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An update from the Comedy Script Room readers

We're just about to start the full read stage of the latest Comedy Script Room, and there's one key thing we've noticed in terms of which scripts make it this far. Great characters.

BBC Writersroom, 16th June 2017

Should I write a spec script?

A 'spec' script is one that is written speculatively. Or 'on spec'. Which means that no-one has paid you or commissioned you to write it.

James Cary, Sitcom Geek, 16th June 2017

Outlining your sitcom script

Writing a half-hour script is hard. Really hard.

James Cary, Sitcom Geek, 13th June 2017

How NextUp film stand-up

The inside scoop on filming stand-up via an exclusive interview with NextUp's video exec producer supremo Dan Berg.

NextUp, 23rd May 2017

Felix Dexter Bursary for Comedy Writers launched

The bursary is designed to make a positive intervention to address an under-representation of BAME professionals in comedy authorship and subsequently representation in the broadcast industry.

Shane Allen, BBC, 25th May 2017

Event report: Who will save the sitcom?

Is the sitcom in crisis and, if so, how can we rescue it? That was the question posed at a WGGB panel event on 22 May 2017 at London's Museum of Comedy.

Writers' Guild of Great Britain, 23rd May 2017

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