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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Writing My First Episode of 'The Dumping Ground' for CBBC

    Christine Robertson

    Writer

    Writing My First Episode of 'The Dumping Ground' for CBBC

    Christine Robertson was one of the writers selected for our very first Comedy Room development scheme back in 2015. She explains how that led to taking part in a shadow writing scheme for the hit CBBC drama The Dumping Ground and eventually her first commissioned episode.

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  6. From Investment Banking to the Comedy Room

    Mark Salmon

    Writer

    From Investment Banking to the Comedy Room

    Mark Salmon is part of Comedy Room, our Comedy Writers' development group for 2018/19. He describes their latest session with lots of great advice, including why you should learn to embrace your insecurities.

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  7. An introduction to writing for BBC Children's (CBeebies and CBBC)

    Chris Cantrill

    Writer and Comedian

    An introduction to writing for BBC Children's (CBeebies and CBBC)

    Chris Cantrill is one half of sketch comedy double-act The Delightful Sausage and part of our Comedy Room writer development group for 2018/19. He recently attended our introduction to Children's day at Media City in Salford, run in conjunction with the Drama Room development group.

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  8. Comedy Room - Day Two

    Omar Parvaz

    Writer

    Comedy Room - Day Two

    Omar Parvaz is one of the 15 writers in our Comedy Room writer development group for 2018/19. He describes their second development day which focussed on TV comedy writing.

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  9. CBeebies Residential

    Joanne Lau

    Writer

    CBeebies Residential

    Recently we took a group of eight writers off to the beautiful Derbyshire countryside for a residential with the focus on writing for the CBeebies pre-school audience. Joanne Lau reports back...

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  10. Comedy Script Room - Top tips and advice

    Keith Martin

    Development Producer, BBC Writersroom

    Comedy Script Room - Top tips and advice

    We've recently finished the reading process for our latest open submission window for Comedy. 2634 scripts have been whittled down and we're now interviewing shortlisted writers. If this wasn't your year then our Development Producer Keith Martin has some great tips and advice.

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