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Newsjack: How the show is made

Saturday 3rd February

British Comedy Guide goes behind-the-scenes on Newsjack to learn how the producers sift through scripts and edit the sketch show. There's various handy tips in here for those looking to submit jokes to the show.


Christmas Cracker Joke Telling - The Art Of Delivery, from Bath Spa University.

How to write and tell a Christmas Cracker joke

Friday 22nd December 2017

Lecturers from Bath Spa University have looked at the 'science' behind Christmas Cracker jokes. In this article they explain how to write a good festive gag, and how to deliver your seasonal one-liner.


NATYS Finalists.

NATYS 2018 open for entry

Tuesday 5th December 2017
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Entry is open for New Acts Of The Year 2018 (The NATYS), the London-based competition for stand-up comedians and stage performers.


Edinburgh Comedy Award 2016 Best Show nominees. Image shows from L to R: Zoe Coombs Marr, Kieran Hodgson, James Acaster, Tom Ballard, Richard Gadd, Al Porter, Nish Kumar.

Want to be an Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2017 judge?

Monday 24th April 2017
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The Edinburgh Comedy Awards are looking for comedy fans to join their judging panel this August. This article contains details on what is involved and how to apply.


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