What’s On

Bristol Bad Film Club: Surfer

Wednesday 23rd January 8pm

Is this new Christian surfing film really the next ‘The Room’? Find out as we host the UK premiere and you’re all invited!

Utter Rot & Poppycock

Thursday 24th January 8pm

Bristol’s new bimonthly scratch cabaret night for eccentric and alternative acts. Come one, come all to an evening filled with balderdash, codswallop and bunkum.

Pay What You Decide

Improv Double Bill: Last Day On Earth & Space Cats

Friday 25th January 8pm

The BIT presents a double bill of local improv talent, especially sourced from the South West. Theatre, feels, funnies, all made up live on the spot.

£7

Renato's Theatre Presents Pussy and The Ruby Choker

Saturday 26th January 8pm

A night of musical theatre adaptations of stories by Bristol playwright Angela Carter, presented by local company Renato Theatre

Renato's Theatre Presents Pussy and The Ruby Choker

Sunday 27th January 8pm

A night of musical theatre adaptations of stories by Bristol playwright Angela Carter, presented by local company Renato Theatre

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 28th January 7:30pm

Explore, hone your improv skills and meet other improvisers in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up.

£10£5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Renato's Theatre Presents Pussy and The Ruby Choker

Monday 28th January 8pm

A night of musical theatre adaptations of stories by Bristol playwright Angela Carter, presented by local company Renato Theatre

£15

Women's Improv Drop In

Thursday 31st January 7:30pm

This monthly workshop is for all women and non-binary people looking to discover and explore improvisation.

  • Ladies Who Laugh
  • Our Place
  • Time To Play

The Bish Bosh Bash!

Friday 1st February 8pm

The feisty improvisers from Team Bish and Team Bosh will go head-to-head chasing glory, honour and the audience’s love, in this extravanganza of games, songs and scenes.

£7
  • There Can Be Only One
  • Our Place
  • Sporty Spices

MARVELus: All the Marvel Movies... Kind Of

Saturday 2nd February 8pm

Direct from a standing room only season at Edinburgh Fringe and a critically acclaimed tour of Australia, The Just Us League, presents an action-packed hour of comedy.

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 4th February 7:30pm

Explore, hone your improv skills and meet other improvisers in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up.

£10£5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Improv Actors Clinic with Andy Yeoh

Tuesday 5th February 7pm

Focusing on side-coached, performed scenes, this workshop is designed to challenge participants, with each drop-in tailored to attendees.

£1512

Theatre Jam

Thursday 7th February 8pm

Theatre Jam is the BIT’s performance and social night. Grab a drink and pull up a chair, or get up on stage for improvised theatre games and scenes!

Free Event
  • Sugar Preserves
  • Our Place
  • The Mighty Hat

The RH Experience presents Scrapbook

Friday 8th February 8pm

The BIT favourites are back in Bristol for more top-notch chaos, imbued with their own brand of anarchic silliness.

£7
  • Really Happy
  • Our Place
  • Random Happenings

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 11th February 7:30pm

Explore, hone your improv skills and meet other improvisers in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up.

£10£5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Improv Actors Clinic with Andy Yeoh

Tuesday 12th February 7pm

Focusing on side-coached, performed scenes, this workshop is designed to challenge participants, with each drop-in tailored to attendees.

£1512

Is It Improvised? Does It Matter?

Friday 15th February 8pm

This is a new experimental show from theatre maker Lucy Fennell and the BIT, exploring the relationship between theatre, improv and its audience.

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 18th February 7:30pm

Explore, hone your improv skills and meet other improvisers in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up.

£10£5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Improv Actors Clinic with Andy Yeoh

Tuesday 19th February 7pm

Focusing on side-coached, performed scenes, this workshop is designed to challenge participants, with each drop-in tailored to attendees.

£1512

This Is Your Musical

Friday 22nd February 8pm

Each night, a cast of professional actors and team of talented musicians produce a brand-new, hilarious, smash-hit musical inspired by YOUR stories.

  • All-singing
  • Our Place
  • All-dancing

Period Drama

Saturday 23rd February 8pm

Following on from the sell-out success of 2018’s Period Drama, the Bristol Revunions return for their annual all-women and oppressed genders sketch comedy show!

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 25th February 7:30pm

Explore, hone your improv skills and meet other improvisers in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up.

£10£5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Improv Actors Clinic with Andy Yeoh

Tuesday 26th February 7pm

Focusing on side-coached, performed scenes, this workshop is designed to challenge participants, with each drop-in tailored to attendees.

£1512

Women's Improv Drop In

Thursday 28th February 7:30pm

This monthly workshop is for all women and non-binary people looking to discover and explore improvisation.

£7£5
  • Ladies Who Laugh
  • Our Place
  • Time To Play

The Bish Bosh Bash!

Friday 1st March 8pm

The feisty improvisers from Team Bish and Team Bosh will go head-to-head chasing glory, honour and the audience’s love, in this extravanganza of games, songs and scenes.

£7
  • There Can Be Only One
  • Our Place
  • Sporty Spices
Credit: Kitty Wheeler Shaw

Discovering Improv (6 Week Course)

Monday 4th March 7pm

The BIT’s introductory beginners course. A gentle introduction to the wonderful world of improvisation!

£99
  • Learn Improv
  • Our Place
  • Rabbit Hole

Improv Actors Clinic with Andy Yeoh

Tuesday 5th March 7pm

Focusing on side-coached, performed scenes, this workshop is designed to challenge participants, with each drop-in tailored to attendees.

£1512

Performing Improv: Creating Characters (7 Week Course)

Tuesday 5th March 7pm

This course is part of our Performing Improv programme. Learn to create compelling characters – from the comedic to the dramatic.

