GIG GUIDE: OCTOBER 2020

Full listings for all UK online improv shows in October below.

Special mention for Rhymes Against Humanity who have a show at Nottingham Metronome on Friday 9 October. [Update: This is now an online show, so is included in listings below.]

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MONDAYS

Oxford Imps (12/10 onwards): Watch the latest members of this long-running university society create brand new comedy live on Twitch.

https://www.facebook.com/oxfordimps

Shoot From The Hip: The first of two weekly livestreams of improv games on Facebook and YouTube.

https://www.facebook.com/ShootImpro/

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TUESDAYS

Couch improv: A livestream of the group’s Spotify improv show, with audience members able to add songs to the playlist.

https://www.facebook.com/CouchImprov/

Werewolf Live…stream: The UK’s best comedians play the famous bluffing game for your amusement on Twitch.

https://www.twitch.tv/jongracey/

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WEDNESDAYS

Cambridge Impronauts (07/10 only): Freshers show from the famous university improv team, live on Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/impronauts

Jumprov (14/10 only): Special fundraising show with original comedy sketches based on audience suggestions. Watch along on Facebook Live.

https://www.facebook.com/Jumprov

Zoomprovabunga (28/10 only): Halloween themed improvised movie from Birmingham University’s Watch This Improv troupe.

https://www.facebook.com/WatchThisImprov/

Extreme Improv: Fun and interactive shortform games based on audience suggestions.  Available on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Twitch, Mixer…

https://www.facebook.com/ExtremeImprov/

Board Game Smackdown: UK board game chamption James Cook makes his funny friends play board games on YouTube and Facebook.

http://www.boardgamesmackdown.com/

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THURSDAYS

Gorilla Burger: Theatre karaoke where you can be the star. Send a message to join the Zoom call, or just watch on Facebook live.

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

Extreme Improv: More interactive shortform games based on audience suggestions.  Watch on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Twitch, Mixer…

https://www.facebook.com/ExtremeImprov/

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FRIDAYS

Jumprov (02/10 and 09/10 only): Watch Birmingham stars create comedy sketches on the spot using your suggestions live on YouTube. Part of the Birmingham Comedy Festival.

https://www.facebook.com/Jumprov

Rhymes Against Humanity (09/10 only): See Nottingham’s best produce a brand new musical live on Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/rhymesimprov/

The Showstoppers:  A full-length musical that will have you in stitches one minute and gasping in sheer astonishment the next. Tickets via Eventbrite.

https://www.facebook.com/theshowstoppers/

Revenge Of The Werewolf: Interactive show based on the social deduction game.  Can you find the werewolf? Watch on YouTube, Facebook & Twitch.

https://www.facebook.com/ExtremeImprov/

Isolation: A brand new live streamed improv show via Facebook each week from a stalwart of West End smash Showstopper! The Improvised Musical.

https://www.facebook.com/andrewdpugsley/

Bristol Improv Theatre: A different act performs every Friday night via Twitch.

https://www.facebook.com/BITheatre/

Abandoman: The world famous improvised hip hop comedian starts the weekend on Instagram Live.

https://www.instagram.com/abandoman/

Shoot From The Hip: The second of two weekly livestreams of improv games on Facebook and YouTube.

https://www.facebook.com/ShootImpro/

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SATURDAYS

Nursery Theatre: Online shows every Saturday evening on Facebook Live.

https://www.facebook.com/NurseryTheatre/

Abandoman: More improvised hip hop on Instagram Live every Saturday night.

https://www.instagram.com/abandoman/

Bristol Improv Theatre: Solo performers and groups create improv fun over Twitch.

https://www.facebook.com/BITheatre/

The Society Of Strange (31/10 only): An hour of horror on Facebook Live from the geniuses behind Showstopper! The Improvised Musical.

https://www.facebook.com/SocofStrange

Unbound Theatre (31/10 only): Join the Twitch livestream at 9.30pm for the first of three improv shows in this 24 hour fundraising event for the Queens Park Arts Centre.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1269900303361012/

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SUNDAYS

Vancouver Improv Festival (04/10 only): Birmingham-based improviser John Guelke takes part in an international festival on YouTube.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1249571665393376/

Pick Your Own Escapade (11/09 only): Interactive comedy adventure where you control the story live on Twitch. Part of the Birmingham Comedy Festival.

http://www.bhamcomfest.co.uk/spooktacular.htm

Abandoman: The world famous improvised hip hop comedian ends the weekend with another gig on Instagram Live.

https://www.instagram.com/abandoman/

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

facebook.com/midlandsimprov/                                    @MidlandsImprov

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