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BAFTA on the hunt for new British comedy writers

BAFTA on the hunt for new British comedy writers

30th March 2015

Exciting news for those who like to take to the typewriter rather than the stage with their comedy, BAFTA is searching for emerging British comedy writers to showcase their work at the New York Television Festival!

Today BAFTA announced a call for for scripts from new comedy screenwriters for the BAFTA Rocliffe New Comedy Showcase event. For the fifth consecutive year, three selected writers, or writing partners, will showcase their work in front of some of the biggest names in the US television industry at the New York Television Festival in October. 

Professional actors will perform extracts of the successful writers’ scripts to an industry audience, an…

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The Small Film Festival - Early Bird deadline approaches!

The Small Film Festival - Early Bird  deadline approaches!

26th March 2015

Can you believe we've enjoyed 10 years of groundbreaking excellence in short film at The Smalls Film Festival! In their 10th year the festival is inviting filmmakers from The Smalls community to enter their films for a chance to win some fabulous prizes in addition to having their films screened as part of the 10th anniversary celebrations. The Early Bird Deadline is Sunday 5th April, so get your shorts in now!

Films can be up to 20 minutes in length, and must be uploaded via The Smalls festival page. Global entries are encouraged and the festival is keen to programme a mix of films that have never been seen before, along with films that are available to view online…

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Join Team Refuge

Join Team Refuge

19th March 2015

Whether your idea of fundraising is about getting on your bike or a walk in the park there's a way for you to help raise money for the wonderful charity Refuge. The charity helps women and children escape from domestic violence, providing shelter and assistance to rebuild a new life free from abuse. Refuge is working towards a world in which domestic violence is eliminated. 

You can help them achieve this by raising money to keep the Refuge shelters going by joining Team Refuge

If you love to cycle then there is still time to register and take part in Nightrider on the 6th and 7th June. Ride the moonlit streets of London on a 100km route that takes in fam…

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Jayde Adams reaches the MCA Semi-Finals

Jayde Adams reaches the MCA Semi-Finals

16th March 2015

The Musical Comedy Awards 2015 are well underway and 2014 Funny Women Awards winner Jayde Adams has reached the semi-finals with her operatic comedy stylings. 

Jayde is in good company, now in its seventh year the Musical Comedy Awards has introduced fabulous acts such as Frisky and Mannish, Abandoman and Jay Foreman to the increasingly popular musical comedy scene. 

Now we are fast approaching the all important battle to see which six acts will get to compete at the Musical Comedy Awards final on Friday 10th April at the Bloomsbury Theatre. Jayde will be performing at the second semi-final on Saturday 28th March at The Phoenix at 2.15pm. The event will be host…

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Springtime for Farage

Springtime for Farage

3rd March 2015

In a display of carefully-timed promotion that puts most other events marketing to shame, the publicity bus for 'The Producers' rocked up at last week’s UKIP conference in Margate.

At a first glance, sending a team of ‘sexy’ Nazi ladies to a UKIP conference looks like a stroke of genius. It’s almost a shame that the musical is touring and promoting around the UK anyway. But to capitalise on the two events and bring them together is pretty damn good.

While the (authentic) WW2 tank’s turret boomed ‘Springtime for Hitler’ as a sort of noise warfare, the dancers apparently goose-stepped around Margate Lido. If it wasn’t for the f…

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