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An Audience with... Game of Thrones

An Audience with... Game of Thrones An Audience with... Game of Thrones An Audience with... Game of Thrones

16th April 2015

In 2014 we were privileged to have an exclusive 'Audience with...' Jo Brand to launch our Funny Friends scheme. This was the first of our special events exclusively for BFFs and other key supporters. 

Now we have another very special evening planned for our BFFs and other friends that you will not want to miss! Hold on to your tunics everyone!

In a secret tavern in Clerkenwell, we are hosting a Q & A session with 2010 Funny Women Variety Award winner and Game of Thrones star Gemma Whelan who plays Yara Greyjoy in the long-awaited and ultimately epic fifth series of Game of Thrones. Gemma will be joined by fellow comedian and Thronescast presenter, Rachel Parris and both will be interrogated, tried and tested by superfan, Andrea Hubert. There’ll be food, mead and naked ladies (disclaimer: there’ll probably be no naked ladies (depends how much mead there is…), so prepare for cliffhanging suspense, drama and dragons (disclaimer: there'll probably be no dragons)!! 

BFFs, this is just part of our 'thank you' to you for supporting Funny Women over the last year, so we're offering you one free ticket to this exclusive event.

If you're not a BFF, fear not. We are recruiting for more and it's less fattening than an Easter Egg so treat yourself! You can become a BFF for a one-off payment of £100 that entitles you to lots of lovely Funny Women discounts for life. For more information about our current offer please click HERE

 

You can also purchase tcikets to this epic event for just £12 HERE!

TICKETS: £12.00 (free for BFFs)

Date: Thursday 16th April 2015

TIME: doors 6:30pm for show 7.00pm.

VENUE: Central London, Clerkenwell/Farringdon.

 

Better still - sign up now using the Paypal link below and guarantee yourself a place on our Game of Thrones guest list!

 

 

 

LAST TICKETS REMAINING!


Funny Women's Time of the Month

Funny Women's Time of the Month

21st April 2015

Itching to do comedy? Come scratch that itch monthly at Funny Women's Time of the Month sessions. Here you'll learn a few tricks of the trade, have fun and enjoy a little 'me' time! 

Funny Women's Time of the Month is our new regular 'playtime' for all those of you who need a little help or boost of confidence in readiness to stand up and perform your first comedy routine. Run by industry professionals, you choose what you want to work on, whether it's exploring that sit com idea you've been mulling over, ironing out the kinks of your stand up set or giving improv a go. Got an idea for a sketch show, but no one to do it with? We've got it covered!

Whatever your comedy preferences, Funny Women provides a supportive and encouraging atmosphere for you to unleash your creativity and share ideas with like-minded women who have a passion for comedy. With support from some of the industry’s top comedy bods, you'll also have the chance to perform your comedy ideas in front of a friendly and supportive audience on the very same evening!

And here are all the deets!

PLAYTIME

TICKETS: ON SALE NOW

PRICE: £8 in advance

            £10 on the door

DATE: Tuesday 21st April 2015

TIME: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

VENUE: Upstairs at The Betsey Trotwood, 56 Farringdon Rd, London, EC1R 3BL

SHOWCASE

PRICE: FREE ENTRY & pay-what-you-think at the end. 

DATE: Tuesday 21st April 2015

TIME: DOORS 8.00pm  SHOW 8.30pm

VENUE: Upstairs at The Betsey Trotwood, 56 Farringdon Rd, London, EC1R 3BL

 

GET YOUR PLAYTIME TICKETS HERE


Weekend Comedy Academy - Brighton

Weekend Comedy Academy - Brighton Weekend Comedy Academy - Brighton

2nd May 2015 - 3rd May 2015

YES, WE’RE HAVING A LAUGH!

This year we’re heading down to the Brighton Fringe Festival 2015 on our jollies, offering Brightonians, budding comedians and comedy lovers a two-day Weekend Comedy Academy packed with workshops to help women find their funny. No matter what your talent, there’s a workshop, lab or exercise for you, lead by some of the industry’s top comedy bods. Not only will you receive tricks of the trade, but you’ll also get the chance to stand up to stand out at the end of day two and perform in front of a friendly and supportive audience at the Brighton Fringe Festival 2015.

Laughter is obligatory throughout because we know that when you laugh, your whole being relaxes and the world feels like a better place, so take a little look at some of the workshops we’ve got in store for you!

