Making an Audio Drama Sitcom | Wooden Overcoats

Wooden Overcoats – a story of two rival funeral directors on a small fictional island – is a Audio Drama series that ticks all the boxes. Brilliantly written, with a talented cast, and first class studio quality sound, this show sets the bar very high. It obviously took a lot of knowledge and expertise to put Wooden Overcoats together, and on this episode we’re able to pull back the curtain and learn from two of the show’s creators, Head Writer David K. Barnes, and Director/Producer John Wakefield.

There’s more material about the making of Wooden Overcoats out there for you to enjoy too. Check out How to Write a Sitcom by David K. Barnes, and Andy Goddard’s Making Radio Drama for Less.

And, as if that wasn’t enough first class material for one week, friend of the show Fred Greenhalgh has released a free eBook called Field Recording for Audio Drama: A Filmmaker’s Guide. Be sure to check out Fred’s post-apocalyptic epic The Cleansed too, if you haven’t already.

A big thanks too, to our most recent inductees of The Knights of the PledgeEd Champion, and EC Bond.

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