Free Masterclass: Meet ‘Peep Show’ Creator Jesse Armstrong

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‘Peep Show’ co-creator and comedy writer, Jesse Armstrong is coming to Rife to talk about script-writing and getting your work out there. 

* DUE TO EXCESSIVE DEMAND FOR SPACES, WE HAVE MOVED THIS TO WATERSHED CINEMA 3. RSVP IS STILL ESSENTIAL AND PLACES ARE ALLOCATED ON A FIRST-COME-FIRST-SERVED BASIS SUBJECT TO CAPACITY *

WHEN IS IT?: Monday, 19th October 2015 4pm-5.15pm (places allocated on first come first served basis)

WHERE IS IT?: Inside the Watershed in Cinema 3.  Find your way up through the bar and follow the signs for Cinema 3 to sign in.

Please arrive at 3.45pm. The talk will start at 4pm sharp and it’ll be in the form of a Q&A. Come with questions, queries, pleas for advice, and Jesse will answer them.

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?: What do you want it to be about? Jesse will be talking about his route into comedy, what makes a good script, how to create lasting characters, what inspired Super Hans and how he got to where he is today. There won’t necessarily be a focus on your own ideas. We haven’t got that much time, dude.

WHO IS IT FOR?: Comedy writers, scriptwriters, filmmakers and people who are looking to get to the next stage now they’ve got a script full of LOLs and bants.

WHO IS THIS GUY?: Jesse Armstrong is a British comedy writer, best known for the Channel 4 sitcom ‘Peep Show’ and the BBC Four political satire ‘The Thick of It’. He also created ‘Babylon’ and ‘Fresh Meat’ with his writing partner Sam Bain, and wrote an episode of ‘Black Mirror’ that is being adapted for a feature film. His first novel, ‘Love, Sex And Other Foreign Policy Goals’ came out in 2015.

WHAT TO DO NOW: It’s free, but because we know this will be busy, we’re only offering limited spaces to people. So, if you want to come, you have to RSVP, by emailing the editor, Nikesh and asking for a space. We encourage people from a BAME background to come.

* DUE TO EXCESSIVE DEMAND FOR SPACES, WE HAVE MOVED THIS TO WATERSHED CINEMA 3. RSVP IS STILL ESSENTIAL AND PLACES ARE ALLOCATED ON A FIRST-COME-FIRST-SERVED BASIS SUBJECT TO CAPACITY *