British comedian and writer who created the series Males Behaving Badly, which had 6 seasons about ITV from 1991 to 1998 . He also co-wrote the movies Flushed Away (2006) and Reggie Perrin (2009). He gained a qualification in French and German through the College or university of London. His display, Men Behaving Terribly, was voted the very best sitcom in the BBC’s background at BBC Television’s 60th wedding anniversary festivities in 1996. He lives along with his wife Claudia Stumpfl. He developed the TV Film, The Beast (2007), which starred Steve Howey .