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Jo Clegg

Writer, Children's, Preschool, 6+ years - Kids (animation and live action)

Agent: Jean Kitson -

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Jo is the writer of 22 episodes of multi BAFTA- and Emmy-winning ‘Hey Duggee‘ (Studio AKA/CBeebies), including ‘The Tadpole Badge’ which won both awards in the Best Pre-School category in 2017-18.

She recently wrote on Season 3 of ‘Go Jetters‘ (CPL/CBeebies) and on the first season of ‘Lilybuds‘ (Zodiak Kids), ‘Tee & Mo‘ (Plug-in Media) and ‘Bitz and Bob‘ (CBeebies). She has written a commissioned picture book, ‘A Home for Gully‘.

Before she became a children’s TV writer, Jo was a comedy producer in radio and television. Her first novel ‘The Summer Holiday‘ was published in June 2021.



Hey Duggee IV
Studio AKA/CBeebies

Writing episodes for Series 4

FZ Entertainment (China)

6 x 11′ episodes for new preschool animation series

FZ Entertainment (China)

Consults for international animation productions


Alice's Diary (2021)
Gepetto Films / Sardinha em Lata

7 x 4′ episodes

Big Tree City (2020)
Blue-Zoo Animation

Commissioned to write 1 x 11′ script for new action-comedy series

Untitled (2020)
Jellyfish Pictures

Commissioned to develop a bible and pilot script for a new animation

The Adventures of Paddington S2 (2020)
Klockwork / Studiocanal / Nick Jr

Wrote 1 x 11′ episode for the second series

Pip & Posy (2020)
Magic Light Pictures / Milkshake!

2 x 7′ episodes on new preschool animated series

Hey Duggee III (2018-2019)
Studio AKA / CBeebies

8 x 7′ episodes for Series 3

– The Pen Pal Badge
– The Being Quiet Badge
– The History Badge
– The Family Photo Badge
– The Favourite Badge
– The Diplomacy Badge
– The Baby Sitter Badge
– The Buddy Badge

Go Jetters III (2018-2019)

4 x 11′ episodes for Series 3

Ladybird Lu (2017)
Brown Bag Films

Development on major new pre-school project for this leading animation house

Go Jetters II (2016-2017)

4 x 11′ episodes for Series 2

Tee & Mo (2017)
Plug-in Media/CBeebies

2 x 7′ episodes for narrative animation based on the popular online characters

Mumfie (2017)
Zodiak Kids

Development episode for a new version of the classic character

Lilybuds (2016-2017)
Zodiak Kids

5 x 11′ episodes

Bitz and Bob (2016-2017)

2 x 11′ episodes

Hey Duggee II (2015-2016)
Studio AKA/CBeebies

6 x 7′ episodes for Series 2

WINNER: Best Preschool Series at the 7th International Emmy Awards 2019

WINNER: Episode ‘The Tadpole Badge’ BAFTA Children’s Awards 2017 in the Pre-School category

Ruff Ruff Tweet & Dave II (2015-2016)
Collingwood & Co/CBeebies

12 x 11′ episodes for the second series of this animated pre-school show

The Hive II (2015)
Lupus Films/Disney Channel

7′ episodes for the new season

Hey Duggee (2014-2015)
Studio AKA/CBeebies

6 x 7′ episodes of the pre-school animation

Development Project (2014)

Co-writer of bible for new animated show, commissioned to pilot script

Toot the Tiny Tugboat (2014)
Lupus Films/C5

2 x 11′ episodes for this new show

Poppy Cat II (2013-2014)
Coolabi/Nick Jr

6 x 11′ episodes of pre-school animation

Rusty Knight II (2013)
Caligari Film/ZDF

1 x 11′ episodes of CG animated comedy series for 6-10 year olds

Tilly & Friends (2012)
Jam Media/CBeebies

4 x 11′ episodes for this pre-school animation

The Flower Shop (2012)
Storfisk Spain

Story development and 3 x 7′ episodes

Fungi (2011)
Storfisk Spain

12 x 7′ episodes and script editor for other 14 episodes written by Andrew Brenner

The Hive (2010)
Lupus Films/GMTV

4 x 7′ episodes

Gaspard Et Lisa (2009)
Chorion Silver Lining/TF1

5 x 11′ as writer

35 x 11′ as co head-writer

Noddy in Toyland (2008)
Chorion Silver Lining/Milkshake! C5

6 x 11′ as writer

46 x 11′ episodes as script editor

Olivia (2008)
Chorion Silver Lining/Milkshake! C5

26 x 11′ episodes

Re-writing US scripts for UK

Kids Live Action

Hotel Trubble (2010)

1 x 30′ episode

Lifebites (2007)

Development for sketch show

The World According to Me (2006)
Dandy Productions/CBBC

2 x 15′ episodes

7 x 2′ webisodes

Emu (2005)

6 x 13′ episodes as writer

20 x 13′ episodes as Head Writer / Script Editor

The New Worst Witch (2004)
Granada Productions

1 x 30′ episode

The Crust (2003)
Darrall Macqueen/CBBC

2 x 30′ episodes


Drop Off / Pick Up (2005-2006)
Assembly Media

60′ comedy drama pilot script and series development

Really it was Nothing (2004)
Hat Trick Productions

1 x 30′ sitcom pilot

Sorry About My Sister (2002-2003)
Talkback Thames

1 x 30′ sitcom pilot