Whatever your reason for landing on this page, it's good to see you although, of course, I can't actually see you.
If you're looking for coaching and encouragement in the wonderul but difficult art of being funny, whether as a writer, a comedian, a presenter or a musician looking to create patter to engage your audience, take a look at the Comedy Courses or One to One Tuition page.
If you're after someone to add humour and some flavour to your speeches, training programme or article, look at the Script Writing page.
Although I'm based in London I can travel across the UK for a face-to-face meeting, or we can meet up via Skype.
My book "How To Write Comedy" is published by Little, Brown. For a sneak preview, go to https://www.littlebrown.co.uk/books/detail.page?isbn=9781845285258 or check it out on Comedy Courses.
Comedy Writing Seminar I'm doing a 2 hour talk on Writing Comedy at Richmond Adult Community College on Thursday June 9th at Richmond Adult Community College, Parkshot, Richmond, London, at 7.00pm. The cost is £5.00. Richmond College Events
The College is two minutes' walk from Richmond Station.
Writing Humour I will be teaching a two-day course on Humour Writing at the brilliant Denman College near Abingdon on October 18th. Go to Comedy Courses for details.
Women In Comedy I'm also thrilled to be teaching an appreciation course on Women in Comedy at Denman on September 5th. Go to Comedy Courses for details.
Writing Magazine My article about writing comedy, "Funny Business", was printed in the February issue of Writing Magazine.
Performer Magazine My advice for young people thinking about writing comedy appears in the Spring Issue of Performer magazine.
The Stage Magazine The Stage magazine have listed "How To Write Comedy" as one of their training books of the year.
"It's admirably practical....plenty of suggestions for activities to try and Kirwood is good on advice for marketing your work and managing your life as a writer."
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