The Comedy School London UK 23 Years Educating through Comedy


Celebrating 23 Years of The Comedy School


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The Comedy School runs a wide range of Comedy Courses and Workshops

Comedy Workshops - from Stand-Up comedy in London and Bristol, Improvisation and Clown, to Comedy Writing, Physical Comedy, Mime and the basics of Impersonation and Mimicry - and much, much more.

For 23 Years The Comedy School, under the direction of Keith Palmer MBE, has pursued it's mission to raise the profile of the many uses of comedy in the UK - from stimulating personal creativity to encouraging social skills and improving literacy.

We provide innovative performance courses and workshops in Stand-Up Comedy, Improvisation, Writing, Clown, Mime and much more. These are for individuals as well as corporate clients to foster authentic communication, leadership skills and teamwork.

We also use comedy as an educational tool to work with young people to combat knife and gang crime in association with Youth Inclusion Projects, Youth Offending Teams and Safer Schools Teams. In the Mental Health sector our ground-breaking Wellbeing project initiative in Brixton, South London and has been hailed a 'life-saver' by mental health patients.

The Comedy School Charitable Trust is a registered charity and we offer our Give with a Giggle programme to support our work in the community.

Former-student and Comedy School Ambassador, comedian Dane Baptiste



Comedy Workshops & Courses Now Booking


NEW - Impressionist Taster 3hr workshops with Alan Mitchell on Saturday 25th September

Book NowThe basics of impersonation and mimicry. Looking at how we can work towards a good vocal and physical impersonation using vocal characteristics, physical signatures and personality to help access the voice/character.

Stand-Up Comedy Intensive 6 Week Course in LONDON

Thursday Classes start 4th November, 2021.

Book NowOver six weeks, the course will guide you through the process of becoming a stand-up comedian, from writing your first piece of material to your debut performance. Sessions are run by professionals from the comedy circuit. The course culminates with a Showcase, in which you perform a comedy routine to a warm and friendly audience. Classes start Thursday 4th November, 2021.

BRISTOL - Stand-Up Comedy Intensive 6 Week Course

Book NowOur course will guide you through the process of becoming a stand-up comedian, from writing your first piece of material to your debut performance. Saturdays 9th October to 13th November, 2021.

Communicate! ( A Learning Thru Laughter Course )

Book Now with Keith Palmer MBE - Director of the Comedy School. A fun, one-day event aimed at corporate individuals, teams and orgnisations, exploring how to become a more powerful and authentic communicator using comedy techniques - Friday 24th September, 2021.

Clown & Comedy

More Info with Mick Barnfather (Complicité & École Philippe Gaulier). This workshop will look at what it is that makes us laugh and how we can be funny - Sunday 28th November, 2021.

Introduction to Improvisation

Book Nowwith 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. Saturday 19th February 2022




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