“If you tell me a secret I won’t tell anyone apart from 400 people in a dark basement.” | Fiona Ridgewell talks honesty, confidence and the Funny Women 2020 finals

Tell us about you/your act. I’m a bit of a gossip onstage, to be honest. If you tell me a secret I won’t tell anyone apart from 400 people in a dark basement. What’s your favourite thing about working in comedy? Meeting different people everyday, I feel like it’s enriched my life. I have lots … Continue reading “If you tell me a secret I won’t tell anyone apart from 400 people in a dark basement.” | Fiona Ridgewell talks honesty, confidence and the Funny Women 2020 finals

“I’d love to see diversity in all its raw, box breaking, oddball glory.” | Eryn Tett talks identity, absurdity and the 2020 Funny Women finals

Tell us about you/your act. Hey, I’m Eryn. I’m an alternative comedian born and raised in Singapore, now living in Manchester. I do stand up comedy, host and produce a webseries/gig called ‘Unpaid But Great Exposure’ and make silly videos. Described as “fast moving...and absurd” (Diva Magazine), my stand up is made up of word … Continue reading “I’d love to see diversity in all its raw, box breaking, oddball glory.” | Eryn Tett talks identity, absurdity and the 2020 Funny Women finals

“If I ever took an audience for granted before COVID, I certainly never will again! ” | Naomi Cooper on live audiences, pyjamas at work and the 2020 Funny Women finals

Tell us about you/your act. I’m a storytelling comic. As soon as anything happens in my life that’s remotely amusing, embarrassing or weird, it gets written down. If you go through the ‘notes’ app on my phone, all you’ll find is ideas for sets and other people’s WiFi passwords. Then at some point I sit … Continue reading “If I ever took an audience for granted before COVID, I certainly never will again! ” | Naomi Cooper on live audiences, pyjamas at work and the 2020 Funny Women finals