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If you have a passion for comedy, whether it be as a stand-up or comedy writer, we have some advice here which may help you pursue your talent. Choose from the selection below and keep coming back to the site to see what new inside information we've got for you.


Rhod Gilbert

Rhod Gilbert
Former New Comedy Award winner Rhod Gilbert shares his secrets for success.

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Danny Peak

Have a Laugh
Former New Talent winner Daniel Peak offers some comedy writing advice.

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Kenton Allen

Funny Hunt Master Class
Get some of the master class advice from our industry professionals.

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Northern Ireland Comedy Unit

Northern Ireland Comedy Unit
Get advice on writing comedy and stand-up from our masterclasses.

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Stand up comedian

Advice for Stand-ups
BBC Comedy's Jon Mountague offers some advice for aspiring stand-up comedians.

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Nick Mackie

Winning Advice
Nick Mackie shares some of his experiences and offers advice for new animators.

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Two Pints..

Creating a Sitcom
'Two Pints..'. creator Susan Nickson talks about turning an idea into a successful sitcom.

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Susan Nickson

Comedy Masterclass
Read the transcript from a master class with Graham Linehan, Susan Nicholson and Fred Baron.

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Ben Elton

Seven Comedy Rules
Some of the biggest names in the comedy world share their rules for success.

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Comedy sitcom I'm With Stupid

Comedy commissioner
Get some advice on creating a comedy that will stand out on the commissioner's desk.

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Andrew Lawrence

Breaking Through
New Comedy Award winner, Andrew Lawrence, gives some advice to new comedians.

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Dawn French

Comedy acting
The head of the BBC Comedy North Unit has some advice for budding comedy actors.

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