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22nd December 2010
Christmas can be disappointing. We’ve come to expect those limp-shaped M&S packages under the tree to be a prerequisite part of yuletide’s gifts, as predictable as my mum saying round about half one this is categorically, definitively the last Christmas dinner she is ever cooking. However, we must always be grateful for every small thing we receive, and as if a reminder of that, a severe blast of unpredictable weather has left some millions stranded, unsure as to whether they’ll even be able to feast their eyes on yet another pair this year, or hear the mandatory, familial laments they’ve become so used to.
Comedy is great for its ability to force you…Read more
22nd December 2010
Here we all are around the tree in our pyjamas! It looks like it’s going to be a duvet Christmas so maybe this is the right wardrobe!
With the promise of more snow, brilliant female comedy on television, including the Angina Monologues on Sky 1 featuring the legendary Victoria Wood and, of course, the wonderful Miranda Christmas Special on BBC2, there’s really no need to leave the sofa! So, that’s we we’ll be doing over the holidays – enjoying a well earned rest from a bumper year of Awards, shows and workshops, our best ever.
We look forward to entertaining you again next year – with our new website, an improved and expande…Read more
21st December 2010
We leave this year on a fantastic high as our assistant producer Zoe Grisedale is featured in the January edition of Company magazine along with winner of last year’s Funny Women Awards Miss London, 2008 runner up Sara Pascoe and Danielle Ward. They each tell of how they came to comedy and share their best stand-up tips. This edition is available now so go grab yourself a copy along with a nice hot chocolate and a big fluffy blanket to combat those winter chills! A shortened version is available online HERE. Alongside Company we are also running a competition offering one lucky person the chance to perform in the semi-finals of the Funny Women Awards 2011. Visit www.company.co.uk fo…Read more
17th December 2010
Sarah was a finalist in the 2005 Funny Women Awards
Congratulations to Sarah Millican for her hilarious performance at the Royal Variety Show! On Twitter she stated ‘Royal Variety was amazing. I met four Take Thats and made Prince Charles laugh. Happy.’ Of course the best part of her set has to be her battle with the dreaded self service till – we’ve all been there!
Sarah has also announced that in 2011 she will be joining the Loose Women panel!
CLICK HERE for her most recent appearance
16th December 2010
Check out comic raconteur supreme Kitty Kavanagh in her wry and witty blog detailing her standup adventures across the globe, well, New Zealand, Australia and America at least. Part experiment, part “just for the hell of it”, Kitty is combining her love of travel with her love of performing comedy. Kitty reached the semi-finals of ‘So You Think You’re Funny’ last year and appears regularly at festivals and Funny Women showcases.
Kitty is currently performing in Sydney
Click below to follow her journey and find out how her brassy charm is transcending cultures.
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