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?
Tips: writing popular drama
Drama producer and writer for EastEnders Diederick Santer tells us about teasing the audience and writing popular storylines.
Podcast: 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.
Podcast: profession based dramas
How to create authentic drama around specific professions - three writers and producers share the secrets of the craft.
Podcast: great adaptations
What happens when a writer takes a much loved book and adapts it for television? In this week's podcast Hazel Marshall discusses the ingredients for a great adaptation for TV.
Q&A: storytelling for factual
A live Twitter Q&A on storytelling with the BBC Academy's Hazel Marshall.
Profile: script supervisor, TV
Sally Danton, script supervisor on The One Show, discusses her role in getting the show on air.