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

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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Episode 116 - Improv and Dialogue

27th June 2019.   43 minutes.

This week James and Dave discuss improvisation, how to make dialogue sound like what real people talk like, like, and women in comedy writing rooms.

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Episode 115 - Soup To Nuts

13th June 2019.   44 minutes.

Ever thought: "I've had a great idea for a sitcom"? Then wondered what to do next? Dave and James are creating an entire sitcom before your ears - and in...

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Episode 113 - Characters In Search Of A Plot

16th May 2019.   49 minutes.

Dave and James catch up, slightly breathless, on the feast of narrative comedy from across the entire range of TV channels since March. There's more twists to the ongoing comedy...

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Episode 111 - Polishing Your Script

11th April 2019.   38 minutes.

Dave and James talk about how you can buff up your script so it's ready to send off to someone important. They also talk a bit about residuals and royalties...

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