TTG (TicketText Group), the company behind London live entertainment venues 2Northdown and 21Soho, specializing in stand-up comedy, has announced the expansion of Laughing Around, its TV, Digital & Podcast production business .
Following the recent hire of producer Lauren Jay (The Stand Up Sketch Show, Mock the Week), Laughing Around is now actively developing projects, scripted and unscripted, for broadcasters, SVOD, digital and podcast platforms. Jay previously held several production and development positions at companies such as Endemol Shine Group and Angst Productions.
Laughing Around has its own podcast studio at 21Soho and is set to announce producer deals for a number of newly developed podcasts, as well as support for already established podcasts. It also has several formats under development with broadcast curators.
Going forward, Laughing Around is looking for scripts and original ideas to consider in development as well, and is currently meeting with agents, comedians and broadcasters.
Nick Mills, Founder of TTG, said: “I am incredibly proud of how quickly Laughing Around has grown over the past 12 months. With Lauren joining the team, the business will continue to grow more and more as we accelerate momentum through her wealth of experience, which is already enabling us to unlock new creative and business opportunities.
TTG operates 2Northdown (https://www.2northdown.com/) and 21Soho (https://www.21-soho.com/), two of London’s most respected live comedy venues that have become synonymous with the best talent to see on the circuit live, with artists like Alan Carr, Aisling Bea, Joe Lycett, Frank Skinner, Romesh Ranganathan, Tom Allen, Brett Goldstein, Sophie Duker, Lolly Adefope, Phil Wang and Rob Beckett performing there these last months.
Laughing Around (https://www.laughingaround.com/) has previously created content (distributed via digital and social media, including TikTok, Instagram and YouTube), for Olga Koch, Babatunde Aleshe, Helen Bauer, Dane Baptiste, Finlay Christie, Aurie Styla, Ania Magliano, Kemah Bob, Jack Barry and many more. Utilizing a network of creative freelancers and an in-house production team, Laughing Around offers a fast boutique production facility for live performance streaming, VOD and scripted material.