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Date / Time: Tuesday 16th April

Duration: 10.30 - 13.00

Venue: Leicester Adult Education College

Practitioner: John Wright

Why Is That So Funny?: Exploring Physical Comedy

Location: Leicester Adult Education College 

Room: Painting and Drawing Studio

A workshop on physical comedy and comic timing. We’ll explore takes, double-takes, build-ups and reversals, and will address the question: ‘what makes physical comedy effective?’
John Wright is an award-winning international teacher and theatre-maker. He co-founded Trestle Theatre Company in 1980 and Told by an Idiot in 1993, and has worked on productions at venues including the National Theatre, RSC, Royal Court, Almeida and the Royal Opera House. His books Why is That So Funny? and Playing the Mask are published by Nick Hern Books.