Comedy production company Mighty Bunny are launching a scheme aimed at deaf, disabled and/or neurodivergent comedy writers, funded by the BBC Radio Indie Development Fund.
Applicants need to send two sketches and fill in an application form HERE. Ts&Cs and contact details can also be found there. The closing date is 23:59 BST on 5th October 2022.
Around 40 writers will e selected for online workshops and mentoring, where they will get feedback on their work from established writers and producers.
They will also be briefed on a new sketch show in development, and mentored by experienced script editors and producers to hone their ideas to fit a brief. Anyone whose material makes it into the final script will be paid at WGGB rates.
Questions? Mighty Bunny are hosting a webinar on 21st September 2022 at 12:30 BST, where you can find out more. This will be closed captioned and have a BSL interpreter. If you have other access needs, please email firstname.lastname@example.org before the event.
Deadline: 5 October 2022
Source: BBC Writersroom