British Comedy Guide

Inside Track Library

Here is the Inside Track library of timeless insight and advice.

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. How we run Bingo Productions

    • Article
    • Production
    • 12th April 2019

    Series 2 of Lee And Dean is now on Channel 4. Stars Miles Chapman and Mark O'Sullivan talk about how they film the show through their production company, Bingo Productions.

  6. Image shows from L to R: Ivor Baddiel, Claire Zolkwer, Mark Dolan.

    Non-narrative comedy

    • Video
    • 11th April 2019

    An hour-long video of a panel discussion on the topic of non-narrative comedy.

  7. Carrie Quinlan.

    How writers and performers can work together

    • Audio
    • 10th April 2019

    An hour-long podcast to download/stream featuring a discussion around the topic of how writers and performers can work together.

  8. 52 First Impressions With David Quantick. David Quantick. Copyright: Giddy Goat Productions.

    How to make a living at comedy

    • Audio
    • 9th April 2019

    An hour-long podcast discussion based around the topics of juggling jobs, and earning enough money from comedy to allow you to give up your day job.

  9. Sitcom writing tips

    • Video
    • Writing
    • 8th April 2019

    An hour long video in which top script editor Andrew Ellard leads a discussion on writing sitcom. He's joined by Cabin Pressure creator John Finnemore, producer Micheal Jacob and The Sitcom Mission's Declan Hill.

  10. The DIY guide to budgeting your Edinburgh Fringe show

    • Article
    • Performance
    • 6th April 2019

    Comedian Siân Docksey provides a detailed breakdown of what she spent taking a show to the Edinburgh Festival, and offers her thoughts on what worked and didn't, and how to get the most out of your Fringe this year.