From the Funny Women Team

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Lynne Parker

A Keynote Speech

founder of Funny Women, I have always taken responsibility and been accountable on behalf of the Funny Women community.

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Reviews and Recommendations
Marissa Burgess

Olga Koch: Homecoming at WICF

ssian comedian Olga Koch is fast making a name for herself having already clocked up several solo shows, one of which was nominated for the best newcomer award at the Edinburgh Fringe, and appearances on the likes of House of Cards, The News Quiz, and The Now Show.

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Awards
Funny Women

Meet 2021 Comedy Writing Award winner Kathryn Bond!

Comedy Writing Award, with a funded development prize with Sky Studios up for grabs as well as £1000 cash and a Funny Women Tatty Devine necklace. As always judging was tough but the panel decided to award the multi-talented comedian, actor, and writer Kathryn Bond!

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Reviews and Recommendations
Zoe Paskett

The Guide: October

I bloody love Autumn, not because of the orange leaves or the beautiful sunsets or the hearty soups but because it means I can make the official seasonal move from caps to beanies. Honestly, one of the best things about queer women is the ability to carry off an obscene variety of hats.

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Kat Coyle

Back to School

‘Back to school on Monday!’ I used to dread hearing this proclamation the week before the big return. My friends and I would grumble about the end of our hedonistic summer nights and a return to the subjects we hated. But the truth was that I secretly enjoyed school – in fact, I was desperate to quench my deepening thirst for knowledge and to build on what I’d learned the year before…

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Awards
Funny Women

Meet Our 2021 Stage Award Winner Lara Ricote!

This year the Funny Women Awards Grand Final was back at the Bloomsbury Theatre where Mexican born, Amsterdam-based comedian Lara Ricote impressed our judging panel so much with her wit and physical comedy she was named the winner of this year’s Stage Award.

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