The London Comedy Writers Festival 2011

04/09/2011 08:00
04/10/2011 19:00
Europe/London

£25 quid of the price of a ticket with Combined Mind

From the London Screenwriters' Festival team comes The Spring Genre Comedy Festival for TV, Film and Radio Professionals.


That's a WHOLE weekend dedicated to writing comedy with one day of seminars and one day of networking.

 

400 professional delegates...
50 expert speakers...
30 empowering events...
1 hilarious weekend!

April 9th and 10th 2011 at Regents College, London

30 Empowering Seminars & Excellent Networking Opportunities

50 Of The Biggest Names In Comedy TV, Radio and Film

A ticket for the whole weekend costs just £149... but if you  book via `Combined Mind  then you will get an exclusive CM discount!

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www.londoncomedywritersfestival.com

 

Check out just a few of the amazing and talented influential souls who are speaking:

 

  GRIFF RHYS JONES
Griff came to national attention in the 1980s in the BBC’s comedy sketch shows ‘Not The Nine O’Clock News’ and ‘Smith And Jones’ which won an International Emmy and several British Comedy awards during its successful 11 series run.
Speaking at TBC sessions
Full bio here
  JON PLOWMAN
Credits include 'Absolutely Fabulous', 'The League Of Gentlemen', 'The Office'.
Jon was the BBC’s Head of Comedy from 1994-2007 where he produced a host of award winning shows.  
Speaking at TBC sessions
Full bio here
  JOHN LANGDON
Credits include 'Rory Bremner', 'Bremner, Bird And Fortune', 'Not The Nine O'Clock News'.
John is one of the country’s leading scriptwriters and has, and still is, working with some of the biggest names in comedy.
Speaking at TBC sessions
Full bio here
  PAUL JACKSON
Credits include: 'The Young Ones', 'Red Dwarf', 'Saturday Live'.
"Paul Jackson was a seminal figure in the UK alternative comedy scene…he and Jon Plowman pretty much tell the whole story over the last 30 years”. Paul Bassett Davies, Creative Director of the Festival.
Speaking at TBC sessions
Full bio here
  DOUG NAYLOR
Credits include: ‘Red Dwarf’, ‘Spitting Image’, ‘The 10%ers’.
Doug is best known for co-creating and writing the science fiction comedy series ‘Red Dwarf’ which has gone on to achieve global cult status.  
Speaking at TBC sessions
Full bio here
 

STEPHEN MANGAN

Credits include: ‘Episodes’, ‘Green Wing’, ‘Dirk Gently’ 
Stephen is best known for his roles in ‘Green Wing’, ‘I’m Alan Partridge’ and as Holistic Detective Dirk Gently in the BBC adaptation of Douglas Adam’s book. 
Speaking at TBC sessions
Full bio here

  RHONA CAMERON
Credits include: ‘Have I Got News For You’, ‘Rhona’, ‘Never Mind The Buzzcocks’.
One of the best stand up comedians in the UK, Rhona made an impact on the comedy scene in 1992 winning Channel 4’s ‘So You Think You’re Funny’ award. 
Speaking at TBC sessions
Full bio here
  DAN MAZER
Credits include: ‘Borat’, ‘Bruno’, ‘Ali G Indahouse’ 
In 2007, Dan was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for co-writing ‘Borat’.
Speaking at TBC sessions
Full bio here
  ROBERT POPPER
Credits include 'Peep Show', 'The IT Crowd', 'South Park'.
Robert is a BAFTA winning comedy writer, producer, performer, and best-selling author. 
Speaking at TBC sessions
Full bio here
  JESSICA HYNES
Writing credits include 'Spaced', 'Learners', 'Asylum'.
Jessica co-wrote SPACED and was awarded Best Female Comedy Newcomer at the British Comedy Awards 2000.
Speaking at TBC sessions
Full bio here 

Other speakers are set to include Andrew Ellard (Script Editor, Red Dwarf, The IT Crowd etc), Humphrey Ker (Fast & Loose), Rhona Cameron (Rhona), Colin Hoult (Russell Howard's Good News), Peter Souter (Married Single Other), John Langdon (Not The Nine O'Clock News), Sara Pascoe (Todd Margaret), Mellie Buse (Grandpa In My Pocket), Fay Rusling (Green Wing), Jessica Ransom (NewsRevue), Paul Bassett Davies (Spitting Image), David Isaac (Lunch Monkeys), Mark Talbot (Armstong & Miller), Jaqueline Wright (LifeSpam), Michelle Farr (Two Pints Of Lager), Natalie Bailey (Dick And Dom), Max Dickins (Absolute Radio), Tommy & The Weeks (BBC Comedy Unit), Nat Saunders & Chris Hayward (Misery Bear), Jamie Minoprio & Jonathan Stern (St. Trinian's), David Simpson (Allnut and Simpson), Martin Gooch (The Orgasm Raygun)... with more still to be announced!

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