Facilitator & Corporate

Luke is a freelance provider of workshops as well as corporate writing and acting services. He also delivers writing, creativity and improvisation workshops to businesses as a member of the “Punch It Up” consultancy. And he runs improvisation sessions in organizations for educational and rehabilitation purposes on behalf of “The Comedy School”. Both individually and as a member of “Spontaneous Combustion” Luke has travelled the world, hosting, writing for, and performing at numerous business conferences. He also offers bespoke coaching to Comedy Improvisation companies.


Director of Improvisation, The Comedy School 2006- date

Member of Punch It Up (Creative Consultancy) 2002- date

Visiting Lecturer London Film School 2023

Guest Tutor in Improvisation The Laughter Academy 2021

Guest Tutor in Improvisation Oxford School of Drama 2019 -2021

Tutor for Design and Art Direction 2000- 2012

Visiting Lecturer, Falmouth University: Masters in Creative Advertising 1998 to 2018

Visiting Lecturer, Ashridge Management College Masters in Organisation Consulting 2004, Strategic Leadership 2006

Visiting Lecturer, Roehampton University – Post Graduate Certificate in Delivering Soft Skills and Experiential Learning 2015

Comedy Tutor, Hackney Youth Services 2012 – 13

Tutor in Improvisation (with Comedy School) at St Mary’s University 2012

Tutor in Comedy Improvisation for BBC Blast 2007-2010

Tutor in Comedy Improvisation for the Young Vic 2008

Tutor in Comedy Improvisation for organisations (with Strudel) at Lyric, Hammersmith, 2004

Tutor in Drama, Reynolds College for Performing Arts 2004.

Tutor in Creative Writing, Morley College 2002-2003

Comedy Tutor, Fanta Comedy Teenage Master Class National Tours 1999 and 2000

Comedy Tutor, South West Arts Youth Tour 1996

Tutor in Improvisation, Holborn Centre for Performing Arts 1994-1997

Tutor in Improvisation, Islington Arts Factory 1990-93

Tutor in Improvisation, Oval House Arts 1988-1989


Pharmaceuticals:: GlaxoSmithKline, Lever Diversey, Aventis, Janssen Cilag, Celltech, Pharmacia, Convatec, Merck, Astra Zeneca, Shire, Schearing Ploug: Communications: EE, BT, Vodafone, Siemens, Ericsson, Nokia, Reuters, Equant, Orange, Telewest, Omnicom, Google, eg+ Worldwide, Edelman Computing: IBM, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Compaq, ICL, Dell, Solar Winds Transport:: Peugeot, Fiat, Nissan, Chrysler Daimler, Hertz, TDG, TfL  Advertising and Design: J Walter Thompson, Leo Burnett, Saatchi and Saatchi, Abbott Mead Vickers (AMV BBDO) Lowe Howard Spink, Evans Hunter, Ogilvy, Bates Dorland, D’Arcy, Masius; One Ltd, Fjord, Oskar, The Group, Lexis PR, Alexander Mann Solutions, Imagination, Identica, Hangar Seven, Dentsu, The Good Agency, Spark44 Finance: KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Lloyds TSB, Citifinancial, Prudential, NatWest, Barclays, Friends Provident; Institute of Actuaries, Ernst and Young Energy: BP Exploration, BP Pensions, Burmah Castrol, Infineum, Transco, Energis Media: BBC, BSkyB, Sky Television, The Independent, Associated News, 20th Century Fox, Jetix TV(Disney), Viasat, National Association of DJ’s, Sternberg Clarke Retail: Woolworths, Argos, Spar, Tesco, John Lewis Partnership Food: 2 Sisters Food Group,Trebor Bassett, Nutricia, Allied Domecq, Premier Foods; Pedigree (Mars) Health: Bromley Drugs Unit, BUPA, NHS Leadership Programme, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, East London NHS Foundation Trust Forensic Psychiatry, East London NHS Foundation Trust Early Intervention Service, Social Inclusion Hope and Recovery Project (SHARP), Red Cross, Broadmoor Hospital, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLAM) Recovery College, Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Service (Op Courage),  Public, Community and Voluntary Sector: TfL, Home Office (NOMS), The Metropolitan Police, HM Prison Service – Aylesbury Youth Detention Centre, Whitemoor Prison; Hackney Youth Service, St Mungo’s, Holborn Community, St Martin of Tours, Whizz-Kidz, Working Chance, Only Connect; London Ambulance Service, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, GCHQ (Government Communications Headquarters) Universities etc: University of Falmouth, University of  Manchester, London School of Economics, London College of Printing, Aston University, Bournemouth University, Arts University Bournemouth, Southampton Solent, West Herts College, British Academy for Dramatic Arts, School of Communication Arts, Buckingham University, Lincoln University, Royal Academy for Dramatic Arta, City Literary Institute, Oxford School of Drama Others: Premier League, Unilever, Hallmark, Ashridge Management College, Reckitt and Colman, Camelot, Parker Hillier, Procter and Gamble, Circle Anglia, Specsavers, World Event Management, Belron International, The Solus Club, TBC Theatre Group, South West Arts, InterContinental Hotels Group, Marriott Hotels, Project Management Institute, Penguin Random House, Home Away UK, OC & C Strategy Consultants, A T Kearney, Toastmasters International, Alvarez and Marsal, Lush, Thales UK, PHS, Expedia. Bespoke Coaching:  TBC, CSI Crime Scene Improvisation, Shoes and Socks, Scared Scriptless, Sprout.


