British Comedy Guide

Inside Track Library - Agents

Do you need an agent? What do agents do? This is the section looking at those things.

  1. BCG Pro Sessions video: Lily Williams

    • Video
    • Writing

    This video recording of our BCG Pro Sessions chat with top agent Lily Williams comprehensively discusses the topic of how to get an agent. There's also lots of insight into just what an agent does, how writers can pick up work, and more.

  2. Comedy Writing: How Do I Get An Agent?

    • Article
    • Writing

    We look at the pros and cons of having representation, and - when you're ready - how to get an agent.

  3. Signature.

    The awkward bits of working with an agent

    • Article

    To get some insight on the positives and negatives of having an agent, we asked an established writer-performer to tell us about their experiences of working with their agent.

  4. How to get producers and agents to read your scripts

    • Video
    • Writing

    A 50 minute video in which TV producer Caroline Norris, radio producer Bill Dare and agent Vivienne Clore discuss how comedy writers can get their work seen by the industry, how much they can expect to be paid, and more.