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1 2 3 Impro Club
with Luke Sorba - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Wednesdays of the month.
A self-contained impro class of equal use to
Short Form and Long Form enthusiasts.

Intensive 6 week Stand-Up
Comedy Courses in LONDON

Stand-Up Course with Showcase performances
Thursdays or Sundays - November & December 2016

Intensive 6 week Stand-Up
Comedy Course in BRISTOL

Stand-Up Course with Showcase in Bristol
Saturdays 5 November thru 10 December, 2016

Clown & Comedy
with Mick Barnfather (Complicite & École Philippe Gaulier)
Sunday 23rd October

Introduction to Improvisation Course
with Luke Sorba - The best one day introduction to comedy improvisation available - for beginners as well as old hands who wish to brush up on their existing skills
Sunday 23rd October

Physical Comedy an Introduction
with Tim Eagle. Introducing the basic devices at work in physical comedy by exploring some of the classic gags and routines.
Sunday 13th November

Comedy Writing Masterclass 2-Day
with Red Dwarf co-creator Rob Grant
Weekend 19th & 20th November

Mime Workshop
with Richard Knight - a starter course in illusionary mime ideal for performers, actors and anyone who has always wanted to learn mime for themselves
Sunday 27th November

Communication & Personal Impact Skills...
for Individuals, Teams & Organisations

With Keith Palmer - Director of the Comedy School
A fun, one-day event exploring how to become a more powerful and authentic communicator using comedy techniques
Friday 21st October

Stand Up For The Comedy School Benefit 2015

About The Comedy School
Projects for Young People
'It's No Joke' for Schools
Donate to Fight Knife Crime
Clown & Comedy Workshop
Stand-Up Comedy Courses
Comedy Acting for Stage
Comedy Acting for Television
Funny Theatre Acting/Performance
Acting & Auditioning - The Basics
Mime Workshop
Comedy Writing Masterclass
Compère, Hosting & MC Workshop
Introduction to Improvisation
Further Improvisation Skills Course
Shakespeare Comedies
Summer Programme • Ages 8-13
Puppetry for Performance
The Comedy School's Work in Prisons
Corporate Communication Skills Training
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The Comedy School is the only arts organisation of its kind in the UK which works with comedy in many different settings. We aim to raise the profile of the many uses of comedy, from stimulating personal creativity to encouraging social skills and improving literacy. We achieve this through our innovative workshop, performance and arts projects. more

The Comedy School is a non profit organisation and relies heavily on volunteers and donations. We also welcome any specialist advice or work that can be given pro-bono. Therefore if you feel you can contribute in anyway please contact us. If you would simply like to make a donation you can do this online at

P R O J E C T S   F O R   Y O U N G   P E O P L E

The Comedy School regularly runs both arts and issue based projects with young people, in schools, youth centres, in association with Youth Inclusion Projects, Youth Offending Teams and Safer Schools Teams. more

Current ongoing projects include:

I'ts No Joke
a performance and workshop project which has been developed to address the issues of anti-social behaviour and weapons related crime among young people more

Gang Busters
an interactive performance module for young people dealing with issues surrounding gangs and gun crime more

Mosiac Project
The theme is 'Say No To Guns & Gangs'. Students will learn the ancient educational art form of Mosaic to create art work which affects people's behaviour and attitude towards their environment - and to raise and promote awareness, participation and ownership of an urban environment. more

Summer Programme For Ages 8-13
Together with the Pirate Castle, The Comedy School presents a creative, challenging and fun packed week!! Activities include Acting, Improvisation, Stand Up Comedy, Mask Work, Singing, Video projects, Kayaking, Canoeing, Bell Boating, Canal Journeys more

O U R   W O R K   I N   P R I S O N S

The Comedy School has been delivering projects within the Criminal Justice System since it was founded. We deliver workshops, residencies and shows based on performance and other arts skills to prisons, Young Offenders' Institutions and secure units. The art forms are used as educational and rehabilitative tools. All activities are devised to address the specific needs of offenders more


The Comedy School runs a number of courses open to members of the public. These courses cover stand up comedy, improvisation, comedy acting, comedy and clowning, mask work, writing and general advice on the entertainment and arts sectors. We run a one week summer course and our Funny Festival one day course in the autumn. In addition, we can arrange to visit community groups, colleges and drama schools to run programmes more

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14-15 Gloucester Gate, London, NW1 4HG   [ MAP ]
0207 486 1844

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The Comedy School Cycle Challenge 2016

A cycling team of Comedy School supporters will set off from London to Paris on October 28th to raise funds for The Comedy School's social programmes.

These include courses aimed at improving confidence and well-being in ex-offenders and people suffering from mental distress, and 'It's No Joke' an anti-knife crime project that uses humour to teach young people about the dangers of knife crime.

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Some of
The Comedy School's
Friends & Associates