As producer for the Sitcom Trials: Midlands, I really want to find the best scripts in the areas, from the best writers, but I know comedy can be subjective. I got our team of readers together to discuss the things which are most important to us in a script. We are sharing them with you here to help give some guidance on what we are looking for in our winning entries. Staging We are a theatre company, not a TV studio. Although we are welcoming TV submission, we need to be abl
I'm really excited to be part of the team producing the Sitcom Trials in Birmingham. We will be doing an open call for scripts, filtering out the best of the best and running live performances of them at the Old Joint Stock Theatre, Birmingham. We will use local actors (supported by Foghorn Improv) and the best script - voted for by audience and judges - will go through to the Sitcom Trials national final. Sitcom Trials has a great heritage, winning Edinburgh Fringe awards an
Ok, remember how my new show is all about Deadlines? Well, I had a deadline to learn the cup song, featured in Pitch Perfect, in 24 hours. I was so proud of myself I filmed it after an hour. What do you think - new career?