3 things to remember when writing television comedy

Extraordinary. Image shows left to right: Carrie (Sofia Oxenham), Jizzlord (Luke Rollason), Jen (Mairead Tyers), Kash (Bilal Hasna). Credit: Joseph Sinclair, Disney+

Many writers dream of having their own television sitcom or comedy drama. The reality is, the chances of achieving that dream are small - but it's not impossible. Emma Moran's Extraordinary is a great example of a new comedy from a largely unknown writer.

Writing television comedy is not easy, which is why so few people succeed at it. Writing a television comedy pilot that gets you noticed, and kickstarts your career, is even more difficult.

But there are some things you can do which will improve your chances of success. So, in no particular order, here are 3 things...

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Published: Wednesday 29th November 2023

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