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BCG Pro is the UK's leading online platform for new, emerging and established comedy professionals. It provides tools and services for those wanting to advance their career in comedy on stage, screen, radio or behind the scenes.

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BCG Pro Starter

The lighter option, if you're just starting on your creative journey and still learning.

£70   £45
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(£25 lifetime discount)

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BCG Pro

Our main plan: get access to powerful tools and great content.

£100   £75
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BCG Pro Business

Work full time in comedy? This plan offers additional, advanced tools & features.

£150   £125
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(£25 lifetime discount)

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BCG Pro as a gift

A BCG Pro subscription is the perfect gift for the person in your life who wants to further their comedy knowledge and career. Find out more

BCG Pro Starter is perfect for anyone looking to write, perform or produce comedy for the first time. Our exclusive mix of tools and content will help you learn your craft and make new connections.

Exclusive knowledge

Inside Track is packed full of exclusive articles, videos and podcasts providing focused news, industry insight and advice. There are hundreds of features to take in right now and new pieces published each week, sharing the wisdom of the best comedy practitioners around.

Consult BCG is a service where you can ask British Comedy Guide for help. Perhaps you're looking for a specific bit of information or data breakdown? Let us know and we'll see what we can do!

Skills Academy Tutorials are an exclusive selection of bespoke online tutorials covering a range of topics. Hone your skills and gain a competitive edge with BCG Pro.

Inside Track

Access opportunities

Opportunities Hub is where you'll find your next creative deadline, continuously updated with paid and unpaid opportunities from across the UK comedy scene. Filter, get email alerts, and post and reply to listings to find collaborative partners.

Exclusive opportunities are generated for BCG Pro members on a regular basis, both internally and with independent producers. Previous rewards have included members having scripts optioned by a top TV company; seeing captions turned into greeting cards; and joining a sitcom's writing room.

BCG Pro Talent Awards aim to encourage and identify the next waves of creative talent amidst our community. Compete with your peers to win writing, performance or production prizes, catch the eyes of the industry, and prove you're ready to take the next step in British comedy.

BCG Pro Talent Awards

Many more benefits

Discounts can be found in BCG Pro. Get money off courses, competitions, services and more. You could quickly save more than your subscription fee.

Networking events are a great way to meet other BCG Pro creatives and hear keynote speeches. Take in a talk on a timely topic before relaxing with other up-and-coming comedy creatives to mull over what you've just learned.

The Big Comedy Conference is returning and BCG Pro members can attend at a special discount rate.

BCG Daily Email is delivered to your inbox every day at noon (opt-in). It's a daily briefing of everything going on in the world of comedy, helping you stay on top of the news. Example email

BCG Perks are a range of other miscellaneous features around British Comedy Guide, including fewer adverts. More details

Networking

BCG Perks include...

  • See significantly fewer adverts across British Comedy Guide
  • Additional filters on guide lists
  • Unlimited press clippings pages on all guides
  • View archive schedule pages back to the start of 1941
  • View an extra week ahead in TV and radio schedules, and use schedule filters
  • Access to BCG Pro's data search tool, offering advanced search capabilities on press clippings, joint credits, and more
  • And other little perks you might like as a comedy fan, such as bonus questions on the weekly quiz

Ready to join?

Join BCG Pro Starter now to kick-start your comedy career

BCG Pro is currently discounted - sign up now!

£70 £45 for 12 months
(£25 lifetime discount)

Pay just £45 this year!

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Prices include VAT. If you are registered for VAT you'll be able to claim 20% back.

BCG Pro membership is subject to our terms and conditions - please read these before joining.

Feature comparison

Starter Pro Business
Inside Track Yes Yes Yes
Opportunities Hub Yes Yes Yes
Exclusive opportunities Yes Yes Yes
Consult BCG Yes Yes Yes
Discounts Yes Yes Yes
BCG Daily Email Yes Yes Yes
Networking events Yes
Starter events
Yes Yes
Talent Awards Yes
Starter level
Yes Yes
Skills Academy Tutorials Yes Yes Yes
BCG Perks Yes Yes Yes
People Profile No Yes Yes
Casebook interview No Yes Yes
BlackBook Companies No Yes Yes
BlackBook People No Yes Yes
Production Registry No Yes
Optional upgrade
Yes
Commissioning Insights No Yes
Optional upgrade
Yes
Edinburgh Tracker No Yes
Optional upgrade
Yes
Additional production credits No Yes
Optional upgrade
Yes
Edit company page No No Yes
Central invoicing No No Yes
Multi-user access* No No Yes
Manage multiple Profiles* No No Yes

* Small additional surcharge

BCG Pro is for comedy writers, performers and producers. Subscribe now for a suite of services, tools and content to help you hone your craft, showcase your talent and get more work.

