Sketch Club is presented by Think Funny in association with the Gilded Balloon and Fit2Fill Limited
Sketch Club’s producer is Brian West (pictured). Brian hosted the show at the Kings Head for 6 years. He has worked for Channel 4 as a comedy writer & series producer, and he’s been a senior producer for the BBC’s online comedy team – during which time he was involved in scouring the Edinburgh Fringe for exciting new comedy talent. Brian is also a visiting lecturer in comedy on the BA scriptwriting courses at London South Bank University and Bournemouth University.
Sketch Club’s co-producer Georgina Sowerby (pictured) is a writer, performer and radio presenter and she has been producing fringe shows and comedy workshops for many years. Georgina has also worked as an advertising account manager at the Rowland Company and at Saatchi & Saatchi.
Executive Producer of Sketch Club 2013 is Karen Koren – creator of Channel 4’s “So You Think You’re Funny”. As the founder and managing director of The Gilded Balloon – one of the most renowned venues of the Edinburgh Fringe – Karen has been a pioneering promoter of comedy in the UK since the 1980s, helping to foster the careers of Bill Bailey, Eddie Izzard, Peter Kay and Graham Norton.