Why should you do a comedy course?

Comedy courses are becoming increasingly popular across the UK, but what is unique about Ultra Comedy is that it is completely free! We offer you 8 weeks of free coaching with a professional comic and at the end of this, you get to test out your material at one of the best comedy clubs in the UK from The Glee Clubs to London’s Backyard comedy club.

There are lots of reasons for you to take part in a comedy course but let’s break down why you should choose Ultra Comedy:

Meet new people and have a laugh

Our Ultra Comedy courses will place you together with a group of people who are all there to learn about comedy. You’ll listen to each other’s sets, give feedback to each other and share ideas – its a great way to make new friends.

Boost your confidence

Whether you are interested in getting into stand up comedy or just want to take part as a one-off, Ultra Comedy is a great way to boost your confidence and help with public speaking. Our comedy coaches will teach you how to deliver lines or a story in a comedic way and this will help you to perform on stage, with confidence, that you can carry over into your everyday life whether it’s presentations at work or just talking to new people.

Raise money for charity

To take part in Ultra Comedy we ask that you raise a minimum of £50 forcharity during your 8 weeks of training. It’s a fun way to fundraise for a cause close to the heart of so many people across the UK. We have a dedicated fundraising team from the charity on hand to help provide you with hints and tips and materials to aid your fundraising.

Learn a new skill

You may believe ‘you can’t learn to be funny’ – we are here to tell you that is not true! You can learn to be funny, you just have to know how to phrase it and how to say it and that’s what we are here to teach you. We have professional comics from around the UK who have experience on the comedy circuit and can help you to structure your writing and perform to a crowd.

Break into Comedy

If you are looking to take part in a comedy course to help you break into the comedy scene Ultra Comedy is a great entryway. Not only will you learn from a pro, but you’ll also get to perform in some of the best comedy clubs in the UK, it’s a great gig to have on your comedy CV and will help you to meet new connections in the world of comedy. Many Ultra Comedy alumni have gone onto perform regularly on the comedy circuit or host open mic nights.

Perform at an amazing comedy club

At the end of your training, you will perform at one of the UK’s top comedy clubs. These clubs have an incredible history and some of the best comedians in the UK have performed at these clubs and some still do. Whether you are into comedy or not it’s a pretty cool thing to say you have achieved!


If you’re interested in signing up for Ultra Comedy, take a look at our locations page to find your local event!

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