British Comedy Guide

Inside Track Page 8

  1. Generic Email Marketing.

    Using email newsletters to promote your comedy

    • Article
    • 17th February 2021

    We explain why it's worth having a mailing list (even if you don't think you need one), and then talk through the various email marketing platforms available. Plus: how to build subscribers, and what to put in your emails.

  2. George Egg.

    George Egg on creating his hit Instagram-based Snack Hacker show

    • Article
    • 17th February 2021

    George Egg talks about how he has developed and grown Snack Hacker, a show for Instagram that has resulted in a 600% boost in his followers.

  3. Dave anthology series seeks underrepresented voices

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 16th February 2021

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    UKTV channel Dave has teamed up with TriForce to find underrepresented voices to write a four-part TV anthology series, which will then be made and performed by diverse groups.

  4. UKTV and Comedy 50:50 announce opportunity for female writers

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 15th February 2021

    Comedy 50:50 and UKTV have launched an initiative to generate at least one new sitcom series for either Gold or Dave.

  5. Bill Dare.

    BCG Pro Sessions video: Bill Dare

    • Video
    • 14th February 2021

    Top writer and producer Bill Dare joined us for our first ever BCG Pro Sessions interview. If you missed it, you can catch up via this recording.

  6. Albion Basement.

    What we've learnt so far, as we release 1000 sketches in 1000 days

    • Article
    • 12th February 2021

    Comedy group The Albion Basement talk to us about how they're releasing 1000 sketches as podcasts, across 1000 days. They've already learnt some interesting planning and editing lessons, which they share here.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.