From FRASIER to FLEABAG: How to Write a Sitcom with Brian Leveson

06/11/2019 - 11/12/2019

17:30

£150+VAT

Six-week series (£150+VAT). From Wednesday 6th November until Wednesday 11th December, 5:30-7pm.

If you’ve ever fancied trying your hand at developing a situation comedy from the ground up, this is the right time.

The formation of new digital channels has created a voracious appetite for all kinds of television programming. This course provides the perfect foundation from which to develop skills, such as:

– Recognising and developing an initial idea
– Creating characters
– Plotting and storybreaking
– Writing a compelling pitch document.

With invaluable hints and tips, participants will come to understand how the sitcom is changing and evolving – and how those changes affect what you write. All you need to bring is your talent!

DATES:

Wednesday 6th November, 5.30-7pm
Wednesday 13th November, 5.30-7pm
Wednesday 20th November, 5.30-7pm
Wednesday 27th November, 5.30-7pm
Wednesday 4th December, 5.30-7pm
Wednesday 11th December, 5.30-7pm

Speaker

Brian Leveson

Brian Leveson has been writing comedy for television, radio and theatre for nearly 40 years. Working collaboratively he wrote countless sketches for many television legends before graduating to situation comedy where he has been fortunate enough to have had an unbroken run of success. You'll find Brian's name on around 125 episodes ofvarious shows including'The Piglet Files,' 'May To December', 'Time After Time' (which won a British Comedy Award), and'My Family'(which ran for over 100 episodes and won National and International Awards).Moving into longer format, Brian also co-wrote one of ITV drama's biggest ever ratings hits,'The Booze Cruise' - a series of full length films which won The Royal Television Society Best Network Drama Awards for two of the three episodes.

When:

Wednesday 6 th November 2019

17:30

Where:

2 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3DH

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