GIG GUIDE: MARCH 2019

22 shows this month across the Midlands, covering BirminghamNottinghamLeicester & more.

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BIRMINGHAM

WEDS 6TH – SERVE

Jumprov: The UK’s first diverse improv theatre company bring their fast paced fun to this new city centre location.

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

SAT 9TH – MIDLANDS ARTS CENTRE

Knightmare Live: Enter stranger, and grab your tickets for the Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show based on the classic 1980s TV show.

https://www.knightmarelive.com/

SUN 10TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH

The Documentary: A special event for the friends and family of the performers of Fat Penguin Improvised Comedy level 1 foundation group.

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy

MON 11TH – THE CRESCENT THEATRE

The Improlectuals: Another spontaneous show from this improv “super-group” made up of some of the finest improvisers from around the Midlands.

https://www.facebook.com/improlectuals/

THURS 14TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH

The Armando Diaz Experience:  Fat Penguin Improv create a comedy show from scratch using Chicago’s most famous improv format.

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy

MON 18TH – BLUE ORANGE THEATRE

Box Of Frogs: Monthly show in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter where audience members have the option to join performers on stage.

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

THURS 21ST – PATRICK KAVANAGH

The Armando Diaz Experience:  Some of the best improvisers in Birmingham take to the stage to deliver another Fat Penguin Improv comedy show.

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy

WEDS 27TH – THE VICTORIA

Baron Sternlook’s Improvised Musical:  See scenes, songs and an entire musical created from scratch based on your suggestions.

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

THURS 28TH – ARTEFACT

What A Nice Night:  Regular night of stand-up, spoken word and improvised comedy.

https://www.facebook.com/NiceNightComedy/

THURS 28TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH

The Armando Diaz Experience:  The performers tell a true-life story based on an audience suggestion, then create a series of comedy scenes inspired by the story.

https://www.facebook.com/FatPenguinImprovComedy

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NOTTINGHAM 

WEDS 13TH – TRENT BUILDING

UoN Improv:   The University of Nottingham Improv Society put on a show featuring two separate troupes of performers.

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

THURS 14TH – 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 18TH – BUNKERS HILL

Llamas Pyjamas:   The show that anybody can be in – put your name in the hat and what to be called up on stage.  Free entry with donations to the Red Nose Appeal.

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

WEDS 27TH – 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

FRI 1ST – BREWDOG

SomeAntics: A wonderful night of comedy, music and spoken word, featuring a guest spot by local act The Same Faces.

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

SAT 2ND – THE REGENT SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB

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

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

WEDS 13TH – UPSTAIRS AT THE WESTERN

Uncle Armando: A single word inspires a headline comedian to tell us something about their life, which in turn becomes the basis for comedy scenes from the improv players.

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

FRI 29TH – UPSTAIRS AT THE WESTERN

Rhymes Against Humanity:  What if you could choose the title of a brand new musical and then see it performed instantly?  Wonder no more – you can.

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

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COVENTRY

FRI 8TH – ESQUIRES COFFEE

Full Of Beans:  Coventry Improv presents their monthly big gig, a hugely entertaining slice of live improv in the heart of the city.

https://www.facebook.com/CoventryImprov/

FRI 8TH – THE GRADUATE

A Girl-provisation Show:  On International Women’s Day, an all female show by Warwick Improv.  Free show with charity collection for young women across the world.

https://www.facebook.com/WarwickImprovTheatre/

DERBY

SUN 17TH – FURTHEST FROM THE SEA

The Vox Pops: A Brexit special show turning true stories into fast-paced and silly sketch comedy inspired by true stories.

https://www.facebook.com/events/772786619762487/

NORTHAMPTON

SAT 30TH – POMFRET ARMS

The Same Faces: More instant humour from this long-established comedy group.

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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