ComedySportz UK is the North West’s top improvised comedy troupe. ComedySportz is a fast-paced improv comedy show where two teams battle it out for the biggest laughs.

The players create quick witted sketches, scenes and songs from whatever suggestions are thrown at them by the audience to create a show that’s fast, feelgood and always unpredictably funny. There’s a referee on hand to steer the entertainment, call any fouls, and help the audience decide the winner.

Comedy Workshops

We deliver regular workshops in Improvisation and Stand Up comedy as well as shorter courses and workshops that cover areas such as clowning, sketch writing and longform improvisation. You can find more information about our regular courses on our Workshops page. Workshops are held across Manchester.

Our next term starts 7th April 2018.

We also provide bespoke workshops and shows for education and corporate sectors. Improv has much to teach us about life with many fantastic transferable skills to help you, your team or your class develop. If your school or company is looking to improve skills for collaborative and devised work, to promote team building and confidence or simply to reward hard work by playing harder, don’t hesitate to get in touch for more info to see how ComedySportz can help with our bespoke workshops designed to accommodate any budget.

For businesses we also have flexible corporate entertainment packages, combining training days with a show to improve staff team work, performance and business communication.

You can find out more about our work in education on our Workshops for Schools page and our corporate training packages at our CSz For Business sub-site.

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Competition Deadline Extended

We’ve extended the deadline for entries for our Flyer Design competition to 12th May 2018! The only rules are: Must have the ComedySportz logo at the top (we can put it in later if that’s an issue, just leave a space!) and you must be aged 16 or under. TO SUBMIT YOUR DESIGN. Please email your …

Waterside Arts. 10 Years of Memories!

We’re really looking forward to our 10th Anniversary show at the Waterside this weekend with an Oldies vs Newbies special. Some of our players have been looking back over the past decade and wanted to share some of their favourite memories. “I remember our very humble beginnings at the Waterside,” says ComedySportz Manager Brainne. “Our …


“…a non-stop stream of gags, sketches and general hilarity.” Lancashire Evening Post

“…skilled and funny with a remarkable ability to think on their feet.” Three Weeks ****

“…real winners are the happy audience.. hilariously entertaining.”  Buxton Festival Fringe

“Kids enjoyed the interactive nature of the show and were in fits of giggles all the way through.” Netmums

“…quick, witty, sometimes ingenious, and more often than not – just down-right silly” Yorkshire Times

You can find us across Greater Manchester and the North West and we’re regulars at the Buxton and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals.

We also perform a wide variety of longform improv and more adults only shows across Manchester. You can get the latest show dates, info and ticket links on our shows page.