£165
  • Learn Improv
  • Our Place
  • Wonderland

Theatre Jam

Thursday 7th March 8pm

Theatre Jam is the BIT’s performance and social night. Grab a drink and pull up a chair, or get up on stage for improvised theatre games and scenes!

Free Event
  • Sugar Preserves
  • Our Place
  • The Mighty Hat

International Women's Day Special featuring Ria & Rhi

Friday 8th March 8pm

This year the BIT celebrates International Women’s Day with a line up of fantastic female talent, featuring visiting and homegrown acts.

£7

For Coloured Girls - Memorial Tour

Sunday 10th March 7pm

A transformative, riveting evening of hard hitting drama, dance, music and poetry, about and performed by Black women.

£1416

Improv Actors Clinic with Andy Yeoh

Tuesday 12th March 7pm

Focusing on side-coached, performed scenes, this workshop is designed to challenge participants, with each drop-in tailored to attendees.

£1512

Bristol Improv Marathon

Friday 15th March 8pm

For a staggering 26 hours a team of intrepid performers will create an entirely improvised play using nothing but their skill, imagination and a hefty dose of caffeine.

£15 All You Can Watch

Bristol Bad Film Club: Maternal Instincts

Wednesday 20th March 8pm

Her biological clock kept ticking… and then it exploded!
Co-starring Beth Broderick and Delta Burke.

£5
  • Terrible Films
  • Our Place
  • Joyously Bad

This Is Your Musical

Friday 22nd March 8pm

Each night, a cast of professional actors and team of talented musicians produce a brand-new, hilarious, smash-hit musical inspired by YOUR stories.

£7
  • All-singing
  • Our Place
  • All-dancing

La La Bar

Wednesday 27th March 8pm

The BIT’s musical theatre open-mic night, with live piano accompaniment. Watch the show or hop up on stage to perform your favourite numbers!

Pay What You Decide
  • Singalongs
  • Our Place
  • Plinky-plonky

The Bish Bosh Bash!

Friday 29th March 8pm

The feisty improvisers from Team Bish and Team Bosh will go head-to-head chasing glory, honour and the audience’s love, in this extravanganza of games, songs and scenes.

£7
  • There Can Be Only One
  • Our Place
  • Sporty Spices

Theatre Jam

Thursday 4th April 8pm

Theatre Jam is the BIT’s performance and social night. Grab a drink and pull up a chair, or get up on stage for improvised theatre games and scenes!

Free Event
  • Sugar Preserves
  • Our Place
  • The Mighty Hat

Tales of Adventure

Thursday 11th April 8pm

Led by the all-powerful Gamemaster, our heroes will search for treasure, battle deadly foes, and struggle against evil to save the world!

£7
  • Swords 'n' Sorcery
  • Our Place
  • A Kind Of Magic

George Lewis: A Man, A Plan, A Girl With Fake Tan

Saturday 13th April 8pm

Multi-award winning stand up George Lewis looks back on teenage life in a world going crazy for Britpop, Minidiscs and New Labour.

£12£10

Paul Mayhew-Archer: Incurable Optimist

Sunday 14th April 8pm

Multi award-winning writer Paul Mayhew-Archer brings us Incurable Optimist; a stand-up show about Parkinson’s and the therapeutic power of comedy.

£1012
  • Belly Laugh
  • Our Place
  • Spitting Image

Tales of Adventure

Thursday 18th April 8pm

Led by the all-powerful Gamemaster, our heroes will search for treasure, battle deadly foes, and struggle against evil to save the world!

£7
  • Swords 'n' Sorcery
  • Our Place
  • A Kind Of Magic

This Is Your Musical

Friday 19th April 8pm

Each night, a cast of professional actors and team of talented musicians produce a brand-new, hilarious, smash-hit musical inspired by YOUR stories.

£7
  • All-singing
  • Our Place
  • All-dancing

Tales of Adventure

Thursday 25th April 8pm

Led by the all-powerful Gamemaster, our heroes will search for treasure, battle deadly foes, and struggle against evil to save the world!

£7
  • Swords 'n' Sorcery
  • Our Place
  • A Kind Of Magic

Degrees Of Error present Fairytale Ending

Friday 26th April 8pm

Join fringe veterans Degrees of Error as they weave together a tremendous tale of fun, fantasy, frolics, and farce in an attempt to reach the Fairytale Ending selected by the audience.

Degrees Of Error present Fairytale Ending

Saturday 27th April 8pm

Join fringe veterans Degrees of Error as they weave together a tremendous tale of fun, fantasy, frolics, and farce in an attempt to reach the Fairytale Ending selected by the audience.

Theatre Jam

Thursday 2nd May 8pm

Theatre Jam is the BIT’s performance and social night. Grab a drink and pull up a chair, or get up on stage for improvised theatre games and scenes!

Free Event
  • Sugar Preserves
  • Our Place
  • The Mighty Hat

The Bish Bosh Bash!

Friday 3rd May 8pm

The feisty improvisers from Team Bish and Team Bosh will go head-to-head chasing glory, honour and the audience’s love, in this extravanganza of games, songs and scenes.

£7
  • There Can Be Only One
  • Our Place
  • Sporty Spices

This Is Your Musical

Friday 17th May 8pm

Each night, a cast of professional actors and team of talented musicians produce a brand-new, hilarious, smash-hit musical inspired by YOUR stories.

£7
  • All-singing
  • Our Place
  • All-dancing

Lou Sanders: Shame Pig

Saturday 18th May 8pm

In her funniest show yet, Lou Sanders discusses stabby step mothers, alcohol issues and an unusual sexual encounter in LA.

£12
  • Funny Ha Ha
  • Our Place
  • Mucky Pig

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