Briony is a writer and performer. As a writer she was shortlisted for the BAFTA Rocliffe Comedy Script 2016, has written additional material for BBC Radio 4, was shortlisted for the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum at the NYTV Festival 2012 and the Red Planet Picture Prize 2010. Briony’s wrote and starred in short film, Forget-Me-Not that has screened internationally at festivals including Palm Springs Shortsfest 2014 and Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2014 (nominated for Best Comedy). Briony writes regularly with writer-director Kate Herron (Screen International Star of Tomorrow 2016). They are working on feature film, horror-comedy Miss Universe, having developed it to the final round on the Film London’s Microwave with the BFI and BBC Films and have done a rewrite on a crime-comedy script for Eric Dupont (Oscar-nominated Ave Maria) and Richard Jackson (Talisman Man Films, The Woman in Black). Their new short, SMEAR, starring comedians Sophia Di Martino (Flowers) and Nick Mohammed (Mr Swallow) is screening at the BFI London Film Festival 2017. Briony is presently developing a comedy series with Tom Davis’ company, Shiny Button (Murder in Successville).
Briony has taken a number of comedy shows up to the Edinburgh fringe festival including solo shows at The Pleasance Theory of Positivity, 2017 and Secret Show, 2016 (“Effortlessy feel-good” The Skinny) and comic play Farce Noir: The Big Sheep at Underbelly 2013 (“the script is positively soaked in wordplay” Fest). With Paul Foxcroft she performs as double-act Surname & Surname (“An articulate sense of mischief” The Times) and regularly performs with renowned improv company The Free Association (“The UK has an equivalent to the professionalised improv of Chicago’s Second City or Upright Citizens Brigade, the FA are it” Fest Mag).
|2016||Special Squad||Sitcom script shortlisted for the BAFTA Rocliffe Comedy Script 2016|
|2016||Miss Universe||Shadowhouse Ltd||Feature film co-written with Writer/Director Kate Herron in development|
|2016||Slumber||Short film script Honourable Mention in NYC Midnight Screenwriting Challenge|
|2014||Haunted||Feature film co-written with Writer/Director Kate Herron shortlisted to Creative England’s iFEATURES 2014|
|2014||Forget-Me-Not||Organised Chaos||Short film screened internationally including Palm Springs Shortsfest.
Nominated for Best Comedy at Aesthetica Short Film Festival.
Winner of Peoples Choice Award at Shärt International Film Festival
|2012||KIPPERS||Sitcom script co-written with Stephanie Ancell, shortlisted for
BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum at the New York Television Festival 2012
|2010||A.L.||Comedy-drama script co-created with Alex Wonsowski.
Finalist in the Red Planet Picture Prize 2010
|2009||Laura Solon: Talking & Not Talking||BBC Radio 4||Additional Material, episode 3.6|
|2009||Laurence & Gus: Hearts and Minds||BBC Radio 4||Additional Material, episodes 2.1, 2.6|
|2017||Briony Redman – Theory of Positivity||Pleasance Theatre||Solo comedy show at EdFringe Festival|
|2015-16||The Free Association||The Artspace||Improv comedy, *****LondonTheatre.co.uk|
|2016||Briony Redman – Secret Show||Pleasance Theatre||Solo comedy show at EdFringe Festival, Winner Darkchat Best Comedy|
|2014||Surname & Surname: Bang||Pleasance Theatre||Double act with Paul Foxcroft, EdFringe Festival, ****ThreeWeeks|
|2013||Farce Noir: The Big Sheep||Underbelly||Comic play (writer & co-star), EdFringe Festival, ****TheList|
|2013||Surname & Surname||Laughing Horse||Double act with Paul Foxcroft, EdFringe Festival, The Times Top Pick|
|2013-16||Austentatious||Various||Guest improviser with Chortle Award winning improvised Jane Austen novel|
|2012-16||Monkey Toast UK||Various||Improvised talk show led by Second City Alumni David Shore|
|2012||Ladies & Gentlemen||Laughing Horse||Sketch group, EdFringe Festival, The Scotsman’s Best Free Fringe Shows|
|2008||Bronya & SionyL Drama & Suspense||Sweet Venues||Double act with Sonya Vine, EdFringe Festival, Special Recommendation,
Funny Women Fringe Awards
|2016||Fearmoth||Passer-by||Tim Vine||Feature Film|
|2015||BB “Big” Campaign||Prisoner||AMVBBDO||Commercial|
|2015||Elephant’s Breath||Holly||Director Gavin O’Grady||Short Film|
|2015||Curry’s PC World||Alison||1000 Heads, Will Riddell||Promo|
|2015||Talking Dead||Zombie||Fox International UK||Promo|
|2015||NTV Awards||Zombie||Fox, Nat. Geographic||Television|
|2015||Science of Stupid||Zombie||Fox, Nat. Geographic||Promo|
|2014||Forget-Me-Not||Laura||Organised Chaos||Short film, Nominated Best Actress at Houston Comedy Film Festival|
|2013||Bathstore||Kate||Hoot Comedy||Viral Internet, 750,000 online hits|
|2011||Open House||Estate Agent||Under The Stairs||Short film, Film of the month on Shooting People, Dir: Kate Herron|
|2011||Mercutio’s Dreaming||Girl 2||Cineast, BBC Writersroom||Short film directed by Daniel York|