British Comedy Guide

Training Courses & Workshops

There are courses and workshops both online and at venues around the UK to learn more about comedy. If you want specialised help, consider 1-2-1 Services

  • Performance
  • £275 (£250 concession)
  • Next: 25 Oct 21
  • London
Stand-up Comedy Beginner & Intermediate Course. Copyright: BCG.

Create and perform a brand new stand up comedy act.

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  • Writing
  • £125
  • Next: 3 Nov 21
  • Online
Writing Your TV Comedy Script. Copyright: BCG.

Complete a 30 mins script for your show with advice, coaching and support.

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  • Writing
  • £125
  • Next: 4 Nov 21
  • Online
Writing Radio Sketch Comedy. Copyright: BCG.

Expand your sketch writing imagation with the limitless possibilities of radio/ podcast comedy writing and learn radio writing techniques.

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  • Writing
  • £135
  • Next: 11 Jan 22
  • Online
Writing Narrative Comedy.

Develop your sitcom and comedy drama writing skills: character creation, situation development, scene writing and plotting.

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  • Writing
  • £125
  • Next: 20 Jan 22
  • Online
TV & Online Comedy Sketch Writing: GREEN. Copyright: BCG.

Study hilarious comedy sketches, develop your writing skills and be inspired to write your own brand new sketches.

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  • Writing
  • £125
  • Next: 1 Mar 22
  • Online
Stand-up Comedy Writing Sessions: Create New Material. Copyright: BCG.

Weekly workshops to learn techniques and generate new material for your stand-up

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  • Writing
  • £125
  • Next: 26 Apr 22
  • Online
Writing TV & Online Sketches: BLUE. Copyright: BCG.

Study hilarious comedy sketches, develop your writing skills and be inspired to write your own brand new sketches.

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  • Writing
  • £125
  • Next: 14 Sep 22
  • Online
TV & Online Comedy Sketch Writing: RED. Copyright: BCG.

Study hilarious comedy sketches, develop your writing skills and be inspired to write your own brand new sketches.

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  • Writing
  • £220 - £250
  • Online
Jane Postlethwaite. Copyright: Andy Hollingworth.

Are you ready to write your own one woman show? Have you got ideas but don't know what to do with them?

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  • Writing
  • £199
  • Online Email Correspondence
Dave Cohen. Copyright: Aaron Brown.

Next course begins 7 January 2022

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  • Writing
  • £199
  • Online
Image shows from L to R: Dave Cohen, Dan Sweryt.

A six-week course to get you into the habit of writing topical comedy.

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  • Performance
  • £100
  • London
Jon Long.

A course in London for new performers or experienced comedians looking to add music to their act

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  • Writing
  • £89
  • Online
Bennett Arron.

An Online Workshop for those interested in writing Sitcom Scripts for Television and Radio (1 hour a day, for 5 days)

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  • Writing
  • £79
  • Online
Narrative Comedy: TV Producer/Commissioner Insights. Copyright: BCG.

Get feedback on your idea from Lucy Lumsden, TV producer and ex-BBC commissioner of comedy

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