Lee Walters was educated at the University of Guildford, Surrey, where he achieved First-class Honours in Theatre and Drama. After several years working as a professional actor, he began writing for theatre and had plays performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the London National Theatre. He also ran his own theatre company touring new material across the UK. Since moving into television, he has been lead writer on several children’s and animation series including projects for CBBC, BBC Learning Zone and Cartoon Network amongst many others. He is presently developing a reinvention of Mr Magoo for Red Kite Animation and Classic Media, and is creator and associate producer of the 26 episode live-action series, My Phone Genie, now in production and scheduled to air on ITV early 2012. He has also recently had an original adult comedy optioned.