Online: To Womb it May Concern

Sat 12 Sep 2020 | 10am-5pm | £65 (£50)*

*Subject to a £1.50 ticketing system charge. We don’t charge this to make a profit. Find out more >>


Exeter Phoenix is teaming up with Dr Maggie Irving of Comedy Matters. Laughter has been crucial during these challenging times. And now there’s a chance for you to develop and sharpen your comedy skills with an online comedy course. This innovative event is helping raise funds for Exeter Phoenix. 

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To Womb it May Concern: Confidence through Comedy Workshop for Women 

A one day online workshop

A chance for women to learn how comedy and stand up can improve confidence and build communication skills for professional and personal use.

What will we work on?

  • We will engage in stimulating and playful exercises to help build relationships and allow people to be ‘seen and heard’.
  • Creating an understanding of the fundamentals of making comedy
  • Building knowledge on using language and physical expression to create connections with others and generate laughter
  • Developing an expressive speaking / unique comedy voice
  • Telling our stories and sharing our unique points of view
  • Addressing the camera for various uses, including: Facebook Live, vlogs, poetry reading and podcasts etc.

Don’t worry –no pressure to be funny or have experience of

Course Tutor

Dr Maggie Irving is a teacher, comedian & researcher. Trained with Jennie Eclair, Tony Allen, Philippe Gaulier, John Wright and Keith Johnstone. 

How To Take Part

This workshop will be hosted online through Zoom. Book a ticket, and we will send you a link to the Zoom Meeting Room before the class begins. 


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