‘The truth is funny’: the audacity of honest writing

So I'm finally getting around to reading 'Truth in Comedy: The manual of improvisation' (Charna Halpern, Del Close & Kim Johnson). I started reading it last week and am loving it. It's a book widely cited by comedy lovers the world over and I've been so curious about it. While I'm reminded so much about … Continue reading ‘The truth is funny’: the audacity of honest writing

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Comedy breakthrough at NAF17

I've just come back from the third performance of The Dark Ages at this year's National Arts Festival. By far the best of the lot until now. I've been in a bit of a weird head space in the weeks leading up to the festival and this bled into my initial performances for the show … Continue reading Comedy breakthrough at NAF17

A tale of Cape Comedy

It's been an intense few months. Nevermind the days. Nevermind the weeks. We recently submitted massive portfolio content as part of our course work so I've been out of it on so many levels - even on this here blog. But I'm back for what I hope will be a more regular set of posts. … Continue reading A tale of Cape Comedy