Jessica Silcock and Naomi Smith are a Manchester-based comedy writing partnership. They were finalists in the BBC’s “Jesting About 2” competition, and received mentorship from BBC Comedy producers. Their script was selected for read-through, where it was very well received.
They have previously developed original ideas with NBC Universal’s comedy division Lucky Giant and BBC3, and have written on BBC3 comedy PRAMFACE. They have previously written sketch material for CBBC’s CLASS DISMISSED, BBC’s THAT MITCHELL AND WEBB SOUND, WATSON & OLIVER, DNN and THE HEADSET SET. The currently have an original comedy under option and in development with Hat Trick Productions, plus were recently commissioned to write on a new sketch series for Comedy Central.
On the children’s side, they have recently developed an original live action comedy series with CBBC and were commissioned to write a treatment and pilot script. Selected other children’s credits include sketch show SPOT BOTS for CBBC, NELLA THE PRINCESS KNIGHT for Brown Bag Films/Nick Jr, FLOOGALS for Belly Up Productions and WISSPER for Milkshake. They have also written DANI’S CASTLE and MILLIE INBETWEEN for The Foundation.