Our tutor, Adam Bromley, has worked in radio comedy on and off for 15 years and has won 2 Sony Awards for Comedy for "Think the Unthinkable" and "The Now Show" for BBC R4.
Adam has had 13 original series commissions for network radio, produced and executive produced shows for R4, 4Xtra, R2, 5 Live, BBC London and BBC Local radio.
The Early Bird cost for the day is £100, available until 6pm Monday October 30th, including post-event production and delivery of a short recorded comedy "bit", sketch or scene.
The Late Booker cost is £120
Outline of the day:
- Overview of radio comedy genres
- Monologue fundamentals
- Morning break
- Sitcom fundamentals
- Sketch fundamentals
- Writing exercise
- Radio performance tips
- Recording the writing exercise
- Guidance on pitching/approaching venues such as the BBC
Microphones will be in place for recording your freshly written short "bits" at the end of the workshop. We shall send the recording to you, mixed and finalised, within 2 weeks after the Workshop.
Adams' experience ranges from sitcom, stand up, sketch show, topical news, panel shows, quizzes and live comedy. He has pretty much done the lot - audience, non-audience, Edinburgh one-offs, secret recordings etc.
Kris Dyer will join the class to assist in the recording and performance process
Talent that Adam has been lucky enough to work with includes Punt and Dennis, Jon Holmes, Clive Anderson, Robert Bathurst, Sharon Horgan, Jimmy Carr, Jenny Eclair, Marcus Brigstocke, Caroline Quentin, Paul Whitehouse, Olivia Colman, John Oliver, Sally Hawkins, Rob Webb and David Mitchell to name but a few.
Places for this Workshop are strictly limited.