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Writing and cartoon advice

Some advice from Andy Riley on topics such as 'How can I break into comedy scriptwriting?'

Andy Riley, 17th March 2017

Unamused by the Moose

Janet Bettesworth has complaints over Amused Moose new act contest.

Janet Bettesworth, Chortle, 8th March 2017

C4 appoints Bayles as Commissioning Editor for Comedy

Jack Bayles joins Channel 4 having most recently produced all three series of Channel 4's multi award-winning hit comedy Catastrophe with Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney.

Channel 4, 17th February 2017

New comedy and drama head appointed at Sky

Jason Simms has been appointed new director of drama and comedy at Sky Vision, the production and distribution arm of Sky. He will take up the role on March 20 and will report to managing director of Sky Vision, Jane Millichip.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 16th February 2017

Finding the beat

A beat, in the context of a story, is an event, or a plot development.

James Cary, Sitcom Geek, 30th January 2017

ROAR Group expands comedy arm with CKP agency buyout

Talent management company Rights Ownership Artist Representation Group has acquired comedy agency Christian Knowles Productions, which represents talent such as Micky Flanagan and Mark Watson.

Music Week, 25th January 2017

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