George Poles

George started out in writing on the BBC's Week Ending, going on to become script editor. Since then he has written for and script-edited numerous TV and radio programmes and videogames. Highlights include Hank Zipzer, Dead Ringers, Horrible Histories, The News Quiz, Jacob Jones and the Bigfoot Mystery and Harry Potter Book of Potions. He has adapted several books for radio, including Karel Capek's War with the Newts, Stephen Potter's Upmanship books and, with Patrick Barlow, a new version of Molesworth.  He is currently working on a new middle-grade fantasy novel.

London (Greater London)

Jean Kitson
Kitson Press Associates
32 Tavistock Street


• Hank Zipzer CBBC (script editor)
• The Furchester Hotel CBeebies/Sesame Workshop
• Ye Olde Dragon's Den CBBC
• The One (in development)
• Dani’s House CBBC (Script Editor)
• Horrible Histories CBBC
• Gross Facts Kix TV
• The Weakest Link BBC1
• Driving Me Mad CBBC
• Take Off TV CBBC
• He’s Having a Baby BBC1
• What’s the Problem? with Anne Robinson BBC2
• Stupid CBBC
• You Be the Judge BBC1
• Secrets of Leadership: Kennedy BBC2
• The Politics Show BBC1
• Have I Got News for You BBC1
• Double Take BBC2
• Panorama: Referendum Street BBC1*
• The A-Z of Politics BBC Education
• Chucklevision CBBC*
• Bremner, Bird and Fortune Channel 4
• Smack the Pony Channel 4
• The Big Breakfast Channel 4
• The 11 O’Clock Show Channel 4
• Pulp Video BBC Scotland/BBC2
• Mock the Week BBC2

Video Games

• Sonic Forces: Speed Battle (Sega Europe)
• CBBC Storytime App - The Furchester Hotel
• It's Quiz Time (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


• 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, Online writing, Radio, Short story, Television, Videogames