Women-Led Comedy Workshop
From the archive
This event last happened on 8 December 2018
Some are born funny, some become funny, and others learn it in a two-hour workshop. As part of the Women in Comedy strand of Funny Fortnights, we’re hosting comedic collaborators Natalie Diddams and Sophie Collins, to help you find your funny.
This women-led workshop centres around a radical approach to writing and performing stand-up. The performance remains the same – one person, one mic. But the writing and development comes from a place of support, fun, and creative criticism.
Natalie is a PhD candidate at Manchester Metropolitan University, where she is researching women’s empowerment through comedy. Sophie thinks she’s funny. Between them, they will run a two-hour workshop that will make you laugh and get you writing. Ultimately, you’ll have a chance to grab the mic in a supportive atmosphere.
Tickets are priced at £5, this cost includes a glass of wine (water & fruit juice will also be available) and light refreshments to get the creative juices flowing!
This workshop will run for 2 hours in our Café, after the screening of Adult Life Skills.
Please Note: We have been experiencing problems with our web bookings service for this session. If you cannot book online, please call our box office on 0114 275 7727.
Comedy Genius is a nationwide celebration of comedy on screen, led by BFI, the Independent Cinema Office and BFI Film Audience network, supported by funds from the National Lottery. For more screenings go to bficomedy.co.uk. #bficomedy