Getting The Emily Atack Show back on stage

Shooting for the second run of ITV2’s sketch series from Monkey Kingdom ended as we’d hoped – in a room full of laughing comedy fans, says Avril Spary

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Nida Manzoor: The punk spirit behind We Are Lady Parts

Writer and director on taking inspiration from her own life for her new C4 comedy about a Muslim female punk band

Bloods team

Bloods: Mining a fresh vein of comedy

Samson Kayo, Nathan Bryon and Ash Atalla explain how a sliding-doors moment led to the two young talents being entrusted with a major sitcom


The UK should open up to the thrills of a writers’ room

There’s always a place for the singular vision but the US approach suits longer runs, says Danny Brocklehurst