Lee  Dilley

Lee Dilley

Comedy screenwriter at Goat Tree Films

  • Location: Derby
  • Career stage: Entry
  • Freelancer: Available

Lee Dilley is a comedy writer, sitcom consultant and mentor. Being one of 10 siblings Lee is also an expert at hide and seek and musical chairs. With co-writer Paul J Farrell, their debut sitcom 'Jobseekers (2015) after screening at BAFTA was signed to a UK top 100 production company. In 2018 our filmed comedy ‘In The Dog House’ sold to amazon prime. Lee also wrote an animated cartoon ‘The Marmalade Nebula’ the podcast reached 12th and the script reached top 14% in BBC’s comedy script competition.

Lee also released his debut childrens picture book 'Mushy Pea & The Magical Christmas Stocking' avalible at Waterstones and on Amazon. 


Lee’s writing draws upon his early experience of poverty, absent parents and the class system. Often writing on the subjects of dark humour, immortality and a love of childlike-wonderment.

Work History

Screenwriter - The Marmalade Nebula - Children's adventure series

Jan 2017 - May 2017

Comedy screenwriter - In The Dog House - sitcom

Jan 2016 - Jan 2017

Comedy Writer - Goat Tree Films

Sep 2013 - Dec 2016

Screenwriter - Jobseekers sitcom - Goat Tree Films LTD

Feb 2014 - Jun 2015


Film production - 2.2 - University of Derby

Sep 2011 - Sep 2014


  • Art Direction
  • Comedy
  • Creative Writer
  • Creative writing
  • Filmmaking
  • Script and Screenwriting
  • Short filmmaking
  • Stand Up Comedy
  • Teaching