George Poles

George is a writer and script editor, working across TV, radio and video games.

George has worked on award-winning programmes from Smack the Pony to Horrible Histories, taking in everything from The Weakest Link to Panorama. He also enjoys the challenge of working as a script editor and storyliner, bringing an understanding of a writer’s thought-process to the job of ensuring the best possible scripts are delivered on time. Among his script-editing projects was International Emmy Kids' Award-winner Hank Zipzer's Christmas Catastrophe. He recently finished script-editing Goldie's Oldies, a major new live-action series for Nickelodeon and is currently writing on and script-editing Theodosia, a new 26-part live-action series for Cottonwood TV.

In videogames, George wrote puzzle-adventure Jacob Jones and the Bigfoot Mystery and was narrative designer on Harry Potter: Book of Potions from J.K. Rowling.  He has particular skill in dealing with the challenges of peripheral-based gaming, having worked on series such as Eyepet and Buzz! as well as Book of Potions, in addition to developing new narratives for VR gaming.


London (Greater London)



Jean Kitson
Kitson Press Associates
32 Tavistock Street
London
WC2E 7PB

Television/On-Line

• Theodosia - Cottonwood (Writer and Script Editor)
• Best Animal Friends - The Dodo Online
• Rescued! - The Dodo Online
• Unannounced Project - Plug-In/Sesame Workshop
• Hank Zipzer - CBBC (Script Editor)
• The Furchester Hotel - CBeebies/Sesame Workshop
• Ye Olde Dragon's Den - CBBC
• Dani’s House - The Foundation for CBBC (Script Editor)
• Horrible Histories - Lion TV for CBBC
• Gross Facts - Kix TV
• The Weakest Link - BBC1
• Driving Me Mad - CBBC
• Take Off TV - CBBC
• He’s Having a Baby - Hat Trick for BBC1
• What’s the Problem? with Anne Robinson - Hat Trick for BBC2
• Stupid CBBC
• You Be the Judge - Talent TV for BBC1
• Secrets of Leadership: Kennedy BBC2
• The Politics Show BBC1
• Have I Got News for You BBC1
• Double Take - Tiger Aspect for BBC2
• Panorama: Referendum Street BBC1*
• The A-Z of Politics - BBC Education
• Chucklevision CBBC*
• Bremner, Bird and Fortune - Vera for Channel 4
• Smack the Pony - Talkback for Channel 4
• The Big Breakfast - Planet 24 for Channel 4
• The 11 O’Clock Show - Talkback for Channel 4
• Pulp Video BBC Scotland/BBC2
• Mock the Week BBC2

Video Games

• Unannounced Project - Snap Finger Click
• Sonic Forces: Speed Battle (iOS/Android) - Sega Europe
• CBBC Storytime App - The Furchester Hotel - BBC
• It's Quiz Time - (Consoles/Mobile) Snap Finger Click
• Wonderbook: Book of Potions from JK Rowling (PS3) - Sony Studio London
• Jacob Jones and the Bigfoot Mystery (iOS/PSVita) - Lucid Games Ltd
• EyePet & Friends (PS3) - Climax
• Buzz! Quiz World (PS3) - Relentless Software
• Buzz! Quiz World (PSP) - Curve Studios
• Buzz! The Ultimate Music Quiz (PSP) - Curve Studios

Radio

• The Skool Days of Nigel Molesworth (with Patrick Barlow)
• The Scoundrels’ Return
• War with the Newts
• The News Quiz
• Woman’s Hour 60th Anniversary Edition
• Dead Ringers
• Molesworth*
• Jennings and Darbishire*
• Beat the Kids
• The News Huddlines
• Week Ending (writer & script editor)
• The Right Time (writer & script editor)

Animation, Books, Childrens writing, Comedy, Comedy (topical), Online writing, Radio, Short story, Television, Videogames