- Friday 3rd December 2021
As you already know on some level, the life of the comedian, comedy writer or producer/director necessarily comes with fabulous highs and lows. Here's some advice on how to deal with the lows.
- Sunday 28th November 2021
Fine-tuning a joke is important because it can mean the difference between its success or failure, whether it "lands" and makes people laugh or not. It is also the difference between being a lazy hack and a real craftsperson of comedy. Here's some thoughts and tips on the topic...
- Friday 29th October 2021
- Thursday 14th October 2021
Political material can be risky with live audiences, but Matt Forde manages to bridge the big political divides - we asked him how.
- Friday 10th September 2021
It's the twenty-first century... but publishing a blog is still a brilliant thing for a comedy writer to do. Here's why...
- Thursday 2nd September 2021
As a comedy writer or stand-up you may have heard the phrase "punch up, not down" or a variation thereof. It's an important comedy guideline that concerns both the ethics and funniness of your material.