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Celia Pacquola wins Amused Moose Laughter Award 2014

Celia Pacquola wins Amused Moose Laughter Award 2014

19th August 2014

Stand up comedian Celia Pacquola been named the winner of the Amused Moose Laughter Award 2014, out of over 100 other hopefuls, for her Edinburgh Fringe show 'Let Me Know How It All Turns Out'.

Celia Pacquola commented on her win: “I’m really stunned, thrilled and excited. It was very unexpected and I’m looking forward to trying to get my pointy, dangerous Moose through airport security.”

Celia will share £5,000 prize money with People's Choice Award winner Chris Turner for the development of their comedy careers, a commercial standard DVD recording and, of course, a shiny moose trophy each. The runner up was Trygve Wakenshaw&rs…

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Robin Williams 1951 - 2014

Robin Williams 1951 - 2014

12th August 2014

It seems that you can never be too successful, rich, loved or for that matter funny to suffer from depression. Today, as the news broke that the American actor, comedian and writer Robin Williams had died, it became more evident than ever how loved this comic talent was. 

Whether you discovered Robin Williams through the TV show 'Mork and Mindy'from his stand up comedy career or in films such as 'Good Morning, Vietnam', 'The Fisher King'Mrs. Doubtfire' or as the Genie in Disney's Aladdin you probably loved him for his ability to make you laugh and cry, all with a twinkle in his eye. 

Having been a shy child as …

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Twisted Loaf: Toast of Edinburgh

Twisted Loaf: Toast of Edinburgh

4th August 2014

Funny Women Awards winners 2013 Twisted Loaf have taken their first full length show 'Half Baked' to the Edinburgh Fringe and already they are baffling Edinburgh audiences with their creative comedy and earning many a starred review. 

The List gave the duo four stars, saying: "Twisted Loaf are a fearless female double act. Libby Northedge is statuesque and aloof while Nina Smith often plays the idiotic fool as they invade the audience with their madness...

"You have to admire their total commitment. Scenes featuring a ballet, some horsey poshos and an overly-sexualised home-help are among their most coherent sketches. But none of this is in any way conv…

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Crooked Pieces seek Writers for new Comedy Podcast

Crooked Pieces seek Writers for new Comedy Podcast

21st July 2014

Crooked Pieces have been producing work by female writers for the past two years, and back in the spring we decided it was time to extend our world domination plan beyond the stage and onto the airwaves with the creation of our very own comedy podcast.

Being gregarious types, we wanted to do something a bit more sociable than writing a script by ourselves, recording it in a studio somewhere and then casting it out to roam free on the web, so we decided to approach things a little differently. 'And Then She Said A Funny Thing…' brings together female comedy writing talent, from the novice to the seasoned pro, in regular contributors workshops, open submissions callouts a…

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Funny Women Seeks PR & Marketing Intern

Funny Women Seeks PR & Marketing Intern

4th July 2014

Funny Women are on the look out for a friendly and self-motivated person to assist in the promotion of our workshops and the launch of an exciting new project. The internship will be based in West London for two days a week from July until September 2014. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

-          Maintaining media contacts

-          Updating social media

-          Promotion of shows and events

-          Writing articles and reviews for website

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

-  &…

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