David Schneider is a comedy writer, performer and director who has written and appeared in some of the most iconic programmes of recent years.
A familiar face from TV, he wrote and appeared in Alan Partridge; Knowing Me, Knowing You, The Day Today and Friday Night Armistice. David featured in films as varied as Mission Impossible and Horrid Henry. The second series of his sitcom Births, Deaths and Marriages in which he starred, recently aired on Radio 4.
He directed Josh Widdicombe’s seriesJosh a six part sitcom for BBC 3 starring Josh himself alongside Jack Dee, which was critically-acclaimed when it broadcast in 2015. He is currently shooting series 3.
An avid tweeter with more than 264,000 followers, David Schneider recently set up his own social media agency called That Lot, providing content for brands and businesses as well as giving workshops and talks on social media at various industry and academic events. His recent TEDx Talk – ‘Is the Internet Making Us More Stupider’ – will be online soon.
More recently, David co-wrote the BIFA winning film The Death of Stalin with Armando Lannucci, starring Steve Buscemi and Jeffrey Tambor.
He now provides masterclassses, workshops and talks on how best to use Twitter and other Social Media and the wide impact it can have on people and businesses to organisations such as the Guardian and BBC News, as well as acting as a consultant to numerous brands and companies.
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