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Literature and Creative Writing

Writing Comedy and Sitcom

124 TUTOR: Marc Blake
COURSE No. WEEK AM PM FULL DAY FEE STATUS
124 1 AM course     £203.00
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This is a course in writing comedy for complete beginners. You will develop skills in joke structure and writing, stand-up comedy, sketches, situation comedy and comedy drama. Practical examples of each form will be analysed using screenings and scripts. You will develop a rough draft of your own sitcom or sketch show idea to be presented in class. The tutor has performed stand-up for twenty years, written for numerous TV shows and is a script editor for BBC3 and Dave as well as running his own consultancy service. He is the author of How Not to Write Sitcom (Bloomsbury, 2011).

 

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