Gemma Arrowsmith (Part 1)

In the first of this two-parter, Alex chats to writer, actor and script editor Gemma Arrowsmith (BBC’s ‘Tracey Ullman Show’, BBC Radio 4’s ‘Gemma Arrowsmith: Emergency Broadcast’) about online writers rooms, love of Sci-fi, and discovering comedy via Birmingham video shops.


In second of this two-parter, Alex chats to Gemma about satire and sketch, panels and planets, rejections and radio silence.


Gemma also creates a character on the spot based solely on the made-up name given to her by the show’s previous guest in ‘Chain(ge) of Character’. This episode was recorded 20th June 2020.


You can find out more about Gemma at… http://gemmaarrowsmith.com/ Tw: @mmaarrow

Listen to Gemma’s Radio 4 special ‘Emergency Broadcast’ here… https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000s171

Watch Sketches In My Flat here… https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7257EF7349D7EE5F


Presented, recorded, edited and produced by Alex Lynch (@AlexJRLynch)

Music by Naive

Artwork by Tom Crowley

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