Books on Comedy Writing

Think Funny have scoured Amazon and come up with a hot list of great books on comedy writing. If you’re serious about comedy, then why not book a place on one of our comedy writing workshops?  In the meantime, start doing your homework! There are some great books on comedy writing out there, and much has been written on the subject by some of the comedy industry’s leading writers, performers and producers.

Think Funny host lively comedy courses, workshops, lectures, presentations, team building events and distance learning sessions for people who are serious about writing and performing comedy. We also maintain a page of updated links to writing software and books about comedy writing.

Our tutors and consultants are not stuffy academics, they earn their living in the comedy business – our team includes performers who have appeared in hundreds of shows on the London comedy circuit and Edinburgh Fringe and written books about comedy writing. Also BBC scriptwriters with dozens of network credits, and Channel 4 producers who have created and written cult comedy shows. These people don’t teach theory – they offer sound, hands-on advice based on many years working in the industry. Our short comedy courses are recommended by the British Society of Comedy Writers and have featured in documentaries on BBC3 and ITV1.

We also present specialised lectures on comedy to the BA and MA scriptwriting courses at London South Bank University, London City University, Leicester De Montfort University and Bournemouth University.