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Steven Moffat.

Steven Moffat talks about writing comedy

Earlier in the year British Comedy Guide chatted to top writer Steven Moffat about Press Gang, Joking Apart, Coupling, Doctor Who, and more. Here's a new version of that interview, focused on the bits we think BCG Pro members can take insight and advice from, with some bonus answers now included too.

Joking Apart, your 1990s sitcom about a man going through a divorce, is very farcical in nature. Is that a technique that works particularly well for comedy?

Yes, and I don't think there's anything dated about farce. Farce is great, it's the fundamental heartbeat of comedy. People will...

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