GIG GUIDE: NOVEMBER 2017

Foghorn Secret Life

FRI 3RD – PORTLAND BUILDING

[NG7 2RD]

UoN Improv Show:  Comedy games from students at the University of Nottingham, featuring performers old and new  

https://www.facebook.com/UoNImprov/

SAT 4TH – 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/

MON 6TH – ANGEL MICROBREWERY

[NG1 1LG]

One Word Story Land:  The Red Herrings will make up a complete coherent story from a single word from the audience. Laugh, cry, applaud, leave.  Part of the Nottingham Comedy Festival.

http://www.nottinghamcomedyfestival.co.uk/calendar_225405.html

TUES 7TH – THE LACEHOUSE

[NG1 1PS]

Nottingham Improv Comedy Experience:  Comedy sketches and scences followed by a chance to play on stage with the performers.  Part of the Nottingham Comedy Festival.

https://www.facebook.com/improvnottingham/

WEDS 8TH – ISLAND BAR

[B1 1LT]

Baron Sternlook’s Improvised Musical:  Discover the history of a unknown musical duo and then see one of their most famous shows, created on the spot.

https://www.facebook.com/pg/baronsternlookimprov

WEDS 8TH – GUILD OF STUDENTS

[B15 2TT]

Improvabunga:  The Watch This Improv Troupe are back again for an aggressively festive performance! An improvised musical Christmas special.

https://www.facebook.com/WatchThisImprov/

WEDS 8TH – ANGEL MICROBREWERY

[NG1 1LP]

The Clones/The Vox Pops:  A double bill packed with improvised comedy.  Part of the Nottingham Comedy Festival.

https://www.facebook.com/missimp.co.uk/

THURS 9TH – THE MALT CROSS

[NG1 6FG]

Gorilla Burger:  Theatre karaoke where you can be the star.  Or you can just sit back and enjoy an evening of unplanned, uncensored improv comedy.

https://www.facebook.com/missimp.co.uk

THURS 9TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH

[B13 8BX]

Fat Penguin Improv:  See the unscripted stories from deep inside the mind of a standup comedian Rob Coleman come to life.  

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy

FRI 10TH – ANGEL MICROBREWERY

[NG1 1LP]

Rhymes Against Humanity/Four Far Away:  A double bill of musical theatre and fantastic fiction.  Part of the Nottingham Comedy Festival.

https://www.facebook.com/missimp.co.uk/

FRI 10TH – ESQUIRES COFFEE HOUSE

[CV1 1JD]

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

https://www.facebook.com/wowimprocomedy/

FRI 10TH – ROYAL AND DERNGATE  

[NN1 1DP]

Austentatious:  A previously undiscovered Jane Austen story is told for the very first (and very last) time.

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

SAT 11TH – THE LORD ROBERTS  

[NG1 3AN]

Nicholas Holt: Dancer and comedian combine, choreographing and performing simultaneously on stage. Sometimes funny. Sometimes not. Part of the Nottingham Comedy Festival.

http://www.nottinghamcomedyfestival.co.uk/calendar_225472.html

SUN 12TH – WARWICK ARTS CENTRE

[CV4 7AL]

The Noise Next Door: They’re causing a commotion with their fourth nationwide tour of side-splitting jokes, jaw-dropping characters and mind-blowing songs.  Two performances, a daytime show for families and an evening show for adults

http://thenoisenextdoor.co.uk/tour2017/

SUN 12TH – DANCE4  

[NG3 2AR]

D.A.N.C.E.: Comedians will do their sets and dancers will improvise around them, and then they’ll swap. Part of the Nottingham Comedy Festival.

http://www.nottinghamcomedyfestival.co.uk/calendar_225508.html

TUES 14TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH

[B13 8BX]

Fat Penguin Improv:  Showcase – first ever performance by the latest workshop group, with support from Bunkum Factory.  

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy

WEDS 15TH – THE VICTORIA 

[B1 1BN]

The Kneejerks:  A night of comedy and theatre, featuring sketches and scenes and all completely free.  

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

THURS 16TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH

[B13 8BX]

Fat Penguin Improv:  See the unscripted stories from deep inside the mind of a standup comedian Josh Pugh come to life.  

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy

FRI 17TH – BRIDGE HOUSE THEATRE  

[CV34 6PP]

Austentatious:  A previously undiscovered Jane Austen story is told for the very first (and very last) time.

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

FRI 17TH – CHERRY REDS  

[B1 1BN]

The Improlectuals:  A night of comedy improv games to raise money for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham city centre.

https://twitter.com/improlectuals

FRI 17TH –  BROMSGROVE ARTRIX

[B60 1GN

The Secret Life Of The Audience: Foghorn Unscripted will combine the memories, hopes and dreams of different audience members to create a life story on stage. 

http://foghornunscripted.com/

MON 20TH – UPSTAIRS AT THE WESTERN

[LE3 0GA]

The Same Faces:  “Uncle Armando” show where the group perform scenes inspired by comedian Jim Smallman.

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

MON 20TH – 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://www.facebook.com/BoxofFrogsImpro/

THURS 23RD – PATRICK KAVANAGH

[B13 8BX]

Fat Penguin Improv:  See the unscripted stories from deep inside the mind of a standup comedian Craig Deeley come to life.  

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy

FRI 24TH – 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/

SAT 25TH – THE COMEDY LOFT 

[B1 2HF]

The Noise Next Door:  The chaotic foursome bring their distinctive brand of comedy to central Birmingham.

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

SAT 25TH – THE MALT CROSS 

[NG1 6FG]

Rhymes Against Humanity:  A complete musical created from scratch in central Nottingham.  With special guests from Showstoppers & The Maydays.

https://www.facebook.com/rhymesimprov/

WEDS 29TH – ANGEL MICROBREWERY

[NG1 1LP]

Smash Night:  Witness a range of improv teams take to the stage with nothing but their wits and transform YOUR suggestions spontaneously into  breath-taking scenes.

https://www.facebook.com/missimp.co.uk/

 

Have I missed a show?  Get in touch and let me know.

facebook.com/midlandsimprov/                                    @MidlandsImprov

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