GIG GUIDE: FEBRUARY 2022

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

Special mention for Dead British, Union JACK Radio’s brand new comedy show where improvisers play a character from British history. Recorded in Nottingham, this airs Thursdays at 7pm.

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BIRMINGHAM

WEDS 2ND – 1000 TRADES

Maestro:  The exciting elimination improv game where anything can happen. Twelve intrepid improvisers face a series of scenes and challenges, for a night filled with love and laughter. The scenes are scored by you, the audience, until only one player remains…the Maestro.Come along and enjoy the ride, cheer for your favourite improviser, and see who will take the winning crown!

https://www.facebook.com/BhamImprov/

SAT 5TH – BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

Jumprov:  Grab a ticket and join Jumprov, who identify as the UK’s first Black and Brown Improv group for a night of fun featuring live sketch comedy which is completely made up on the spot using suggestions from you, the audience.

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

SUN 6TH – SYMPHONY HALL

Ross Noble:  What happens when pure comedy takes human form? What happens when a creature is created and bred to do stand up? Nobody knows because that isn’t a thing. What is a thing is Ross Noble doing a show. You can come and see it. This is it.

https://www.rossnoble.com/

WEDS 9TH – 1000 TRADES

Box Of Frogs: Birmingham’s premiere Improv Group bring you a night of high-octane improvised comedy nonsense based entirely on your suggestions. Expect the unexpected as quick-witted players conjure up hilarious spontaneous songs, sketches and scenes on the spur of the moment.

https://www.facebook.com/BoxofFrogsImpro

WEDS 16TH – GUILD OF STUDENTS

Improvabunga – Valentines Special: Returning from a sell-out, 16th annual run at the Edinburgh Fringe, the Watch This Improv Troupe are back with their totally improvised movie adventure extravaganza! And its a swooning Valentine’s special! In a world where Romance movie plots are getting too predictable, one improv show dares to break the mould. You choose the subgenre, the setting and the title and they will do the rest, featuring live musical accompaniment and four audience buzzers used to control the performers, join us for Improvabunga – the Valentine’s Special!

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

WEDS 23RD – 1000 TRADES

Comedy Jam:  Come and play your favourite improv games, take part in improvised scenes, sketches and songs, or just sit back and watch the fun. Suitable for all levels of experience, including complete beginners. Hosted by resident guests, Box of Frogs, with a different improv group invited to entertain in the first half.

https://www.facebook.com/BhamImprov/

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NOTTINGHAM 

MON 7TH – BUNKERS HILL

The Cat’s Pyjamas:  Audience members can sit back and enjoy a free comedy show or take the plunge to join the performers on stage.

https://www.facebook.com/improvnottingham/

THURS 10TH – MALT CROSS

Gorilla Burger:  Theatre karaoke where you can be the star. Hugely supportive and tons of fun this is a delightful way for you to experience improvised comedy. At Gorilla Burger you can get up on stage whether you’ve played before or not.

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

SAT 12TH – NONSUCH STUDIOS

Improv NonSense – Valentines Special: This month we are getting all loved up for Valentines Day, so pucker up, blow us a kiss and come along for belly laughs aplenty! MissImp proudly presents a showcase of spur of the moment comedy and theatre. Each performance of Improv Nonsense showcases different local and national stars ofImprovised Theatre. You might see a series of duologues, a panoply of theatre games or just about anything else under the sun. One thing is certain. It’s all unscripted and guaranteed to be a one night only production

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

WEDS 23RD – THE PLAYWRIGHT

Smash Night:  Give your laughter muscles a work out with three great acts from Nottingham and beyond performing hilarious scenes and games for your amusement. Based on YOUR suggestions these funny performers will spontaneously create never to be seen again comedy sketches you won’t want to miss.

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

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LEICESTER

WEDS 2ND – UPSTAIRS AT THE WESTERN

SupHERgroup:  Improv comedy from an all-female team of improv all-stars – part of an ongoing performer-led initiative to support and celebrate women improvisers in the Midlands. Featuring fantastic performers from well-loved Midlands improv groups such as the Same Faces, Box of Frogs, MissImp, Foghorn Unscripted, Tiny Stories, Coventry Improv, and others, as well as new up-and-coming talent.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/midlands-improv-suphergroup/

WEDS 2ND – UPSTAIRS AT THE WESTERN

Ki Shah’s One Offs:  Join Leicester’s very own Ki Shah for a warm and welcoming evening of improv joy: a one-time only one-woman improvised one-off sketch show, inspired by one-word with no script, and no-one to step in if it all goes wonky!

