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Funny Women Awards Charity Final 2014

Funny Women Awards Charity Final 2014

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…

Aine Gallagher

Faye Daniels

Hannah Bananna

Hawkeye and Windy

Jayde Adams

Lauren Pattison

Massive Dad

Pauline Shanahan

Robyn Perkins

Samantha Baines

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!

 

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Brighton Nights

Brighton Nights Brighton Nights

27th September 2014

We are returning to Brighton this month with a bumper evening of comedy for the coast. 

Invisible Woman Maxine Jones will be our visible and funny host for the evening with the shocking and hilarious Funny Woman finalist 2010 Abigoliah Schamaun headlining. 

'Game of Thrones' have the chance to catch a Greyjoy do comedy as Funny Women Variety Awards 2010 winner Gemma Whelan who plays Yara Greyjoy in the hit TV series takes to the stage. 

Last year's Funny Women Awards runner up Katie Lane will also be joining us as will Sonja Quita Doubleday and Sarah Iles

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

 

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Funny Women 'Stand Up to Stand Out' Workshop - Introductory

Funny Women 'Stand Up to Stand Out' Workshop - Introductory

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 info@funnywomen.com putting 'INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP' and date in the header.

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Funny Women Improv Workshop - Introductory

Funny Women Improv Workshop - Introductory Funny Women Improv Workshop - Introductory

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 improv@funnywomen.com putting 'INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP' and date in the header.

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Funny Women Players - A Journey to Enlightenment in support of Womankind Worldwide

Funny Women Players - A Journey to Enlightenment in support of Womankind Worldwide Funny Women Players - A Journey to Enlightenment in support of Womankind Worldwide Funny Women Players - A Journey to Enlightenment in support of Womankind Worldwide

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. 

Time: 8:00pm

Date: Tuesday 21st October 

Tickets: £25 (funds raised on the night will be donated to Womankind Worldwide)

Venue: St James Theatre12 Palace Street London SW1E 5JA Tel. 0844 264 2140

 

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