A prolific writer and talented performer, Karl Minns was writer and creator of the six part BBC Three comedy drama series Mouth To Mouth.
Karl Minns first came to prominence as the writer and co-star of the The Nimmo Twins in their debut Edinburgh show, Posh Spice Nude. Their mix of intricate word play and well-crafted sketches earned them sell-out audiences and three appearances on BBC One's The Stand Up Show - the first sketch group ever to do so.
Karl went on to become a regular on BBC Radio 4 including writing and appearing on their own show The Nimmo Twins. In 2001 he tried his hand at stand-up and went on to win the prestigious Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award.
Alongside numerous appearances at the Edinburgh Festival, Karl has also developed his hugely successful Norwich-based sketch / panto show Normal For Norfolk. As its writer, director and star he has seen the show grow from a room above a pub to selling out 16 consecutive nights at the Norwich Playhouse.
Karl wrote the Radio 4 hit Rapid Eye Movement earning him a nomination for The Douglas Adams Award for Radio Comedy; the series quickly became a cult hit, earning rave reviews and running for three series.
In 2006, Karl wrote the BBC Three show Moonmonkeys, which was broadcast as a one-off in spring 2007. In 2007, Karl won The Regional Columnist of the Year Award at the EDF Energy Press Awards, for his weekly column in The Norwich Evening News and wrote two episodes of the BBC Three sitcom T-rexx and Flipside, for which he was also the series Script Consultant.
Karl has additionally worked as Programme Associate on three series of Russell Howard’s Good News, has written for two series of the BBC Three’s Touch Me I’m Karen Taylor, and has guest presented an episode of Inside Out East for BBC One.
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