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BCG Pro is the UK's leading online platform for new, emerging and established comedy professionals. It provides tools and services for those looking to advance their career in comedy on stage, screen, radio or behind the scenes.

Choose the version of BCG Pro that's right for you:

BCG Pro Starter

I'm new to comedy and ready to kick-start my career

£69   £39
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BCG Pro Emerging

I'm working hard to develop my comedy career

£99   £69
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BCG Pro Gold

I'm a full-time comedy professional looking to stay ahead

£139   £99
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BCG Pro for Business

With all the benefits of BCG Pro Gold, our Business packages are designed for production companies, agencies and other organisations who need multi-user access. If you're acting on behalf of a company rather than as an individual please get in touch to discuss a tailored package. Enquire about BCG Pro Business

BCG Pro as a gift

A BCG Pro subscription is the perfect gift for the person in your life who wants to further their comedy knowledge and career. Find out more

BCG Pro Starter is perfect for those wishing to build a career in comedy. Our exclusive mix of tools and content will help you learn your craft, make new connections and get noticed.

Learn your craft

No matter the area of comedy you want to work in, BCG Pro has the resources to help you boost your skills and knowledge on the path to achieving your career goals.

Inside Track is a growing library of exclusive content from the best comedy practitioners around. Our aim is to help you learn your craft by sharing their wisdom, insight and experiences through articles, videos, podcasts and more.

In Skills Academy you'll find a curated list of 1-2-1 coaching and support services, feedback reports, and training workshops - a number of which offer discounted rates for subscribers. Skills Academy is also home to an exclusive selection of bespoke online tutorials covering a range of topics (coming later in 2019). Hone your skills and gain a competitive edge with BCG Pro.

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Make new connections

It can be hard to make inroads into comedy, especially when you're working alone. That's why BCG Pro allows you to find like-minded people in the same boat.

BCG Pro members are automatically part of The Network, allowing you access to networking events exclusive to your membership tier. Take in a keynote talk on a timely topic before relaxing with other up-and-coming comedy creatives to mull over what you've just learned.

You can also find writers, comedians, producers, directors and other creatives to collaborate with by posting your own Opportunities Hub listing or responding to theirs.

Our Critique forum - exclusive to BCG Pro - allows you to request and share feedback on sketches and comedy ideas with your peers.

Later in 2019 we'll also be launching The Network directory, which will make it easy to find other BCG Pro members and keep up to date with everyone's latest activity and projects.

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Get noticed

Make use of your new skills and connections to create competition-grade content and access a range of industry opportunities.

You'll find a regularly updated round-up of both paid and unpaid opportunities across the UK comedy scene in Opportunities Hub, from stage to screen and radio to online. Filter by what's relevant to you, set up email alerts so you see the opportunities first, and get handy tips about how to optimise your submissions.

BCG Pro Starter members can also enter the BCG Pro Talent Awards - a series of competitions designed to find and highlight new talent in the industry. Compete with your peers to win coveted writing, performance or production prizes; catch the eyes of the industry; and prove you're ready to take the next step in British comedy.

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BCG Pro Emerging is designed for those who already have a foot in the door and want to take the next step. Gain access to a suite of services, tools and content allowing you to master your craft, showcase your success and get more work.

Showcase your success

You've worked hard to get to where you are. It's important you can show the world what you've achieved and what you're capable of.

As a BCG Pro Emerging member, you'll be able to create and curate your very own Comedy CV on British Comedy Guide, the world's number one destination for British comedy fans, professionals and creators.

List all your credits and experience, curate your own photo gallery, embed videos and add full biographical details - ensuring that bookers, promoters, agents, producers, researchers and the public can find you and your skill set. PLUS add the personal touch in your very own Comedy Casebook interview.

You can also enter the BCG Pro Talent Awards, a series of competitions designed to find and highlight up-and-coming talent. Compete with your peers to win coveted writing, performance or production prizes to showcase your work and advance your career.

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Master your craft

Continuously improving your knowledge and skill set is key to advancing your career.

