GIG GUIDE: MARCH 2018

22 shows this month across the Midlands, covering  BirminghamCoventry

NottinghamLeicester & Northampton.

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BIRMINGHAM & THE BLACK COUNTRY

FRI 2ND – THE STATION 

LoveHard:  A mix of scripted and improvised humour from this comedy double act.  Part of “Off The Rails” night in Kings Heath.

https://www.facebook.com/lovehardcomedy

THURS 8TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH

Fat Penguin Improv:  Show featuring the house team Bunkum Factory and special guest Horatio Gould.  

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy

THURS 8TH – BRIERLY HILL CIVIC HALL

Knightmare Live: Enter stranger.  Multiple dungeoneers enter Lord Fear’s catacombs.  Each show is different, each room a new challenge.

http://www.knightmarelive.com/

MON 12TH – BLUE ORANGE THEATRE

Fat Penguin:  Comedy is the name of the game for this Birmingham-based group.  Performing as part of “Kamikaze Club”

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy/

WEDS 14TH – CHERRY REDS

Freewheelers:  Experimental theatre from local acts including double act SquidHeart and musical group Off Broad Street.

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

THURS 15TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH

Fat Penguin Improv:  The house team Bunkum Factory will amuse and delight along with stand up comedian Chris James.  

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy

MON 19TH – 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 21ST – THE VICTORIA

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

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

THURS 22ND – PATRICK KAVANAGH

Fat Penguin Improv:  The house team Bunkum Factory will amuse and delight along with stand up comedian Ben Hanlin.  

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy

WEDS 28TH – THE WELLINGTON

Baron Sternlook:  Every show sees the group take a suggestion from the audience and transform it into a full-length musical.

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

THURS 29TH – ORT CAFE

SquidHeart:  Two improvisers combine forces to create memorable and hilarious scenes.  Part of “What a nice night”.

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

THURS 29TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH

Fat Penguin Improv:  The house team Bunkum Factory will amuse and delight along with guest performers The Improlectuals.  

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy

FRI 30TH– ROSIES

Jumprov:  More original comedy from the Birmingham-based group.  Part of “That Friday Feeling”.

https://www.facebook.com/Jumprov/

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COVENTRY

FRI 2ND – WARWICK ARTS CENTRE

The Improv Musical:  More instant songs following the success of their sell-out performances in Warwick & the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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

FRI 9TH – ESQUIRES COFFEE

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

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

THURS 29TH – TWISTED BARREL BREWERY

Coventry Improv:  An evening of improvised humour from Coventry’s premier improv group

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

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NOTTINGHAM

THURS 8TH – 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

WEDS 14TH – THE PORTLAND BUILDING

UoN Improv Show:  No scripts, no rehearsals, no fear.  Get your improv fix from the student group at the University of Nottingham.

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

WEDS 28TH – 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 3RD – CRITERION FREE HOUSE

The Same Faces: Brilliant comedy sketches live on stage, in the style of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”

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

MON 19TH – UPSTAIRS AT THE WESTERN

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

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

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NORTHAMPTON

FRI 30TH – 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.

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