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The Ideas Lab Podcast

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Welcome to the Ideas Lab Podcast, where you can learn from the world’s greatest creative and entrepreneurial minds to help you turn your ideas into original businesses, books and brands – because in a crowded world, it pays to stand out.Your host is John Williams, bestselling author of 'Screw Work L… read more

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Stevyn Colgan - Qi script writer, Met Police officer and award winning Author #11

Stevyn Colgan started his career as a police officer in London in the Met police problem solving unit. And now he's a comedy writer and has written for BBC programmess like Qi and The Museum of Curiosity. He's written several books including most recently a comedy Whodunnit called A Murder to Die For.

In this interview you'll hear

  • How the Met Police problem solving unit solved a late night public order problem using lollipops
  • How Stevyn transition from being a Bobby on the beat to being a successful comedy script writer
  • What it's like working with Stephen Fry, Sandy Toksvig, and other legends of the British comedy scene.

For full show notes and references please go to the official episode page at theideaslab.org/podcast-stevyn-colgan

 

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