Jokes should be at the heart of most comedy projects. Don't forget to gag!
The recording of the BCG Pro Sessions Q&A with actor and writer Martin Trenaman. Amongst other things, he talks about his experiences of appearing in shows such as The Inbetweeners, offers sitcom writing insight, and discusses scripting material for panel shows.
Dave Cohen writes about making a living from comedy writing, and the benefits of learning how to pen topical gags.
Over the last decade and a half you're likely to have seen the name 'Christine Rose' appearing in the end credits of many TV comedy shows. Here we chat to the prolific gag writer to find out how she got started, and what it is like to be a joke writer in the world of TV entertainment.
It's pretty hard to keep up with the pace of the news at the moment, but here's some tips for how to write good topical comedy in an ever-changing news landscape.