Category: Comedy Hot House

NE Comedy Hot House Webinar: Writing comedy, first steps with Emily Fairweather

Posted on by North East Screen
Tuesday 9th June, 11am-12pm

Want to write comedy for TV? Want to know how to take those first steps to getting an agent and your first paid gig?

Our North East Comedy Hot House team chat to Emily Fairweather, who has recently had her first broadcast appointment with The Mallorca Files, had a script optioned by Shiny Button Productions and secured a new leading writers agent in Casarotto Ramsay & Associates. Emily is currently writing for UKTV and ITV .

This is your chance to hear how Emily did it, how she built her networks and developed her craft, and to gain some insights into her day-to-day working life.

This webinar will be shown via Zoom. Register through Eventbrite here. You will receive an emailed link to the Zoom event 24 hours beforehand.

For more information about this event, contact

This event is supported by Northern Film + Media’s Tees Valley ERDF project. Places are free but limited. You must have a Tees Valley base, be over 18yrs and be eligible to access SME support.

Northern Film + Media’s Tees Valley Screen project is funded by the ERDF through Creative Industries Business Support and Development Programme 2014-20, which is bringing over £300m into the North East to support innovation, enterprise and business support across the region. Additional funding support for this project is from Tees Valley Combined Authority and Arts Council England.