Doug Crossley

Senior Copywriter / Scriptwriter / Speechwriter

What do you call a man with a spade on his head? Doug: A man who had to develop a good sense of humour because people really love to tell him that joke.

I’m a senior conceptual creative, with a penchant for comedy, and I specialise in scriptwriting. I also now serve a boutique set of clients as their trusted speechwriter and brand storyteller. I’ve got a sharp eye for digital and social and I love a quirky brief.

I balance a portfolio of freelance copy & content writing projects with writing original scripts for theatre and TV, including winning the BAFTA Rocliffe Forum List for my TV comedy FAIRIES. I also write and deliver training on scriptwriting, storytelling and creativity, in a range of professional contexts. For more information please scroll down.

I'm also a highly skilled improv comedian and I play the piano.

London, GB

Skills

Copy Writing, Branding and Identity, Digital, Treatment Writing, Scriptwriting, Speechwriting, Digital content, Content, Conceptual Copywriting, Song writing, ideas generation, Storytelling, Advertising, Charity, Comedy, Improv Comedy, training and development, Coaching & Mentoring, Script Development, Script Consulting, Personal development, Theatre, Acting, Presenting & Speaking, Speaking, Public speaking, Speaker Coaching, Performance

I am genuinely a highly skilled scriptwriter, slicker than your average creative who boasts that I bring that knowledge to everything I write.

Work History

Elastic Productions

Senior Copywriter
Alcohol
September 2018

Marlin Hawk

Speechwriter
Professional services
June 2018 – July 2018

RTM & Sky

Speechwriter / Storyteller
Professional services
May 2018

Payment Sense

Banking
Finance/Insurance
April 2018 – April 2018
“He was wonderul. As ever, it was a joy to work with such a talented copywriter.” James Maclean
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