“I’d like to say a massive thank you for the day last week. The feedback has been excellent, the Telegraph wrote a nice piece, and crucially for me, a large number of the coaches had individual a-ha moments, whether that was a recognition of their listening, thinking, communication or pressure management skills.”

Jason, Club Support Consultant,  Premier League Elite Coach Apprenticeship Scheme

“BRILLIANT. Thank you so much, we really enjoyed the time with you… it brought us as a group closer together… By far you over-achieved our expectations.”

Neele Asmussen, Solar Winds

“The Feedback was great. We will definitely use you again!”

Jenny Challenger, EG+ Worldwide

“The best training I have ever done.”

“An amazing 3 day workshop. Going thru the evaluations, the feedback we got was excellent and your sessions were extremely inspiring”.

Carol Hanna, Director People and Culture, LEO BURNETT (Levant)

“Absolutely loved it. The team were so motivated and spirited after your visit!”
Sam Stone, Creative Director, IDENTICA

“Gold dust. Really important when we’re trying to be creative in an office. Felt like I’d had my head cleared out (that’s a good thing!).

“Luke’s facilitation brought the best out of our team and I was very proud of them”
HALLMARK LTD Head of Humour

“His improv skills were instrumental in bringing a potentially dry subject to life…energy, enthusiasm and overall sense of fun”
Faisal Babar, Marketing Manager, JOHN LEWIS FINANCIAL SERVICES

“Re Belron World Conference. Thanks for helping to make this a memorable event, great experience, and ultimately a lot of fun! It was fabulous seeing you at work and do hope you enjoyed it as much as we did watching you. Thanks for being very organized and very professional. I did not have to worry about you once. You just went and did!
Anita Fleur, EXPO PROMOTIONS, Cape Town RSA.

“I have been in Recruitment for 14 years and that was the best recruitment training session i have ever had.”

Claudia, LUSH

“The event was a great success and you received nothing but positive comments from the delegates.”

Sue Cadd, Innovation Manager, UNIVERSITY of LICOLN

“The session on Saturday was fantastic and really well received by the young people that took part…”

Laura Clarke, Service Delivery Manager – WHIZZ-KIDZ


“We had fantastic feedback on the session; a brilliant way to end the day.”

Katie Lightfoot, RADA in BUSINESS

“A very fine facilitator”
Professor Louise Stoll

“Brilliant, 10 out of 10, wouldn’t change a thing”
Kyle, TCS Beginners’ Improvisation Course

“Sorba the Great, Best comedy impro teacher!
Stanley, TCS Drop-In Improvisation Class

“Loved it. Well prepared, Great teacher, Thanks”
Jake, TCS Advanced Improvisation Course

“Luke was brilliant, positive, encouraging and professional”
Alex, TCS Beginners Improvisation Course

Luke is an excellent teacher who handled the different levels and abilities excellently”
Simon, TCS Beginners Improvisation Course

“My first port of call and primary improv mentor.”

Lee, Professional Improviser from (Crime Scene Improvisation)

“Lots of fun and laughs. I could do that every evening”

Alexandra, Impro Drop In Workshop student

“Transformational. Not just for me. I saw it in others.”

“I did not see a group. I saw a family.”

“I didn’t believe in myself before. Now I do.”

“People told me sometimes they woke up feeling terrible but cane in away because they didn’t want to miss it.”

“Better than any medication”

SLAM (South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust) Recovery College students