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  1. The Latest from the Comedy Room in Lockdown

    Chris Anastasi

    Writer

    The Latest from the Comedy Room in Lockdown

    Chris Anastasi reports back about taking part in this year's Comedy Room writer development group, which has shaped up to be a rather different experience than he had expected...

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  2. InterConnected - Watch all Eight Lockdown Stories

    BBC Writersroom

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    InterConnected - Watch all Eight Lockdown Stories

    Our InterConnected opportunity for short scripts to be filmed using video-messaging received a record 6803 submissions. We have produced eight of the scripts and you can watch them all now.

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  3. Four practical tips to help your script reach its full potential

    BBC Writersroom

    Script readers

    Four practical tips to help your script reach its full potential

    As our script readers reach the end of the scripts sent into our latest Comedy Room script window we asked a member of the team to share some top tips.

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  4. Lockdown Learnings from two of our Northern Voices writers

    Sara Cocker & Léonie Higgins

    Writers

    Lockdown Learnings from two of our Northern Voices writers

    BBC Writersroom is as busy as ever during the lockdown due to the COVID 19 pandemic. We asked two of our Northern Voices writers (Sara Cocker and Léonie Higgins also known as Eggs Collective) to describe how their recent session played out in a socially distanced world.

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  5. My Left Nut

    Michael Patrick & Oisín Kearney

    Writers

    My Left Nut

    Upcoming Belfast writers Michael Patrick and Oisín Kearney discuss how ‘My Left Nut’, their first project for the BBC, was adapted from their award-winning stage play about friendship, family, grief and testicles.

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  6. The Comedy Room Writers

    BBC Writersroom

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    The Comedy Room Writers

    Find out more about the writers who have been part of our Comedy Room development group beginning in autumn 2019. They've been attending monthly workshops, having introductions to different scripted content areas across the BBC and have each been developing an original spec' script.

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  7. The Comedy Room - Children's Day and an opportunity to pitch to Radio Drama North

    Helen Parkinson

    Writer

    The Comedy Room - Children's Day and an opportunity to pitch to Radio Drama North

    Helen Parkinson is part of our Comedy Room writer development group. She gives a rundown on the group's recent two-day workshop at Media City in Salford which covered writing for Children's plus an opportunity to pitch a short Radio Drama.

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  8. Daly Grind - Bringing a pilot for a new sitcom to the screen

    Dominic Reynolds

    Writer

    Daly Grind - Bringing a pilot for a new sitcom to the screen

    Dominic and John Reynolds are two comedy-writing brothers who were previously part of our Comedy Room writer development group. We spoke to Dom about creating the pilot for their new sitcom, Daly Grind, which launches on BBC One Scotland and BBC Scotland next week.

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  9. The Comedy Room Day Two: Generating Ideas, Writing to a Brief and Pitching

    Amy Xander

    Writer

    The Comedy Room Day Two: Generating Ideas, Writing to a Brief and Pitching

    Amy Xander is part of our Comedy Room writer development group. She gives us an insiders take on Day Two of the Comedy Room workshops, which covered generating ideas, writing to a brief and pitching.

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  10. Kicking off Comedy Room 2019

    John Hickman & Stephen Robertson

    Writers

    Kicking off Comedy Room 2019

    Our latest Comedy Room writer development scheme kicked off last month. We caught up with John Hickman and Stephen Robertson, a writing duo who are part of this year's Room to find out how things went on Day One.

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