British Comedy Guide

Inside Track Page 2

  1. Rules to create great sitcom characters

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 16th October 2019

    Are comedy writers putting in enough work when creating new characters? Dave Cohen looks at the art of character creation.

  2. Two sides to every character

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 15th October 2019

    Dave Cohen explains how coming up with key words to describe your characters can be very helpful.

  3. Killing your darlings: What I learned turning from producer to writer-performer

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 15th October 2019

    Former Radio 4 producer Adam Bromley discusses the lessons he's learnt in the process of changing roles to become a writer-performer.

  4. What Is Character?

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 14th October 2019

    Dave Cohen takes a look at two comedy character types: The Monster and The Odd Couple.

  5. Chorts Fest 2019

    • Article
    • Production
    • 14th October 2019

    This opportunity/event has now finished/closed.

    Chorts Fest 2019 - an event to showcase the best 2 minute comedies by independent creators - will take place on the 3rd November in London.

  6. Caimh McDonnell on finding success via self-publishing

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 9th October 2019

    We talk to Caimh McDonnell, one of the nominees of the Kindle Storyteller Award. In this interesting interview, he talks about how to be successful in the world of self-publishing novels.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.