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The Funny Women Best Comedy Writer Award With Comedy 50:50 – WINNER ANNOUNCED!

Congratulations to Christine Rose who has won The Funny Women Best Comedy Writer Award with Comedy 50:50.

Presented by head judge Rachel Parris at the Funny Women Awards, judges comments included – 

“Christine gets the tone of productions well and is able to submit material in a variety of comic voices. She also happens to be very funny.”

“Christine did an incredible job developing and honing the host’s voice, working tirelessly on lines that did them proud. The way they were developed over the series owed everything to Christine’s incredible efforts.”

A huge well done also goes to our runners up – Madeleine Brettingham and Catherine Brinkworth.

The Funny Women Best Comedy Writer Award with Comedy 50:50 has been created to help recognise the women amongst our often unsung heroes of comedy – the gag, sketch and additional material writers of broadcast. 

We approached producers of non scripted and topical comedy TV, Radio, Digital and Podcast shows to nominate the 3 female comedy writers that have made the greatest impact on their productions. 

Nominations were only accepted from those that have worked directly with the writers and there were no more than  three nominators allowed from any one production. Series and exec producers across all UK channels and platforms in Britain and Ireland nominated 29 incredible comedy writers for  their work on productions including  NewsJack, Don’t Hate The Playaz, 8/10 Cats, Celebability, The Blame Game and New World Order.

Find out more about the awards here: