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Funny Women Awards Winner - Interview with Jayde Adams

Funny Women Awards Winner - Interview with Jayde Adams

9th October 2014

Last but certainly not least we conclude our 2014 Funny Women Awards interviews with the winner Jayde Adams who stole the show with her operatic story telling comedy. 

Funny Women: So, how does it feel to have won this year's Funny Women Awards?

Jayde Adams: It’s completely overwhelming. I don’t think it’s going to sink in for a while. Although I do know what an honour it is, not only because of the talent that has won in previous years but also knowing how strong the line up was that night. I was incredibly impressed with so many acts from the final. Well done to all of the other ladies. The feedback I’ve had from people who came was exactly that.…

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Funny Women Writing Award - Interview with Heffernan & Fletcher

Funny Women Writing Award - Interview with Heffernan & Fletcher

7th October 2014

We had the pleasure of talking to the 2014 Funny Women Comedy Writing Award winners Sophie Fletcher and Megan Heffernan about their win, working as a team and what's in store for the pair...

Funny Women: How does it feel to win the Funny Women Comedy Writing Award for your script 'In These Shoes?'

Heffernan & Fletcher: Absolutely brilliant! It's a massive confidence boost to know that someone other than us thinks it's funny!

FW: How long have you two been collaborating?

H&F: We first started working together about five years ago when we formed a sketch group called The History Girls. We've been performing as double-act for about tw…

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Funny Women Comedy Shorts Award - Interview with Sally Cancello

Funny Women Comedy Shorts Award - Interview with Sally Cancello

3rd October 2014

This year we launched our brand new Comedy Shorts category in the Funny Women Awards. We asked for funny films that were produced and devised by a woman (or women) and we were delighted with the entries, which you can watch here! All the entries were great but it was Sally Cancello's film 'Time Again' that caught the judges eye and won the very first Comedy Shorts Award. We caught up with her to find out what's next for Sally...

Funny Women: How does it feel to be the first winner of the Funny Women Awards Comedy Shorts category?

Sally Cancello: I feel really excited to be the first winner! The awards are such an amazing platform for women in co…

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Funny Women Stage Award - Interview with Aine Gallagher

Funny Women Stage Award - Interview with Aine Gallagher

29th September 2014

Post 2014 Funny Women Awards we caught up with finalist Aine Gallagher who, with her awkward self stylings had the audience in hysterics and impressed our panel of judges. 

Funny Women: So, how does it feel to have come second in the 2014 Funny Women Awards and what's next for your comedy career?

Aine Gallagher: It feels amazing to have come second, I genuinely was not expecting it at all. The standard in the whole competition was so high - I am absolutely thrilled. What's next? That's a really good question. I really enjoy doing comedy and I'm starting to build some nice momentum with it. I know I need to use this opportunity, whether that means just getting …

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Funny Women Stage Award - Interview with Lauren Pattison

Funny Women Stage Award - Interview with Lauren Pattison

25th September 2014

We've caught up with Funny Women Awards 2014 runner-up Lauren Pattison, to get her reaction to perfoming in the glittering awards final at the Leicester Square Theatre in front of a crowd of over 400 people, and (eek!) an illustrious panel of industry judges...

Funny Women: First off- well done! How does it feel to be a Funny Women Awards 2014 runner-up?

Lauren Pattison: Really good! I already picked the top three in my head before it was announced- and I didn’t include myself on that list! I didn’t expect it at all. I actually told my mum beforehand not to get her hopes up because I wasn’t going to place. I think that’s why I wasn’t so nervo…

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