How to direct a stand-up comedy show

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Ever thought of directing a stand-up comedian's show, or - if you're a comedian - bringing on board a director to help you hone your performance?

Is a director needed?

Circuit comedians don't usually need a director. After all, self-sufficiency is part of the appeal of being a comedian in the first place. Circuit comedy is "directed" by trial and error over tens or hundreds of nights in different clubs and with different crowds.

But what about a comedian doing a festival show limited to 20-odd performances? Or the stand-up whose work is for a one-off internet special? Or if...

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Published: Friday 22nd January 2021

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