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BIRTHDAY BOY JOINS BANG TV
10 August 2021

A comedy director who goes by the nom de plume of Birthday Boy has joined the roster at Bang TV after impressing the company's esteemed founder Jeremy McWilliams with his sketches and TVCs: "“He reminds me of a young James Rouse when he started at the Viral Factory and was simply making stuff that people wanted to watch.

"Birthday Boy’s Theresa May films have been watched and shared by literally tens of millions of people. He satisfies my first and only test for a comedy director, that the work makes me laugh."

The London-based director has a tidy portfolio of work which demonstrates an ability to work with celebrities such as Eric Cantona (pictured) as well as street cast performers. He also has a canny talent for cheekily manipulating existing clips to create a very funny outcome.



Bang TV's Tom Whitehead observes of the newly-signed director that "For a comedy director he’s a surprisingly funny chap", words which seem likely to prompt an agonising round of agonising introspection among established comedy directors left wondering why Whitehead doesn't consider them funny.


He reminds me of a young James Rouse.

 ”

According to Bang TV's website, Birthday Boy is a proud signatory of the vital ‘No Gits on Set’ manifesto, and is intent on ensuring that every shoot is as creative and positive as it should be. And in these Covidy times, that ought to be something we all aspire to.



To see more of Birthday Boy's work, visit his section of Bang TV's website and then, if you're suitably impressed, give Jeremy or Tom a shout on 020 7096 0968 or email jeremy@bang.tv or tom@bang.tv.

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