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DIY Hard –
Paramount Comedy Channel


Paramount Comedy Channel


Competition to find and then produce a ten minute comedy script which was then released in cinemas across the UK in front of a major feature film.

The competition was promoted on-air on Paramount Comedy and via media partner Total Film and through First Film Foundation’s grass-roots network.

Four shortlisted scripts were performed by established comedy actors in front of a live audience in the West End and a winner was selected by judges which included Stephen Fry, Ricky Gervais, Leslee Udwin (Producer of East is East) and Jonathan Cavendish (Producer Bridget Jones’ Diary).


The finished film, DIY HARD, starring David Thewlis and Alison Steadman was released in front of ROAD TO PERDITION in UCI Cinemas across the UK.


Executive Producer: Jonathan Rawlinson
Producer: Andrea Cornwell