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/ki-shahs-one-offs/

WEDS 2ND – ATTENBOROUGH ARTS CENTRE

Seven Cinderellas And The Beanstalk:  The Comedy Asylum is the team of comedians, writers and mental service users behind Comedy Festival hits Robots Vs Zombies and Death in Dunton Gussett. Now in our fifteenth glorious year, we present a pantomime with a fresh twist. Join the Well Wicked Witch of the West Side and Red Hot Riding Hoodie as they battle the anti-Santa and an agrophobic giant for a cynical goose and his precious eggs. Also there’s a raffle.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/the-comedy-asylum-presents-seven-cinderellas-and-the-beanstalk/

THURS 3RD – WYGSTON’S HOUSE

The Same Faces:  Leicester’s own improv group, The Same Faces return for their seventh year at Leicester Comedy Festival, with another round of improvised silliness. This short-form show will feature scenes, games, songs and one liners, all completely made up on the spot. Regulars Tom Young, Allan Smith, and Dave Gotheridge will be joined by some of their talented friends, in order to bring you some of the best improvisation in the midlands, if not the country!

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

FRI 4TH – UPSTAIRS AT THE WESTERN

Tiny Stories:  From the people you walk by in the street, sit beside in a café, or hear shouting from a third-floor window: everyone has their own story. Using audience suggestions, the performers dip briefly into these lives and explore the worlds we all miss around us. Weird, wonderful chaotic improv from the East Midlands’ tiniest storysmiths.

https://www.facebook.com/TinyStoriesImprov/

FRI 4TH – KNIGHT & GARTER

It’s A Trap! The Improvised Star Wars Show:  A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. IT’S A TRAP! The Improvised Star Wars Show drops out of hyperspace to land at Leicester Comedy Festival. This fan tribute to George Lucas’ universe is packed with belly laughs, lightsabres and ineffective stormtroopers. Light versus Dark, weird aliens and desperate missions, this show has it all. Better than the Prequels.

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

FRI 4TH – UPSTAIRS AT THE WESTERN

Improvoke:  The mashup of improv and karaoke you never knew you needed! Enjoy musical mayhem made up on the spot by madcap wonder duo Jen Kenny & Hannah Platts and their randomised playlist of karaoke backing tracks. Witness the hilarity as these improv maestros put their fates squarely in the hands of the shuffle gods… will they end up singing a love song to Sabaton, rapping about bagels or winning a school sports day to a 90s rave classic? Come along and find out!

https://www.facebook.com/improvokeimprov

SAT 5TH – KNIGHT & GARTER

Dr Electric Frog’s Improv Experience:  Improv, theatre and madness meet whilst audience and performer boundaries blur.For one night only, Electric Frog and his cohorts create improvised movie scenes from audience suggestions, as well as the opportunity for a brave few audience members to take part in the show. Bizarre and crazy improv show framed through a career retrospective interview of a maverick film-director, with supportive audience interaction. Come with an open mind, leave with a broken one.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/dr-electric-frogs-improv-experience/

SAT 5TH – UPSTAIRS AT THE WESTERN

The Clones – The Two Person Improvised Play:  Laugh, cry, and brace yourself for the unexpected as renowned improv duo The Clones make up a one-act play from scratch.The show has no script, no staging, and only a pair of chairs for a set. They spin a simple audience suggestion into hilarious, spontaneous entertainment. This is comedy theatre like you’ve never seen it before. The Clones are Lloydie James Lloyd and Liam Webber – two leading lights from Nottingham’s thriving improv scene.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/the-clones-the-two-person-improvised-play/

SAT 5TH – GRAYS @ LCB DEPOT

What The If…?:  Embark on a journey through the Multi-verse, guided by The Watcher; a cosmic-being able to view the infinite possibilities of alternative realities. Based on audience suggestions, the cast of What the If..? perform an interwoven series of stories based on everyone’s favourite nerdy franchises. What if Iron Man was played by Tom Cruise? What if Darth Vader had the infinite stones? What if Doctor Who killed Frodo? What if..??

