Baron Sternlook create one-off musicals and short music-based scenes, lead by James Lovelock (Showstopper, Music Box).  They perform regularly in the city centre.

Box Of Frogs is Birmingham’s premiere impro group, founded and run by Jon Trevor.  They perform regularly in the Jewellery Quarter and at the Glee Club.

Fat Penguin are Birmingham’s home for Chicago-style improvised comedy.  They put on free shows in and around Moseley most weeks of the year.

Foghorn Unscripted is a Birmingham based narrative improv company covering Dickens, murder mysteries and more.

The Improlectuals are an improv supergroup with performers taken from many other Midlands groups.  They perfrom regularly at various venues across the Midlands.

Jumprov are the UK’s freshest improv theatre company & Britain’s only BAME group.  Founded by Sunny Dhap, made up of David, Jade, Chantal, Adaya, Jay & Marius.

The Kneejerks shows are a mix of comedy and theatre, generating a mix of laughter and emotion.  They perform regularly in central Birmingham.

LoveHard create stories, songs, routines, musings, tragedies, horrors, films, pilots, feelings, pitches, harmonies and jokes.

Off Broad Street create scenes, songs, music and dance for one-off performances of musical theatre.

SquidHeart is a comedy show which uses a single word from the audience to create an entire world of hilarious characters and compelling stories.

Watch This enjoy both short-form and long-form shows, performed by members of the University of Birmingham Improv Society.

Yes And, Minister perform a long form election-themed show where audience members vote for the policies they would like to see implemented.


MissImp are Nottingham’s top improvised comedy theatre group and perform across the East Midlands several times a month.

NICE are the Nottingham Improv Comedy Experience, promoting the art form at special events throughout the year.

The Red Herrings is formed from members of the University of Nottingham Improv Society.

Rhymes Against Humanity are the Midland’s favourite musical improv troupe creating musical mayhem on the spot using audience suggestions.

The Vortex are the Midland’s first all-female improv troupe who perform the world famous “Harold” to explore single word suggestions from the audience.

The Vox Pops create fast paced, emotionally grounded comedy out of true stories told by the audience.


Coventry Improv is made up from a wide range of performers with varying backgrounds, combining their talents to play classic improv games.

The Improv Musical are a group of musical actors which can turn any scenario into a fully formed musical.

WITS is the Warwick Improvised Theatre Society, made up of students from the University of Warwick.


The Same Faces are an improvised comedy group with regular performers Tom Young, Allan Smith and Dave Gotheridge.  Monthly shows in Leicester and Northampton.


Have I missed something?  Get in touch and let me know.                                    @MidlandsImprov


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