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 are have recently developed an original live action comedy series with CBBC and were commissioned to write a treatment and pilot script. They have previously developed original ideas with NBC Universal’s comedy division Lucky Giant and BBC3, and have written on BBC3 comedy PRAMFACE. They worked with CBBC on sketch show SPOT BOTS and have written two episodes of NELLA THE PRINCESS KNIGHT for Brown Bag Films/Nick Jr. They have also written DANI’S CASTLE and MILLIE INBETWEEN for The Foundation. 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, and are working on a number of original ideas.