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Introduction to Standup Comedy

You’ll create your stage persona, learn stagecraft and how to write and hone jokes. You’ll find out how to build rapport with the audience. You’ll learn how to avoid the most common mistakes and discover the content and style which suits you.

Where can I do this course?

The next course will be at Richmond Adult College, Parkshot, Richmond TW9 2RE on 9th January 2017 19.00 - 21.15 for 10 weeks £220.00 check  for details or ring 020 8891 5907.


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  • Dean Hughes
  • Julie Davis
  • Sean Cash
  • Waseem Kalam
  • Colin Cook
  • Betsy Everett
  • Simon Finnis
  • Craig Carman
  • Mark Dean

I more than enjoyed the course. It was exactly what I needed!  To see something I'd written performed today was, for me, pretty dreamy. I loved it! This evening has definitely inspired me to get writing more

Dean Hughes

His approach is immediate and inspiring. Great insider’s tips

Julie Davis

Thanks so much for the course. It exceeded all my expectations. Not only was it very informative, you’re a very good teacher

Sean Cash

Tony is a great teacher and his passion for comedy is infectious. This is a really great course and gave me confidence to make a go of my comedy writing

Waseem Kalam

The course has made me feel really enthused. The high point was seeing my sketches performed by actors and getting laughs

Colin Cook

The course was terrific.


"I learnt something every week and was grateful for the candid, positive and constructive feedback as I built my routine week after week, building confidence and improving technique as we went. Great course and I'm booking dates on the circuit already. Thanks Tony."
I had a brilliant time! I'm gutted the course is over, if I'm honest. I had an amazing 10 weeks, met some wonderful people and feel like I've learned a lot. 
Tony's inspirational coaching and mentoring, gave everyone the breadth to find their own style, whilst allowing the development of their own personal routine. I would highly recommend this course and it goes without saying that it was great fun as well.
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