British Comedy Guide

Inside Track Page 8

  1. BAFTA Masterclass: Finding the Funny - Guru Live London 2019. Image shows from L to R: Lucie Cave, Nida Manzoor, Diane Morgan, Lucy Lumsden.

    Listen to BAFTA's Finding The Funny Masterclass

    • Audio
    • 27th September 2019

    Listen to Lucy Lumsden, Nida Manzoor and Diane Morgan talking about comedy.

  2. 2Northdown opens 2020 New Act Competition

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 23rd September 2019

    This opportunity/event has now finished/closed.

    London comedy venue 2Northdown has opened applications for its 2020 New Act Competition.

  3. Comedy Threesomes: Fully Blown. Image shows from L to R: Vanessa (Donna Preston), Demi (Verona Rose).

    How we made Fully Blown

    • Article
    • 20th September 2019

    Donna Preston and Verona Rose explain how they made their BBC Three pilot series, Fully Blown.

  4. Channel 4 to produce 120 shorts via 5 production companies

    • News
    • Production
    • 18th September 2019

    Very Nice TV; The North East Comedy Hot House; Merman; Mother's Best Child and Blink Industries will produce 120 comedy shorts for Channel 4 via their Sparks strand.

  5. Interview with The Infinite Monkey Cage's producer

    • Article
    • Production
    • 16th September 2019

    We talk to Alexandra Feachem, the producer of Radio 4's science-based comedy show The Infinite Monkey Cage.

  6. Advice to writers

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 13th September 2019

    Here's four bits of brilliant advice for those thinking of making a career as a comedy writer.

  7. The cast of the radio series. Copyright: BBC / Above The Title Productions.

    Finding your comedy voice

    • Article
    • 12th September 2019

    Dave Cohen talks about why finding your comedy voice is important, but also how it is a hard thing to achieve.

  8. I've got a great idea...

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 11th September 2019

    Dave Cohen discusses how, when creating a sitcom, you need to decide what your show is about, and what it is really about. Also, you need to ask yourself why you're writing it, and why now.

  9. NextUp teams up with Soho Theatre

    • News
    • Production
    • 11th September 2019

    Steaming service NextUp has teamed up with Soho Theatre to film and distribute a series of live comedy specials recorded at the London venue.

  10. 13 rules of sitcom

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 10th September 2019

    James Cary reveals 13 important rules of writing sitcom. From giving your characters hell, through to avoiding outside locations - there's lots of advice here.