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Sitcom Geeks

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A podcast series for those interested in the mechanics of situation comedy. James Cary and Dave Cohen discuss the art of sitcom writing for TV and Radio.

Previous Episodes

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Episode 27 - First Ten Pages

30th June 2016.   50 minutes.

James and David talk about the pros and cons of crowdfunding sitcoms and give notes on the first ten pages of three scripts sent in by some brave listeners.

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Episode 26 - Notes

16th June 2016.   40 minutes.

Do you want some advice? Of course you don't, there's nothing more annoying than someone telling you what's wrong with your work of genius. In this episode Dave and James...

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Episode 25 - Edinburgh

2nd June 2016.   33 minutes.

In this episode Dave, James and Katie explain why - whether you're a writer, performer, writer-performer or spectator - it's essential you spend some time checking out the Edinburgh Fringe...

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Episode 19 - Welcome To Our World

10th March 2016.   36 minutes.

As if you don't have enough work to do creating believable funny characters and great stories, when you start to create a new sitcom you also need to think hard...

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Episode 18 - Bill Knows Best

25th February 2016.   30 minutes.

Bill Dare is a writer, producer, novelist, and Senior Tutor for the National Film and Television School's Comedy Writing course. James and Dave grill Bill about writing sitcom, how to...

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Episode 16 - Doing It Yourself!

28th January 2016.   41 minutes.

Do your big plans for 2016 include making a YouTube video to showcase your brilliant sitcom script? Listen to the advice of James and Dave before you decide. Plus the...

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Episode 15 - The Shape of Sits to Com

14th January 2016.   34 minutes.

In this action-packed episode, Dave and James discuss what commissioners say they're looking for in 2016, and what they really are looking for. They're joined by The Times' Comedy Critic...

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Episode 13 - Jokes

17th December 2015.   43 minutes.

James and Dave talk about those things that are easily forgotten as you establish your characters and plot your stories: jokes. We also look at the First Ten Pages of...

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Episode 11 - The Rise of the Writer-Performer

19th November 2015.   38 minutes.

With the rise of the writer-performer sitcom, Dave and James look at what this means for the humble sitcom writer. (SPOILERS: There are pros. And there are cons.) Also: The...

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