02 Jun 2014

Dave Cohen gives great notes 

Sam Bain, co-creator Peep Show, Fresh Meat, Babylon 

Anyone who wants to get into comedy writing should do one of Dave's courses. He's a right laugh and I think there were biscuits. 

Sian Harries, writer Man Down

Dave is a highly experienced comedy writer and a terrific teacher. Not many people know more about the craft 

Bill Dare senior tutor NFTS Comedy Writing course

Whether you're writing a ten word joke or an 80,000 word novel, IT CAN ALWAYS BE FUNNIER. Let me help you find a way to FUNNY UP YOUR WRITING

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT ALL COURSES CONTACT davecohen58@googlemail.com

Writing Topical Comedy For Radio 

An intensive six-week email course that gets you into the habit and rhythm of writing topical, funny and fast for shows like NEWSJACK. The hardest part of this is sending sketches and jokes through week in, week out. Improve your chances of writing for the show each time it returns to Radio 4 Extra. 

Why not try doing this course WHILE THE SHOW IS RUNNING? Next series coming autumn 2018.

Writing Stand-Up Comedy Material

Stand-up comedy is all about performing isn't it? Is it? Having a regular turn over of new material helps to boost your confidence on stage and make you stand out from the crowd. Find out how you can improve your stage presence by working hard on the material you have and writing more of it. Details on request.

All About Sitcom

Send me your script for a full and thorough professional critique including character notes, suggestions for improving storylines and lines, and ideas for how you should progress...OR

Instant feedback. Send me your first ten pages, and I'll get back to you within 24 hours. OR

LET'S WRITE A SITCOM - From "I've got an idea!" to "I've got a script!". An eight session correspondence course guiding you through all the necessary steps to realising your sitcom.

All About Screenplay

Send me your script for a full and thorough professional critique including character notes, suggestions for improving storylines and lines, and ideas for how you should progress...OR

Instant feedback. Send me your first ten pages, and I'll get back to you within 24 hours.

Character And Story

Whether you're a working screenwriter, a published novelist or a wannabe writer, you can benefit for this thorough examination of the two vital elements to any script. Some say character is more important, others say story, as far as I'm concerned they are equally important. Find ways to make your characters and stories funnier without losing credibility.

MORE COURSES TO COME... for more information email me davecohen58@googlemail.com