TUES 5TH – GUILD OF STUDENTS
Improvabunga: The students of Birmingham University are giving you the chance to come up with a video game better than any one you’ve played before.
WEDS 6TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH
Love Hard: The comedy duo present “Tales From The Elsewhere” in a special Edinburgh Fringe preview. Supporting Tony Law at Fat Penguin Comedy Club.
THURS 7TH – CHERRY REDS
Freewheelers: Another packed show of experimental improv from the Midlands and beyond. This month features musical group Off Broad Street & local duo Squidheart.
THURS 7TH – MAC
Edinbrum: Jarred Christmas, the quick witted master of improv, is a TV regular and Chortle award-winner. See him & Viv Groskop in this preview of their Edinburgh Fringe shows.
SUN 10TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH
The Documentary: Showcase for graduates of the Fat Penguin Level One improv course. Go and see Birmingham’s newest improvisers in their first public performance.
MON 11TH – GUILD OF STUDENTS
Improvabunga: Special free longform show as part of BUFF 2018.
TUES 12TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH
The Armando Diaz Experience: Fat Penguin Level Two students show off what they have learned using Chicago’s most famous improv format.
THURS 14TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH
Fat Penguin Improv: The house team Bunkum Factory will amuse and delight along with stand up comedian Craig Dixon.
SAT 16TH – OLD JOINT STOCK
An Audience With Henry VIII: Two shows with your chance to ask questions Henry VII himself about his reign, wives or ANY related subject…there may be some surprising answers!
MON 18TH – BLUE ORANGE THEATRE
Box Of Frogs: Monthly show in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter where audience members can join performers on stage.
WEDS 20TH – THE VICTORIA
The Kneejerks: A night of comedy and theatre, featuring sketches and scenes and all completely free.
THURS 21ST – PATRICK KAVANAGH
Fat Penguin Improv: The house team Bunkum Factory create comedy scenes based on the musings of a stand up comedian.
TUES 26TH/WEDS 27TH – BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME
Mischief Movie Night: Direct from a sold-out West End run and their return from six months on Broadway, Mischief Theatre bring you an improvised movie live on stage
WEDS 27TH – THE VICTORIA
Baron Sternlook: A free full show of improvised musical theatre, entirely based on your suggestions.
THURS 28TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH
Fat Penguin Improv: A stand up and an improv team combine to create double the fun.
THURS 28TH – ORT CAFE
Between Us: The inside story of one couple’s relationship. Part of “What A Nice Night”.
THURS 28TH/FRI 29TH/SAT 30TH – BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME
Mischief Movie Night: Six more chances to see the new show from the creators of the smash hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong. Starring them, directed by you, every night is a guaranteed comedy blockbuster!
SAT 30TH – CHERRY REDS
The Improlectuals: See this improv supergroup perform spontaneous and hilarious on-the-spot comedy from audience suggestions.
FRI 8TH – ESQUIRES COFFEE
Coventry Improv: A free family friendly evening of improvised sketches and games.
FRI 22ND – WARWICK UNIVERSITY
The Improv Musical: A brand new musical for free as part of StageFest.
FRI 22ND/SAT 23RD – WARWICK UNIVERSITY
Anything You Want: A simple and intimate show by WITS. Part of the Warwick Fringe Festival.
SAT 2ND – NOTTINGHAM PLAYHOUSE
Rhymes Against Humanity / The Vox Pops: Improv double bill featuring a musical created on the spot from audience suggestions.
THURS 14TH – 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.
FRI 15TH – THE PORTLAND BUILDING
UoN Improv: The last regular show of the academic year for the student group will have a few surprises, plus the usual range of comic scenes and games.
SAT 16TH – NOTTINGHAM NEW THEATRE
And Another Thing: An entire one-act play based on the question “What do you always wish you had told somebody?” Part of the Student Fringe Festival.
SAT 16TH – NOTTINGHAM NEW THEATRE
Improv: Ben MacPherson & Ian perform together in this original unscripted show. Sheard Part of the Student Fringe Festival.
MON 18TH – BUNKERS HILL
The Cat’s Pyjamas: The Nottingham Improv Comedy Experience host a night of fun and games, including a chance for audience members to perform.
WEDS 27TH – THE ANGEL MICROBREWERY
Smash Night: Multiple acts spontaneously turn suggestions into scenes and stories bound to be breath-taking and bloody hilarious.
SAT 2ND – CRITERION FREE HOUSE
The Same Faces: Brilliant comedy sketches live on stage, in the style of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”.
THURS 14TH/FRI 15TH/SAT 16TH – THE CURVE
Mischief Movie Night: Four chances to see a spontaneous show from the creators of the smash hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong. Every night is a guaranteed comedy blockbuster!
MON 18TH – UPSTAIRS AT THE WESTERN
Uncle Armando: Themed show where the group perform scenes inspired by stand up comedian Andy White.
SAT 30TH – THE BLACK PRINCE
The Same Faces: Monthly Northampton show, taking ideas from you to make brilliant comedy sketches live on stage.
FRI 1ST – THE SWAN THEATRE
Showstopper! The Improvised Musical: The show that has to be seen to be believed. Olivier Award winning display from Britain’s most talented performers.
THURS 14TH – KELSEYS
Drinkprov: The Improv Musical mixed with Shitfaced Shakespeare – see a brand new musical where 2 of the cast members have drunk enough to add a bit of chaos.
SAT 16TH – CATHEDRAL QUARTER
The Pirate Court: You are the jury as the most fearsome pirates of the seas are brought to justice. Part of The Furthest From The Sea Festival.
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