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Writing Radio Comedy

Jane Berthoud (Head of BBC Radio Comedy) and writer Dave Cohen discuss the state of BBC radio comedy and the opportunities for writers

Direct download: WritingRadioComedy.mp3
Category:Radio -- posted at: 10:13am EDT

Writing for Medical Drama Series

Rachel Flowerday and Dana Fainaru discuss writing for Doctors, Casualty and Holby City and explain what it's like to graduate from the BBC Writers' Academy.

Direct download: WritingMedicalDrama.mp3
Category:Television -- posted at: 3:50am EDT

Writing comedy for TV

Comedy writers Jane Bussmann and Andrew Ellard discuss sitcom, gag writing and how to get your first break as a TV comedy writer.

Direct download: WritingComedyforTV.mp3
Category:Television -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Roy Williams Interview

Writer and Guild member Darren Rapier interviews award winning playwright Roy Williams (No Boys Cricket Club, Sing yer heart out for the lads, Sucker Punch).

Direct download: RoyWilliams.mp3
Category:Theatre -- posted at: 5:26am EDT

All About e-Books

Author and Guild Member Helen Smith is joined by Linda Bennet and Graham Taylor of the Publishers Association to discuss e-Books with WGGB Editor Tom Green and Guild General Secretary Bernie Corbett.

What's the current state of the e-book market? Which devices and formats are likely to prevail? To what extent will e-books change the relationship between publishers and writers? How can writers publish e-books themselves?

Direct download: AllAboutEBooks-Oct2010.mp3
Category:Books -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

Jack Thorne Interview

WGGB Editor Tom Green interviews writer Jack Thorne (This Is England 86, Skins, Shameless, Cast Offs, Snogging In Public Places)

Direct download: JackThorne.mp3
Category:Television -- posted at: 7:48am EDT

Public Spending Cuts

WGGB Editor Tom Green is joined by Bernie Corbett (WGGB General Secretary), Anne Hogben (WGGB Deputy General Secretary) and writer Jack Thorne to discuss the implications for writers of public spending cuts and the new Writers' Guild / ITV drama agreement.

Direct download: InDiscussion-August2010.mp3
Category:Television -- posted at: 7:34am EDT

Nick Yapp - Writing the history of the Writers' Guild Author and Guild member Nick Yapp talks about writing the history of the Writers' Guild of Great Britain​ (recorded at the 2010 AGM).
Direct download: NickYapp.mp3
Category:Books -- posted at: 7:17am EDT

WGGB Chair Robert Taylor - 2010 AGM Recorded at the Annual General Meeting on June 4th 2010, ​Writers' Guild of GB Chair Robert Taylor proposes the new Foundation and Digital Rights payment system.
Direct download: RobertTaylor-AGM.mp3
Category:AGM -- posted at: 10:37am EDT

BBC Drama Event Pt.1 - Ben Stephenson Presentation by BBC Controller of Drama Commissioning, Ben Stephenson with introduction by Writers' Guild Chair, Robert Taylor.
Direct download: BenStephenson.mp3
Category:Television -- posted at: 4:07am EDT