HOW TO MAKE AN EDINBURGH SHOW
The Bill Murray : Training, Islington, United Kingdom
HOW TO MAKE AN EDINBURGH SHOW is an 8 week course led by one of the most
respected directors in UK comedy. The course takes participants through
every stage of development: from finding & settling on your idea,
generating content, finding structure, creating your first draft (through
writing and/or performance) and beyond. The fortnightly schedule allows
time for gestation and writing/testing out ideas in the gaps between
This course will take place on Sundays 11am-3pm every other week starting 3.3. Dates: 3.3., 17.3., 31.3., 14.4., 28.4. and 12.5.
John Gordillo has built close to a hundred Edinburgh shows since 2003 and
has script edited/coached dozens more acts, including Michael Mcintyre,
Josh Widdicombe, Reginald D Hunter, Jason Manford, Shappi Khorsandi, Scott
Capurro, Mark Steel and Seann Walsh His shows have been nominated for the
Edinburgh Comedy Award and have won awards around the world.
Among his recent collaborations, YOUR WRONG with Phil Nichol is on tour
internationally and was the 2nd best reviewed show at Edinburgh 2017. He
also co-wrote and directed UGLY CHIEF with performance artist Victoria
Melody which earned 4 and 5 star broadsheet reviews across the board. His
work with comedian Alistair Barrie in 2018 won 5 star reviews from The
Scotsman and others.
In his own right, John is an acclaimed stand up who has written and
performed several Edinburgh hours of his own.
“John Gordillo is regarded as an oracle of comedy directing” – The Guardian
Tickets: £250 available here.
The Bill Murray : Training
39 Queen's Head Street