What’s On

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

Bristol Revunions presents: Fist Bump

Saturday 23rd March 8pm

The Revunions return to the Bristol Improv Theatre for ‘Fist Bump’, their latest sketch comedy show filled with brand new and hilarious material. Be sure not to miss out!

£6£5

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 25th March 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 March 7pm

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

£1510

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

Utter Rot & Poppycock

Thursday 28th March 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

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

A Taste Of Physical Theatre with Dominique Fester

Saturday 30th March 10:30am

Come and find out how to use your physicality to create engaging and compelling non-verbal performance with Physical Theatre teacher and performer Dominique Fester.

£5
  • Throwing Shapes
  • Our Place
  • Body Talk

Workshop: Tech for Improvisers

Sunday 31st March 6pm

This workshop aims to give a basic overview of everything involved in designing the technical aspects of an improvised theatre show. From theory to practice.

£7£10

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 1st April 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

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

Unscripted Players Big April Show

Friday 5th April 8pm

The BIT’s amateur improv company presents two new productions, created and performed by its members.

£10£5

Unscripted Players Big April Show

Saturday 6th April 2pm

The BIT’s amateur improv company presents two new productions, created and performed by its members.

£10£5

Unscripted Players Big April Show

Saturday 6th April 8pm

The BIT’s amateur improv company presents two new productions, created and performed by its members.

£10£5

A Taste Of Physical Theatre with Dominique Fester

Sunday 7th April 10:30am

Come and find out how to use your physicality to create engaging and compelling non-verbal performance with Physical Theatre teacher and performer Dominique Fester.

£5
  • Throwing Shapes
  • Our Place
  • Body Talk

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 8th April 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

Steves And Wooster

Wednesday 10th April 8pm

Expect farcical physicality, quick-change characters, and rollicking good fun in this entirely improvised (and entirely unauthorised) tribute to the works of P.G. Wodehouse.

£5

Tales of Adventure Episode 1

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

Tales of Adventure SEASON PASS

Thursday 11th April 8pm

Tales of Adventure now have a season pass that will give you entry to all three April shows. Dedicate your Thursday nights to our brave band of heroes in an epic fantasy quest.

£15
  • Swords 'n' Sorcery
  • Our Place
  • A Kind Of Magic

Improv Triple Bill: Helen / Friends Like These / When It Rains

Friday 12th April 8pm

The BIT presents a triple bill of improv talent, especially sourced from the South West. Tonight’s line up features Freudian nightmares, platonic love and walkie talkies.

£7

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

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 15th April 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

Tales of Adventure Episode 2

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
Credit: Kitty Wheeler Shaw

Discovering Improv (6 Week Course)

Monday 22nd April 7pm

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

£99
  • Learn Improv
  • Our Place
  • Rabbit Hole

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 22nd April 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

Introduction to Physical Theatre (6 Week Course)

Tuesday 23rd April 7pm

Discover how to use your physicality to create engaging and compelling non-verbal performance with Physical Theatre teacher and performer Dominique Fester.

£160
  • Move It
  • Our Place
  • Body Talk

Bristol Bad Film Club: Pieces

Wednesday 24th April 8pm

The co-eds of a Boston college campus are targeted by a mysterious killer who is creating a human jigsaw puzzle from their body parts.

£5

Women's Improv Drop In

Thursday 25th April 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

Tales of Adventure Episode 3

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.

£7

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.

£7

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 29th April 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

Performing Improv: Stories & Stage (7 Week Course)

Tuesday 30th April 7pm

This course is part of our Performing Improv programme. We’ll train your skills in storytelling and stagecraft, until you’re ready to create a fully-narrative improv show!

165
  • Learn Improv
  • Our Place
  • Wonderland

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

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 6th May 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

The Unscripted Players Theatre Throwdown

Thursday 9th May 8pm

Join the Unscripted Players for a night of comedy competition, as assembled teams participate in a series of short-form games and scenes.

Pay What You Decide
  • Funny Fight
  • Our Place
  • Trophy Lifting

The Oxford Imps

Friday 10th May 8pm

Fresh from sell-out tours of South Africa and North America, the Oxford Imps have reached the final frontier: Bristol. Join them for their trademark short-form show.

£7

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 13th May 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

Steves And Wooster

Wednesday 15th May 8pm

Expect farcical physicality, quick-change characters, and rollicking good fun in this entirely improvised (and entirely unauthorised) tribute to the works of P.G. Wodehouse.

£5

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

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 20th May 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

Utter Rot & Poppycock

Thursday 23rd May 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: Scenes To An End & Great American Storybook

Friday 24th May 8pm

A double bill of improv talent: Scenes to an End perform your favourite movie you’ve never seen and The Great American Storybook weave a story of love and wonder.

£7

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 27th May 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

Bristol Bad Film Club: Kung Fu Elliot / The Insufferable Groo

Thursday 30th May 7pm

We’ve got a ‘Delusional Director Documentary Double Bill’ tonight as we take a look at the methods and the madness of two very passionate, yet seemingly talentless, film-makers.

£7

Women's Improv Drop In

Thursday 30th May 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 Committee

Friday 31st May 8pm

London-based long-form improv group specialising in character driven shows, and in being absolute legends.

£7

BIT Summer Garden Party

Saturday 15th June 2pm

It’s the fourth annual BIT Summer Garden Party! Come join us for food, fun and (hopefully) sun in the great outdoors! Bring a plate, we’ll supply blankets and bunting.

Free Event
Credit: Kitty Wheeler Shaw

Discovering Improv (6 Week Course)

Monday 17th June 7pm

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

£99
  • Learn Improv
  • Our Place
  • Rabbit Hole

Improv to Stand up with Chris Head (Weekend Intensive)

Saturday 29th June 10am

Are you an improviser wanting to get into stand up? Over one weekend, In the experienced hands of Chris Head, create and perform a five-minute stand up comedy act.

£99

International Joke Off

Thursday 25th July 8pm

Two of the South West’s finest one liner comics take each other on to be crowned International Joke Off Winner by the audience.

£7

Improvised Narrative Scenework with Imogen Palmer (Weekend Intensive)

Saturday 10th August 10am

For those looking to develop their storytelling, improvised narrative and scene work skills. This intensive will hone your ability to sustain an exciting hour-long narrative show.

£99

BSFF presents: Bad Film Science

Saturday 10th August 7:30pm

Will our film’s science be judged too unforgivable or will its artistic license be forgiven for the sake of movie greatness?

£4£5

BSFF Short Film Competition Screening

Sunday 11th August 7:30pm

Join us for the 11th Bristol Science Film Festival Short film competition, where we screen the shortlist and announce the winners.

£4£5

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