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Larry David’s Creative Process Breakdown

Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 9 finally premiered a few weeks ago. So, this might be a good time to look closer at insane genius of Larry David. This video will attempt to breakdown Larry David’s creative process from the writing stage, to shooting, and finally to editing, and hopefully provide …

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A Lesson on Improv Technique, with Chris Gethard

American actor, comedian, and writer Chris Gethard discusses the importance of learning improv technique. Chris is known for The Dictator (2012), Don’t Think Twice (2016) and The Other Guys (2010) and more! Many of the skills that make for good improvisational comedy also make for successful behaviour in life: slow down, listen, be positive, and have integrity. Take …

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Shane Allen Has Advice For Comedy Writers

The controller of BBC comedy commisioning, Shane Allen gives advice to comedy writers.  At the ‘Build Web Series’ in London Sahne Allen chatted with comic actor Sian Gibson and new comedy writer Ambreen Razia. They discuss discovering and commisioning great comedy television and give advice for aspiring comedy writers.     …

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Comedy Tips: How To Do Physical Comedy

John Cleese, pictured above in 1976 with Monty Python's Flying Circus (from left, Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones), says he worked hard to learn physical comedy by imitation — "It was not something I was naturally gifted at," he sa

Hannah Boyce gives her top three tips on how to do physical comedy.  Hannah Boyce plays Caprice in The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at London’s Criterion Theatre. She told The Stage her top tips on how to do physical comedy.  1. Beats In comedy plays there are beats within the text, …

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