Award Winning Comedy / Sitcom Writer . English barrister turned BBC News legal correspondent, who is also an award-winning comedy and sitcom writer. Coleman wrote the sitcom ‘Chambers’, set in what was described as “perhaps the country’s least spectacular law chambers”.
Launched on BBC Radio 4 it ran for three series of five episodes, but also transferred to BBC Two after its first year for two hit television series. Coleman joined BBC Radio 4 from 2004, presenting the legal analysis programme Law in Action. From 2010 Clive Coleman began contributing more widely across all of BBC News output, including both radio and television news, as well as specialist programmes including Panorama and Pick of the Week.
He is also a columnist on legal issues for The Times, having also written for The Guardian and The Independent.(Wikipedia) Barrister, leading television comedy writer, after dinner and motivational speaker working with a raft of top UK based and international companies and organisations. Recent television work includes writing episodes of ‘The Bill‘ (also actS as legal consultant on court based storylines) and ‘Heartbeat’. Increasingly in demand to write speeches for senior executives at companies such as Cisco Systems and Tetrapak.
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Writing Television Sitcoms – Evan S Smith.
This new edition of Writing Television Sitcoms features the essential information every would-be teleplay writer needs to know to break into the business, including:
- Updated examples from contemporary shows such as 30 Rock, The Office and South Park
Shifts in how modern stories are structured
How to recognize changes in taste and censorship.