Kate Stone

Kate Stone


The standard was exceedingly high and judging this wasn’t easy for our comedy industry panels… But after much deliberation, we can now announce the finalists for the 2019 Funny Women Awards Comedy Writing and Comedy Shorts categories!

Comedy Writing | Funny Women

The Comedy Writing Award judging panel, Bafta Rocliffe founder and producer, Farah Abushwesha; award-winning comedy actor, Shobu Kapoor; writer of Channel 4’s PureKirstie Swain; Casarotto Ramsay, creative agency for film, theatre, comedy and television’s Ellen Gallagher and writer and comedian Rosie Jones have picked the following finalists:

(in alphabetical order)

Living Wild by Lydia Rynne

Tudor Roses by Lorna Woolfson

The Waywards by Alice Etches

The Comedy Shorts Awards panel BBC Comedy Commissioning Editor, Sarah Asante; BBC Head Of Comedy, Kate Daughton; Sky Comedy Commissioning Editor, Tilusha Ghelani, SheSays co-founder Laura Jordan-Bambach and Channel 4 Head Of Comedy, Fiona McDermott picked the following finalists…

(in alphabetical order)

Neil’s Yard by Samantha Lyden and Teresa Burns

Paper Trail by Emily Brown

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! 

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