Creating radio drama
No sets, no make up, no lights, but painting vivid pictures in listeners’ minds for over ninety years – Hazel Marshall and guests pull back the curtain on radio drama.
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.
Writing comedy & drama
How to get paid for doing what you love - we discuss getting into writing comedy and drama for radio and television.
Tips on writing comedy sketches for TV and radio for the budding comedy sketch writers, with advice from the writers of Mitchell and Webb, The News Quiz and Armstrong and Miller.
From Absolutely Fabulous to The Thick of It, how do you go about creating the immortal characters that will make generations laugh for years to come?
Profession based dramas
How to create authentic drama around specific professions - three writers and producers share the secrets of the craft.
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.
Steven Moffat on Doctor Who and Sherlock
A must listen for budding writers everywhere. Doctor Who lead writer and Sherlock co-creator Steven Moffat talks openly about his writing career.