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  1. Scarborough

    Derren Litten

    Writer, Actor and Director

    Scarborough

    Derren Litten was the creator and writer of the hit ITV comedy 'Benidorm', which ran for 10 series. His new show 'Scarborough' has recently launched on BBC One. We caught up with Derren to find out more.

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  2. The Edinburgh Fringe - My Experience

    Chris Cantrill

    Writer and Comedian

    The Edinburgh Fringe - My Experience

    Chris Cantrill is one half of critically acclaimed sketch duo The Delightful Sausage with comedy partner Amy Gledhill. He sums up their recent Edinburgh Fringe experience along with some tips and advice.

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  3. The Edinburgh Fringe - My Experience

    Mary Flanigan

    Writer and Comedian

    The Edinburgh Fringe - My Experience

    In the second of our short series of blog posts from writers and performers at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe we spoke to comedian Mary Flanigan.

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  4. Scottish Writers' Festival - Watch Interviews

    Angela Galvin

    Development Producer, BBC Writersroom Scotland

    Scottish Writers' Festival - Watch Interviews

    At our Scottish Writers' Festival on 31st May we took the opportunity to film interviews with a selection of the brilliant panellists and speakers. You can watch all the interviews now, packed with great advice and inspiration.

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  5. The Importance of Lead Characters

    Robin Taylor

    Writer and Script Reader

    The Importance of Lead Characters

    As the results from our latest Comedy script submissions are sent out we asked writer (and script-reader) Robin Taylor to outline why having a clear main character in your script can help it to cut through.

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  6. Comedy Writers' Success at BBC Radio Scotland

    Angela Galvin

    Development Producer, BBC Writersroom Scotland

    Comedy Writers' Success at BBC Radio Scotland

    Following a first series in 2018 we were delighted to be re-commissioned for four short comedies for radio by BBC Radio Scotland. Our Development Producer in Glasgow, Angela Galvin explains and introduces the four successful writers.

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  7. How I Got to Write for Topical Comedy Shows

    Jeffrey Aidoo

    Writer

    How I Got to Write for Topical Comedy Shows

    Jeffrey Aidoo was part of our Comedy Room writer development group for 2018/19. He explains how gaining a place in the group via our open script submission system has led on to him being a member of the writers' room for Radio topical comedy shows including Newsjack and The Now Show.

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  8. The Essentials of Scriptwriting

    BBC Writersroom

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    The Essentials of Scriptwriting

    Our submission window for Comedy scripts is open until 5pm on Monday 29th April. Watch a short animation to support your writing which covers elements including Developing Your Idea, Beginnings (and Endings), Dialogue, Characters and Scenes.

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  9. 10 Reasons Why You Should Enter Your Script in the BBC Writersroom's Comedy Window

    Lynda Kennedy

    Writer

    10 Reasons Why You Should Enter Your Script in the BBC Writersroom's Comedy Window

    Lynda Kennedy is a comedy writer from Glasgow who was part of our latest Comedy Room writer development group. She explains why it's a good idea to enter your script in the current comedy submission window, which is open until 5pm on Monday 29th April.

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  10. Getting Your Comedy Script Ready

    Robin Taylor

    Writer and Script Reader

    Getting Your Comedy Script Ready

    Our annual submission window for Comedy scripts is open from 10am on Monday 1st April to 5pm on Monday 29th April. Writer and script-reader Robin Taylor shares some great advice if you're thinking of submitting a script this time.

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