British Comedy Guide

Inside Track Page 7

  1. The Felix Dexter Bursary 2019

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 15th November 2019

    This opportunity/event has now finished/closed.

    BBC Comedy's Felix Dexter Bursary scheme is open to BAME applicants until Friday 29 November.

  2. Getting a comedy show on Netflix

    • Article
    • Production
    • 15th November 2019

    In this feature, producer Andrew Osayemi explains how his comedy series Meet The Adebanjos started on the web but has now found a home on Netflix.

  3. Fix the first 10 pages of your sitcom script

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 15th November 2019

    Some advice for how to make sure the first ten pages of your sitcom script are as impressive as possible.

  4. Final thoughts before you press send

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 14th November 2019

    "I have a script which I don't think I can make good enough in time for a competition deadline, should I send it off anyway? Or keep working on it?"

  5. Joe Wilkinson on finding truth in comedy

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 13th November 2019

    Joe Wilkinson talks about the development of his sketch show Two Episodes Of Mash; the process of writing comedy scripts with David Earl; and his philosophy on what the very best comedy should aim to achieve.

  6. Mischief Theatre on how they write their shows

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 7th November 2019

    The writers behind The Play That Goes Wrong and Mischief Theatre's other hit shows, talk to BCG Pro about creating their latest West End production, Groan Ups.

  7. The Secret Reviewer #8: Friends or Foes

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 6th November 2019

    Every month our clandestine critic reveals the murky truths behind that infamous trade, and live comedy generally. This month: should you review people you know?

  8. 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.

  9. Comedy Women In Print competition 2020

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 25th October 2019

    This opportunity/event has now finished/closed.

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

  10. 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.