Be funny for money!

Union JACK’s on the hunt for comedy writers! We’ll pay you at least three shillings for your funny-ness.


Topical one-liners

These are the backbone of the Union JACK personality – topical lines that lampoon the state of the world! Whether Brexit or Love Island – whatever happening’s in the news, we want to hear about it!

A few examples from recent events and news stories are below:


"Union JACK. Unlike WhatsApp, we can't hack it."

"Union JACK. After last night's curry, we've got more of a backstop problem than Theresa May"

"Union JACK's playing hide and seek with Julian Assange - FOUND YOU!"




Guide to Being British

These are slightly longer 30-60 second sketches. Using a voiceover in the style of the Pathe news voiceover, they poke fun at British culture  – such as queuing, motorway etiquette, getting a haircut etc.

A recent example, from the London Marathon, is here:




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