A matter of character

Bluestone 42. Image shows left to right: Bird (Katie Lyons), Mary (Kelly Adams)

We know that characters are the beating heart of a sitcom. They are the catalyst for everything - every story, every scene, and every joke.

They're also a writer's greatest resource when things aren't going as well as they might.

Difficulties will always arise - it's in the nature of comedy writing. As James Cary - Bluestone 42, Think The Unthinkable, Be Lucky - puts it,

[quote]Newer writers think they're doing it wrong because the script is hard to write and it's taking a lot longer than they thought it should. If it's not hard and you do it...

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Published: Monday 13th May 2024

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