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Finding your comedy 'voice'

If there was, I mean obviously and to my lasting regret there isn't, but if there was a 'How To Be A Successful Comedy Writer 101', I am absolutely certain it would advocate getting out there and experiencing life.

Jasmine Tonie, Funny Women, 21st September 2017

How to... learn stand-up comedy

You do not necessarily have to do a comedy course to try stand-up comedy.

John Byrne, The Stage, 19th September 2017

How to build a career in comedy

I think one thing is to have a very specific three-year or five-year aim. And, indeed, ten and twenty year aim.

John Fleming's Blog, 13th September 2017

Introducing the 2017 Comedy Room writers

Comedy Room is our six-month development scheme for writers identified through our open submission script room and other talent searches. Following our most recent script room the writers in the Comedy Room 2017 have met up this week for the first time for a series of workshops.

BBC, 8th September 2017

Producers back ITV comedy

Senior comedy figures behind Peter Kay's Car Share, Vicious and Benidorm have hit back at Kevin Lygo's claims that the future of scripted comedy on ITV is "bleak".

Miranda Blazeby, Broadcast, 7th September 2017

The art of a successful comedy

Roughcut TV's head of comedy Alex Smith on how comedy has had to up its game in the multichannel VoD landscape.

Alex Smith, Televisual, 5th September 2017

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