The Comedy School London UK 24 Years Educating through Comedy


Celebrating 24 Years of The Comedy School


Comedy School graduate, Axel Blake, gets The Golden Buzzer on 'Britain's Got Talent'

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 24 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.



Comedy Shows Now Booking



Stand-Up Comedy Showcase in London

Tickets See the Comedians of the Future - The latest graduates of The Comedy School's School of Communication Arts Stand-Up Comedy course present a fantastic show of stand-up comedy in London - Sunday 11th December 2022

Comedy Courses Now Booking


Comedy Performance Training for Veterans

Book NowA pilot course and NHS study for individuals who have previously experienced mental health difficulties.

Part of our Wellbeing Project which uses group work to foster key skills of problem solving, developing team-working skills and building confidence. These sessions will encourage you to challenge your own perceived limitations by stepping outside your comfort zones within a safe and respectful environment. Starts in January

Stand-Up Comedy Half Day Taster Workshops in January 2023

Book Now Makes an ideal Christmas gift. In this half-day workshop, learn the elementary skills required to start being witty and develop the beginnings of a Stand-Up routine. Sundays 15th & 22nd January 2023.

Stand-Up Comedy Intensive 6 Week Course in LONDON

Two courses start Thursday 16th OR Sunday 19th February, 2023.

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. Two courses start Thursday 16th OR Sunday 19th February, 2023.

BRISTOL - Stand-Up Comedy Intensive 6 Week Course

Book Nowthe 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 3th May to 17th June, 2023.

Clown & Comedy

Book Now 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 12th February, 2023

Introduction to Improvisation in London

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 25th February, 2023

Introduction to Improvisation in Bristol

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 27th May, 2023

Physical Comedy

Book Nowwith Tim Eagle. Introducing the basic devices at work in physical comedy by exploring some of the classic gags and routines through a variety of fun exercises and scratch performances. The course is designed for people with little or no experience of performing physical comedy - Sunday 26th March, 2023.

Mime Workshop

Book Now with Richard Knight (B.Ed.) This workshop sets out to teach the fundamental basics of illusionary mime principles - Sunday 2nd April 2023



The Comedy School London UK

Top Comedians & The Comedy School


Former-student and Comedy School Ambassador, comedian Dane Baptiste

Some of our Friends & Associates


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