Saturday 1 October 13:00
£120 course, £25 per drop in
Using practical exercises, discussion and real life examples- Meryl will help you find YOUR funny and hand you the tools to be a productive joke writer.
Meryl has written for high profile tv panel shows, magazines, radio and stand up shows; and collaborated with acts as diverse as Frankie Boyle, Juliette Burton and Rayguns Look Real Enough. Course open to all aged 16+. One day drop ins for experienced comedy writers only. Please bring plenty of paper and a pen – also anything else that helps YOU write…tablet, ideas book…Course will feature group work,one to one tutorials and homework.
“Many thanks to Meryl O’Rourke, who had a look through a couple of early passages, and just generally for being inspiringly funny.” Frankie Boyle, in ‘Work!Consume!Die!
‘“Meryl has a brilliant comic mind, and taught me how to approach joke writing from a fresh angle” Suzy Bennett
“I got way more for my money than I actually expected. I’ve learnt a lot about the craft and myself. This class has been amazing ” Sam
“Best exercise was the walkabout in Camden, for me the observational test was really useful. Really enjoyed the class and Meryl is great! ” Sean