I get a big piece of paper, as big as I can find and I rough out exactly what it is I want to cover, after that I slot characters in and then try and fit it all together. Did you always want to be a performer? The most useful tool of all though, is audience; you can go a bit stir-crazy sitting by yourself, talking in the voices of characters for hours on end. I always start the writing process in the same way: Julia Chamberlain Reviewed at: Help keep Chortle viable.
I remember we had a module where we would have to observe another person in their daily life and then become them — talk like them, walk like them, do everything like them for a week.
Gently amusing rather than guffaw-inducing, Diary of a Dating Addict is still nicely written with a fair few celebs who've recently featured in the headlines dropped in there to ensure its freshness. What inspired you to focus the show on this particular subject? National Trevor Daniel Kitson: Gig of the day Glenn Wool: Leicester The Cookie Wednesday 13th Feb from My career needed to be more unique and exciting than that, so I went to town on my own writing. Vault Festival Thursday 7 Feb from