Funnydotcomp is your chance to have your funny radio script directed by a leader in the audio field, performed by a professional cast and potentially developed with a view to submitting it to broadcasters.
Pozzitive is one of the leading independent comedy producers – TV shows include Victoria Wood’s dinnerladies and Steve Coogan’s Paul & Pauline Calf Video Diaries and Coogan’s Run and our audio includes Cabin Pressure, Shush!, Agendum, Armando Iannucci’s Charm Offensive, Kevin Eldon Will See You Now, Thanks A Lot, Milton Jones!, Jack & Millie, Tom Neenan’s The Hauntening, Marcus Brigstocke’s The Brig Society and Giles Wemmbley Hogg, Jeremy Hardy Speaks To The Nation, The 99p Challenge, Bigipedia, the list goes on…
… and then stops. So they need new stars, new scripts, new shows. That’s where you come in.
FUNNYDOTCOMP is a competition where they select four radio scripts for more development. This will include –
- a detailed script-editing session by multi-award-winning producer/director David Tyler leading to –
- a fully-rehearsed table read or mic’d-up performance, by a cast of actors (or your own team if it’s a writer/performer-led script) and directed by David Tyler…
- … with a view to possible further development by Pozzitive and a submission to audio broadcasters
The competition is open to any writer, writer-performer, or group based in the UK or Ireland
You must be aged over 18
You must be eligible to work in the UK
Applications will open on November 10th, and close at midnight on January 10th
They will aim to let all applicants know the outcome by February 10th at the latest
If your script is selected, script editing will take place in February, ready for your script to be performed in early March