Comedy Writing Courses

comedy writing coursesThink Funny host lively comedy writing courses for people who are serious about writing and performing comedy. Our tutors earn their living in the comedy business. Tutor Brian Luff has created a comedy series for Channel 4 and MTV, edited the BBC comedy web site, and has appeared in hundreds of comedy shows on the Edinburgh Fringe.

“A brilliant presentation” John Lloyd CBE, Producer/Creator Q.I.
“I attended your writing workshop and recently co-wrote BBC1 sitcom Peter Kay’s Car Share. I got loads of useful tips, tools and motivation from your workshop.” Tim Reid

Brian offers sound, hands-on advice based on many years working in the industry. Our comedy writing courses are recommended by the British Society of Comedy Writers and have featured in documentaries on BBC3 and ITV1.

Tried and tested comedy writing courses

Former student James Pavey says, “Genuinely one of the best things I’ve ever done. I will remember the experience for the rest of my life.” Recent feedback from former student Cameron Bell: “Just back from only my second gig, The Massive Comedy Gong Show at The Shack in Edinburgh, which I WON! I would never have done it without the sessions with Think Funny!”

  • You’ll get a thorough understanding of the techniques used by comedy writers.
  • It’ll be an opportunity to hear your comedy scripts read aloud, discussed and critiqued.
  • You’ll receive tips on how to pitch your scripts and ideas to producers.
  • You’ll have a chance to network and collaborate with other budding writers.


Think Funny have presented lectures on comedy writing to the BA scriptwriting courses at South Bank University and Bournemouth University. Our fringe show Sketch Club helped to showcase the talents of numerous writer/performers including Channel 4’s rising comedy stars Cardinal Burns and Perrier Award winner Laura Solon. We are also co-organisers of the Crouch End Comedy Festival

Think Funny Comedy Writing Courses: Success Stories

Former student Tom Davis now stars in BBC comedy series Murder in Successville. Other former students include Nick Helm and Imran Yusuf who have both been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award (whose previous winners include Russell Kane, Al Murray and Steve Coogan.) Jannie Jack and Bruce Fumey now run their own comedy clubs.  If you’re serious about getting into comedy, our comedy writing courses are the best in the business!  Book now