Analysing your sitcom idea

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Imagine you've hit upon a new idea for a sitcom. Perhaps you've roughly sketched it out: maybe fleshing out some of the characters, and nailing down the rudiments the situation. Maybe you've generated a few storylines that you feel have potential.

There are lots of ways you can try to crystallise your idea - from free-writing some exchanges, to putting together a one page outline. The important thing is that you are clear who and what your idea is about: you should be comfortable enough with the concept that you could easily give someone a rough description in conversation, if...

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Published: Wednesday 14th September 2022

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