GIG GUIDE: JANUARY 2018

21 shows this month in Birmingham, CoventryNottingham, Leicester & Northampton.

UoN And another thing cropped

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BIRMINGHAM

WEDS 10TH – CHERRY REDS

Freewheelers:  Experimental theatre from musical group Off Broad Street and female duo Squidheart.

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

WEDS 10TH – GUILD OF STUDENTS

Yes And, Minister:  The general election comedy show, where the audience votes for policies and sees how they impact future Britain.

https://www.facebook.com/YesAndMinister/

THURS 11TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH

Fat Penguin Improv:  Show featuring the house team Bunkum Factory and special guests Box Of Frogs.  

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy

MON 15TH – BLUE ORANGE THEATRE

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

https://www.facebook.com/BoxofFrogsImpro/

WEDS 17TH – THE VICTORIA

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

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

THURS 18TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH

Fat Penguin Improv:  The house team Bunkum Factory will amuse and delight along with stand up comedians Mo Haroon and James Crawley.  

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy

SUN 21ST – BLUE ORANGE THEATRE

Jukebox Of Frogs:  A night of musical joy from three separate troupes – Box Of Frogs, Off Broad Street and Rhymes Against Humanity.

https://www.facebook.com/BoxofFrogsImpro/

WEDS 24TH – GUILD OF STUDENTS

A Tale Of Two Unis:  Stories about university life transformed into a series of scenes.  A collaboration between Warwick Improvised Theatre Society and Watch This Improv.  

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

THURS 25TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH

Fat Penguin Improv:  The house team Bunkum Factory will amuse and delight along with a special guests Baron Sternlook.  

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy

TUES 30TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH

Fat Penguin Improv:  First performance by graduates of the Fat Penguin school.    

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy

WEDS 31ST – THE VICTORIA

Baron Sternlook: Scenes, songs and an entire musical based on your suggestions.

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

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COVENTRY

FRI 12TH – ESQUIRES COFFEE

Coventry Improv:  A free family friendly evening of improvised sketches and games.

https://www.facebook.com/Coventry-Improv-1572680139447632/

THURS 25TH – UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK

The Improv Musical:  All female version of the sell-out Edinburgh Fringe show.  Musical madness and improvised hilarity.

https://www.facebook.com/theimprovmusical/

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NOTTINGHAM

THURS 11TH – THE MALT CROSS

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

MON 29TH/TUES 30TH/WEDS 31ST – NOTTINGHAM NEW THEATRE

And Another Thing!:  What do you always wish you had told somebody? An entire one-act play created each night by the University Of Nottingham Improv Society.

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

WEDS 31ST – THE ANGEL MICROBREWERY

Smash Night: Multiple acts spontaneously turn suggestions into scenes and stories bound to be breath-taking and bloody hilarious.

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

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LEICESTER

SAT 6TH – CRITERION FREE HOUSE

The Same Faces: Quick fire sketches in the style of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”

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

MON 15TH – UPSTAIRS AT THE WESTERN

The Same Faces:Uncle Armando” show where the group perform scenes inspired by comedian Iszi Lawrence.

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

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NORTHAMPTON

SUN 28TH – THE BLACK PRINCE 

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

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

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

facebook.com/midlandsimprov/                                    @MidlandsImprov

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