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The Bill Murray : Training, Islington, United Kingdom
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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.

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The Bill Murray : Training
39 Queen's Head Street
N1 8NQ
United Kingdom