We currently have just the one thing to buy - all our t-shirts that dissuade against evil went during the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe! - as detailed below. The books can be purchased from us online, using Paypal, or at one of our shows.
THE BOOK: How To Be An Unstoppably Amazing Comedy Genius, by Isabelle Adam - £7 inc. p&p (if in the UK, £10 if in Europe/US etc)
Learn the secrets of stand-up comedy in this new guide from Comedy Club 4 Kids; get self-confidence for free!
This hyperbolically-titled 50-page booklet is a comprehensive guide for would-be comedians that takes the reader from the key imperatives of stand-up - be original, be funny, and trust yourself - through the material-generating process, turning those notes into comedy and how to sell it to a live crowd. It is illustrated with over 90 of Isabelle's photos of the adult veterans of the Comedy Club 4 Kids live shows, from James Acaster to Zoe Lyons.
There are four sections to the booklet:
- Introduction: includes information on how the stand-up circuit works, the Comedy Club 4 Kids Golden Rules, and how to be a good comedian.
- How to write, and what to write about: includes pages on attitude, storytelling, Schadenfreude, surprise, misdirection, joke-writing, homophones, musical comedy and props
- How to turn your notes into comedy, and putting a set together
- Performance: includes pages on mike technique, your appearance, dealing with hecklers, and keeping the audience interested
"This is a brilliant book full of great tips, hints and advice for anyone starting out in comedy… I imagine. I fell asleep while I was reading mine.” - Little Howard, the rude 6-year old animated stand-up
"A useful introduction to stand-up" - Steve Bennett, Chortle
Suitable for ages 8+. We reckon. Younger kids might need someone reading it with them, to explain things if they seem a little complicated (and to act as joke test-grounds too).
We will also be selling copies at some of our other UK gigs and workshops.
Buy using funds in your Paypal account, or your debit/credit card: