Step into stand-up with our comprehensive learning program for new comedians

Find your comedy voice and write a killer 5-minute set in just five weeks, with live group workshops on Zoom, lifetime access to our online starter course, and 1-to-1 coaching for personalised feedback. For newcomers to stand-up, and comedians with fewer than 50 gigs. Enrol now.
What is included?

The most complete learning program for new stand-up comedians


Find your comedy voice and write a killer 5-minute set in just five weeks

We've combined everything we know about teaching stand-up comedy into one comprehensive program for new comedians.  Places are strictly limited, so if you want to go from blank page to your best ever 5-minute set, in just five weeks, click the button and enrol now.

Zoom in on your funniest ever five minutes

Weekly Zoom workshops form the core of this program for stand-up newcomers and comedians with fewer than 50 gigs. Over four sessions, you'll share work in progress, bounce ideas off your fellow learners, and get instant feedback from Alfie Noakes, one of the most experienced comedy tutors in the business. Each week, you'll learn more about your personal brand of funny, and create a laughter-filled 5-minute set to match.

Discover a safe and effective learning environment

Zoom workshop size is strictly limited to a maximum of eight similarly-experienced students. You can expect real community, as everyone shares ideas, laughter and encouragement. And with years of experience as a comedy workshop leader, Alfie will ensure you are never left out or left behind. 

Stay on track with pre-learning and accountability

From the moment you enrol, we help you turn your raw ideas into reliable gags. You get immediate access to our online starter course Stepping Into Stand-Up Comedy, then value-packed accountability emails ensure you hit the ground running in your first Zoom workshop.

Don't miss a minute with video replay

No worries if you unavoidably miss a group session. We record every Zoom workshop and you get three months access to these exclusive student-only recordings. Plus you keep lifetime access to Stepping Into Stand-Up Comedy after the Zoom workshops end.

Fine tune your set with 1-to-1 coaching

During the four weeks of Zoom workshops, you will book a 75-minute 1-to-1 coaching session with Alfie Noakes. Here--with Alfie's personal attention and feedback--you will fine-tune your new set and prepare for your showcase performance.

Show off your set and celebrate your achievement

Your fifth Zoom session is a showcase event, designed to bridge the gap between learning on Zoom and performing on stage. Here, you will perform your new set in full for the first time, to an audience of your fellow learners. Strap in for a fun-filled session, as you celebrate your achievement together.
Programme dates

Zoom group learning sessions [June-July 2024]

Programme dates

Zoom group learning sessions [October 2024]

Alfie has MC'ed over 1,000 gigs, and promoted over 1,500! 
Meet your workshop leader

Learn with a uniquely qualified comedy workshop leader

Alfie Noakes and the We Are Funny Project have been a feature of the London comedy circuit for over a decade. His shows have featured thousands of acts, many of whom have gone on to achieve professional success in stand-up and comedy writing. 

Over a thousand comedians have attended Alfie's live workshops to develop new material, master new skills, and accelerate their comedy careers. And Alfie's online courses continue to garner rave reviews, averaging 4.9/5 stars on Google!

Most recently, Alfie has combined online courses with 1-to-1 coaching to help comedians like you make faster progress in confidence and performance.

What better way to start your comedy journey than with this complete Zoom group program from one of the most accomplished workshop leaders in stand-up comedy?
Book a call with Alfie Noakes

Still not sure? Got questions? Let's talk!

If you think this programme looks good, but you still have questions, we invite you to book a 15 minute zoom call with Alfie Noakes, the workshop leader.

Alfie is always keen to share knowledge with up-and-coming comedians. He will answer all of your questions as transparently as possible, so you can make the right decision for you.

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Linda breaks into stand-up with our starter course: "my favourite joke I perform came from one of the exercises."

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