Sebastian Thiel
 is a writer, director and producer, who created BBC Three comedy-drama Just A Couple, about a couple in a distinctly modern relationship, produced by Big Talk Productions.

Born in Zambia, Sebastian was raised in Northwest London, which later provided inspiration for his first films, and in his late teens he founded Upshot Entertainment. Sebastian made his TV debut in 2014 on London Live with his documentary Trap Town, and has since built an online following amassing over 10 million views for his self-produced work on his YouTube channel.

Sebastian has featured on TEDx Talks, was listed in the Evening Standard’s Top 25 Under 25 most influential Londoners and included on the BBC’s 2017 Hotlist for New Talent – unveiled by Idris Elba and Tony Hall.

Sebastian is represented by Femi Oguns at Identity Agency Group, and WME.


• Sebastian Thiel – Tedx – Entertainment Raised Me: Sebastian Thiel at TEDxOxbridge – Link
• Former basketball prodigy Sebastian Thiel’s new documentary tells the story of London’s postcode life lottery – Evening Standard Link 
• London’s 1000 most influential people 2012: Generation Next, Rising Stars Under 25 – Evening Standard Link 
• BBC Three to publish new sitcom Just A Couple – British Comedy Guide Link
• Sebastian Thiel: The Only Way Is Up – The Voice Link 
• BBC Three packs all of our relationship drama into the trailer for new sitcom Just a Couple – Digital Spy Link 
• Tony Hall, Idris Elba unveil new BBC talent initiatives – Televisual – Link
• ‘Get Out’s’ Kaluuya responds to Samuel L. Jackson’s comments about black British actors – The undefeated Link 
• Entrepreneurship Is In Our Blood – The Voice Link 
• John Boyega Teases new series with Sebastian Thiel – TimeOut Link
• The 19 Trailblazers Ready To Own 2019 – The Voice Link 
• Sebastian Thiel Wikipedia – Link