British Comedy Guide

Inside Track Page 10

  1. The Secret Reviewer #25: Moonlighting Strangers

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 1st April 2021

    Every month our clandestine critic reveals the murky truths behind that infamous trade, and live comedy generally. This month: the one industry ill that comedians and critics all agree on.

  2. Julia McKenzie.

    BCG Pro Sessions video: Julia McKenzie

    • Video
    • 28th March 2021

    A video recording of our BCG Pro Sessions Q&A with Julia McKenzie, the Creative Director for BBC Studios Audio. She explains the commissioning process for new ideas, ways writers can develop, and more.

  3. Sarah Asante joins UKTV as commissioning editor

    • News
    • Production
    • 26th March 2021

    UKTV has hired Sarah Asante as its new commissioning editor for scripted comedy.

  4. Female Pilot Club reveals Test Flight Scheme Plus writers

    • News
    • Writing
    • 25th March 2021

    Athena Kugblenu, Laura Evelyn, Rachel Clark, Sylvia Okyere and Zara Janjua will take part in Female Pilot Club's Test Flight Scheme Plus.

  5. In Defence Of The First-Draft Freewrite

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 24th March 2021

    "Write first, apologise later"... comedy writers Ed Amsden and Tom Coles deliver an impassioned plea in defence of a first-draft freewrite.

  6. Short Com TV Sitcom Writing Competition 2021 open

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 22nd March 2021

    This opportunity/event has now finished/closed.

    The deadline to enter the Short Com TV Sitcom Writing Competition is 9th July 2021. The early bird deadline is 19th April.

  7. The Stand-Up Tune-Up - No.1: Juliet Meyers on the Rules of Refreshing Your Set

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 22nd March 2021

    With live stand-up set to return, we're getting trade secrets from the experts. First up, Juliet Meyers on whether good material has a tell-by date.

  8. My Comedy Career: Danny Posthill

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 19th March 2021

    We talk to stand-up comedian and impressionist Danny Posthill to find out more what life is like as a full time comedian.

  9. Hannah Rose takes on BBC Assistant Commissioner role

    • News
    • Production
    • 18th March 2021

    BBC Comedy has appointed Hannah Rose to its newly created Assistant Commissioner role based in the North.

  10. Can you write a sitcom from scratch in eight weeks? Yes you can!

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 17th March 2021

    Dave Cohen reports back from what he's discovered in the process of running his Build A Sitcom online courses.