About Debs

Debs Wardle is a comedy writer who drinks a lot of tea. And when we say “a lot”, we mean alarming quantities.

For info on upcoming performances, etc, plus exciting* news on Debs’ writing and general activities, you can follow her on twitter here and facebook here.

For a list of comedy things wot Debs has written, please scroll down or use the menu links at the top of this page.

*May be an exaggeration.

Rehearsed Reading – 2nd December 2018

Debs has teamed up with Simon Josiffe once again to bring you another afternoon of rehearsed readings – Sunday 2nd December, 2pm, Baron’s Court Theatre.

This time, a brilliant cast of actors will be giving voice to her sitcom pilot “Domesday”.

Further information can be found over on Facebook.

6×30 TV Sitcom

If you’d like more information on any of the below, please do get in touch.

Domesday – a comedy series set in 1086 about four men travelling across Devon gathering information for the Domesday Survey whilst trying not to fall foul of any local witches, ghosts, or pixies.

– Extract selected and workshopped at 2018 London Screenwriter’s Festival Actors Table Read

Henge – a comedy series about four young people trying to get to grips with adulthood during the Neolithic answer to Bestival.

Erf – a comedy series about a mild mannered ice-cream man who unexpectedly finds himself on a space station in orbit around Earth several millennia in the future.

– Extract selected and workshopped at 2017 London Screenwriter’s Festival Actors Table Read

Life After Uni – a comedy series about three recent graduates trying to get used to a confusing world where weekday hangovers are frowned upon and people get pregnant on purpose.

Theatre

Again, please get in touch for more information.

Vamps – In this one-hour comedy stage play, problems start to arise for four female vampires when several boxes of letters come to light and it’s revealed that one of their former lovers is less deceased than he ought to be.

– Extract performed (Rehearsed Reading) at Page to Stage London 22nd November 2017

Rooms – In this 40 minute comedy stage play, a singer and her PA find themselves trapped in a grotty hotel while a storm rages outside. If that weren’t bad enough, they inadvertently get on the wrong side of the two inept spies in the room next door.

– Performed (Rehearsed Reading) at Barons Court Theatre 25th August 2018

Sketches

Debs has written a lot of sketches, so these are just small a sample – all of which were recorded live at Baron’s Court Theatre on 2nd June 2018.

 

The Danish – You’re stuck in a meeting room for another hour with nothing left to talk about and there’s only one Danish Pastry left.

Laura – Claire Wood , Phil – Simon Balcon, Alice – Victoria Ashford, Kelly – Emma Zadow

 

I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That) – When a simple request from boyfriend to girlfriend turns into an argument. (Written as part of the 28 Plays Later challenge)

Fred – Simon Balcon, Mary – Victoria Ashford

 

Left On The Shelf – Being in possession of some juicy gossip is difficult when you’re a shelving unit. (Written as part of the 28 Plays Later challenge)

Tracy – Emma Zadow, Belinda – Claire Wood , Ryan – Simon Balcon

 

Dating – You’ve been sent on your first ever internet date, your palms are sweating, and there’s only so much wine in your glass. (Written as part of the 28 Plays Later challenge)

Dani – Claire Wood , Lucy – Victoria Ashford

 

Lunchtime – Eating your sandwiches whilst a colleague berates you is a lot of hassle on your lunchbreak. (Written as part of the 28 Plays Later challenge)

Jenny – Emma Zadow, Elisa – Claire Wood , Maria – Victoria Ashford