British Comedy Guide

Inside Track Page 10

  1. James Cary on Writing Your Sitcom

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 27th January 2021

    Top sitcom writer James Cary is sharing his knowledge via a new online course. In this interview he talks about how to get started in comedy, the common mistakes people make in scripts, and the benefits of taking his course.

  2. Signature.

    The awkward bits of working with an agent

    • Article
    • 26th January 2021

    To get some insight on the positives and negatives of having an agent, we asked an established writer-performer to tell us about their experiences of working with their agent.

  3. David Nobbs Memorial Trust 2021 competition open

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 26th January 2021

    This opportunity/event has now finished/closed.

    The David Nobbs Memorial Trust sketch and sitcom writing competition is now open for 2021 entries. The deadline is 12th March.

  4. Stage Door.

    How to direct a stand-up comedy show

    • Article
    • 22nd January 2021

    Ever thought of directing a stand-up comedian's show, or - if you're a comedian - bringing on board a director to help you hone your performance? We run through what is involved, from the perspective of the person who would be directing.

  5. Paul Powell.

    My Comedy Career: Paul Powell

    • Article
    • 20th January 2021

    We were thrilled Paul Powell agreed to take on our My Comedy Career questions. As an experienced panel show and sitcom writer and producer, he has lots of great insight and advice to share.

  6. Image shows from L to R: Joe Hobbs, Lydia Maddix.

    Joe Hobbs and Lydia Maddix selected for E4 Academy scheme

    • News
    • 19th January 2021

    Stand-up comedian Joe Hobbs and comedy performer and writer Lydia Maddix have been selected to take part in E4 Academy, Channel 4's training programme.

  7. Comedy Virgins Max Turner Prize 2021 competition open

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 14th January 2021

    The Cavendish's Comedy Virgins Max Turner Prize is now open for 2021 entries.

  8. Deciphering Commissioner-Speak

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 12th January 2021

    Industry gatekeepers often speak in code. We take a look at what a commissioner really means when they ask 'why now?' and 'why you?'.

  9. BCG Pro 2021.

    BCG Pro is expanding in 2021

    • Article
    • 8th January 2021

    BCG Pro is expanding in 2021. Find out about our planned new functionality, extra content, Pitch Centre, and more.

  10. My Comedy Career: Andy Goddard

    • Article
    • Production
    • 8th January 2021

    Producer and sound editor Andy Goddard has shared some really brilliant thoughts and advice within his answers to our My Comedy Career questions.