Find Your Comedy Writing Style with TV writer and stand up Meryl O’Rourke.
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.
“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
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.
CLASS DATES Saturday 9th September 11am-2pm Saturday 16th September 11am-2pm Saturday 23rd September 11am-2pm Saturday 7th October 11am-2pm Saturday 14th October 11am-2pm Saturday 21st October 11am-2pm
(Please note the one week break on September 30th.)