Katy Brand to host 2019 Funny Women Awards!

We are absolutely delighted to announce that comedian, writer, podcaster and all-round funny woman Katy Brand will be hosting the 2019 Funny Women Awards on Thursday 19th September at the Bloomsbury Theatre, London!

Katy says of Funny Women: “You have started such a great movement here, and obviously deserve to enjoy a rich legacy for all your work. Congratulations.”

Lynne Parker, founder and chief executive of Funny Women says: “We are particularly honoured that Katy has agreed to host the most important event of our year. Our Awards celebrate new female comedy talent across the whole spectrum from performance and scriptwriting, to short film and production – all skills that Katy has embraced in her incredible career.”

Katy will be sharing the stage with 10 Funny Women Stage Award finalists who have competed for a coveted place in the final with over 400 entrants from across the UK and Ireland. They will join an amazing array of Awards alumni including Katherine Ryan, Zoe Lyons, Susan Calman, Kerry Godliman, Sara Pascoe, Bridget Christie, Sarah Millican, Rachel Parris, Desiree Burch, Jayde Adams and many more.

The 2019 Funny Women Awards Grand Final is at the Bloomsbury Theatre, Thursday 19th September at 19:30 in partnership with the Fawcett Society. For tickets and more information click here!

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