British Comedy Guide

Inside Track Page 3

  1. Creating your own improvised podcast

    • Article
    • Production
    • 15th March 2021

    If you're a funny and creative person, the process of recording an improvised comedy podcast on a regular basis is relatively straightforward. This guide explains the basics of this type of podcasting and offers some tips on how to make it work.

  2. My Comedy Career: Leah Henry

    • Article
    • Production
    • 12th March 2021

    TV producer Leah Henry talks about creating BBC Three comedy PRU and working for the forward-thinking Fully Focused Productions. She has some really interesting advice to share about how to start working in TV, and opinions on what the industry needs to do to be better.

  3. Sky expands comedy team

    • News
    • Production
    • 10th March 2021

    Sky Studios has hired producers Adnan Ahmed and Katie Churchill and commissioner Alex Moody, as it prepares to expand its output.

  4. Tanya Qureshi to join BBC Comedy as Commissioning Editor

    • News
    • Production
    • 9th March 2021

    Tanya Qureshi is to join BBC Comedy as a commissioning editor.

  5. Bec Hill and Micky Overman on life as a stand-up

    • Video
    • Performance
    • 5th March 2021

    A 50 minute video in which stand-up comedians Bec Hill and Micky Overman discuss the highs and lows of working on the UK stand-up circuit, including what life is like travelling between gigs.

  6. Stand-up and HIGNFY writer Kevin Day, on turning comedy into your day job

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 4th March 2021

    Kevin Day on HIGNFY's gag rate, the modern ways to make an impact, and how just talking the talk can make a big difference.

  7. Authors' unions launch investigation into contribution publishers

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 3rd March 2021

    The Society of Authors and Writers' Guild of Great Britain are launching an investigation into book publishers that charge authors for publishing their work.

  8. Re-writing Reluctant Persuaders without a studio audience

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 2nd March 2021

    Edward Rowett, the creator of Radio 4's Reluctant Persuaders, explains how he re-wrote Series 4 to work without a studio audience. The techniques are quite different, so there's some very interesting insight in his article.

  9. Felix Dexter Bursary 2021 open for applications

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 2nd March 2021

    This opportunity/event has now finished/closed.

    The Felix Dexter Bursary, the BBC scheme that helps BAME writers, is now open for 2021 entries.

  10. Gary Sinyor on creating Hapless

    • Article
    • Production
    • 1st March 2021

    Writer and director Gary Sinyor talks us through how he created the sitcom Hapless, which is now appearing on streaming platform My5. He explains how he got the self-funded project up-and-running and, in the process, captured the interest of TV networks.