British Comedy Guide

Inside Track Page 4

  1. The cast of the radio series. Copyright: BBC / Above The Title Productions.

    Finding your comedy voice

    • Article
    • 12th September 2019

    Dave Cohen talks about why finding your comedy voice is important, but also how it is a hard thing to achieve.

  2. I've got a great idea...

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 11th September 2019

    Dave Cohen discusses how, when creating a sitcom, you need to decide what your show is about, and what it is really about. Also, you need to ask yourself why you're writing it, and why now.

  3. NextUp teams up with Soho Theatre

    • News
    • Production
    • 11th September 2019

    Steaming service NextUp has teamed up with Soho Theatre to film and distribute a series of live comedy specials recorded at the London venue.

  4. 13 rules of sitcom

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 10th September 2019

    James Cary reveals 13 important rules of writing sitcom. From giving your characters hell, through to avoiding outside locations - there's lots of advice here.

  5. Danny Morgan.

    How Double Date got made

    • Article
    • 9th September 2019

    Producer Matt Wilkinson explains how comic-horror feature Double Date - now available to buy - developed from an idea in actor-writer Danny Morgan's head to the silver screen.

  6. Sitcom scripts: 5 mistakes we all make

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 9th September 2019

    A look at five unnecessary mistakes that comedy writers at every level in the profession make, all the time.

  7. Sitcom Geeks Script Challenge 2019

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 5th September 2019

    BCG Pro members can enter a sitcom script competition run by Sitcom Geeks hosts James Cary and Dave Cohen.

  8. Birmingham Breaking Talent Award 2019 shortlist

    • News
    • Performance
    • 2nd September 2019

    Celya AB, Jay Droch, Adam Elmi, Doug Carter and Mary Flanigan have been shortlisted for the sixth Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award.

  9. The Secret Reviewer #6: The Ego Trip

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 1st September 2019

    Every month our clandestine critic reveals the murky truths behind that infamous trade, and live comedy generally. This month: how the Fringe can fluff a critic's ego.

  10. 10 reasons to apply for the NFTS Writing & Producing Comedy course

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 31st August 2019

    A graduate of the National Film & Television School's Writing and Producing Comedy diploma talks about some of the advantages of the course, and how you can try to get the costs down.