Writing For BBC Radio Comedy
If you want to write comedy, what better place to start than this guide written by the producers and writers from BBC Radio Comedy.
Newsjack: working with script editors
What's the role of a script editor and how do writers work alongside them? We break down a typical working week on the topical show.
The Show What You Wrote: an introduction
Hot on the heels of Radio 4’s topical series Newsjack, The Show What You Wrote offers writers the freedom to write to themes not news stories. Producer Alexandra Smith tells us how the series works.
Arthur Mathews: comedy masterclass
As creator of acclaimed comedy Father Ted, Arthur Mathews has carved his place at the top of British comedy. In this specially recorded masterclass, we hear about his route to success.
Richard Curtis: comedy masterclass
Blackadder, The Vicar of Dibley, Four Weddings and a Funeral: these classics have placed writer Richard Curtis at the heart of British comedy. He joins us to talk punch lines, characters and creating comedy gold.
Profession based dramas
How to create authentic drama around specific professions - three writers and producers share the secrets of the craft.
Writing comedy & drama
How to get paid for doing what you love - we discuss getting into writing comedy and drama for radio and television.
Scriptwriting for factual TV
Bring your story together and keep the production on track - this week's podcast examines how getting the script right can shape and save your factual production.