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 134 - Sitcom Scripts Q&A

27th February 2020.   46 minutes.

James and Dave answer your sitcom script-based questions about turning your idea into a sitcom, making sure your idea hasn't been done (it has), what makes a studio sitcom script,...

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Episode 133 - Where Did We Go Right?

13th February 2020.   50 minutes.

Dave and James dig deep into the 15 scripts on the longlist of the BCG Pro Sitcom Geeks Script Challenge and explain what works, and how you can all move...

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Episode 132 - Story Is Character

30th January 2020.   49 minutes.

James and Dave talk more about the scripts from the BCG Pro competition, with some more thoughts on getting the story going, how story is character (saving you a fortune...

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Episode 131 - Writing Comedy Is Hard!

23rd January 2020.   48 minutes.

While you were eating and sleeping your way through the holidays Dave and James were reading your script entries to the BCG Pro Sitcom Geeks Script Challenge - all 65...

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Milton Jones.

Episode 130 - Milton Jones

9th January 2020.   54 minutes.

'My act is like putting a cartoon in someone's head.' Dave and James enjoy a fascinating session in the company of one of the country's top comedians, ahead of his...

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Episode 128 - What's The Difference?

12th December 2019.   51 minutes.

This episode Dave and James ask what's the difference between character and characters, story and stories, stand-up and acting? (Spoiler - it's not 8 quid). Also not to be missed...

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Episode 126 - Honing Your First Ten Pages

14th November 2019.   53 minutes.

Here's plenty of valuable last-minute tips from James and Dave before you send your script out to a producer or competition. And don't worry if you miss the Sitcom Geeks...

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Episode 125 - Creating Comedy Characters

31st October 2019.   43 minutes.

With the November 17 deadline approaching for the Sitcom Script Challenge, Dave and James talk about extracting maximum mileage from your characters. Spoiler alert: they don't have to be likeable.

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Episode 121 - Rules of Sitcom

5th September 2019.   35 minutes.

Back to school as Dave and James update the complete guide for writing the best sitcom script. Plus news of an exciting new competition for all aspiring sitcom writers.

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Episode 117 - Time Management

11th July 2019.   46 minutes.

Whether you have a day, an hour, or five minutes waiting for the bus to spare, Dave and James offer lots of practical advice on how best to use your...

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