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    Redemsis are currently offering an abridged version of our writing course Comedy 101 as a short-form online learning resource for budding comedy writers and performers. To login click on the name of the course below and when prompted for guest access enter the password you've been sent by Think Funny.

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  • Brian Luff Lecture TheatreSecrets of Comedy Writing Revealed.

    This short course uses lecture clips, short audio tutorials, and external links to examples. It sets out a number of tried and tested formulae for successful comedy writing, passing on numerous techniques that have been developed during many years writing comedy for live theatre, television, radio and online.

    Learn how the professional comedy writers use repetition, callback, reversal, substitution and other powerful tools to make the audience laugh.

    Course tutor Brian West (AKA comedy writer Brian Luff) has written for TV sketch shows on ITV, Channel 5 and SAT1, and he created a cult late night comedy series for Channel 4 and MTV. Brian has also worked as a senior producer for the BBC’s online comedy team, he's worked with the E-Learning Team at UCL, and he is a visiting lecturer in comedy writing at Bournemouth University and London South Bank University.

    The instructional video clips in this online course were recorded in front of a live audience of BA scriptwriting students.

    In this short course online students learn to brainstorm, create and write short comedy routines and sketches. They also learn about agents, commissioning editors and development producers, and get many invaluable tips on how to get their scripts onto the right desks.



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