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/what-the-if/

SAT 5TH – KNIGHT & GARTER

Alex Leam – Improv Provocateur:  Panel show that is the illegitimate child of Improv and Stand-up. Four different guest players each night. All are put through various rounds of edgy, original, near the knuckle improvised comedy games, designed to test the bravest of performers. Much sought after ‘handsome certificate’ for the winner. Humiliation for the loser.

https://www.facebook.com/ImprovProvocateur

SAT 5TH – UPSTAIRS AT THE WESTERN

Rhymes Against Humanity:  The Midlands’ highly acclaimed, award nominated, improvised musical. It’s a non-stop joyride of musical hilarity that’s all being created in the moment. From the opening number through to the very last note of the finale, everything is being created on the spot. This is improvised comedy at its most thrilling as you witness a brand new musical being performed for the very first and very last time.

https://www.facebook.com/rhymesimprov

SUN 6TH – THE GLOBE

Laugh For Life:  A Comedy/Charity Event in aid of Mental Health Awareness. We will feature a collaboration of 4 comedians, some who have suffered with mental health issues. There will be stand up, character and musical comedians (Henry Churniavsky, Dickie Dido, Johnny T.Grrr & special guest Jenny Hart) for your entertainment. So come along for some laughs with all profits from the show going to MH Charities: YoungMinds & Jami.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/laugh-for-life-a-comedy-charity-event-the-globe-upstairs/

SUN 6TH – GRAYS @ LCB DEPOT

Board Game Smackdown:  The cult hit is back! Hosted by award-winning comedian and UK board game champion James Cook, the funniest Leicester Comedy Festival performers play classic and new board games.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/board-game-smackdown/

SUN 6TH – KNIGHT & GARTER

Larklord:  Throughout lockdown the Larklord has kept the creative juices flowing for dozens of improvisors and comedians as he’s subjected them to a series of tasks for the simple glory of winning his adoration. Who can do the best thing with an Egg? What is the Best Sidekick? Who can make the greatest piece of art using a single sheet of toilet paper? Now, the search for the best-of-the-best comes to live audiences as four brand new funny faces show their skill, creativity, and prowess. Who will be crowned champion and who will be left wanting? Make sure you attend for this very special LIVE Larklord!

https://www.facebook.com/LarklordShow

SUN 6TH – KAYAL

Laugh For Life:  A Comedy/Charity Event in aid of Mental Health Awareness. We will feature a collaboration of 4 comedians, some who have suffered with mental health issues. There will be stand up, character and musical comedians (Henry Churniavsky, Dickie Dido, Johnny T.Grrr & special guest Jenny Hart) for your entertainment. So come along for some laughs with all profits from the show going to MH Charities: YoungMinds & Jami.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/laugh-for-life-a-comedy-charity-event/

FRI 11TH – HANSOM HALL

Crime Scene Improvisation:  Mirth meets murder in the world’s daftest whodunnit.Following five-star sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe, CSI: Crime Scene Improvisation returns to Leicester with a rip-roaring crime comedy made up entirely on the spot. A fully improvised, witty and absurd murder mystery.No one knows who the killer is; not even the cast.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/csi-crime-scene-improvisation/

FRI 11TH – MANHATTAN 34

Jon Pearson:  Jon has had 14 months to write new jokes, instead he has decided to stretch the old muscles by making this years show, CROWD WORK ONLY. Nothing but his quick wit, no preperation, no script, no safety net! Jon knows how to test himself as he asks everyone, What have they been up to?

