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All change for Newsjack Series 10

The Show What You Wrote has closed its doors but just down the hallway another BBC sketch opportunity is back: Newsjack. And there are lots of changes for Series 10. Check out the details of what they want carefully on the BBC website, but here’s my summary of what’s going to be different to Series […]

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The Show What You Wrote – the things what I learned

Well, 15,000 sketches read less than 1% of those used. And The Show What You Wrote is done (apart from the editing and broadcast… ¬†ūüôā ). No credit for me this time. But I have learned a lot from the process of writing for a non-topical show. And from Jon Hunter‘s excellent general feedback which […]

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BBC Sketch writing opportunity: The Show What You Wrote

Not only is there Newsjack starting, well pretty much now, here is yet another open door sketch show for BBC radio comedy . (Opendoor sketch shows are like buses… there is never enough room for everyone who wants to get on and I find they never quite go where I expected them to…) It is […]

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More exciting news – Live From Kirrin Island Ep 2 is up

And just in case¬†all that Newsjack action¬†wasn’t enough excitement for one week (not to mention moving house, marking exams,¬†sleep¬†etc…)¬†Live From Kirrin Island¬†Episode 2 has gone um… live.¬†Get it here! Apart from all the brilliant funny stuff, you get to hear me being a Dick. I realize this isn’t anything unusual for people who know me […]

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My Newsjack Series 7 Episode 3 submissions

Rather tired with recording Live from Kirrin Island on Saturday and also trying to get everything sorted for moving house (excuses, excuses!) so only managed to send two rushed sketches and four one liners to Newsjack this week. My sketches were on Ed Milliband trying to get on a TV comedy show like Letterman A […]