Creativity in the British Television Comedy Industry by Brett Mills,Erica Horton

By Brett Mills,Erica Horton

What is it wish to make tv comedy? How do writers get their principles made, and the way do commissioners and manufacturers make a decision what to make? How do contributors of the comedy paintings with huge broadcasters and construction businesses, and what does it suggest to be artistic – and remain inventive?

Drawing on interviews with many key writers similar to Sam Bain, Paul Doolan, Graham Linehan, David Mitchell, Simon Nye and Sue Teddern, manufacturers together with Ash Atalla, Lisa Clark, Michelle Farr, Ali McPhail, Jon Plowman and Adam Tandy, and commissioners, the BBC’s Shane Allen, Channel 4’s Nerys Evans and Sky’s Lucy Lumsden, Creativity within the British tv Comedy Industry explores the inventive tactics that result in profitable programme-making.

With unique dialogue of the strategies during which sequence equivalent to People do just Nothing and After Hours got here to our monitors, this booklet examines how individuals of the comedy preserve careers, deal with failure, improve their craft, and remain artistic.

Creativity within the British tv Comedy Industry is vital studying for college kids and researchers with an curiosity in comedy experiences, tv construction, and the creative/media industries.

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