British Comedy Guide

Inside Track Page 3

  1. 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?

  2. Musical Comedy Awards 2020 open for entries

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 1st October 2019

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Threesomes: Fully Blown. Image shows from L to R: Vanessa (Donna Preston), Demi (Verona Rose).

    How we made Fully Blown

    • Article
    • 20th September 2019

    Donna Preston and Verona Rose explain how they made their BBC Three pilot series, Fully Blown.

  8. Channel 4 to produce 120 shorts via 5 production companies

    • News
    • Production
    • 18th September 2019

    Very Nice TV; The North East Comedy Hot House; Merman; Mother's Best Child and Blink Industries will produce 120 comedy shorts for Channel 4 via their Sparks strand.

  9. Interview with The Infinite Monkey Cage's producer

    • Article
    • Production
    • 16th September 2019

    We talk to Alexandra Feachem, the producer of Radio 4's science-based comedy show The Infinite Monkey Cage.

  10. Advice to writers

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 13th September 2019

    Here's four bits of brilliant advice for those thinking of making a career as a comedy writer.