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As he explains in this interview, Philip L Moore has overcome several hurdles to film and release a pilot of his comedy show about a group of bungling but lovable criminals.
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BBC's Newsjack opens up for submissions for its 23rd series this week. To help you prepare for a successful series (more on what that means later), I reached out to regular Newsjack contributors on Twitter - tips, advice, one liner examples, goals and of course, a whole LOAD of persistence!The Comedy Loser, 15th September 2020
Biscuit giant McVitie's has been slated after asking people to supply jokes for its Penguin packaging for free.Chortle, 12th September 2020
ComComPod: Episode 347 - Paul Sinha (returns)
One of the first guests on ComCom about 8 years ago, Paul Sinha has had a rollercoaster of a life in the interim. From fringe comedian to celebrity quizzer as...
ComComPod: Episode 346 - Gary Gulman
"Hello babies, welcome to Gary Gulman..." A comedian's comedian in the truest sense, we discuss the making of Gary's stand-up special/documentary The Great Depresh, charting a mental health journey via...
Sitcom Geeks: Episode 148 - Cancel Your Hero
Dave and James with news of an exciting new competition, plus keeping your plots clear and what to do when your main character isn't funny (clue is in the title).
ComComPod: Episode 345 - Larry Dean
Larry Dean is a phenomenal comic who doesn't coast on his brilliant physicality, but writes hard and really gets to the kernel of what's funny about his life. We talk...
Sitcom Geeks: Episode 147 - Jenny Eclair
Dave and James talk to the stand-up star and top writer about her brilliant radio monologues Little Lifetimes, the Edinburgh Festival that wasn't, her fondly-recalled Channel 4 sitcom with Henry...