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Thu, 18 Jun



Comedy 101: Taking Live Comedy Online with Charlie Perkins

Q+A with Charlie Perkins, producer of The Paddock (live and online!)

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Comedy 101: Taking Live Comedy Online with Charlie Perkins
Comedy 101: Taking Live Comedy Online with Charlie Perkins

Time & Location

18 Jun 2020, 18:00 – 19:00


About the event

Are you an act or performer interested in making more online content?

Trying to work out the best way to take a character from stage to screen?

Or a producer looking to help more up-and-coming live talent make the leap to media?

Well it's your lucky day!

Charlie Perkins is one of the most innovative, multi-platform producers out there, and we're thrilled to have this chance to ask her some questions.

With Blink Industries, she's taken The Paddock, her ultra-cool live comedy night, through two commissions for Channel 4 and E4 (The Paddock, and Remote Comedy from The Paddock), which she created, produces and directs. We're going to be chatting with her about working as a creative producer, developing new talent, and taking big, bold risks in comedy.


Who is hosting this session?

Charlie Dinkin is a comedy writer, currently in-house at BBC Studios. She is a live stand up director, which credits including Olga Koch's Fight, which she also helped to turn into a stand up special for Radio 4, and has various projects in development.

This session is run by Seize The Means Of Production, an open-access information sharing project from the next generation of TV, film and digital creators.


What does the session cost?

Our sessions are free for everyone who needs them, but if you possibly can, please consider making a donation to the Film & Television Charity, who do amazing work supporting people behind the scenes in the creative industries.


How do I access the session?

This Q+A is being hosted on Zoom. You will receive an email link on the morning of the event. Please check your spam folder if it hasn't arrived by 12pm.

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