Jon Foster (writer)

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Jon Foster (born 18 September 1981) is a triple BAFTA winning English film & TV comedy writer known for his frequent collaborations with screenwriter James Lamont.

Early life & education[edit]

Foster grew up in Cheltenham, England, where he attended The Richard Pate School and Dean Close School. He later studied English and History at Trinity College Dublin, graduating in 2005.

Television & Film work[edit]

Alongside writing partner James Lamont, Foster has written the forthcoming "The Harry Hill Movie", as well as two seasons of The Amazing World of Gumball for Cartoon Network, for which he won a BAFTA Children's Award in 2011 and 2012. He also wrote The Armstrong and Miller Show for BBC One (BAFTA winner 2010) and School of Comedy for E4. He filmed a sitcom pilot for E4 in 2013 and is currently working on commissioned scripts for Big Talk Productions, Objective Productions and a film for Heyday Films and Studiocanal.[1][2]

Foster co-created Bryony Makes a Zombie Movie for BBC Three, which was BAFTA and Rose d'Or nominated in 2009. He also worked as a producer on 10 O'Clock Live for Zeppotron and Channel 4.


As a writer, Foster has won three British Academy Children's Awards for his work on The Amazing World of Gumball.' He also wrote on the series 'Armstrong and Miller,' which won the Best Comedy BAFTA in 2010.


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