The funnyman has teamed up with bosses at online education platform MasterClass to become the latest celebrity sharing his talents.

His classes will focus on his process, with tips on performing and writing.

Participants will be able to upload videos of their routines and get feedback from fellow students, while Martin will critique selected student work.

Previous MasterClass sessions have featured Christina Aguilera, Kevin Spacey, Usher, Serena Williams, Werner Herzog and chef Gordon Ramsey.