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  1. Comedy Conclusion

    BBC Writersroom’s first ever Comedy Room dhas drwan to a close. The scheme launched in October, 2015 when 17 up and coming writers were selected from Writersroom’s open talent searches, alongside input from BBC Comedy (TV & Radio).

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  2. Writer

    Last month we revealed the 12 individuals participating in Fast and Funny – a new comedy collaboration between BBC Writersroom, Connected Studios & BBC Comedy focusing on creating the next wave of comic internet sensations. One of the 12, Susan Riddell, reports back on what’s been happening so far…

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    FAST AND FUNNY 2016 - Participants Announced

    The Fast and Funny team announce this year's participants and treat us to a couple of Valentine's videos

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    Inside the Comedy Room - Days 4 & 5 - in the writers' own words:

    The Comedy Room writers 2015/16 report back on an intensive 2-day workshop on Sitcom, mentored by writer and script-editor Andrew Ellard.

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  5. Class Dismissed - Top of the Class

    New CBBC sketch show Class Dismissed joined forces with BBC Writersroom to provide an opportunity to write for the show. We hear from the Producer and selected writers on the success of the initiative.

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    An update from the Comedy Room!

    BBC Writersroom's Comedy Room is a 6-month development scheme for up-and-coming writers discovered through our talent searches. Find out more about what's been going on.

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    Creating and writing 'Top Coppers'

    Andy Kinnear and Céin McGillicuddy are the co-creators and writers of Cop-show comedy series 'Top Coppers'. They discuss their writing partnership and how the show made it to BBC TV.

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  8. Head of BBC Writersroom

    Introducing the BBC Writersroom Comedy Room!

    The Comedy Room is a new development pool of 15 up and coming writers discovered through our open Script Room submission system, other talent searches and recommendations from BBC Comedy.

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    Developing writers: The Comedy Studio

    The Comedy Studio was a writer-development initiative which ran during the first half of 2015 in partnership with BBC Comedy and with funding from the BBC Academy. Executive Producer Richard Webb and two of the writers involved explain more...

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    Elliott Kerrigan on the 'Boy Meets Girl' journey

    Writer Elliott Kerrigan talks about his journey of making the upcoming BBC Two comedy, Boy Meets Girl

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