Ending your script

'The End.' written on a typewriter

We've spoken a lot about how to start a script, but how you end your script is arguably just as important.

Obviously, all sitcom scripts contain a story - or stories - and you will want these to wrap up in a satisfying way as the episode reaches its conclusion.

If your script, as is likely, contains multiple plots, these should collide in a logical but surprising manner in its final five minutes.

Threads should not be left dangling, unless they are part of an ongoing story arc; anything that is left open should be done so deliberately (emphatically not...

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Published: Thursday 18th January 2024

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