British Comedy Guide

Inside Track Page 15

  1. 2019 Christmas Cracker joke writing competition

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 9th October 2019

    This opportunity/event has now finished/closed.

    TV channel Gold has opened its competition to find the best topical Christmas cracker jokes of 2019.

  2. BBC Studios comedy exec Chris Sussman moves to Netflix

    • News
    • Production
    • 8th October 2019

    Chris Sussman, the head of comedy at BBC Studios, is to move to Netflix.

  3. How we developed Foiled

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 4th October 2019

    We chat to Beth Granville and David Charles, the writers behind BBC Radio Wales sitcom Foiled, which is now in its third series. They give some absolutely brilliant in-depth insight here into the work involved in creating and sustaining a sitcom.

  4. How we made Instagram's first sitcom

    • Article
    • Production
    • 4th October 2019

    Comedians Tom Goble and Ant Craven explain how they created The Undercover Recruiter, which is billed as Instagram's first ever sitcom.

  5. The Secret Reviewer.

    The Secret Reviewer #7: Why Comedy?

    • Article
    • 1st October 2019

    Every month our clandestine critic reveals the murky truths behind that infamous trade, and live comedy generally. This month: what makes them want to write about comedians in the first place?

  6. Musical Comedy Awards 2020 open for entries

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 1st October 2019

    This opportunity/event has now finished/closed.

    Applications are now open for the Musical Comedy Awards 2020. The deadline to enter is 8th December 2019.

  7. First Laugh Comedy Writing Competition

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 30th September 2019

    This opportunity/event has now finished/closed.

    This new peer-to-peer comedy writing competition for 'total beginners' has a prize package involving £250 and mentoring.

  8. Submit your sketch or short film to Writers' Guild Awards

    • Article
    • Production
    • 28th September 2019

    This opportunity/event has now finished/closed.

    If you've published a sketch or short comedy film online since the 1st October 2018, you should enter it into the Writers' Guild Awards 2020.

  9. BAFTA Masterclass: Finding the Funny - Guru Live London 2019. Image shows from L to R: Lucie Cave, Nida Manzoor, Diane Morgan, Lucy Lumsden.

    Listen to BAFTA's Finding The Funny Masterclass

    • Audio
    • 27th September 2019

    Listen to Lucy Lumsden, Nida Manzoor and Diane Morgan talking about comedy.

  10. 2Northdown opens 2020 New Act Competition

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 23rd September 2019

    This opportunity/event has now finished/closed.

    London comedy venue 2Northdown has opened applications for its 2020 New Act Competition.