First you have to come out with a flow of ideas and decide which ones will work. Then you must give them a tight structure, and then write crisp dialogue which builds in constant laughs. This practical but inspirational book guides new and more experienced writers step by step through the process of each comedy genre. It gives space for your creativity to shine as you gradually build your skills.
Beginning with sketches, the basic building blocks of comedy, you'll find how you can quickly create great premises, and then structure them into two-minute slices of hilarity. The same techniques will help you write a string of jokes and one-liners.
You'll also learn how to find outlets for your work, from submitting to the BBC to staging your own show or filming comedy for the internet.
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Tony Kirwood (Author)
Tony Kirwood is a writer, teacher and actor. His sketches have been broadcast on TV and radio in Britain and all over Europe and he has produced sketch shows on the London fringe. For the last seven years he has been teaching comedy writing and st...