Kate Stone

Kate Stone

Kate Stone is the editor of Funny Women and an award-winning script writer. She has written comedy sketches for the BBC's 100 Women project and created the Funny Women Awards Comedy Shorts category.

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From the Funny Women Team

Ladybaby Review

Ladybaby is a 25-minute tragi-comedy by Kirstie Swain which tells the story of Suzie and Kate, a recently reunited mother and daughter odd coupling in which the daughter is sensible and the mother is wild. You may be preparing yourself for echoes of Absolutely Fabulous…

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Why Comedians Should WiP it

It’s awards season at Funny Women and I’ve spent the last week or so marking comedians new, and not so new, as they perform on heats via Zoom in the hope of making it to the Stage Award semi-finals. Now, it makes perfect sense that you would be most interested in the acts who make it through to the next round…

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Sara Gibbs: Drama Queen Review

Sara Gibbs is a comedy writer with a list of enviable credits and now an autobiography Drama Queen to add to her accomplishments. Gibbs is also an autistic person, however she did not find this out until she was 30…

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Rosie Wilby: The Breakup Monologues Review

Breakups have provided enough inspiration for Comedian and writer Rosie Wilby to be dubbed by Radio 4 as ‘the Queen of Breakups. It all started when Wilby got dumped via email in 2011, since then this incident has spawned a podcast, a show, and now two books…

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