The Comedy School London UK

Comedy School Director, Keith Palmer, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. Founding Director, The Comedy School and The Comedy School Charitable Trust. For services to Entertainment and charity - click to read more . . .



Celebrating 23 Years of The Comedy School



COVID-19 Update (26th August):

Dear Customer/Supporter of The Comedy School

The Comedy School is taking a range of measures to keep everyone safe and we have followed government guidance to make sure all of our classes are covid-secure, while also working hard to make sure socially-distanced comedy is still fun, friendly and playful! We also offer full flexibility on bookings to give you peace of mind when planning ahead. Please book early to avoid disappointment as class sizes have been reduced.

This is still a challenging time for all of us. We have to continue to keep positive and all pull together to get through this.

Thank you for considering booking with The Comedy School any profits go towards our charitable projects.

Wishing you all the best. Stay healthy and take care of each other.

Keith Palmer MBE, Director of The Comedy School




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

Comedy Workshops - from Stand-Up, Improv and Clown, to Comedy Writing, Physical Comedy and Mime - and much, much more.

The Comedy School initiatives for Mental Health and Young People

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• "The Comedy School is a ground-breaking initiative in Brixton, South London and has been hailed a 'life-saver' by mental health patients"
• "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.



Comedy Workshops & Courses Now Booking

NEW - Impressionist Taster 3hr workshops with Alan Mitchell on Saturday 17th April

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.

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 5th March and Friday 2nd April, 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 13th February to 20th March, 2021.

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 - Saturday 27th February

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 6th March 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 - New date to be confirmed.




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