We are pleased to announce the writers and filmmakers who have made it onto the 2019 Funny Women Awards Comedy Writing and Comedy Shorts shortlists!
A diverse and hugely talented array of judges are in place to judge the Comedy Writing Award and the Comedy Shorts Award.
The Comedy Shorts Awards’ incredible panel of judges will include: BBC Comedy Commissioning Editor, Sarah Asante; BBC Head Of Comedy, Kate Daughton; Sky Comedy Commissioning Editor, Tilusha Ghelani and Channel 4 Head Of Comedy, Fiona McDermott.
Comedy Writing Award judges includes: Bafta Rocliffe founder and producer, Farah Abushwesha; award-winning comedy actor, Shobu Kapoor, and writer of Channel 4’s Pure, Kirstie Swain.
Virgins by Kat Armitage
Girly Girls by Rosie Harris
The Z Team by Annie Hodson
Living Wild by Lydia Rynne
A Grave Undertaking by Donna Allan
The Waywards by Alice Etches
Tudor Roses by Lorna Woolfson
Posers by Georgia Wagstaff
Tangle Web by Ishbelle Bee
Mutton by Victoria Morris
Nothing Will Help by Jessica Fostekew
Neil’s Yard by Samantha Lyden and Theresa Burns
Refugees Welcome Here by Emilie Sheehan
Halloween Spesh by Naomi Miller and Rebecca Rayne
Paper Trail by Emily Brown
The Dating Game by Laura Edwards
Funemployed by Lucy Hilton-Jones
Wives of The Landed Gentry by Ziggy Luz
The Grand Final will be at the Bloomsbury Theatre, London on Thursday, 19th September between 7.30pm and 10.00pm – the event will announce the winners of the Comedy Shorts, Comedy Writing and Stage Awards. For tickets and more information click here!