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Online Sitcom Writing Course

Online Sitcom Writing Course

City Academy’s Online Sitcom Writing Course for Beginners is energising, playful and ideal for those who want to try their hand at situation comedy. You’ll get under the bonnet of sitcoms. How are they constructed? How do you create a character and what makes them so funny?

As part of these virtual lessons, you’ll watch clips, discuss current and classic sitcoms and of course have time to write under the guidance of an expert writer.

The emphasis of the Beginners course is to have as much fun as possible learning about the craft of sitcom writing. The only requirements are a pen, paper, a sense of humour and a willingness to get involved.

Like all of our online writing classes, you’ll receive friendly, constructive feedback from your teacher throughout the course. The opportunity to discuss and share your ideas with a group of fellow writers can be an incredibly useful part of the creative process, helping you develop the style and scope of your writing.

In this course you will

  • Explore what makes a great sitcom.
  • Create central characters, antagonists, and sitcom family.
  • Analyse plot, with themes such as work, rest and play, conflict, secrets and lies.
  • Interrogate character choices and comic archetypes.
  • Understand your audience.

You will need

  • A device with a camera and microphone
  • A desk, table or flat surface on which to write
  • Paper or notebook; Pen or pencil

Please note: fluency in English is essential for this course. If you have any special requirements please inform our Customer Services Team prior to your course start date so we can ensure we cater for these needs. You can call us on 0207 042 8833 or email info@city-academy.com.

A note on participation: Enhancing these skills requires practical and active participation. As this is an interactive, group class all students will be required to have their videos turned on.

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22 Sep - 27 Oct Thu 18:00-20:00 6 weeks Simon Wright Online £189.00
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PAYMENT OPTIONS

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book a selected class/course online, simply click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.

Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, please call us on 020 7042 8833.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full credit or refund of the paid value of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking. Any refund will only be made to the original payment card.

We do not offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend. For more information please see our full Terms and Conditions at the bottom of this page.

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more places on the same class or course.

DATE DAY TIME (BST) DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
22 Sep - 27 Oct Thu 18:00-20:00 6 weeks Simon Wright Online £189.00
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Book Now
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10 Nov - 15 Dec Thu 18:00-20:00 6 weeks Simon Wright Online £189.00
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PAYMENT OPTIONS

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book a selected class/course online, simply click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.

Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, please call us on 020 7042 8833.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full credit or refund of the paid value of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking. Any refund will only be made to the original payment card.

We do not offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend. For more information please see our full Terms and Conditions at the bottom of this page.

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more places on the same class or course.

All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

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