Laurence Marks & Maurice Gran

First meeting at the newly formed Finsbury Park Company of the Jewish Lads in 1960, Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran have now been writing together for almost 50 years. Their credits for stage, screen and radio include The Frankie Howerd Variety ShowShine On Harvey MoonThe New StatesmanBirds of a Feather and Dreamboats & Petticoats.
Marks & Gran with Michael Grade
From meeting at the Jewish Lads Brigade (Finsbury Park Company) in 1960 and making their comedy writing debut for Frankie Howerd in the 70s to their current status as BAFTA and Emmy winning elder statesmen of situation comedy, Laurence Marks & Maurice Gran have had a unique career. In Shooting the Pilot they share the first scripts – and accompanying essays – for their most famous shows, including Birds of a Feather, The New Stat...