Moxie Pictures announce the signing of the multi-awarded director, writer and performer Diane Morgan for exclusive commercial representation in the UK.

Morgan is the reigning queen of surreal and dead-pan British comedy and the creator, writer and director of the hit BBC sitcom Mandy.

Morgan began her career as a stand-up comedian and one-half of the sketch-duo Two Episodes Of Mash with Joe Wilkinson (8 Out Of Ten Cats Do Countdown) before moving on to perform in a series of iconic and hugely popular British comedy shows. These include the role of Liz in the BAFTA winning comedy series Motherland, all three seasons of Ricky Gervais’ smash-hit Netflix comedy After Life, and BBC's Inside Number 9 with Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton.

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Morgan is probably best known for her critically-acclaimed and globallybeloved performance as her comic alter-ego - the professional dim-wit and anti-expert Philomena Cunk. Cunk first appeared on Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe and its Netflix spin-offs Death To 2020 and Death to 2021. Due to the overwhelming popularity of the character BBC2 commissioned two comedy specials fronted by Cunk: the BAFTA nominated Cunk on Shakespeare; the Christmas special Cunk on Christmas and the five-part series Cunk on Britain and its follow-up Cunk on Earth.

In 2019 Morgan made the inevitable move to behind the camera when she wrote, directed and starred in the comedy pilot of Mandy for the BBC. Following its huge success a full series was commissioned and was the highest-rated comedy on BBC2 in 2020. An equally rapturously received Christmas special followed and the second series aired in 2021. Mandy Series three is currently in production and due to air on the BBC in 2023

Dawn Laren, MD of Moxie Pictures says: "We first worked with Diane 13 years ago as an actor and I have been a huge fan ever since. So I couldn’t have been more excited when she made the inevitable move to directing and am thrilled that she has joined the Moxie family".