It felt like Marc Maron was having a rough time. When Maron took to the stage there seemed to be this angry manic energy. The set did not feel like it was for our benefit, if anything it felt like Maron was getting things off his chest.
Here’s a list of fatal errors new stand up comedians make. I am in no way qualified to be doling out advice. Only recently have I had my first set go better than expected. You can read the script for that here. What I will say is that after five years off and on performing, … Continue reading Fatal Errors New Stand Up Comedians Make
Hi, I recently did stand up in Derry. I decided to do some character comedy I’ve been doing stand up semi-regularly for approximately five years. Let me tell you: I wasn’t good. I watched Dolemite Is My Name and the most interesting thing was Rudy Ray Moore created the character of Dolemite. It gave me … Continue reading Character Comedy: Basil Cowan Script
Recently in my job I managed to organise a night of stand up to go before a screening of Joker. I wrote this post Stand Up Guys to introduce the acts to the Belfast audience. The night was a great success. The bosses are hoping to do something similar again. There are a few things … Continue reading Stand up guys
Here is the stand-up script for my set at Derry Chicken Box 26-9-19. There was an audio recording but the quality isn't great and there's a lot of background noise. I enjoyed performing and may stick with this one for a while and make a few alterations here and there. Some lines I didn't expect … Continue reading Chicken Box 26-9-19 Stand Up Set Script Second Draft