Richard Ommanney is an English writer who has written extensively for television. He made his situation comedy writing debut with the BBC sitcom Three Up, Two Down which ran for four series, but his writing career had begun over a decade earlier, contributing jokes and sketches to Les Dawson's Yorkshire Television series Sez Les from the fifth series in 1972 onwards. He wrote the first series of the Thames TV sitcom All at No 20 for Maureen Lipman, and created and wrote two series of the love triangle sitcom Square Deal for LWT. The format of Square Deal was sold to the Netherlands and remade as Tegen Wil en Dank.
His first stage play The Making Of Julia was produced at the Mill At Sonning. He worked on an American pilot of Three Up, Two Down for Orion/CBS in Los Angeles, co-writing with Winifred Hervey. He created and wrote two series of the sitcom Side by Side for BBC TV.
He wrote many episodes for Dutch sitcoms including Oppassen!, Ben zo Terug, and Bergen Binnen, and also the police drama Luifel & Luifel. He wrote eight episodes of The Bill for TalkbackThames. He's also written two stage comedies. His first novel is the romantic comedy Jerome's Angel.
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