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/jon-pearson-what-you-been-up-to/

SAT 12TH – MANHATTAN 34

A Silly Hour Of Fun:  Another chance to see the game-show-improv whirlwind of fun, magician of mirth & Tsunami of songs. Puns, gags and musical fun from: Adele Cliff – Dave’s Funniest Jokes of Edinburgh Fringe (16, 17, 18, 19) Katie Pritchard – Musical Comedy Awards WINNER 2019, and Chris Norton Walker – Leicester Comedy Festival Best Joke Nominee 2018.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/a-silly-hour-of-fun/

SUN 13TH – PETER PIZZERIA

Your Flaws – The Musical:  Darkly hilarious and unexpectedly heartfelt: That describes you, the audience. Self-described shortcomings inspire a new musical every show from the co-creator of five star, multiple Fringe sell-out hit CSI: Crime Scene Improvisation, a classically trained opera soprano and a jazz piano savant.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/your-flaws-the-musical/

SUN 13TH – GRAYS @ LCB DEPOT

Board Game Smackdown:  Another edition of the cult hit board gaming show. Hosted by award-winning comedian and UK board game champion James Cook, the funniest Leicester Comedy Festival performers play classic and new board games.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/board-game-smackdown/

SUN 13TH – PETER PIZZERIA

Darren Walsh:  Join award-winning punslinger Darren Walsh (Leicester Comedy Festival Awards 2019 – BEST JOKE) for some new jokes and solo improvisation. UK’s first Pun Champion, Dave’s Joke of the Edinburgh Fringe 2015, & Top 10 Jokes of the Edinburgh Fringe in The Guardian, The Mirror & The Scotsman. You get the idea basically, there’s a lot of jokes.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/darren-walsh-work-in-progress-2022/

WEDS 16TH – PETER PIZZERIA

Tony Slattery is Unrehearsable:  Star of stage and screen Tony Slattery is back from the dead. In an attempt to put off writing his memoirs he is bringing his unique take on a variety show to a wider audience.Unrehearsable offers a special insight into Tony’s life, career and the demons that continue to dog his footsteps. There will be interviews, comedy, Q&As, and lots of laughs, and we guarantee that no two shows will ever be the same. Expect the unexpected from the man whom AA Gill once described as “The most dysfunctional personality of the twentieth century” – eat your heart out, Stalin!

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/tony-slattery-is-unrehearsable/

WEDS 16TH – FIREBUG

Harry and Chris – Absolute Faves:  It’s been a rough old ride eh? After four years of taking shows up to Edinburgh via Leicester, we had a delightful little break where we weren’t allowed to touch each other which Harry probably enjoyed more than Chris. Needless to say we’re back doing what were love, bringing some of our (and hopefully your) all-time fave songs with masterful lyrics, catchy riffs, outrageous puns, and a whole lot of heart. 

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/harry-and-chris-absolute-faves/

THURS 17TH – MENPHYS

Funnier Than You Think:  Menphys proudly present a comedy workshop dedicated to showcasing the funny side of disability. The workshop led by the excellent Jarred Christmas will develop young people’s comedy skills and give them an experience of performing live to their families and carers. Places are limited, so please contact Liam.Deacy@menphys.org.uk at Menphys now to book your young person’s place. Suitable for children and young people with disabilities, aged 13 to 25.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/funnier-than-you-think-comedy-workshop-and-showcase/

THURS 17TH – WYGSTON’S HOUSE

The Same Faces:  Leicester’s own improv group, The Same Faces return for their seventh year at Leicester Comedy Festival, with another round of improvised silliness. This short-form show will feature scenes, games, songs and one liners, all completely made up on the spot. Regulars Tom Young, Allan Smith, and Dave Gotheridge will be joined by some of their talented friends, in order to bring you some of the best improvisation in the midlands, if not the country!

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

FRI 18TH – DUFFY’S BAR

Consignia Present – Zen & M’s:  The anti-comedy collective who “actively want you to walk out” create an hour of sketch and improvised comedy.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/consignia-present-zen-and-ms/

FRI 18TH & SAT 19TH – PETER PIZZERIA

MATES – The Improvised 90s Sitcom:  The one with the improvised comedy. Don your sweater-vest and your Rachel hairdo, and get ready to relive the ‘90s. Inspired by you, improvised by us, could this sitcom BE any funnier? From the award-winning minds behind CSI: Crime Scene Improvisation, Stealing The Show and Sex, Lies & Improvisation

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/mates-the-improvised-90s-sitcom/

