TUES 3RD – LOKI WINE & DELI
Level 1 Showcase: Graduates of Fat Penguin Improv perform “The Documentary” in a special show for family and friends. Free entry.
WEDS 4TH – ROSE VILLA TAVERN
Margaret I Have Something To Tell You: Allison host a mildy festive comedy extravaganza, featuring guest troupe The Folly.
THURS 5TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH
The Armando Diaz Experience: Fat Penguin Improv create a completely original night of comedy using Chicago’s most famous improv format.
TUES 10TH – THE HIGHBURY
Level 3 Showcase: Advanced students of the Fat Penguin Improv school give a one-off performance for family and friends. Free entry.
WEDS 11TH – BLUE ORANGE THEATRE
Behind The Headlines: Have I Got News For You meets Saturday Night Live in a topical panel show with comedy sketches about recent news stories. Election Special.
THURS 12TH – PATRICK KAVANAGH
The Armando Diaz Experience: Fat Penguin Improv create another comedy show from scratch. Special 4th birthday show.
SUN 15TH – THE SPOTTED DOG
It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Improv: An hour of improvised Christmas songs and tales in Digbeth from the ultra-talented Foghorn Unscripted.
MON 16TH – BLUE ORANGE THEATRE
Box Of Frogs: Monthly show in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter where audience members have the option to join performers on stage.
THURS 19TH – 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.
THURS 12TH – 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. Christmas Awards Special.
SAT 14TH – NONSUCH STUDIOS
Improv Nonsense: No scripts? No time to prepare?! No problem! A show full of fun and games in the centre of Nottingham.
MON 16TH – THE ANGEL MICROBREWERY
Cats Pyjamas: Audience members can sit back and enjoy a free comedy show or take the plunge and join the performers on stage.
FRI 20TH – NONSUCH STUDIOS
LeftLion Live: Christmas extravaganza reviewing the year of LeftLion journalism. Includes MissImp creating comedy using quotes from “Overheard in Notts”.
SAT 7TH – CREATE STUDIOS
The Same Faces: Brilliant comedy sketches live on stage, in the style of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”.
WEDS 11TH – UPSTAIRS AT THE WESTERN
Uncle Armando: A stand-up comedian tells a true story, based on an audience suggestion, which then inspires comedy sketches from the improvisers.
FRI 13TH – FIBRE ARTS
Tiny Jam: Watch Tiny Stories perform on stage and then put your name in the hat for a chance to join them. With special guests Denise’s 50th.
FRI 20TH – UPSTAIRS AT THE WESTERN
Rhymes Against Humanity: Give these guys a suggestion and they’ll turn it into something to sing about. A full length musical in fact.
THURS 5TH – THE ARENA THEATRE, WOLVERHAMPTON
The Improlectuals: This improv super-group create completely new comedy sketches on the spot, based entirely on audience suggestions.
THURS 5TH – UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK
WITSmas: Warwick Improv Theatre Society create a movie before your very eyes. Free entry, with donations for Helping Hands.
FRI 13TH – ESQUIRES COFFEE, COVENTRY
Full Of Beans: Coventry Improv presents their monthly big gig, a hugely entertaining slice of live improv in the heart of the city.
SAT 28TH – POMFRET ARMS, NORTHAMPTON
The Same Faces: More instant humour from this long-established comedy group.
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