British Comedy Guide

Inside Track Page 4

  1. How we write Tourist Trap

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 28th October 2019

    Gareth Gwynn, Sian Harries and Tudur Owen explain how they plan and write Tourist Trap, the semi-improvised sitcom on BBC Wales. They offer up some great insight and tips.

  2. Comedy Women In Print competition 2020

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 25th October 2019

    The Comedy Women In Print (CWIP) prize is now open for 2020 entries.

  3. Nine sitcom writing plotting points

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 24th October 2019

    Dave Cohen shares advice on the nine Ps of plotting sitcom episodes: plan, personal, proactive, point of no return, pendulum, peril, pathos, punchline and persist.

  4. Komedia Bath opens its Comedy Launchpad 2020 competition

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 22nd October 2019

    This opportunity/event has now finished/closed.

    Komedia Bath will be running its Comedy Launchpad competition in January and February 2020. Entry is now open.

  5. A sitcom set is a character too

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 18th October 2019

    Dave Cohen explains how a sitcom set can be a character in its own right.

  6. Harry Potter and the funny secondary characters

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 17th October 2019

    Through the works of JK Rowling, Dave Cohen explores the roles and importance of secondary characters.

  7. Directing a feature animation

    • Article
    • Production
    • 17th October 2019

    Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon co-director Will Becher discusses his career in animation and the making of the new blockbuster feature film.

  8. Event to meet comedy festival organisers

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 16th October 2019

    This opportunity/event has now finished/closed.

    An event is being run on Sunday 10th November 2019 in London, giving comedians a chance to meet the organisers of numerous comedy festivals.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.