Newsjack Series Two

Monday 21 December 2009, 17:07

Piers Beckley Piers Beckley

Topical sketch comedy series Newsjack is returning to Radio 7 in the new year, and once more they have an open submission policy, meaning you can just send them your funnies.

Here's a few links to people talking about writing sketches, to get you in the mood.

Jocelyn Jee Esien and Gareth Edwards
Sanjeev Kohli and Gareth Edwards
Aschlin Ditta
David Mitchell

The writers' guidelines and information about what they're looking for can be found on the Newsjack website.

Go on. Shoo. Be funny. Send them stuff.


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    Comment number 1.

    Dear Newsjack Team,

    I sent three sketches to you as attachments to an email today (Thursday 31st January) and received an automatic email from the website to say that I was too late for the show and to check on the website for submission dates. All the information I could find on the website was that material must be submitted by midday on a Monday for consideration for the show on the following Thursday.

    So, my question is, will my material submitted today still be considered for the show on Thursday 7th January, or do I need to re-send the email with its attachments. If this is the case, when should I re-send it.

    Thanks in advance and Happy New Year!

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    Comment number 2.

    I sent a question just a moment ago regarding submission of material, but forgot to mention that it was about material submitted for Newsjack. I hope you will consider this with my previous email.

    Thank you

    Brian Wagstaff

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    Comment number 3.

    Well the above is hilarious, you should do well.

    Off topic I know but congratulations to Micheal Jacob for his write up in The Stage and to the other College members.

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    Comment number 4.

    I had the same problem as Brian when I emailed my sketch today (3rd Jan) - have I missed the deadline or will there still be a chance to submit for this series? Many thanks.

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    Comment number 5.

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    I too had the same problem this morning. I presume it's just an admin error but I'd rather know for sure, otherwise I would send the sketches back in for submission.

    It'd be great if you could post something here to let us know.

    Kit Caless


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