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An introduction to comedy writing, from eh? to ah!

GENRE: Comedy
Totleigh Barton

“If only comedy writing was as simple as getting down a few good oneliners. In this course you will learn how to build from the basics of gag writing to creating comedy scripts. Drawing on Alexis’s experience working with Mike Leigh both on stage and screen, you will also spend time creating comedy characters on the page, and putting them into dramatic situations – which might take them into radio, TV, film or stage scripts. The course will be accessible enough to accommodate all levels, whether you are currently working on something you’d like to improve, starting with a fresh idea, or have no ideas at all!  There will also be an optional stand-up session for those who’d like to attend. We all have the ability to write about funny people or funny situations, and to make that writing resonate for an audience or reader. This course will help you fulfil that.”

Single room price: £725
Shared room price: £680

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