Showcase yourself and your work

Curate your own People Profile on British Comedy Guide, the world's number one destination for British comedy fans, professionals and creators.

List all your credits and experience, build up a photo gallery, embed videos and add full biographical details - ensuring that bookers, promoters, agents, producers, researchers and the public can find you and your skill set.

Comedy Casebook is a specially designed self-published interview feature that you can complete (and revise) at your convenience, to tell the world about your comedy background and tastes.

People Profile

Find new connections

Advanced filters and millions of records mean you can research your ideas and improve your market awareness, gaining a competitive edge.

BlackBook Companies is our unrivalled dataset offering a gateway to find organisations to work with. An interactive and detailed reference, it lists current projects, who works with who, and points of contact.

BlackBook People is your searchable interface to BCG's proprietary database of British comedy credits - the most comprehensive in the world. As a BCG Pro subscriber you can filter through tens of thousands of Profiles and find contact details for many currently working people.

BCG Pro BlackBook

Exclusive knowledge

Inside Track is packed full of exclusive articles, videos and podcasts providing focused news, industry insight and advice. There are more than 300 features already available and new pieces are published each week, sharing the wisdom of the best comedy practitioners around.

Consult BCG is a service where you can ask British Comedy Guide for help. Perhaps you're looking for a specific bit of information or data breakdown? Let us know.

Skills Academy Tutorials are an exclusive selection of bespoke online tutorials covering a range of topics. Hone your skills and gain a competitive edge with BCG Pro.

Inside Track

Access opportunities

Opportunities Hub is where you'll find your next creative deadline: a constantly reviewed round-up of both paid and unpaid opportunities across the UK comedy scene. Filter, get email alerts, and post and reply to listings to find collaborative partners.

Exclusive opportunitiesare generated for BCG Pro members on a regular basis, both internally and with independent producers. Previous rewards have included members having scripts optioned by a top TV company; seeing captions turned into greeting cards; and joining a sitcom's writing room.

BCG Pro Talent Awards aim to encourage and identify the next waves of creative talent amidst our community. Compete with your peers to win writing, performance or production prizes, catch the eyes of the industry, and prove you're ready to take the next step in British comedy.

BCG Pro Talent Awards

Many more benefits

Discounts can be found in BCG Pro. Get money off courses, competitions, services and more - make your membership fee back in discounts elsewhere!

Networking events are a great way to meet other creatives and hear keynote speeches. Take in a talk on a timely topic before relaxing with other up-and-coming comedy creatives to mull over what you've just learned.

The Big Comedy Conference is returning and BCG Pro members can attend at a special discount rate.

BCG Daily Email in your inbox every day at noon (opt-in). It's a daily briefing of everything going on in the world of comedy. Example email

BCG Perks are a range of other miscellaneous features around British Comedy Guide, including fewer adverts. More details

Networking

BCG Perks include...

  • See significantly fewer adverts across British Comedy Guide
  • Additional filters on guide lists
  • Unlimited press clippings pages on all guides
  • View archive schedule pages back to the start of 1941
  • View an extra week ahead in TV and radio schedules, and use schedule filters
  • Access to BCG Pro's data search tool, offering advanced search capabilities on press clippings, joint credits, and more
  • And other little perks you might like as a comedy fan, such as bonus questions on the weekly quiz

Need more? Our business add-on package has additional tools for an annual fee.
Find out more

Our business add-on is designed for those who work full-time in comedy. You can get access to the following premium industry packages for an extra £50 per annum.

Additional production credits

This package offers more than 30 additional credit types across our production guides for recent years. Identify commissioners, costume designers, post producers and many more lead creative and production roles with ease.

