How to Write Killer Jokes For Standup and Twitter

  • Week 1
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Week 2
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Week 3
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Week 4
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The courses will not only cover detailed joke writing, they will also include sessions from writers of Mock the Week and 8 out of 10 cats. Topics discussed include  writing topical material and a huge amount of different techniques for developing, editing and generating material for page and stage.

This is a 4 week course.


Julian Deane
Julian is a comedian from South East London who gigs both in the UK and internationally. He writes for programs as varied as Mock The Week, Unspun and a whole host of others. Julian also writes jokes for a wide variety of comedians and is widely regarded as one of the sharpest joke writers in comedy.

“Deliciously twisted. A stream of seriously good gags. Quick sharply written and endlessly repeatable lines.” The Guardian.

Francis Foster:
Francis Foster is a stand up comedian and teacher. He trained as a drama teacher at the world renowned Central School of Speech and Drama and has taught drama in schools all around London and the south West. As a comedian he was runner up in the New Act of The Year Awards 2015 and performs at the most prestigious comedy clubs in the UK. He is a writer for TV programs such as Mock The Week and “Safe Word” and has recently returned from supporting Eddie Izzard on his tour of Spain.



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