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Christine Langan, the CEO of Steve Coogan's film and TV production company Baby Cow, has stepped down after four years to launch her own production venture. Deadline can reveal that the former BBC Films chief has set up Bonnie Productions, through which she will continue to develop film and TV projects.Jake Kanter, Deadline, 6th November 2020
This year we had a great panel of readers for the 2020 Funny Women Comedy Writing Award. Playwright Siân Rowland was one of our readers and has offered up her expertise for aspiring writers, which as we head back into Lockdown, we thought you'd find useful...Siân Rowland, Funny Women, 3rd November 2020
Our Lithuania-shot horror entertainment series for ITV2 could have been a nightmare but ended up a scarily strong success, says Ben Wilson.Ben Wilson, Broadcast, 30th October 2020
The £80 courses will feature 20-40 minute lessons and downloadable notes with hints and tips in subjects from book and screen writing to cooking.The Sun, 30th October 2020
ComComPod: Episode 355 - James Acaster (again Part 1)
To celebrate the forthcoming self-release via Dice.fm of his new special Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999, James returns to the podcast for two hours of insight across two episodes! We...
ComComPod: Episode 354 - Martin Mor
Wild man of the woods or naughty Viking uncle, Martin Mor typifies the "adventure comic", constantly challenging and reinventing himself, with an unshakeable confidence that the world will look after...
Sitcom Geeks: Episode 153 - The Real Victoria Wood
Part one of our revealing interview with Jasper Rees, author of the brilliant Let's Do It Victoria Wood biography. "Everyone thought they knew her but they were wrong, it was...
Sitcom Geeks: Episode 152 - Making A Scene Of It Part 2
Ahead of the deadline for Dave's scene writing competition the Geeks discuss how you can learn from the greats: specifically Richard Curtis, Ben Elton and Blackadder The Third. Plus a...