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Janice Day

Writer and agent
Janice Day headshot

Comedienne Janice Day is a commissioned screenwriter recently turned agent with SMART Talent Kent and Industry Manager for SMART Academy of Writing. She also trains writers in Interface Networking Skills (ie, how to ‘work’ a room).

She is the author of comedy cancer memoir ‘Getting It Off My Chest’. Winner of the Sabotage Comedy Icon Competition for best stand-up comedian, she was runner up in the Windows Live Spaces Stand-up Comedian competition, and audience favourite at the Absolute Moose end of Stand up and Deliver Comedy course at Edinburgh Fringe 2007.

As a writer, Janice has been shortlisted for the UK Film Council’s 25 words or less competition and long-listed for the BBC 3 Last Laugh: End of Sitcom Competition. She was twice selected for the first round of TAPS and awarded MA fees by the Equity Trust Fund. 

She has written several commissioned feature film screenplays and her production company All Change Productions is developing a slate of factual entertainment programmes, including one with award-winning documentary Director, Paul Kittel, on undiagnosed ADHD in Adults.

A feature-film adaptation of her cancer memoir is in development with Matthew Wilson at Island Pictures. The theatrical one-woman stage adaptation is in development with Matthew Gould, a top West-End Director.

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