Screenwriting: Tutored Retreat
How to strengthen, shape and sell your screenplay
Monday September 16th - Saturday September 21st 2019
Where do jokes come from? How do you write a sketch?
Are there rules to writing sitcom – and can you break them? On this course you’ll learn practical comedywriting skills like finding your voice, working with producers and performers, pitching and networking, creating memorable characters and dialogue, and how to come up with millions of brilliant, funny ideas from an empty page. We will provide insider advice and support over a (seriously) fun week.
Single room price: £795
Sarah Morgan is a London-based comedy writer. Her credits include Not Going Out, Horrible Histories, Crackanory and The…
John-Luke Roberts is a comedian and writer. He writes across a wide range of TV and radio comedies, including creating the…
Margaret Cabourn-Smith is a comedy writer-performer who appears regularly on TV and radio. Her credits include Miranda, …
Arrive late afternoon, settle in, enjoy dinner and the tutors’ introduction to the week in the evening.
Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. Tutors read from their work in the evening.
Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. In the evening a guest speaker joins the group.
Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. You are free to spend this evening as you wish.
Tutors lead the final workshops in the morning. In the evening everyone gets together to share and celebrate their work.
The week comes to a close after breakfast. Have a tissue handy to say your farewells to the group.