Sign in to Inside Track to read, watch and listen to a growing library of exclusive British-focused content on a range of topics. From the best comedy practitioners around, our aim is to help you to master your craft by sharing their wisdom, insight and experiences through a range of written articles, video and audio clips.

Our Skills Academy section will connect you with industry experts offering 1-2-1 coaching, feedback reports and training workshops, at prices especially discounted for members. Later in 2019 it'll expand to focus around a growing library of exclusive, bespoke online tutorials covering a range of topics across the industry. BCG Pro also features a Critique forum, allowing you to request and share feedback with your peers.

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Get more work

Key on your agenda will be getting more work. Whilst we can't force anyone to employ you (sorry!), we can help maximise your chances.

Find and apply for work through BCG Pro's exclusive Opportunities Hub: an interactive directory of regularly updated paid and unpaid opportunities across the UK comedy scene, from stage to screen and radio to online. Filter by what's relevant to you, set up email alerts so you see those opportunities first, and find handy information about how to optimise your submissions. You can also create and respond to requests for collaboration with other Pro users.

BCG Pro members are automatically part of The Network, allowing you access to networking events exclusive to your membership tier. This is your chance to meet and impress other like-minded comedy creatives, find common interests and ultimately find more work.

Finally, Emerging members get access to our powerful set of BlackBook tools. Providing access to our central database packed with data and statistics, BlackBook includes an interactive and detailed reference of production companies, detailing current projects, who works with who, and points of contact. Advanced filters and millions of records mean you'll be able to research your ideas and improve your market awareness, gaining a competitive edge over non-members.

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Welcome to BCG Pro Gold - a suite of knowledge, tools and services designed to help full-time comedy professionals maximise their careers.

Top-ranked talent

Give your comedy career top billing with a premium People Guide.

As a BCG Pro Gold member, you'll be able to create and curate your very own premium People Guide, comprising of your unique Comedy CV. Expand your profile to your heart's desire in our control panel: check and add to your credits, curate your own photo gallery, embed videos, add full biographical details, and more. Ensure that everyone can easily find out who you are and what you do.

Your People Guide will be accessible by more than 500,000 visitors a month on our public-facing site, and your profile and data easily discoverable by colleagues across the industry who are eager to work with the best.

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Stay market savvy

Keeping abreast of what's happening in the comedy world just got easier.

With a BCG Pro Gold membership you can access and contribute to exclusive industry-only news stories in Inside Track, helping you both get your message out and stay aware of key developments across all facets of the industry.

Plus, advertise and apply for job vacancies within Opportunities Hub at no charge.

Through The Network, you'll be invited to informal BCG Pro Gold events, each featuring a top keynote speaker. Later in 2019 we'll launch The Network directory, helping you connect with other industry figures and keep tabs on which projects they're working on.

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Research made easy

Make 'do you know who did...?' questions a thing of the past.

Gold members enjoy complete access to BlackBook, BCG Pro's point of access to the world's most comprehensive UK comedy database. With millions of records at your fingertips, Pro Gold will transform the way you research productions, companies and talent. See who works where, what different companies have made in the past and what they currently have in development.

Detailing production history, number of hours broadcast, credits and much more information besides, BlackBook opens up the huge British Comedy Guide database of millions of records exclusively to BCG Pro members. Find all the statistics you need with just a few clicks.

You'll also gain access to advanced tools for identifying, discovering and filtering other comedy professionals in our powerful database of more than 55,000 individuals, including many additional credits types not visible on the public site. Take the hassle out of talent-scouting and casting with BCG Pro Gold.

BlackBook

Join today and get access to other British Comedy Guide functionality on top. Find out more about BCG Pro:

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To join BCG Pro Gold you need to be working full time in comedy.

BCG Pro is currently discounted - sign up now!

£139 £99 per annum


Give as a Gift

If you work as part of a team or manage multiple people contact us about BCG Pro Business.

Join now to secure £40 off the full price of a subscription for as long as you remain subscribed.
BCG Pro membership is subject to our terms and conditions - please read these before joining.