Production Registry

Dig into our constantly-updated database detailing hundreds of hours of new commissions with easy views of who's making what, for who, and when. The most comprehensive comedy commissioning index on the web, for a bargain price.

Commissioning Insights

Utilising our bespoke dataset of more than one million records, we can provide you with unique insight into commissioning history: total broadcast hours; year-by-year commissioning comparisons; company totals; hours-per-channel; and more.

Edinburgh Fringe Tracker

Whether performing, producing, promoting, or running a venue at August's Edinburgh Fringe, our industry-leading tracker brings together all press activity across the month into one place: aggregation of reviews, feature articles, interviews and more.


If you work as part of a team, switch to our BCG Pro Business plan to get the above, plus enable team access, invoicing, and company functionality.

Ready to join?

Join BCG Pro now to help transform your prospects

BCG Pro is currently discounted - sign up now!

£100 £75 for 12 months
(£25 lifetime discount)

Pay just £75 this year!


Give as a Gift

Prices include VAT. If you are registered for VAT you'll be able to claim 20% back.

BCG Pro membership is subject to our terms and conditions - please read these before joining.

Feature comparison

Starter BCG Pro Business
Inside Track Yes Yes Yes
Opportunities Hub Yes Yes Yes
Exclusive opportunities Yes Yes Yes
Consult BCG Yes Yes Yes
Discounts Yes Yes Yes
BCG Daily Email Yes Yes Yes
Networking events Yes
Starter events
Yes Yes
Talent Awards Yes
Starter level
Yes Yes
Skills Academy Tutorials Yes Yes Yes
BCG Perks Yes Yes Yes
People Profile No Yes Yes
Casebook interview No Yes Yes
BlackBook Companies No Yes Yes
BlackBook People No Yes Yes
Production Registry No Yes
Optional upgrade
Yes
Commissioning Insights No Yes
Optional upgrade
Yes
Edinburgh Tracker No Yes
Optional upgrade
Yes
Additional production credits No Yes
Optional upgrade
Yes
Edit company page No No Yes
Central invoicing No No Yes
Multi-user access* No No Yes
Manage multiple Profiles* No No Yes

* Small additional surcharge

BCG Pro Business provides tools, data and support to those who work in comedy full-time. Business offers extra for teams, organisations, and those managing multiple clients, and great functionality for individuals.

BCG Pro Business offers full access to all parts of BCG Pro. The plan is designed with your professional goals in mind. For a low additional cost you can manage multiple client profiles under one account, and grant BCG Pro access to team mates or clients.

BCG Pro Business team packages also benefit from the convenience of one single invoice, user management, and the ability to edit your company's own page(s) in BCG Pro BlackBook.

Every BCG Pro Business user also gets the following...

Curate and manage Profiles

Manage People Profiles on British Comedy Guide, the world's number one destination for British comedy fans, professionals and creators. If you're an agent, publicist or similar, access to edit and control multiple Profiles is available with competitive, scaled pricing based on your number of clients. Or, if you're in a hurry, you can send all your content to us direct and we'll expand their Profiles for you.

List credits and experience, publish photo galleries and press clippings, embed videos and add full biographical details - ensuring that bookers, promoters, agents, producers, researchers and the public alike can find you and have all the details to hand.

Comedy Casebook is a specially designed self-published interview feature that can be completed (and revised) at your convenience, to tell the world about your comedy background and tastes.

People Profile

Find new connections

Advanced filters and millions of records mean you can research your ideas and improve your market awareness, gaining a competitive edge.

BlackBook Companies offers a gateway to our unrivalled dataset of companies involved in British comedy, from TV production to stand-up agencies, film distributors, publicists and more: find the best organisations to work with on your next project. An interactive and detailed reference, it lists who works with who, current projects, and points of contact.

BlackBook People is your searchable interface to BCG's proprietary database of British comedy credits - the most extensive and comprehensive in the world. As a BCG Pro subscriber you can filter through tens of thousands of Profiles, and find contact details for many people currently working in the industry.

BCG Pro BlackBook

Access more data and reports

Additional production credits are available to BCG Pro Business members. See more than 30 further credit types across BCG's production guides for recent years, helping to identify commissioners, costume designers, post producers and many more lead creative and production roles with ease.

