British Comedy Guide

Inside Track Page 7

  1. Comedy Writing: How Do I Get An Agent?

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 11th February 2021

    We look at the pros and cons of having representation, and - when you're ready - how to get an agent.

  2. The Comedian's Toolkit: What it takes to stay ahead of the game

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 10th February 2021

    There are various aspects that you're expected to be on top of when you're a comedian - from marketing to funding. What part of the puzzle are you missing? We have a look at some essentials.

  3. Angela Barnes and Tom Deacon on working on the radio

    • Video
    • Performance
    • 5th February 2021

    In this 50 minute video, stand-up comedians and presenters Angela Barnes and Tom Deacon discuss writing for radio, and presenting via the medium. They have loads of great insight and tips.

  4. How do you make a sitcom in a pandemic?

    • Article
    • Production
    • 4th February 2021

    How do you make a sitcom in a pandemic when you, the star, are shielding? That was the immense challenge facing Lost Voice Guy, aka Lee Ridley, and producer Jane Berthoud in regards to Series 3 of Radio 4's Ability.

  5. How the London Comedy Writers group made their sitcom podcast

    • Article
    • Production
    • 3rd February 2021

    Alan Devey talks us through how the London Comedy Writers podcast, The Bureau Of Lost Things, was produced.

  6. NOLO - North London Comedy Shorts.

    NOLO Film Festival winners revealed

    • Article
    • 2nd February 2021

    The winners of the first North London Comedy Shorts Film Festival have been revealed.

  7. Toby Williams.

    Making an award-winning short

    • Article
    • 2nd February 2021

    More than eight years after principal photography began Toby Williams's short film She Monster has won Best Short at a film festival. In this article he explains all.

  8. Lou Sanders on forging a career in comedy

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 2nd February 2021

    Lou Sanders - who is currently co-hosting Mel Giedroyc: Unforgivable - offers advice for anyone thinking of taking a leap into comedy, and shares her philosophy for life and the creative process.

  9. Gemma Arrowsmith: Everything I know about writing, I learned from sketch comedy

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 1st February 2021

    With her sketch show special coming soon to Radio 4, we asked Gemma Arrowsmith to explain why every comedy writer should hone their sketch writing skills.

  10. Tasha Dhanraj and Rajiv Karia appointed as BBC staff writers

    • News
    • Writing
    • 1st February 2021

    BBC Studios has announced its up-and-coming comedy staff writers for 2021 will be Tasha Dhanraj and Rajiv Karia.