Brian West (AKA comedy writer Brian Luff) has been running comedy writing courses since 2002. He co-wrote and produced Channel 4 and MTV’s cult late night comedy series Pets. He’s been a senior producer and talent scout for the BBC’s online comedy team and for 6 years hosted gigs at the world famous Downstairs at the Kings Head in London.
Brian has worked on dozens of comedy shows on the Edinburgh Fringe and was a commissioned writer on Simon Pegg’s sketch series “We Know Where You Live”. His comedy podcasts have been downloaded over 11 million times. Brian is a published author and has been a visiting lecturer on the BA scriptwriting courses at London South Bank University and Bournemouth University. He recently wrote and directed a short animated comedy film called Aristaeus, which was an award-winner at the London Short Series Festival in 2018.
Brian’s workshops are fun. He doesn’t just teach theory. He has earned his living in the comedy industry and enjoys passing on his knowledge, experience and skills to budding writers and performers. With Brian Luff’s workshops and courses you get real-world, practical advice on how to break into the comedy industry.