Writing stand-up comedy

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So you've decided to write stand-up? Good for you! This might mean you're planning to try your hand at performing, too - even better! Performing stand-up requires balls and, here at BCG Towers, we admire anyone who's prepared to shimmy onto a spot-lit stage and show us their cojones.

Some comedians have writers or co-writers; some don't. Some pretend they write it all themselves, but actually have a dedicated scribe - or team of scribes - toiling away. Fair enough - either way. What is important is not the process, but that comedians develop material that audiences enjoy.

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Published: Wednesday 6th July 2022

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