British Comedy Guide

Inside Track Page 6

  1. Sam Underwood.

    My Comedy Career: Sam Underwood

    • Article
    • 24th July 2020

    As he explains, Sam Underwood does all kinds of things within the world of TV comedy, and thus doesn't have a set job title. His multi-role approach has meant he's picked up lots of tips for creating comedy - which he shares here.

  2. Finalists announced for BCG Pro's Yellow Door Script Call

    • News
    • Writing
    • 24th July 2020

    The finalists selected for the second round of BCG Pro's Yellow Door Script Call have been revealed.

  3. Lewis Doherty.

    Mini Cheddah wins Comedy Crowd TV 2020 Showcase

    • News
    • 18th July 2020

    The winners of the Comedy Crowd TV Showcase 2020 have been revealed. Mini Cheddah was the winner, with Victor Hampson second and Christian Jegard third.

  4. Kate Edmunds to oversee comedy at Talkback

    • News
    • Production
    • 18th July 2020

    Kate Edmunds has been appointed director of programmes at Talkback, the production company that makes shows including QI and Celebrity Juice.

  5. Verona Rose.

    My Comedy Career: Verona Rose

    • Article
    • 17th July 2020

    Actor and writer Verona Rose talks to us about the importance of being in the right head-space for an audition, how creativity can strike at 4am, and why you need a thick skin to work in comedy.

  6. Maisah Thompson joins Baby Cow as development producer

    • News
    • Production
    • 15th July 2020

    Baby Cow Productions has announced Maisah Thompson as its new development producer.

  7. Twinned Town. Image shows from L to R: Ignacio Sanchez (Ignacio Lopez), Leroy Jones (Leroy Brito). Copyright: Michelle Huggleston.

    How Twinned Town adjusted its angle and got made

    • Article
    • 14th July 2020

    Comedians and co-stars Leroy Brito and Ignacio Lopez rejigged their sitcom pitch when the pandemic hit, got a pilot commissioned by the BBC, then made it in lockdown. It pays to be flexible, they tell BCG Pro.

  8. Video: Developing TV sitcom

    • Video
    • Writing
    • 8th July 2020

    In this hour-long video, script development executive Meghan Cruz and comedy commissioning editor Jon Petrie discuss pitching and developing television sitcoms.

  9. How to Home-Stream: Part Four

    • Article
    • Production
    • 7th July 2020

    Creating a good online show can be surprisingly tricky, so we've asked comedy's new home-streaming community for their at-the-coalface advice. In the final part of this series, podcast pioneer and Infinite Showman Stuart Goldsmith reveals how comics can learn from startups.

  10. Nana Hughes.

    Nana Hughes is ITV's new head of scripted comedy

    • News
    • 3rd July 2020

    ITV has announced Nana Hughes as its new head of scripted comedy.