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Prices - £99 / £89 Students

Book two tickets, 50% off second ticket

Courses in London, Edinburgh, Manchester and Brighton

For More in depth learning, we also have a Premium Course Option for £199/£189 : This offers additional training on top of our two day course.

We also offer a discounted combined ticket to do this and our intermediate course to form a longer and more in depth course.

"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.

 Journalist Marc Iles attended one of our courses - see what he had to say: Click Here. "I would be lying if I said that I had not got the comedy bug... I now feel able to give it a whirl"

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)

"Your help, support and advice were really great and I had a fantastic time. In fact, it has taken me about a fortnight to “come down” from the events of that weekend, particularly the performance in front of a paying audience at the Quadrant! I felt great and it was obviously a tremendous feeling when people actually laughed at what I had to deliver!! The real triumph for me was overcoming that fear and that is what will stay with me for the rest of my days!!  - Paul Collis  2-day course graduate

Previous students from the Laughing Horse Comedy include:

All appearing regularly on TV, National tours, Live DVD's

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  


Including everything on our standard Two Day course, plus:

* Book a separate four hour one-to-one tuition session with the course tutor, after the 2-day course, practising your routine and developing further ideas

* In depth feedback from your graduation show performance
* Additional help with your performance
* A booking at a second Laughing Horse show with a further 15 minute feedback session straight afterwards

Booking Information

The dates and locations that this course is currently available are below, and can all be booked online. Prices are £99, or £89 concession. 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


Upcoming Dates - Book your course

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Sat 17 /Sun 18 Feb 2018  - Weekend - Midday - 4.30pm - Central London-  


Sat 3 /Sun 4 Mar 2018  - Weekend - 1pm - 5.30pm - Manchester -  

Sat 10 /Sun 11 Mar 2018  - Weekend - Midday - 4.30pm - Central London-  


Sat 14 /Sun 15 April 2018  - Weekend - Midday - 4.30pm - Central London-   

(Please note - date changed from original advertised dates for April course)


Sat 12 /Sun 13 May 2018  - Weekend - Midday - 4.30pm - Central London-  


Sat 2 /Sun 3 June  2018  - Weekend - 1pm - 5.30pm - Manchester -

Sat 9 /Sun 10 June 2018  - Weekend - Midday - 4.30pm - Central London-  


Sat 14 /Sun 15 July 2018  - Weekend - Midday - 4.30pm - Central London-  


 More dates for London, Edinburgh & Brighton will be on sale soon for later dates in 2018. Edinburgh Fringe courses will run all of August weekend and midweek.

Sat 20 /Sun 21 October  2018  - Weekend - 1pm - 5.30pm - Manchester -  


2 DAY BEGINNERS COURSE VOUCHER valid on any scheduled Laughing Horse 2-day stand-up comedy  course. Full price, concession and Premium Options available

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BEGINNERS & INTERMEDIATE COURSE PACKAGE (15% Off) valid on any scheduled 2-day beginners course, followed by any scheduled 4-day intermediate course

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