Month: May 2016

18 May 2016
Katherine Ryan

Sky Comedy Irish Shorts

Sky has revealed details of its next batch of comedy shorts, including films from Jason Byrne, Katherine Ryan, Seann Walsh and Al Porter. Each instalment will have an Irish theme, with sketch group Diet of Worms and stand-up Alison Spittle also contributing. The six ‘Comedy Bites’ will premiere on June 4 at the Cat Laughs […]

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16 May 2016

Nice Shorts!

Short films featuring Nick Helm, Lolly Adefope and Spencer Jones are all up for a respected TV industry award. The Christmas shorts Adefope and Jones made for Sky and Helm’s iPlayer short Elephant, which was released as part of the Funny Valentines strand, have been shortlisted for best scripted online short in the Broadcast Digital Awards. The accloades […]

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09 May 2016
New team


Merman, the Production Company founded and run by award-winning duo Sharon Horgan and Clelia Mountford, is bringing in new talent with the addition of two development executives to the team. Daniel Walker joins Merman from 42 as Head of Drama Development, while comedian and writer Katy Brand joins as Comedy Development Consultant. Merman, which was […]

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