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Courses in London, Manchester, Edinburgh and Brighton

"I have found the course immensely helpful, as an actor for a number of years with the tutor very supportive and helpful. I have now managed to learn a whole new way to perform in just a couple of days, and will be able to use a lot of the techniques I learnt in my work" - David Watson 2-day course graduate

What makes a good Stand-Up Comedian?  Is it a natural talent? Or can you learn how to be a Comedian?

There are many common misconceptions as to how this is done

Laughing Horse have  been teaching a comedy course for over 8 years that guides you through a proven process that professional comics use to write, perform and approach Stand-Up Comedy.

This course is not taught by theorists, lecturers or people that have never set foot on a stage.  It is delivered by professional comedians who are currently performing Stand Up several times a week.

"friendly, informative and well-structured. A supportive environment allows wannabe stand-ups to develop material quickly, and the course even offers opportunities to perform on stage... A no-brainer for anyone interested in the business, and a fun experience for any weekend wonder whose always wanted to know what it was like behind the mic stand." -Paul Doncaster, 2-day course graduate

They have huge experience in teaching this art form and giving valuable feedback, problem-solving and encouraging students to develop their routine. They have a wide-ranging knowledge of the industry and how to make career progress.

The beginners’ course is best suited to people who have never performed stand up comedy before, or for new comedians wanting to get a good grounding knowledge of how stand-up works.

The course is very practical and spread over a weekend with a graduation show on the Sunday evening open to friends, relatives and the public is advertised to the general public.

"It's improved my confidence and the open spot I performed went down really well! And it's pretty cheap too! If you've got funny bones, you can do no better" - Duncan Hart, 2-day course graduate

Over the 2 days you will cover:

  • Where material comes from and how to make routines of your own continuously.
  • How to write material
  • Practical writing exercises
  • Learning how professional comics deconstruct comedy by watching and discussing current comedians
  • Editing and performing material written
  • Microphone and performance Technique
  • How the industry works

"A lot of ground covered in a short space of time. It was brilliant. I now feel I have the tools to go on to be a comic" - Claire Rawlinson  2-day course graduate

At the end of the course students perform on stage doing a 5 minute set at the graduation show.

Immerse yourself in Stand Up Comedy for a weekend (There will be homework)

Previous students from the Laughing Horse Comedy include:

  • Daniel Sloss,

  • Imran Yusuf

  • Nat Luurtsema

All appearing regularly on TV.

As well as many working comedians around the circuit both in the UK and in America at all levels from open mic to professional.

Take the first step on your stand up career - sign up to the course  

Booking Information

The dates and locations that this course is currently available are below, and can all be booked online. If you would like to pay by cheque, bank transfer or any other method please contact us on admin@laughinghorse.co.uk. Also drop us an email if you have any more questions. For more information on our tutors - click here


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Sat 26 /Sun 27 Jan 2019  - Weekend - Midday - 4.30pm - Central London -  FULL, SOLD OUT


Sat 2 /Sun 3 Feb 2019  - Weekend - Midday - 4.30pm - Central London -

Sat 16 /Sun 17 Feb 2019  - Weekend - Midday - 4.30pm - Central London -  


Sat 9 /Sun 10 Mar 2019  - Weekend - Midday - 4.30pm - Central London -  

Sat 16 /Sun 17 Mar 2019  - Weekend - 1pm - 5.30pm - Manchester -  FULL, SOLD OUT 

Sat 23 /Sun 24 Mar 2019  - Weekend - 1pm - 5.30pm - Manchester -  

Sat 30 /Sun 31 Mar 2019  - Weekend - Midday - 4.30pm - Central London -  


Sat 27 /Sun 28 Apr 2019  - Weekend - Midday - 4.30pm - Central London -  


Sat 11 /Sun 12 May 2019  - Weekend - Midday - 4.30pm - Central London -  


Sat 1 /Sun 2 Jun 2019 - Weekend - Midday - 4.30pm - Central London -  

Sat 8 /Sun 9 Jun 2019  - Weekend - 1pm - 5.30pm - Manchester -  


Sat 6 /Sun 7 July 2019  - Weekend - Midday - 4.30pm - Central London -  

 More dates for London, Edinburgh & Manchester will be on sale for later dates in 2019, early in the year following a similar regularity to those above! Edinburgh Fringe courses will run all of August weekend and midweek tue/wed.


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