Beyond a Joke - Writing Narrative Comedy - Training Course

Saturday, 9 January '21   10am – 11:30am GMT
Fully booked

9th, 16th and 23rd January 2021

Multi-Award winning Executive producer Alison Vernon-Smith, formerly working in BBC Comedy and now Director of Yada-Yada, together with Creator of Clare in the Community writer Harry Venning, are running this three part comedy writing course.

1) The Set up 9th January 1000-1130
Exploring the rules of sitcom and the difference between sitcom and comedy drama; creating comic characters; the importance of set-up and creating strap lines/pitch.

2) What is the story. 16th January 1000-1130
This session cover the plot and the difference between plot and story; creating a sub plot and scenes - what should be in them.

3) Structuring an episode 23rd January 1000-1130
The final session covers writing dialogue; structuring an episode; what's a joke and, how to get your script in front of someone.


You will be emailed a zoom link prior to the course start. One ticket covers all three sessions.


Beyond a Joke - Writing Narrative Comedy
One ticket covers all three sessions.
£90.00 + VAT
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