iShorts + Funny Girls Comedy Night (15)

Fri 24 Feb 2017 | 8.15pm | £6*

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iShorts + Funny Girls Comedy Night (15)

Somewhere between a night of standup comedy and film, Exeter Phoenix presents an evening of laughs showcasing the best new British female comedy directors, complete with a live comedian to compere.

A chance to see a selection of brilliantly funny short film from Creative England’s iShorts + Funny Girls, which were developed in partnership with the BFI NET.WORK, alongside Big Talk and Baby Cow, two of the UK’s most successful comedy film and television production companies.

The evening will be compered by Emily Souter Johnson.Emily Souter Johnson is a performer, comedienne and raconteur. She has performed in venues across the South West and Ireland as a storyteller and host. More recently she has started working to support upcoming theatre makers and artists in her role as Artist Development Producer at The Bike Shed Theatre. She is a part of Beyond the Ridiculous a theatre company based in Bristol and brought a sketch comedy show up to Edinburgh with her company Cantankerous Theatre. 

FILMS:

Rhona and Donna
Daina O. Pusić, 15mins

Nothing is standing in the way of 15-year-old Donna and the leading role in her school production of Romeo and Juliet – except her conjoined twin Rhonna.

Sarah Chong Is Going To Kill Herself
Ella Jones, 15mins

Sensing a fracture in her beloved workplace, administrative revolutionary Sarah Chong decides to take matters into her own hands… hands that may well contain grenades!

Little Big House
Cat Jones, 14mins

A death on the wing leaves young offender Liam with a problem. He owes Fren-z some drugs and they’re stashed in the worst place possible.

Three Women Wait For Death
Dir: Isabelle Sieb, 15mins

Miranda and her daughters are crammed in a caravan to be near their unwell Gramps. Bills are mounting, but Gramps has hidden his savings and doesn’t remember where.

Here Boy
Molly Manners, 14mins

In Claudia, Simon has met the perfect girl but she treats him like a dog and there’s only so much he can take.

Venue: Studio 74, Exeter Phoenix

 

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