Comedians aren’t just at risk of cabin fever during this time of social distancing and self-isolation, gig cancellations have meant not just loss of earnings but also fewer chances to try out new material or build audiences. However, being a creative lot, comedians have been flexing their comedy muscles online, using YouTube, Twitch, Twitter and other sites to connect with audiences, new and established alike. To help you get your comedy fix, every week we’ll be putting together a list of projects we’ve spotted online by funny women…
Poppy Hillstead Has Entered The Chat is a hilarious new podcast that you must subscribe and listen to immediately. Each week Poppy and special guests re-enact the chats Poppy has taken part in on various chatrooms. These range from sexy songwriting to pretending to know about carp angler fishing techniques, yes things usually end up in a dick pic. You can listen here!
Comedian Siân Docksey is holding online comedy writing workshops that will cover first five-minute sets, how to write autobiographical material that isn’t damaging and how to go weird without losing the audience! There’s an early bird deal on so register now!
We will be live streaming our 2020 Funny Women Awards Final from the Comedy Store, hosted by 2014 winner Jayde Adams! If you want to be able to stream the show then get your tickets here!
Check out last week’s picks here!