British Comedy Guide

Inside Track Page 3

  1. Writers' Guild Awards open for entries

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 8th June 2021

    The entry form for the Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards 2021 is now available. There are 14 categories, including one for Best Online Comedy.

  2. Sketch Writing: Top Tips for Your Final Punchline

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 7th June 2021

    We break down some top tips on how to produce the perfect punchline to a comedy sketch.

  3. My Comedy Career: John-Luke Roberts

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 4th June 2021

    Comedian John-Luke Roberts - who has just launched a new podcast called Sound Heap - talks about the importance of patience, overcoming disappointment and sticking to your guns.

  4. The Secret Reviewer #27: Mad, Bad and Dangerous

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 3rd June 2021

    Every month our clandestine critic reveals the murky truths behind that infamous trade, and live comedy generally. This month: Trawling the depths of comedy's dark side.

  5. DAFTAS 2021. Johan Ostereng.

    DAFTAS 2021 winners announced

    • News
    • 1st June 2021

    The winners of the 2021 DAFTAS Awards have been revealed. The competition sees creative teams filming spoofs of BAFTA-nominated movies.

  6. Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Stuart Goldsmith's podcasting tips

    • Video
    • Production
    • 28th May 2021

    Stand-up comedians and podcast hosts Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Stuart Goldsmith talk in this hour-long video about growing your podcast audience, how to be a good presenter, monetisation, and more.

  7. Sky Comedy REP launched to find comic plays

    • News
    • Writing
    • 28th May 2021

    Sky Studios and Birmingham Repertory Theatre have joined together to launch Sky Comedy REP. Nine writers will be selected to develop a one-act stage play.

  8. Lloyd Griffith on the leap from stand-up to presenting live TV

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 27th May 2021

    From Grimsby Town videos to Soccer AM and his new singing-at-football series, Lloyd Griffith is now a grizzled veteran of sports presenting - he talks us through that big jump from stand-up.

  9. A cloud with a face.

    How to be original in comedy

    • Article
    • 24th May 2021

    Today, originality in comedy is extremely important. How will you rise above the rabble?

  10. 20 challenges to being a comedy writer

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 17th May 2021

    We asked some full-time comedy writers to list negatives of the job. We caught them on a bad day... they don't hold back as they go through 20 problems that exist within the industry.