Jessica Silcock & Naomi Smith

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.

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UNTITLED (2019)
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Comedy Central
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Commissioned to write on new sketch series
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UNTITLED (2019)
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Hat Trick Productions
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Original 30' comedy under option and in development
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KIT AND PUP (2018)
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CBeebies
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Commissioned to write material for new preschool series
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WISSPER Series 2 (2017-18)
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Milkshake
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Commissioned to write 6 x 7’ scripts for animated preschool series
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FLOOGALS Series 2 (2017)
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Belly Up Productions
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Commissioned to write 1 x 11’ episode on animated preschool comedy series
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UNTITLED (2016-18)
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CBBC
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Commissioned to write a treatment and pilot script for original live action comedy drama series.
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THE EXES (2014-17)
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Lucky Giant/NBCU
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Original Sitcom under option
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NELLA THE PRINCESS KNIGHT (2015)
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Brown Bag Films/Nick Jr
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Commissioned to write 2x 11 minute scripts for new animated children’s TV programme.
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SPOT BOTS (2015)
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CBBC
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Commissioned to write 8 x 1-2 min scripts for this new play-along sketch show.
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CLASS DISMISSED (2015)
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CBBC
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Commissioned to write sketch material for BAFTA winning children’s comedy series
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DNN Series 2 (2013-14)
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CBBC
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Commissioned to write sketch material for Weekly “as live” topical spoof news show.
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MILLIE INBETWEEN (2013-14)
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The Foundation
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Commissioned to write one episode of this children’s comedy drama show.
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DANI'S CASTLE Series 3 (2013-14)
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The Foundation
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Commissioned to write one episode of this children’s show.
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UNTITLED (2013-14)
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BBC Comedy
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Commissioned to write original 30 minute script for BBC3
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LADIES AND GENTLEMEN (2013-14)
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BBC Comedy
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Original script under option and developed
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PRAMFACE Series 3 (2013)
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BBC Comedy
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Co-writers on one episode of this BBC3 comedy series. Tx March 2014.
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DNN (2013)
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CBBC
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Commissioned to write sketch material for Weekly “as live” topical spoof news show.
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WATSON AND OLIVER (2012)
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BBC
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Commissioned to write sketch material for this new comedy series.
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THAT MITCHELL AND WEBB SOUND Series 5 (2013)
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BBC Radio 4
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Commissioned to write sketch material
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THE HEADSET SET Series 2 (2012)
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BBC Radio 4
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Commissioned to write sketch material
TELEVISION
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UNTITLED (2019) Comedy Central Commissioned to write on new sketch series
UNTITLED (2019) Hat Trick Productions Original 30' comedy under option and in development
KIT AND PUP (2018) CBeebies Commissioned to write material for new preschool series
WISSPER Series 2 (2017-18) Milkshake Commissioned to write 6 x 7’ scripts for animated preschool series
FLOOGALS Series 2 (2017) Belly Up Productions Commissioned to write 1 x 11’ episode on animated preschool comedy series
UNTITLED (2016-18) CBBC Commissioned to write a treatment and pilot script for original live action comedy drama series.
THE EXES (2014-17) Lucky Giant/NBCU Original Sitcom under option
NELLA THE PRINCESS KNIGHT (2015) Brown Bag Films/Nick Jr Commissioned to write 2x 11 minute scripts for new animated children’s TV programme.
SPOT BOTS (2015) CBBC Commissioned to write 8 x 1-2 min scripts for this new play-along sketch show.
CLASS DISMISSED (2015) CBBC Commissioned to write sketch material for BAFTA winning children’s comedy series
DNN Series 2 (2013-14) CBBC Commissioned to write sketch material for Weekly “as live” topical spoof news show.
MILLIE INBETWEEN (2013-14) The Foundation Commissioned to write one episode of this children’s comedy drama show.
DANI'S CASTLE Series 3 (2013-14) The Foundation Commissioned to write one episode of this children’s show.
UNTITLED (2013-14) BBC Comedy Commissioned to write original 30 minute script for BBC3
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN (2013-14) BBC Comedy Original script under option and developed
PRAMFACE Series 3 (2013) BBC Comedy Co-writers on one episode of this BBC3 comedy series. Tx March 2014.
DNN (2013) CBBC Commissioned to write sketch material for Weekly “as live” topical spoof news show.
WATSON AND OLIVER (2012) BBC Commissioned to write sketch material for this new comedy series.
RADIO
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THAT MITCHELL AND WEBB SOUND Series 5 (2013) BBC Radio 4 Commissioned to write sketch material
THE HEADSET SET Series 2 (2012) BBC Radio 4 Commissioned to write sketch material