Production Registry is our constantly-updated service detailing hundreds of hours of the latest commissions and development projects, with easy views of who's making what, for who, and when. It's the most comprehensive comedy commissioning index on the web, for a bargain price.

Commissioning Insights offers anaylsis of our unique dataset, comprising more than one million records. Find unique break-downs of broadcast comedy in Britain, such as total broadcast hours; year-by-year comparisons; company totals; hours-per-channel; and more.

Consult BCG is a service where you can ask British Comedy Guide for help. Perhaps you're looking for a specific bit of information or data breakdown? We'll do all we can to assist.

Data and reports

Exclusive content and tools

Inside Track is packed full of exclusive articles, videos and podcasts providing focused news, industry insight and advice. There are hundreds of features available right now with new pieces published each week, sharing the wisdom of the best comedy practitioners around.

Edinburgh Fringe Tracker is our must-have tool for agents, publicists and promoters working at the Edinburgh Festival. Our industry-leading tracker brings together all press activity across the month into one place: aggregation of reviews, feature articles, interviews and more.

Inside Track

Find opportunities

Opportunities Hub is where you'll find creative deadlines for you and/or your clients: it's a constantly revised round-up of both paid and unpaid opportunities across the UK comedy scene. Filter, get email alerts, and post your own listing to find collaborative partners or to advertise a job.

Exclusive opportunities are generated for BCG Pro members on a regular basis, both internally and with independent producers. Previous rewards have included members having scripts optioned by a top TV company; seeing captions turned into greeting cards; and joining a sitcom's writing room.

BCG Pro Talent Awards

Many more benefits

Discounts can be found in BCG Pro. Get money off courses, competitions, services and more.

Networking events are a great way to meet with peers and hear keynote speeches. Take in a talk on a timely topic before relaxing to mull over what you've just learned.

The Big Comedy Conference is returning and BCG Pro members can attend at a special discount rate.

BCG Daily Email is a daily newsletter service (opt-in). Delivered at noon, it briefs on everything going on in the world of comedy, from press clippings to the day's TV and radio premieres. Example email

BCG Perks are a range of other miscellaneous features around British Comedy Guide, including fewer adverts. More details

Networking

BCG Perks include...

  • See significantly fewer adverts across British Comedy Guide
  • Additional filters on guide lists
  • Unlimited press clippings pages on all guides
  • View archive schedule pages back to the start of 1941
  • View an extra week ahead in TV and radio schedules, and use schedule filters
  • Access to BCG Pro's data search tool, offering advanced search capabilities on press clippings, joint credits, and more
  • And other little perks you might like as a comedy fan, such as bonus questions on the weekly quiz

Join as a single user

Join BCG Pro now to optimise the way you work

BCG Pro is currently discounted - sign up now!

£150 £125 for 12 months
(£25 lifetime discount)

Pay just £125 this year!

Join as a company/team

BCG Pro Business is perfect for teams and those managing multiple client Profiles

For a tailored package to meet your needs at a discounted price, do get in touch and let us know your requirements

pro@comedy.co.uk

Prices include VAT. If you are registered for VAT you'll be able to claim 20% back.

BCG Pro membership is subject to our terms and conditions. Please read these before joining.

If you have a BCG Pro discount code, do enter it in the box above.

Feature comparison

Starter Pro Business
Inside Track Yes Yes Yes
Opportunities Hub Yes Yes Yes
Exclusive opportunities Yes Yes Yes
Consult BCG Yes Yes Yes
Discounts Yes Yes Yes
BCG Daily Email Yes Yes Yes
Networking events Yes
Starter events
Yes Yes
Talent Awards Yes
Starter level
Yes Yes
Skills Academy Tutorials Yes Yes Yes
BCG Perks Yes Yes Yes
People Profile No Yes Yes
Casebook interview No Yes Yes
BlackBook Companies No Yes Yes
BlackBook People No Yes Yes
Production Registry No Yes
Optional upgrade
Yes
Commissioning Insights No Yes
Optional upgrade
Yes
Edinburgh Tracker No Yes
Optional upgrade
Yes
Additional production credits No Yes
Optional upgrade
Yes
Edit company page No No Yes
Central invoicing No No Yes
Multi-user access* No No Yes
Manage multiple Profiles* No No Yes

* Small additional surcharge