British Comedy Guide

Inside Track Page 9

  1. Sitcom Geeks talks to BBC's Gareth Edwards

    • Audio
    • Production
    • 25th April 2019

    BBC executive producer Garth Edwards talks to Sitcom Geeks podcast about the importance of a good pitch, the problem with treatments, translating notes, and more.

  2. Edinburgh TV Awards 2019 open for entries

    • Article
    • Production
    • 25th April 2019

    Mo Gilligan has been announced as the host of the Edinburgh TV Awards 2019, as entries open. This year there will be new categories for online content.

  3. BBC Writersroom: What you NEED to know

    • Article
    • Writing
    • 24th April 2019

    Between now and Monday, hundreds of writers are expected to submit their scripts to the BBC Writersroom Comedy Window. Here, we give you some facts to try and help you come out top of the pile.

  4. Writing for kids

    • Video
    • Writing
    • 23rd April 2019

    An hour-long video about writing for children's TV. There are opportunities, but challenges like strict compliance guidelines, educating as well as entertaining, the cognitive development of kids' brains, and more, all have to be considered when writing scripts in this sector.

  5. Writing for radio

    • Video
    • Writing
    • 18th April 2019

    An hour-long video packed with insight about comedy on the radio. Alex Lowe, Jane Berthoud, David Tyler and Paul Bassett Davies discuss everything from the commissioning process, through to actors needing shorter lines.

  6. Stuart Goldsmith on how to flyer

    • Audio
    • Performance
    • 17th April 2019

    A podcast from Stuart Goldsmith in which he offers his thoughts on how best to flyer, particularly at the Edinburgh Festival.

  7. BBC Comedy Award 2019 open for entries

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 17th April 2019

    This opportunity/event has now finished/closed.

    The BBC New Comedy Award - now called The BBC Introducing Radio 4 Comedy Award 2019 - is now open for entries.

  8. David Schneider.

    Making comedy for online audiences

    • Audio
    • 15th April 2019

    A panel discussion in which Twitter star David Schneider, YouTube creator Jenny Bede and blogger John Fleming discuss creating comedy for online audiences.

  9. How to get your Edinburgh Fringe show fully sponsored

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 15th April 2019

    Maddy Anholt reveals, exclusively for BCG Pro, the methods she used to fully-fund four Edinburgh Fringe shows via seeking sponsorship. This article includes copy-and-paste templates to use to start your own approaches to companies.

  10. Interview with Back To Life director Christopher Sweeney

    • Article
    • Production
    • 15th April 2019

    Christopher Sweeney talks about filming BBC Three's Back To Life, his first TV series.