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17 – 19 April 2020

Join us for the largest and most prestigious television festival in the UK.


Channel 4’s Short-form Original Comedy Initiative

Discussion and Q&A with writer-performers Donna Preston and Verona Rose and producers Guy Davidson and Daniel Clarke

Hear how Channel 4’s Short-form Original Comedy Initiative works with new and diverse talent from across Britain.

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Total runtime 60min

Original Comedy from Channel 4 is a platform for exciting and distinctive new voices. It aims to be punchy and distinctive and mirror the experiences of young audiences across the UK in a series of bold, experimental comedy shorts exclusive to Channel 4’s social channels, including YouTube and Facebook. Join our panel of comedy writer-performers Donna Preston and Verona Rose and producer-writers Guy Davidson and Daniel Clarke to hear how you could get your big break and what the producers are looking for.

Tickets £5 for 16-25 year-olds, otherwise £15, concs £12 (BFI Members pay £2 less, concs £1.60 less)

Tickets on sale to BFI Champions and Patrons Mon 2 Mar 11:30, to BFI Members Tue 3 Mar 11:30, Radio Times readers on Wed 4 March 11:30 and to the public Tue 10 Mar 11:30.



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