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Laurence Bowen

Feelgood Fiction


Laurence Bowen co-founded Feelgood Fiction in 1995, producing The Hello Girls, Stone Scissors Paper with Juliet Stevenson and Ken Stott, (winner of the inaugural BBC Dennis Potter Writer’s Award), the BAFTA nominated Dual Balls and the long running series Badger and Metrosexuality.
Feature film Miranda was followed by two 90 minute TV films, The English Harem and Double Bill.
Laurence then went on to co-create and produce My Life As A Popat and Suburban Shootout.
My Life As A Popat, a family comedy series for ITV, launched in Autumn 2005, has completed two series and now become one of the network’s most award winning shows, winning two BAFTAs, RTS, Broadcast and Chicago Film Festival Awards with Emmy, Prix Jeunesse, BANFF and Race In Media nominations.
Suburban Shootout launched in 2006 and has sold to 35 territories with BAFTA, Rose D’Or and Comedy Award nominations winning Laurence the Monte Carlo Outstanding International Producer of the Year Award. The Nathan Caton Sketch Show launched on Paramount Comedy in 2008. In 2009 Laurence Executive Produced a US pilot of Suburban Shootout for HBO with Barry Sonnenfeld directing.