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Dave Cohen - Episode 13

September 03, 2021 Simon Topping Season 2 Episode 13
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Dave Cohen - Episode 13
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Get Yourself a Proper Job
Dave Cohen - Episode 13
Sep 03, 2021 Season 2 Episode 13
Simon Topping

Friday the 3rd September2021 brings lucky episode 13.

This episode is with comedy writer, teacher and novelist Dave Cohen.

Dave has many thing on the go.  You can book on a sitcom writing course, buy his novel, Stand Up, Barry Goldman or simply listen to his fabulous Podcast, Sitcom Geeks. 

We chat about how lucky he has been to be in the right place at the right time, several times; his founding of and firing from the Comedy Store Players, Britain's best know comedy improv outfit; How his brief career as a journalist set him up to write effectively for comedy and much more. 

Dave Cohen has been a constant presence on the British comedy scene for more than 35 years.

He has written for some of the most successful TV shows including Have I Got News For You, Spitting Image, BBC sitcoms Not Going Out and My Family, and dozens of radio shows including News Quiz, and Dead Ringers.

He has written nearly 100 song for the multi-BAFTA BBC hit, Horrible Histories.


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Friday the 3rd September2021 brings lucky episode 13.

This episode is with comedy writer, teacher and novelist Dave Cohen.

Dave has many thing on the go.  You can book on a sitcom writing course, buy his novel, Stand Up, Barry Goldman or simply listen to his fabulous Podcast, Sitcom Geeks. 

We chat about how lucky he has been to be in the right place at the right time, several times; his founding of and firing from the Comedy Store Players, Britain's best know comedy improv outfit; How his brief career as a journalist set him up to write effectively for comedy and much more. 

Dave Cohen has been a constant presence on the British comedy scene for more than 35 years.

He has written for some of the most successful TV shows including Have I Got News For You, Spitting Image, BBC sitcoms Not Going Out and My Family, and dozens of radio shows including News Quiz, and Dead Ringers.

He has written nearly 100 song for the multi-BAFTA BBC hit, Horrible Histories.