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

Sitcom Geeks.

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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Episode 109 - Book Writing

21st March 2019.   40 minutes.

James and Dave talk about what we learn from all the new comedy that's tumbling out of our tellies, the BBC Writersroom window, writing books, self-publishing and London Book Fair....

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Sitcom Geeks. Image shows from L to R: Marie McDonald, Alan Irwin, Marc McElroy, James Cary.

Episode 108 - Soft Border Patrol

7th March 2019.   45 minutes.

You may have missed this item in the news, but apparently something called Brexit is about to happen. James is detained entertainingly with the team behind the unlikely Northern Ireland...

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Episode 107 - Sitcom News and Questions

21st February 2019.   32 minutes.

Bonus episode, in which Dave and James catch up with the latest comedy news. Will we have to wait for Coronation Street to finish before ITV commission any more comedy?...

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Tiernan Douieb.

Episode 99 - Tiernan Douieb

13th December 2018.   42 minutes.

Dave talks to stand-up, podcaster, kids' comedy pioneer Tiernan Douieb about juggling stand-up, podcasting and kids' comedy (but not juggling), and the dangers of spreading yourself too thin.

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Episode 97 - The Complete Comedy Writer

29th November 2018.   43 minutes.

Dave has got a book out! About comedy writing! Who better to interview him about it than James? Plus questions answered about theme tunes, building your world, audience v non...

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