 

OUR WORKSHOPS

STAND UP TO STAND OUT: HOW TO USE HUMOUR EFFECTIVELY

Humour is essential in our everyday lives. If you can’t have a laugh now and again what can you do? Let us teach you the basics of stand up comedy and help develop your comic voice with founder and cheif executive of Funny Women, Lynne Parker.

YOU COULDN’T MAKE IT UP: HOW TO IMPROVISE

Thinking on your feet is a vital too for both business and personal success, and can also be hilarious! Improv comedy is big in America and is making its way across the pond to have a huge impact on the UK comedy scene. And it’s so easy! You just have to bring your imagination.

OUT OF CHARACTER: FIND YOUR PERSONA

In comedy we often project a heightened characters of ourselves out of fear of failure, but sometimes these characters can be hilarious and we should use them to our advantage on the stage.

CLOWNING AROUND: BODY AWARENESS

Lose those inhibitions and learn how to unleash your creative side using your body, face and limbs to great comedy effect with the brilliant Twisted Loaf.

STEP UP: HAVING A VOICE

Find your voice in a practical session that will focus on relaxation, breathing and an introduction to "placing' the voice. Through tongue twisters, articulation and practical exercises you will gain a sense of filling the space vocally.

SOCIAL SKILLS: CREATE AN EYE-CATCHING WEBSITE

Grab some Hobnobs, head for the webby 101 workshop and nail how to word the social media you need to promote yourself and your comedy style.

CAN’T FIND THE WORDS: PODCASTS

Want to be funny in a different medium? Crooked Pieces show you how to write and create podcasts.

 

OUR ENTERTAINMENT

HEADLINERS

At the end of day one we’ll be donning our glad rags and scouting out the talent at the Brighton Fringe Festival for an evening of sparking entertainment.

GRADUATES SHOWCASE

At the end of day two we will all come together for a graduates showcase to show each other what we have achieved from the Weekend Comedy Academy and participants can leave with a glow that life is that little bit funnier.

 


TICKETS: To reserve your place on the Weekend Comedy Academy please email info@funnywomen.com 

PRICE: Full Price  £99, concs £79

DATE: Saturday 2nd May – Sunday 3rd May 2015

TIME: Saturday 10.00 a.m - 6.00pm, Sunday 10.00 a.m – 6.00pm

VENUE: One Church Brighton, Gloucester Place, Brighton, BN1 4AA

BOOK NOW!


Funny Women 'Stand Up to Stand Out' Workshop

Funny Women 'Stand Up to Stand Out' Workshop

9th May 2015

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."

TICKETS: ON SALE NOW

PRICE: Full Price  £49.50

            Concs/Students/BFFs  £39.50

DATE: Saturday 9th May

TIME: 11.00 a.m - 1.00 p.m

VENUE: St James Theatre, 12 Palace St, London, SW1E 5JA

BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW


Funny Women's Time of the Month

Funny Women's Time of the Month

19th May 2015

Itching to do comedy? Come scratch that itch monthly at Funny Women's Time of the Month sessions. Here you'll learn a few tricks of the trade, have fun and enjoy a little 'me' time!

Funny Women's Time of the Month is our new regular 'playtime' for all those of you who need a little help or boost of confidence in readiness to stand up and perform your first comedy routine. Run by industry professionals, you choose what you want to work on, whether it's exploring that sit com idea you've been mulling over, ironing out the kinks of your stand up set or giving improv a go. Got an idea for a sketch show, but no one to do it with? We've got it covered!

Whatever your comedy preferences, Funny Women provides a supportive and encouraging atmosphere for you to unleash your creativity and share ideas with like-minded women who have a passion for comedy. With support from some of the industry’s top comedy bods, you'll also have the chance to perform your comedy ideas in front of a friendly and supportive audience on the very same evening!

And here are all the deets!

PLAYTIME

TICKETS: ON SALE NOW

PRICE: £8 in advance

            £10 on the door

DATE: Tuesday 19th May 2015

TIME: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

VENUE: Upstairs at The Betsey Trotwood, 56 Farringdon Rd, London, EC1R 3BL

SHOWCASE

PRICE: FREE ENTRY & pay-what-you-think at the end

DATE: Tuesday 19th May 2015

TIME: DOORS 8.00pm  SHOW 8.30pm

VENUE: Upstairs at The Betsey Trotwood, 56 Farringdon Rd, London, EC1R 3BL

 

GET YOUR PLAYTIME TICKETS HERE