GIG GUIDE: OCTOBER 2016

 

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SAT 1ST – CRITERION FREE HOUSE

[LE1 5JN]

The Same Faces:  Monthly Leicester show, taking ideas from you to make brilliant comedy sketches live on stage.

https://www.facebook.com/TheSameFaces/

FRI 7TH/SAT 8TH – COMEDY LOFT

[B1 2HF]

The Noise Next Door:  Two nights of hilarity covering sketches and songs, part of a wider night of comedy in Birmingham city centre.

http://www.bhamcomfest.co.uk/07_comedyloft.htm

SUN 9TH – BIRMINGHAM UNIVERSITY

[B15 2TU]

Improvabunga:  Fresh off of their Edinburgh Fringe run, come and watch a fantastic improvised movie adventure based on nothing but your suggestions.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1815515942059329/

MON 10TH – CHERRY REDS

[B1 1BN]

Freewheelers:  Free comedy improv showcase where groups, pairs and solo performers try out new games and material in central Brum.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/Freewheelersimprov/

WEDS 12TH – ROAD HOUSE

[B30 3DZ]

Board Game Smackdown:  Fresh from a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, comedians play some of the most hilarious and intriguing board games, party games and card games live on stage.

http://www.bhamcomfest.co.uk/12_roadhouse.htm

THURS 13TH – THE MALT CROSS

[NG1 6FG]

Gorilla Burger:  Regular Nottingham show where everyone is welcome to take part, simply by putting your name in a hat. 

https://missimp.co.uk/improv-shows/

FRI 14TH – ESQUIRES COFFEE HOUSE

[CV1 1JD]

Wow impro:  Free comedy night from Coventry-based improv troupe.

https://twitter.com/wowimpro

SAT 15TH – THEATRE SEVERN

[SY3 8FT]

Austentatious:  Join the all-star cast in Shrewsbury as they create a riotously funny new literary masterpiece, all in the style of Jane Austen and based on nothing more than a title suggested by the audience.

http://www.austentatiousimpro.com/shows/tour/

SAT 15TH – THE NED LUDD

[NG1 6DA]

Consenting Partners:  Prepare yourself for a series of short two-person improvised comedy pieces – hilarity, surprise and weirdness will fall from their theatrical performances.

https://missimp.co.uk/improv-shows/

SUN 16TH – CHERRY REDS

[B1 1BN]

Foghorn Unscripted:  See the creation of a funny, absurd and in-no-way-accurate murder mystery from your suggestions.

http://www.bhamcomfest.co.uk/halfdayer2.htm

SUN 16TH – THE VICTORIA

[B1 1BN]

Board Game Smackdown:  Another chance to see comedians play some of the most hilarious and intriguing board games, party games and card games live on stage.

http://www.bhamcomfest.co.uk/halfdayer2.htm

MON 17TH – BLUE ORANGE THEATRE 

[B18 6AD]

Box Of Frogs:  Monthly show in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter with all your favourite improv games.  Absolutely free, with their usual cast iron guarantee – ‘laugh, or your money back!’

https://boxoffrogsimpro.wordpress.com/performances/toadally-free-shows/

WEDS 19TH – THE VICTORIA 

[B1 1BN]

The Kneejerks:  Free improvised comedy and theatre from Birmingham’s newest group.  

https://www.facebook.com/thekneejerksUK/

THURS 20TH – ISLAND BAR 

[B1 1LT]

Hilarity Ensues:  Monthly show in central Birmingham featuring stand up, sketch and improvised comedy.

https://www.facebook.com/ensueshilarity/

FRI 21ST – BLUE ORANGE THEATRE

[B18 6AD]

The Inflatables/Project2/Ghost Couple/Peablossom Cabaret:  Opening night of the first ever Birmingham Improv Festival.  Covers sketches, science fiction, drama and cabaret.

http://birminghamimprovfestival.com/2016-line-up/

SAT 22ND – BLUE ORANGE THEATRE

[B18 6AD]

Victoria Bang/Glenda J Collective/Showstopper!/Spontaneous Sherlock:  Second night of the first ever Birmingham Improv Festival.  Covers sketches, Josie Lawrence, songs and Holmesian fun.

http://birminghamimprovfestival.com/2016-line-up/

SUN 23RD – BLUE ORANGE THEATRE

[B18 6AD]

Noise Next Door/Glitch/Charity Showcase:  Final night of the first ever Birmingham Improv Festival.  Covers sketches, puppets & local talent raising funds for Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

http://birminghamimprovfestival.com/2016-line-up/

FRI 28TH/SAT 29TH – WINTERBOURNE HOUSE

[B15 2RT]

Phantasmagoria: An interactive horror experience that takes place in a historic house at night. Foghorn Unscripted, masters of improvisation and performance, will take you on a terrifying journey.

http://foghornunscripted.com/an-improvised-phantasmagoria/

SAT 29TH – THE BLACK PRINCE 

[NN1 4AE]

The Same Faces:  Monthly Northampton show, taking ideas from you to make brilliant comedy sketches live on stage.

https://www.facebook.com/TheSameFaces/

SUN 30TH – BIRMINGHAM UNIVERSITY

[B15 2TU]

Improvabunga:  A spooky special of longform improv, come and see a fantastic improvised movie adventure based on nothing but your suggestions.

https://www.facebook.com/events/663346370505504/

Keep up to date with all improvised theatre & comedy shows in the Midlands

facebook.com/midlandsimprov/                                    @MidlandsImprov

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