FRI 18TH & SAT 19TH – PETER PIZZERIA

Sex, Lies And Improvisation:  A dark comedy about lying together. Inspired by an anonymous lie chosen by the audience, each show reveals why we lie to the people we love. Discount available when you also book a ticket for MATES: The Improvised ’90s Sitcom.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/sex-lies-and-improvisation/

FRI 18TH & SAT 19TH – ATTENBOROUGH ARTS CENTRE

The Extraordinary Time Travelling Adventures Of Baron Munchausen:  Amazing tales elegantly told. Top award-winning comedians and improvisors tell extravagant stories all based on the Adventures of Baron Munchausen. There will be swords, and duels, and elephants and castles built of cheese, and all of it is completely and irrefutably true. Leicester Comedy Festival “Best Children’s Show 2020” WINNER. 

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/the-extraordinary-time-travelling-adventures-of-baron-munchausen/

SAT 19TH – PETER PIZZERIA

Discount Comedy Checkout Improvised Family Show:  This show is all about children’s ideas and stories being brought to life before your very eyes with the help of three talented comedy improvisers – Chris Lumb, Natalie Smeaton and Phil Smith.A big hit with festivals and schools up and down the country, all the stories and ideas the kids (and adults) come up with will be created in front of your very eyes. The children are the real stars of the show. There’s even a chance for them to take to the stage and join in the storytelling fun – all you need is your imagination and allow Chris, Natalie, and Phil do the rest.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/the-discount-comedy-checkout-improvised-family-show/

SAT 19TH – MANHATTAN 34

A Silly Hour Of Fun:  Your final chance to see the game-show-improv whirlwind of fun, magician of mirth & Tsunami of songs. Puns, gags and musical fun from: Adele Cliff – Dave’s Funniest Jokes of Edinburgh Fringe (16, 17, 18, 19) Katie Pritchard – Musical Comedy Awards WINNER 2019, and Chris Norton Walker – Leicester Comedy Festival Best Joke Nominee 2018.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/a-silly-hour-of-fun/

SAT 19TH – THE GLOBE

The Staccatos:  After delighting audiences across London and the South East since 2018, The Staccatos are debuting their hour-long, improved musical show here in Leicester! Watch as they create short and snappy improvised songs, all based on your suggestions. Had a bad day? Been somewhere interesting recently? Tell the Staccatos your pet peeves and amusing anecdotes and watch as they transform them into all singing, all dancing musical numbers that will have you in stitches.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/the-staccatos/

SAT 19TH – GRAYS @ LCB DEPOT

The Halls Of Ridiculous:  A lively Northern double act who push the boundaries of improv sketch and character creativity to the limit with their quick thinking scenes, zany special guests, and quirky approach to performance. Featuring Chris Lumb (‘Russell Howard’s Good News’) and Phil Smith (BBC1’s ‘This is MY House’).

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/the-halls-of-ridiculous-improvised-sketch-show/

SAT 19TH – UPSTAIRS AT THE WESTERN

The Bean Spillers – The Improvised Musical:  Farting at a funeral. Calling your teacher ‘Mum’. Farting at your teacher’s funeral then calling the Vicar ‘Mum’! We’ve all heard some juicy gossip, but have you ever wondered if there’s more to the story?Following the success of their five-star hit Timpson: The Musical, Gigglemug Theatre (Winners of The Stage Edinburgh Award) bring you a brand-new improvised musical based on gossip from the audience.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/the-bean-spillers-the-improvised-musical/

SAT 19TH – GRAYS @ LCB DEPOT

The Sisters Karazmatik And Friends:  If you like your improv sassy and sharp, and just a little outré, then join the Sisters Karazmatik and friends for an hour of fresh and exciting improv.The show will be a series of totally improvised sketches, inspired entirely from audience suggestions. A perfect introduction for newcomers to improv, as well as a fabulous show for those with more… discerning tastes.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/sisters-karazmatik-and-friends-improv-show/

SAT 19TH – KNIGHT & GARTER

Alex Leam – Improv Provocateur:  Another chance to see the panel show that is the illegitimate child of Improv and Stand-up. Four different guest players each night. All are put through various rounds of edgy, original, near the knuckle improvised comedy games, designed to test the bravest of performers. Much sought after ‘handsome certificate’ for the winner. Humiliation for the loser.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/alex-leam-improv-provocateur/

