Comedy Writing Skills
3 September to 8 October (6 weeks)
Saturdays from 1pm-4pm
Camden Comedy Club
Using practical exercises, discussion and real life examples- Meryl O’Rourke will help you find YOUR funny and hand you the tools to be a productive joke writer.
The course will cover how to unlock original angles, how to tighten up a quick hitting gag – but moreover- how to explore different ways of working that make YOU more inspired and energized.
Meryl has written for high profile tv panel shows- inc. 8/10 Cats, Mock The Week, The Election and Referendum Autopsies, Big Brother’s Bit On The Side; magazines inc. Time Out and Huffington Post; Radio- Radio 4 sitcom, shortform magazine series’ and short blaps for her Sony nominated Breakfast Show; and her solo stand up has garnered 5 star reviews and Critic’s Choice. She has collaborated with acts as diverse as Frankie Boyle, Juliette Burton and holiday camp magicians.
£120 for course, open to any level age 16+
£25 per drop in, open to experienced comedy writers age 16+
How to book: Bookings can be made through the Camden Comedy Club website: http://listings.camdencomedyclub.com/events/3-sep-16-comedy-writing-skills-camden-comedy-club/
Source: Playwriting UK Facebook Group