The Comedy School London UK 25 Years Educating through Comedy


Celebrating 25 Years of The Comedy School


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

New: Comedy Performance Training for Veterans

Register NowA pilot course and NHS study for individuals who have previously experienced mental health difficulties. Starts in January
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.

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

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 25 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 (SCA) Stand-Up Comedy course present a fantastic show of stand-up comedy in London. This is a Fundraiser for the Comedy School's Charitable Causes - Sunday 26th February 2023. (Here is a link to the Supreme Comedy Fundraising Challenge page for SCA student participants)

Comedy Courses Now Booking


New: Comedy Performance Training for Veterans

Register Now A pilot course and NHS study for individuals who have previously experienced mental health difficulties. Starts in January

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

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

Stand-Up Comedy Intensive 6 Week Course in LONDON

Two courses start Sunday 30th April OR Thursday 4th May, 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 Sunday 30th April OR Thursday 4th May, 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.

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



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Former-student and Comedy School Ambassador, comedian Dane Baptiste

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