Audio comedy tips


The BBC has announced a new comedy development initiative, using radio as a route towards mainstream television success. The according guidelines for creators are helpful - but, no doubt deliberately, quite brief. Some are specific, timely points for this particular scheme, but others are pretty universally applicable tips for developing a sitcom.

We thought, therefore, it might be helpful to explore each point a little, and offer insight where we can...

1. We're interested in ensemble shows that don't rely on one central character, as well as shows which do.

Essentially, creators are being offered free reign in how to...

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Published: Monday 31st July 2023
Lee Mack

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