Sorry, I Didn’t Know Writers Submission Form

Please fill in the form below to apply to join the writers room for the next series of Sorry, I Didn’t Know.

  • Please link your Twitter page below if you have one.
  • Please link your Instagram page below if you have one.
  • Please attach a photo of yourself. This should be a photo that you are happy for us to share on social media if you are selected.
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  • Please attach your CV. This MUST be in PDF format and must be titled firstname.lastname.SIDKWRITERCV
    Accepted file types: pdf.


  • We'd like you to write a sample intro to the show for our host Jimmy Akingbola. This should be short and sweet! Just an intro to the name of the show and then a sentence explaining the show in a fun way. See below for a couple of examples from the first series:

    • Hello and welcome to Sorry, I didn’t know. I am your host, Jimmy Akingbola and I’ll be taking you on a tour of our unsung heroes and untold stories. History with a touch of colour.
    • Greetings and good tidings. Welcome to Sorry, I didn’t know. I’m Jimmy Akingbola and I’ll be your guide as we take a trip down memory lanes of the past. History with a touch of colour.


  • Write your short intro for our host, Jimmy Akingbola, below.


  • We'd like you to write us three history based jokes. They must be history themed, funny and not too long (we’re not looking for funny stories, just funny jokes!

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