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Having impressed readers with her debut novel Love in Colour: Mythical Tales from Around the Word, Retold writer Bolu Babalola has announced she is turning her talents to TV comedy with a pilot airing on Channel 4 about four young black British friends in early adulthood.
This year the Primadonna Festival is back and Funny Women are delighted to be partnering with this exciting, welcoming festival of great writing of all kinds, celebrating women and voices from the margins. This weekend (30th July – 1st August) come and join us…
I’ve been making comedy videos for almost 10 years now. A viral comedy video got me an agent. Another one got me a part in a Channel 4 sitcom when one of the writers saw it retweeted on Twitter. But I don’t do it for the parts – I do it because I really enjoy taking control of my own content, making people laugh, and improving my skills.
The Comedy Women in Print Prize (CWIP) has announced their longlists, featuring a range of satire, sharp wit, dark humour and comedic romance from both established names and debuts.