In the backdrop of recent political events, raising a laugh on TV has never been more in demand by audiences. But as a producer how do you make sure the joke’s not on you? Led by the chair, columnist and comedian Ayesha Hazarika, our panel of on-screen talent, programme makers and commissioners take a forensic look at the dos and don’ts of producing a stand out piece of funny factual television.

Session Producer:
Jonny Meenagh, Objective Media Group
Assistant producer:
Kate McGlade, development executive