Writing for TV
12 - 17 August 2013
People always ask ‘Where do you get your ideas from?’ The answer is that the best ideas come from within the writer and his/her experiences and observations. In one short week we
will try to show students how to tap into the ideas they didn’t know they had, structure them into a dramatic shape, and find the comedy within.
Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran are BAFTA-winning comedy writers, and have created over a dozen hit series, including Birds of a Feather, The New Statesman, Goodnight Sweetheart and Shine On Harvey Moon. www.marksandgran.com
Guest Micheal Jacob has worked in television comedy for 21 years, successively as a script reader, script editor, producer, Head of Development at Alomo and an executive producer in BBC comedy. He now works as a consultant and is developing new projects.
Totleigh Barton is a thatched, pre-Domesday manor house, nestled in the rolling hills of one of the most peaceful and beautiful parts of Devon. Surrounded by farmland, it is two miles from the village of Sheepwash, with walks along the River Torridge nearby.
See the Totleigh Barton page for more details
Single room: £680
Shared room: £620
Grants are available for those on low income - click here for more information.
You can book a place with a deposit of £150. The balance of your course fee is payable by six weeks before the course starts.
Book online (just click the blue button at the top right of the page) or by calling Totleigh Barton on 01409 231 338