Sketches are one of the fundimental building blocks of scripted comedy.
Note: We also have a full tutorial on how to write great comedy sketches
In this exclusive extract from Chris Head's new book, he introduces SREP: a structure that can be used in writing sketches, sitcom scenes and stand-up.
In this article we focus on one of the biggest mistakes new sketch-writers make: writing sketches that are too long. Here's some handy tips for how to make your sketches leaner on the page.
Comedy group The Albion Basement talk to us about how they're releasing 1000 sketches as podcasts, across 1000 days. They've already learnt some interesting planning and editing lessons, which they share here.