The Book of Visual Comedy is an invaluable resource for entertainers of every description: Comedians, magicians, clowns, speakers, variety entertainers, M.C’s; performers of all kinds will find fantastic, time tested material between the covers of this book.
Not only does the book provide a wealth of laugh-making material. it details the essential reasons as to WHY and HOW expressive gags are funny and “play” so well.
You’ll learn dozens of funny situations, stunts and expressions that will have them rolling in the aisles. No special props or devices are required. For the most part, these gut-busters can be performed at the drop of a hat, on a moment’s notice.
Patrick Page performed as an entertainer for more than 50 years and worked as a magician, comedian, writer and producer. Over the course of his career, Patrick Page created and collected material of every description for countless performances. on television, film, for private performances and stages the world over.
Even if you’re an aspiring entertainer, or just want to have fun at an after dinner or social event, Patrick Page’s Book of Visual Comedy was written for you. And best of all, it’s easy to learn. Dozens of charming illustrations by Maz Morpugo make every nuance easy to understand.
This book can serve as a source of inspiration for developing your own hilarious act, or as a jumping-off point for creating an amusing, thrilling moment or two of light hearted fun.
This is the second edition softback book. It was first published in 2005.