 2012-2013 TV Series executive producer - 3 episodes
Screenwipe 2006-2009 TV Series documentary executive producer - 27 episodes
Dead Set 2008 TV Mini-Series executive producer - 5 episodes

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
You Have Been Watching 2009-2010 TV Series program associate - 16 episodes
Nathan Barley 2005 TV Series program associate - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
TV Go Home 2001 TV Series Tony Rogers (2001) (uncredited)

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
PortsCenter 2014 TV Series special thanks - 9 episodes

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Have I Got News for You 2006-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest Presenter
Charlie Brooker's 2015 Wipe 2015 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
Charlie Brooker's Election Wipe 2015 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe 2013-2015 TV Series Himself - Presenter
Charlie Brooker's 2014 Wipe 2014 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
50 Years of BBC2 Comedy 2014 TV Movie documentary
Only Connect 2014 TV Series Himself - Scribblers
Charlie Brooker's 2013 Wipe 2013 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
How Video Games Changed the World 2013 TV Movie documentary Himself - Presenter
A Touch of Cloth 2013 TV Series Himself
10 O'Clock Live 2011-2013 TV Series Himself - Presenter
Charlie Brooker's 2012 Wipe 2013 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
The Apprentice: You're Fired! 2012 TV Series Himself
Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast 2012 TV Series Himself
Charlie Brooker's 2011 Wipe 2011 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
A Night with the Stars 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
Would I Lie to You? 2009-2011 TV Series Himself
Stephen Fry's 100 Greatest Gadgets 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
8 Out of 10 Cats 2008-2011 TV Series Himself
24 Hour Panel People 2011 TV Mini-Series Himself
How TV Ruined Your Life 2011 TV Series documentary Himself - Presenter
Breakfast 2011 TV Series Himself - Writer and TV Presenter
Charlie Brooker's 2010 Wipe 2010 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
You Have Been Watching 2009-2010 TV Series Himself - Presenter
Alternative Election Night 2010 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
Newswipe 2009-2010 TV Series documentary Himself - Presenter
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2010 TV Movie Himself - Contestant
Screenwipe 2006-2009 TV Series documentary Himself / Himself - Presenter
Games Britannia 2009 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Never Mind the Buzzcocks 2009 TV Series Himself
Gameswipe 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself - Presenter
Toonattik 2008 TV Series Himself - Guest Presenter
Have I Got News for You: The Inevitable Internet Spin-Off 2007 TV Series short Himself
Tapping the Wire 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself - Presenter
The Culture Show 2007 TV Series documentary Reporter
VideoGaiden 2006 TV Series Himself
Pure 24 2003 TV Series documentary Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Have I Got News for You 2014-2015 TV Series Himself - Guest Presenter / Himself
The British Comedy Awards 2011 2011 TV Special Himself
Never Mind the Buzzcocks 2009 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 British Comedy Award British Comedy Awards Best Comedy Entertainment Personality
2012 Emmy International Emmy Awards TV Movie/Mini-Series Black Mirror (2011) · Barney Reisz (producer)
· Annabel Jones (Executive Producer)
2012 Golden Rose Rose d'Or Light Entertainment Festival Comedy Black Mirror (2011) · Barney Reisz (producer)
· Annabel Jones (Executive Producer)
2009 British Comedy Award British Comedy Awards Best Male Comedy Newcomer You Have Been Watching (2009)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Broadcast Awards Broadcast Awards, UK Best Single Drama White Christmas (2014) · Annabel Jones (executive producer)
· Barney Reisz (producer)
2015 BAFTA TV Award BAFTA Awards Best Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe (2013) · Annabel Jones
· Nick Vaughan-Smith
· Alison Marlow
2014 BAFTA TV Award BAFTA Awards Best Single Drama Black Mirror (2011) · Barney Reisz (producer)
· Owen Harris (director)
· Annabel Jones (executive producer)
2013 Broadcast Awards Broadcast Awards, UK Best Single Drama Black Mirror (2011) · Barney Reisz (Producer)
· Otto Bathurst (Director)
· Annabel Jones (Executive Producer)
2013 RTS Television Award Royal Television Society, UK Best Entertainment Performance 10 O'Clock Live (2011)
2011 British Comedy Award British Comedy Awards Best Comedy Entertainment Personality 10 O'Clock Live (2011)
2011 British Comedy Award British Comedy Awards Best Male TV Comic 10 O'Clock Live (2011)
2011 RTS Television Award Royal Television Society, UK Best Entertainment Performance Newswipe (2009)
2010 British Comedy Award British Comedy Awards Best Comedy Entertainment Personality Newswipe (2009)
2009 BAFTA TV Award BAFTA Awards Best Drama Serial Dead Set (2008) · Annabel Jones
· Yann Demange
2009 British Comedy Award British Comedy Awards Best Television Comedy Drama Dead Set (2008) · Yann Demange
· Annabel Jones
2009 Broadcasting Press Guild Award Broadcasting Press Guild Awards Best Multichannel Programme Dead Set (2008) · Yann Demange
· Annabel Jones
2009 TV Quick Award TV Quick Awards, UK Best New Drama Dead Set (2008) · Yann Demange
· Annabel Jones


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#Quote
1 TV can't get enough of Nigel Farage because he adds a bit of colour, which is ironic considering what he represents.
2 Newspapers chiefly exist to spoon-feed the opinions of their readers back to them, much like an arse-to-mouth hosepipe.
3 [on the closure of Television Centre in 2013] The Corporation claimed changes in technology had rendered many of TV Centre's functions obsolete. For instance, suspicious old men now largely meet children using the Internet.

#Trademark
1 Biting and acerbic wit
2 Self deprecating humour
3 Outspoken and brutally honest critical analysis

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