Lucky Day

“This was a wonderful experience. Everyone was fabulous. Just do it!” – Lucky Day

Andy Chambers

“This has to be the best comedy course I’ve been apart of. Amazing staff and alumni. It’s got a real family feel!” – Andy Chambers

Abhishek Panchal

“I’ve been doing stand-up for four years in India. I decided to take the course and it helped me a lot. The community that SHKK builds is very supportive and you feel welcomed amongst other comics.”  – Abhishek Panchal

Steven Makki at the School of Hard Knock Knocks

“One of the best experiences I’ve ever done. Everyone was very supportive and helpful providing plenty of feedback along the way. Highly recommended.” – Steven Makki


“Absolutely loved this course! I learnt so so much, made new friends and contacts and had a blast! I’m so excited to do my next gig! Highly recommended.” – Billierose Cachia

Comedian Lee Ton

“I was able to gain the ability to write a great comedy set and also the courage to perform. From this course I gained confidence I didn’t know I could tap into!” – Lee Ton

Jonathan Chang performing stand-up comedy

Great content, great material, and great environment to learn. I got a lot more out of it than I ever imagined.” – Jonathan Chang 

Dags Robertson performing stand-up comedy

Best course you can do as an aspiring comedian. Experienced teachers and famous comedians help you out, and you learn so much more than joke writing. The support after the course is also amazing. I loved it.” – Dags Robertson


“Your workshop really works! It was a real adrenaline rush. I am still buzzing 10 days later. The graduation was really entertaining. Jeff Green and Chris Franklin and all the other graduates were great. I might be addicted.” – Gail Gauci-Seddon

Jaiden Jarvis

“Would highly recommend this course. It’s that good I’d even recommend it sober!”Jaiden Jarvis

Gavin Sempel

“It was simply the best thing I’ve done career wise.” –  Gavin Sempel

Darby Bicheno

“Thanks so much to the School of Hard Knock Knocks for the great stand-up comedy course – from the content, support, guest comedians, and final show. Well worth the feeling of impending doom.” Darby Bicheno

Sharleen Chandra

“Before I started this course I was only funny looking. Now I’m funny overall. Morry and Ben have been great mentors and I highly recommend this course.Sharleen Chandra

Catherine Scullin

“How SHKK got us from normal to funny in five days is nothing short of genius. If you ever thought you might want to learn stand-up comedy, do it, and do it with these guys.Catherine Scullin

Gavin Ingham

“I highly recommend this course if you’ve ever wanted to give stand-up a crack. They provide a no pressure environment. You’ll laugh all week doing this course.” Gavin Ingham

Zoe Broughton

“You have thought about it plenty. If you want to take your funny to the next level – just do this course! It is a thrilling up-skilling, fear killing experience.” Zoe Broughton

Alicia Cass

“Wow such great value for money! What you take away from this stand-up comedy course is priceless. Everyone needs to do this to feel more confident and alive. I’ve never been on such a natural high and laughed so much!” – Alicia Cass

Tim McIntyre

“What an experience that working and performing with the likes Chris Franklin and Jeff Green. I got to tell my own jokes and material for a sell out crowd of over 100 people. It’s definitely my favourite achievement.Tim McIntyre

Matt O'Neill

“The School of Hard Knock Knocks was the perfect platform for me to dip my toes into the world of stand-up comedy. They offer a supportive environment and are guided through what is expected on the comedy circuit. If comedy is something you have been thinking about, this class will give you a clear indication as to whether stand-up is for you!” – Matt O’Neill

Jake Freeman

“I enjoyed the stand-up comedy course from start to finish and would recommend to anyone wanting to make a career in stand-up or just have a bit of fun. There is a great sense of togetherness amongst the teachers and fellow students, which makes the course a whole lot more enjoyable.” – Jake Freeman

Jeff Caser

The course was GREAT! Certainly one of the best things I’ve ever done! The feeling of accomplishment after the Thursday night performance can’t be described!” – Jeff Caser

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