If you can write, you can write comedy. And in this book Dave tells you how.The multi-BAFTA winning BBC writer has spent four decades as one of the most successful contributors to the British comedy scene. First as a stand-up, when he started the Comedy Store Players with Mike Myers and Paul Merton. Then as a regular writer on top BBC shows including Have I Got News For You and Not Going Out, later as the main lyricist for the smash-hit show Horrible Histories. Now an acclaimed novelist and well-known teacher of comedy writing, Dave has updated his hugely influential guide to every aspect of developing the craft of writing comedy.The Complete Comedy Writer is packed with advice for writers whether you're starting out, an experienced pro or deciding if you can become one.