British Comedy Guide

Inside Track Page 5

  1. Killing your darlings: What I learned turning from producer to writer-performer

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 15th October 2019

    Former Radio 4 producer Adam Bromley discusses the lessons he's learnt in the process of changing roles to become a writer-performer.

  2. What Is Character?

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 14th October 2019

    Dave Cohen takes a look at two comedy character types: The Monster and The Odd Couple.

  3. Chorts Fest 2019

    • Article
    • Production
    • 14th October 2019

    This opportunity/event has now finished/closed.

    Chorts Fest 2019 - an event to showcase the best 2 minute comedies by independent creators - will take place on the 3rd November in London.

  4. Caimh McDonnell on finding success via self-publishing

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 9th October 2019

    We talk to Caimh McDonnell, one of the nominees of the Kindle Storyteller Award. In this interesting interview, he talks about how to be successful in the world of self-publishing novels.

  5. 2019 Christmas Cracker joke writing competition

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 9th October 2019

    This opportunity/event has now finished/closed.

    TV channel Gold has opened its competition to find the best topical Christmas cracker jokes of 2019.

  6. BBC Studios comedy exec Chris Sussman moves to Netflix

    • News
    • Production
    • 8th October 2019

    Chris Sussman, the head of comedy at BBC Studios, is to move to Netflix.

  7. How we developed Foiled

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 4th October 2019

    We chat to Beth Granville and David Charles, the writers behind BBC Radio Wales sitcom Foiled, which is now in its third series. They give some absolutely brilliant in-depth insight here into the work involved in creating and sustaining a sitcom.

  8. How we made Instagram's first sitcom

    • Article
    • Production
    • 4th October 2019

    Comedians Tom Goble and Ant Craven explain how they created The Undercover Recruiter, which is billed as Instagram's first ever sitcom.

  9. 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?

  10. Musical Comedy Awards 2020 open for entries

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 1st October 2019

    This opportunity/event has now finished/closed.

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