Britain's Got Satire

By Word on Health

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Britain’s Got Satire is the brainchild of seasoned media professional, Paul Pennington.

"Britain’s Got Satire provides unknown comedy talent with the opportunity to learn and work alongside a team of professional comics to create topical satire for radio and online TV audiences."

The pilot production of Britain’s Got Satire took place on the 27th of April 2016 and was both recorded for radio and filmed for online TV in front of a live audience at one of London's top comedy venues performed by a team of highly experienced professional comedians. The script for the show was derived from entries to a new comedy writers competition promoted on radio stations across the UK and via a number of the UK's leading comedy writing forums. A video of the pilot show is available free of charge to view via

We’re hoping with your support through this Chuffed crowdfunding campaign to cover the considerable radio and TV production, marketing and administration costs involved in producing a weekly series of Britain’s Got Satire. We are offering an extensive series of perks/rewards, these include credits on our website and at the start of our shows, after dinner speaking, TV and radio studio production, media/communication training and comedy skills coaching for corporations.

The Britain's Got Satire Performance Team

Aatif Nawaz

Aatif is an accomplished, stand-up, presenter and social commentator. His acclaimed stand-up comedy show Muslims Do it 5 Times a Day, earned rave reviews and full houses at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2015.

Dave Chawner

Dave is an award winning comic, published author and mental health campaigner who has featured in The Guardian, The Independent, Cosmopolitan, and seen on BBC, ITV and Channel 4.

Jay Sodagar

Jay is a renowned professional stand-up comedian and comedy tutor with over 20 years of experience, having performed extensively across the UK and the US with several TV and film credits to his name.

Paul Pennington

Paul has been a media professional for over thirty five years – as a comedy actor, writer, broadcaster and journalist. He started his career in the early 1980’s as a performer in the West End of London comedies by Oscar winning writer Colin Welland (Roll On Four O’Clock) and Society of West End Theatre Award winner Julian Mitchell (Another Country). In 1992 he moved into broadcast production and journalism. For the past 21 years he has written and presented the weekly radio series ‘Word On Health’ which appears on 91 independent local radio stations across the UK and the Gulf States, a series he makes freely, supported through his work as a media trainer and corporate coach (

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Team Members

Paul Pennington