The Bristol Improv Theatre

A creative hub bringing world-class improv to Bristol.

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The UK's first dedicated

improv theatre

Welcome to The Bristol Improv Theatre, a lively and characterful venue committed to developing Bristol’s thriving arts scene.

Since it began in 2012, The Bristol Improv Theatre has aimed to empower, educate and entertain through a diverse programme of shows, events and classes.



The Bristol Improv Theatre offers a range of improvisation training and coaching courses for individuals and groups.

Venue hire

With its multi-purpose theatre space, rehearsal and workshop spaces, The Bristol Improv Theatre provides a lively and characterful venue for theatre shows, music gigs, private parties, wedding receptions, product launches, corporate away days and more.

Want to

get involved?

Find out more about work and volunteer opportunities, improv groups, and the Friend Scheme – BIT’s philanthropic initiative to help more and more people get into improv.

Need help?


If you have any questions about ticketing, accessibility, venue hire or working with us, check out our handy FAQs page or get in touch at

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