22nd September 2014
Over the last 11 years, leading female comedy brand Funny Women has searched the length and breadth of the UK and Ireland to find the best new female comic talent.
With past winners including Katherine Ryan, Andi Osho and Zoe Lyons (to name but a few- check out the full list here), we are delighted to share 10 up-and-coming female comedy acts with you.
10 acts will perform in front of a panel of industry judges to decide who will be crowned Funny Women Award winner 2014, and announce the winners of the Comedy Writing and Comedy Shorts Awards.
So, out of the over 150 talented acts, we are delighted to announce the final 10 acts competing for the coveted title of Funny Women Awards winner 2014…
Look out for more information about these acts over the next week or so in the run up to the final - we are confident that you are going to hear about them more and more over the next few years!
BY INVITATION ONLY
27th September 2014
We are returning to Brighton this month with a bumper evening of comedy for the coast.
The event is in support of local charity RISE
TICKETS: £10, £8 CONCS.
Date: Saturday 27th September 2014
TIME: DOORS 7:30 PM FOR SHOW 8PM
VENUE: KOMEDIA, 44-47 GARDNER STREET, NORTH LAINE, BRIGHTON, EAST SUSSEX, BN1 1UN.
Pictured: Maxine Jones, Abigoliah Schamaun
4th October 2014
Enjoy working with other women for a fun packed two hours. Find out how a humorous approach to life can be empowering with this introduction to the techniques of stand up. Even if you don’t fancy yourself as a performer the ‘take away’ is self confidence and enhanced communications skills.
"Thanks for a fabulous experience I had a wonderful two hours! I was also blown away by your lovely comments I really never expected anyone to think I had any talent! The experience has inspired me to think maybe I could do the Comedy Challenge."
11.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. £49.50 for two hours
Leicester Square Theatre Lounge Studio, 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX.
To reserve your place for the above date please email firstname.lastname@example.org putting 'INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP' and date in the header.BOOK NOW
18th October 2014
Have you ever wished that you could improvise your way out of a situation? How to think, move and speak in the moment is an amazing skill to have for your personal and professional life.
Join the Funny Women Players for the first of our improv workshops. This is a fantastic 'beginners' session and will focus on how to get started with the techniques of comic improvisation.
If you have little or no experience of improv, then this workshop will give you a rounded introduction and insight into how the best improvisers work together. Unmissable!
Plan ahead too - book the Intermediary Workshop on Saturday 15th November as well!
Saturday 18th October 10.30am - 1.30pm
£65.00 for three hours
*NEW WORKSHOP VENUE*
St James Theatre Studio, 12 Palace Street London SW1E 5JA Tel. 0844 264 2140
To reserve your place for the above date please email email@example.com putting 'INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP' and date in the header.BOOK NOW
21st October 2014
Join the Funny Women Players, our fast paced, all women improv team on a new journey! Find out the funny way how you can improvise your way to enlightenment... or not as the case may be!
We are all seeking the holy grail of success in our personal and our professional lives. Self-improvement and enlightenment are the buzzwords of the 21st Century.
The Funny Women Players will take you on a journey full of hilarity and surprises. Based on suggestions from the audience about relationships, love, work, ambition, hobbies, and more the Players will turn your stories into theatre, right before your very eyes.
Who knows how many of you can find the path to enlightenment? It’s amazing what can be achieved with a bit of improvisation!
This event is in support of international women's rights charity, Womankind Worldwide, celebrating their 25th Anniversary and the 18 million women they have helped.
Date: Tuesday 21st October
Tickets: £25 (funds raised on the night will be donated to Womankind Worldwide)
Venue: St James Theatre, 12 Palace Street London SW1E 5JA Tel. 0844 264 2140