SAT 19TH – MANHATTAN 34

Mickey Sharma:  Solo improv show on the theory that every conflict in life can be traced back to one of two things.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/mickey-sharma-food-and-pussy/

SAT 19TH & SUN 20TH – ATTENBOROUGH ARTS CENTRE

Artificial Intelligence Improvisation:  Improbotics is a tech-infused improv and science comedy show. Human actors join artificial intelligence robots on a surreal trip in virtual reality. Featured in the New York Times and New Scientist.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/artificial-intelligence-improvisation/

SUN 20TH – GRAYS @ LCB DEPOT

Board Game Smackdown:  Your final chance to see the cult hit hosted by award-winning comedian and UK board game champion James Cook, where the funniest Leicester Comedy Festival performers play classic and new board games. 

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/board-game-smackdown/

SUN 20TH – UPSTAIRS AT THE WESTERN

The Same Faces Improv Smackdown:  Returning to Leicester for a sixth year, 8 of the country’s best improvisers go head-to-head, in order to be declared the Smackdown Champion. But here’s the twist: it’s an improv show, so they have to work together!Reigning champion Hannah Platts will be back to defend her crown, but can she retain it for a second consecutive time?Hosted/refereed by our own Tom Young, you – the audience – will have control; giving your scene suggestions, as well as scoring each round in order to determine who gets crowned SMACKDOWN CHAMPION 2022.

https://comedy-festival.co.uk/event/the-same-faces-improv-smackdown-2022/

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EVERYWHERE ELSE

TUES 1ST – TEMPERANCE CAFE, LEAMINGTON SPA

The Elephant In The Room: Leamprov, the premier improvised comedy troupe in Leamington, are proud to bring you a comedy show that’s never been seen before, and will never be seen again. Why? The elephant in the room is that we have no idea what the show will be about! Taking inspiration from audience suggestions, we will create a series of comedy sketches and games completely off-the-cuff.

https://www.facebook.com/LeamingtonSpaImprov

TUES 1ST – AVON DRAMA STUDIO, UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK

The Improv Musical:  Part of Music Theatre Warwick and the cast and crew are all Warwick University students. We’ve been rehearsing our socks off with our brand spanking new cast to bring you more fun, more music, and more improv! YOU will be the one to choose the characters, the location and some of the twists and turns of the story

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

SUN 13TH – UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK, COVENTRY

W1TS: Warwick Improv presents their latest show. A free-entry performance with slick, witty improv. Come along, shout out suggestions and be part of the show.

https://www.facebook.com/WarwickImprov

SAT 19TH – THE MARKET THEATRE, LEDBURY

Box Of Frogs: Birmingham’s premiere Improv Group are on the road again, bringing you a night of high-octane improvised comedy nonsense based entirely on your suggestions. Expect the unexpected as quick-witted players conjure up hilarious spontaneous songs, sketches and scenes on the spur of the moment.

http://themarkettheatre.com/shows/box-of-frogs

TUES 22ND – UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK, COVENTRY

The Improv Musical: Part of Music Theatre Warwick with a cast and crew of Warwick University students, see this show overflowing with musical madness and hilarity create an hour long completely original musical before your eyes.

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

FRI 25TH, SAT 26TH & MON 28TH – THE ROYAL & DERNGATE, NORTHAMPTON

An Improbable Musical: Triumphs, disasters, the wonderful and the what-the-hell? Improvising from scratch a new show made especially for the audience that night. Story, song and puppetry conjured from the unlikeliest materials by matchless performers and every moment of creation (or lack of it) witnessed by you. Definitely not an attempt to improvise the “classic” musical but an unapologetic experiment in starting with nothing and seeing where we end up.

https://www.royalandderngate.co.uk/whats-on/improbablemusical/

MON 28TH – THE BAND FACTORY, LEAMINGTON SPA

LeamProv: Come join in the fun with the Midlands newest group for their monthly improv jam, where the audience is invited to join the cast members on stage.

https://www.facebook.com/LeamingtonSpaImprov

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

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