24th October – 7th November Multi-Award winning Executive producer Alison Vernon-Smith, formerly working in BBC Comedy and now Director of Yada-Yada, together with Creator of Clare in the Community writer Harry Venning, are running this three part comedy writing course. 1) The Set up 24th October 1000-1130 Exploring the rules of sitcom and the difference between sitcom and comedy drama; Creating comic characters; the importance of Set-up and creating strap lines/pitch 2) What is the story. 31st October 1000-1130 This session cover the Plot and the difference between plot and story; Creating a sub plot and Scenes – what should be in them. 3.) Structuring an episode 7th November 1000-1130 The final session covers Writing dialogue; Structuring an episode; What’s a joke and How to get your script in front of someone.