Fleshing out your characters: Part 2

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In our last piece, we discussed the importance of fully-rounded, fleshed out characters in sitcoms - and discussed some of the questions we should ask ourselves when creating characters. "Do my characters feel real?", "Are my characters clear?", "Do they generate conflict?", "Are they sympathetic?". These are all issues we must consider as we seek to put the meat on the bones of our narrative comedy ideas.

It's perfectly natural, however, for not all the answers to arrive at once. Perhaps one of your characters feels very clear, whilst the others are shimmering in and out of being. As the...

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Published: Tuesday 30th August 2022

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