MON 1ST – WARWICK ARTS CENTRE
The Improv Musical: After three successful runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Improv Musical is back in town for another performance.
THURS 4TH – OLD JOINT STOCK
Jumprov: Debut show by the UK’s only BAME improv group, based in Birmingham.
FRI 5TH – WOLVERHAMPTON SLADE ROOMS
Uproar!: The Noise Next Door bring their tour to the Midlands. A perfect blend of ludicrous characters, witty one-liners, epic stories, and explosive physicality.
SAT 6TH – CRITERION FREE HOUSE
The Same Faces: Monthly Leicester show, taking ideas from you to make brilliant comedy sketches live on stage.
WEDS 10TH/THURS 11TH/FRI 12TH – GUILD OF STUDENTS
Improvabunga: Edinburgh Fringe preview shows by the Watch This Improv Troupe. Featuring live musical accompaniment and buzzers which you’ll use to control the performers.
WEDS 10TH – CHERRY REDS
Freewheelers: Free comedy showcase in central Birmingham. Headline act: Warwick Improvised Theatre Society.
THURS 11TH – THE MALT CROSS
Gorilla Burger: Regular Nottingham show where everyone is welcome to take part, simply by putting your name in a hat.
FRI 12TH – ESQUIRES COFFEE HOUSE
Wow Impro: Free comedy night from the Coventry-based improv troupe.
FRI 12TH – BIRMINGHAM REP
Jumprov: Short showcase performance as part of Monologue Slam
SUN 14TH – GUILD OF STUDENTS
Improvabunga: Two final Edinburgh Fringe preview shows by the Watch This Improv Troupe. There’ll be songs, there’ll be tears, there’ll be kisses (or slaps) and there will be funny.
MON 15TH – BLUE ORANGE THEATRE
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!’
MON 15TH – UPSTAIRS AT THE WESTERN
Uncle Armando: A guest stand up comedian improvises monologues, based on your one-word suggestions, and our players will then improvise brilliant scenes based upon them.
TUES 16TH – THE VICTORIA
Wings: A love story sketch show from Happenchance theatre, part scripted and part improvised.
WEDS 17TH – THE VICTORIA
The Kneejerks: A night of comedy and theatre, featuring sketches and scenes and all completely free.
WEDS 17TH – ORT CAFE
Previously On: Every show is a different final episode of a never-seen-before television series, using only your suggestions.
WEDS 17TH – MOSELEY ALL SERVICES CLUB
Fat Penguin: Free improvised comedy show in Birmingham with support by a headline act from one of the UK’s top improv troupes. Headlining this month: Bunkum Factory
THURS 18TH – ISLAND BAR
Hilarity Ensues: Monthly show in central Birmingham featuring stand up, sketch and improvised comedy.
SAT 20TH – NOTTINGHAM ACTORS STUDIO
Rhymes Against Humanity: A brand new, fully improvised musical immediately – no scripts, no conferring, no pre-planning.
MON 22ND – THE VICTORIA
Yes And, Minister: The improvised general election comedy where YOU decide the future of the country.
WEDS 24TH – THE ANGEL, NOTTINGHAM
Smash Night: Never-seen-before… Never-to-be-seen-again! Watch in amazement some of the finest improv teams around create scenes and stories from your suggestions.
SAT 27TH – THE BLACK PRINCE
The Same Faces: Monthly Northampton show, taking ideas from you to make brilliant comedy sketches live on stage.
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