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Activities at The Skyros Centre, Greece

Creating Laughter with Arthur Smith

Sun 9 - Sun 16 Jun 2024

“Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.” (Victor Borges)

This Masterclass with Arthur Smith is for anyone who wants to write or perform comedy or for those who just want to gaze at the Aegean Sea and chuckle along with the waves. Arthur will provide advice, exercises, insights and showbiz gossip but, most importantly, will give all students a certificate. See you in Greece.

At the end of our week we will present a comedy night to the other students which will demonstrate that 'laughter is the one true metaphysical consolation'.  

What's included?

Arthurs's course is held at the Skyros Centre on Skyros island in Greece. The holiday includes half board, twin shared accommodation in the village. Single upgrades are available. Chat through the website, call +44 (0)1983 86 55 66 or email to discuss your requirements. Find out more about this holiday here. 

About Arthur Smith

Arthur Smith is a comedian, writer, broadcaster and erstwhile Grumpy Old Man. He has performed comedy all over the world and has written every form of comedy from stand-up to full-length plays and screenplays.

His play 'An Evening with Gary Lineker' ran for several years in the West End and his most recent show ‘Syd,’ about his father was a sell out at the Edinburgh festival. He appears regularly on Loose Ends on Radio 4 and presents The Comedy Club on Radio 4 Extra.

He wrote an acclaimed autobiography My name is Daphne Fairfax and his most recent book ‘100 things I meant to tell you’ is in book shops now.

What people say about Arthur and his courses:

The course was profoundly funny and also very informative. I haven’t laughed so much in ages.

Beautiful, relaxing, fun, friendly. 

Hard to find a person with as much experience as Arthur Smith.‚Äč

Listening to Arthur Smith sing Leonard Cohen on the terrace in the moonlight was unforgettable. I had a wonderful time.

So welcoming, so relaxing, will return.

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