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15 02.16

Fast and Funny 2016 Participants Announced

Congratulations to Nathan Byrne on being accepted into Fast and Funny 2016! Nathan was one of 12 young actors chosen from over 100 applicants.

nathanFast and Funny is an exciting collaboration between BBC Writersroom, Connected Studiosand BBC Comedy focusing on creating the next wave of comic internet sensations. We’ll be working directly with 12 individuals to develop their skills and publish their funny work online throughout 2016.

These fantastic writer/performers will have the opportunity to work with a variety of comedy professionals across the year and we already have a host of dynamic sessions in the pipeline.

First up, the Fast and Funny team will attend a masterclass led by Robert Florence, star of hugely popular sketch show Burnistoun and creator of multiple online hits including BBC Scotland digital series Rab’s First Footer, we’re really looking forward to this!

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