NFTS Leeds: A Practical Guide to Writing Comedy Drama

Short course


This course will be delivered in person.

Join Hannah Robinson on this 2 day course as she guides you through how to write a great comedy drama!

During this course, you will cover:

- Why we laugh and what we're laughing at 

- Structure - because it's even more important in comedy

- Comic Character - (this should probably come before structure) 

- Comic Tone - and how to find it

- How to come up with a funny idea (that's actually funny)

- Formats: sitcoms, features, series

- Comedy collaboration - how to co-write or work in a team

About the Tutor

Hannah Robinson is an award winning screenwriter and script consultant who specialises in comedy drama. Hannah is currently working with Sir Lenny Henry and Russell T Davies.

Fees and funding options

Fees for this course are as follows:

Freelance Rate: £365

Corporate Rate: £550


How to apply

Application deadline: Book Now

Please complete the application form to apply. You will be asked to upload your CV. 


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