Stand-Up Comedy Workshop Information - Brighton Festival Fringe 2017
Date/times: Sunday 14th May at 1:00pm till 3:00pm (2 hours) in Komedia's Studio
"People say comedy can't be taught. They could learn a lot from Jill Edwards."
Jill Edwards Comedy Workshops graduate Jimmy Carr, award winning comic and TV presenter
The UK's leading stand-up comedy coach and Brighton's own Jill Edwards is back at the Brighton Festival Fringe by popular demand with her latest inspirational taster comedy workshop for all, at Brighton's Komedia.
Have you ever laughed? Have fun learning how to use some practical stand-up comedy basics in your writing, performing, stand-up, work presentations, wedding speech, public speaking - or just for fun.
This fun and friendly two-hour stand-up comedy workshop brings Jill's stand-up and corporate comedy training together in one bite-sized inspirational taste. Working in small groups you will learn how to use and apply some practical stand-up comedy basics whenever you need a little humour in your work, life or play.
"Accessible, engaging and great fun! Highly recommended."
Steve Bustin, Award winning public speaker, Board Member & Trustee, Brighton Festival Fringe
Over 20 years of teaching Jill's full-length stand-up comedy courses have a proven and continuous track record of success. Her graduate list includes bestselling writers Jenny Colgan, "Running with the Firm" James Bannon and "Being Human" creator/writer Toby Whithouse. Award winning television regulars, including Jimmy Carr, Shappi Khorsandi, Simon Evans, Angela Barnes, Seann Walsh and Romesh Ranganathan .
"It is safe to say that I would not be doing stand-up comedy today if it wasn't for Jill Edwards." Workshops graduate award winning comic and television regular Seann Walsh
Over 20 years of corporate training, Jill has also shown a wide range of non-comic professionals across the board how to use subtle appropriate humour to get their message across more effectively; reinforce key points, connect instantly, and improve their confidence and presentation skills when speaking in public. Jill's corporate client list includes staff, lecturers and speakers from Imperial College, The Home Office, Sheila's Wheels and Oxford University.
"We were amazed by how much we learnt about how useful comedy can be."
Judith Secker, Professional Development advisor, University of Oxford
It's a lot of fun!
Jill's comedy workshops attract people from all walks of life. You do not need to have something funny to say, or know how to write jokes, or feel confident speaking in public. The idea of stand-up comedy might frighten people, but this workshop is not frightening. Jill's experienced and encouraging teaching approach increases your self-confidence, empowering you to enjoy discovering your "inner comic."
"Delegates were amazed to find they could use techniques from the world of comedy to really connect with audiences when public speaking and or/delivering presentations without compromising the gravitas of sensitive topics."
Jo Gibson, Communcations Advisor, UK Borders Agency, Home Office
Please book early: as the highly acclaimed originals, Jill Edwards Brighton comedy courses are very popular and sell out well in advance.
Jill Edwards Comedy Workshops Refund Policy:
Up to 30 days before workshop start date - workshop fee refund;
Within 30 days of workshop start date - no refund.
Places on this workshop are non-transferable.
If you book a place on this comedy workshop you are agreeing to this refund policy.
Age Limit: you need to be sixteen years old or over to join this stand-up comedy workshop.
Blue Badge Parking:
If you are a blue badge holder e-mail Jill if you need information on parking bays. The Komedia is fully wheelchair accessible but please e-mail Jill to check out any other accessibility issues or concerns.
(c) Jill Edwards 2016