Scottish writer, television director, and producer who began producing the HBO television show Veep in 2012.
He earned an MA in English literature in 1986 and wanted to become a Roman Catholic priest before settling on a career in comedy.
He has won two Sony Radio Awards and three British Comedy Awards.
He married Rachael Jones in 1990, and the couple has two sons and one daughter.
He produced the television show Veep, starring Anna Chlumsky.