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Tuesday 25th September 2018
Saturday 11th August 2018
Comedian and financial writer Dominic Frisby talks about why many comedians perform in Edinburgh despite knowing they're going to lose money.
Thursday 19th July 2018
Wednesday 23rd May 2018
A report commissioned by the Writers' Guide Of Great Britain has revealed that TV sitcom in the UK is mainly created by male writers. Only 11% of British sitcoms are written predominantly by women.
Tuesday 15th May 2018
Podcast hosting platform Acast has teamed up with production company Wisebuddah to launch a competition to find a new podcast star.
Sunday 29th April 2018
Brendan Way from improv group The Parentheticals explains the importance of rehearsals when it comes to performing improvised comedy.
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Details for applying for the job of comedy commissioning editor at Channel 4.C21 Media, 25th September 2018
Tiernan Douieb explains how it worked for him.Tiernan Douieb, Chortle, 21st September 2018
As a new series of Newsjack airs, we take a look at the key ingredients behind the sketches broadcast each episode...Why Did The Chicken?, 15th September 2018
I recently chatted with co-founder Sarah Henley about how NextUp is supporting comedians via a 50/50 revenue share model, and their aim is to have 50/50 male and female representation on the service. Seen as women make up half the population, y'know.Angela Johnson, Entertainment Focus, 5th September 2018
Referring to the growing on-line audience, Gwynfor suggested that creating a short form sketch for YouTube brings with it "new challenges as well as new opportunities to experiment".Royal Television Society, 3rd September 2018