British Comedy Guide
Gemma Arrowsmith. Copyright: Idil Sukan.

My Comedy Career: Gemma Arrowsmith

Writer and actor Gemma Arrowsmith discusses how being able to handle rejection is imperative if you want to work in comedy.

Tell us what you do in your job.

I'm a comedy writer-performer and script editor. I'm probably best known for writing on Tracey Ullman's Show and Tracey Breaks The News.

I spend most of my time complaining that there aren't enough sketch shows while simultaneously writing on loads of sketch shows. On Tracey Ullman's Show I was fortunate enough to write a sketch with Jeremy Dyson, which was a career highlight, as he is a hero of mine. I...

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