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Boston Celebrates Women in Comedy

News

Boston Celebrates Women in Comedy

16th April 2014

We've held shows, workshops and Awards heats across the country but we aren't content with just keeping you up to date with UK comedy news. Often we dip our toes in comedy news across the pond…

Patience is a Virtue

Features

Patience is a Virtue

16th April 2014

The other day, I was travelling on a bus as part of my usual morning commute. It might sound a bit dull, but here’s a surprising amount of action on a sleepy double-decker at 7am. With the U…

 2013

MAIN AWARD: TWISTED LOAF

Runners up: Katie Lane, Elf Lyons
 

VARIETY AWARD: REVAN & FENNELL

COMEDY WRITING AWARD: CASSIE POPE

BEST SHOW AWARD: ALEX MAHER FOR 'HOPE AND GLORIA'

Finalists: Rachel Gleaves, Bisha Ali, Tevashnee, Rachel Slater, Bethan Roberts, Becky Brunning, Sindhu V, Saskia Preston, Dotty Winters.

 

Funny Women 2012

MAIn Award: GABBY BEST as MARIJANA

Runners up: Katie Tracey, Niamh Marron
 

Variety Award: Sooz Kempner

Comedy Writing Award: Sarah Courtauld

Finalists: Abi Tedder, Alice Frick, Amy Gledhill, Cerys Nelmes, General Advice Bureau, Lucy Frederick, Lucy Montague-Moffatt, Sofie Hagen, That Pair, Viv Groskop.

 

Funny Women 2011

MAIN AWARD: LARA A KING

Runners up: Katherine Bennett, Bekka Bowling
 
Variety Award: Ladies Live Longer
 

Finalists: Gabriella Burnel, Mel Moon, Sadia Azmat, Emily Lloyd-Saini, Vanessa Bland, Kerry Gilbert, Sarah Callaghan, Checkley & Bush, Janet Bettesworth.

 

Funny Women 201o

Main award: THANKLESS CHILD-LIZ BLACK & FREYA SLIPPER

Runners up: Julia Clark, Rachel Parris
 

VARIETY AWARD: GEMMA WHELAN

Finalists: Lindsay Sharman, Jess Fostekew, Clare Lomas, Sarah Hendrickx, Iona Dudley-Ward, Alison Thea-Skot, Abigoliah Schamaun, Helen Arney.
 
 
 

Funny Women 2009

MISS LONDON

Runners up: Eve Webster, Jo Selby
 
Finalists: Charlie Covell, Tania Edwards, Giada Garofalo, Domestic Goddi, Rhona McKenzie, Elizabeth Mee, Catherine Semark, Marie Vagen, Katerina Vrana.
 
 
 

Funny Women 2008

KATHERINE RYAN

Runners up: Sara Pascoe, Rachel Stubbings
Special mention to: Rachel Fairburn
 
Finalists: Sarah Campbell, Pippa Evans, Girl & Dean, Rowena Haley, Grainne Maguire, Elaine Malcolmson
 
 
 

Funny Women 2007

ANDI OSHO

Runners up: Joanne Lau, Sharon Mannion
 
Finalists: Isma Almas, Victoria Cook, Emily Howarth-Booth, Nat Luurtsema, Missman, Katie Mulgrew, Katy Schutte
 
 
 

Funny Women 2006

SUZY BENNETT

Runners up: Diane Morgan, Christina Martin 
 
Finalists: Susan Calman, Holly Walsh, Martine Pepper, Liz Carr, Maggie Gordon-Walker, Sonya Kelly, Rosie Wilby
 
 
 

Funny Women 2005

DEBRA-JANE APPELBY

Runners up: Sarah Millican, Ruth Bratt
 
Finalists: Wendy Wason, Steph Baker, Julie Jepson, Jude Mahon, Emma Fryer, Becky Love, Helen Keen
 
 
 

Funny Women 2004

ZOE LYONS

Runners up: Anna Crilly, Janice Phayre
 
Finalists: Bridget Christie, Roisin Conaty, Lindzi Germain, Susan Hanks, Sarah Ledger, Live! At The Mausoleum, Millie & Tillie
 
 
 

Funny Women 2003

SARAH ADAMS as JADE THE FOLK SINGER

Runners up: Anna Keirle, Ria Lina
Highly recommended: Kerry Godliman 
 
Finalists: Karen Bayley, Jo Jo Sutherland, Katy Wix, Helen Kane, Debs Gatenby, Brandy Borr

 

 
Funny Women Introductory Workshop

Workshop

Funny Women Introductory Workshop

5th April 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 fan…