What’s On

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 1st May 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

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

Longform Improv Workshop

Tuesday 2nd May 8pm

A weekly drop-in for improvisers who are interested in American-style longform comedic improvisation.

£5
  • Learning To Play
  • Our Place
  • Who The Heck Is Harold

Bristol Revunions: Milkshake

Wednesday 3rd May 8pm

Milkshake is a show featuring both stand-ups and sketch comedy, and it will bring all the sketch comedy fans in the local area to the yard. Be there or be square.

£5
  • Sketchy Goodness
  • Our Place
  • Delicious

Workshop: Improvise Like A Real American A**Hole

Thursday 4th May 7pm

In this fast-paced and fun workshop you'll practice taking up space, taking hold of the audience, and loving the hell out of yourself and the work you do onstage!

£25
  • Knowledge
  • Our Place
  • Comedy Giants

Mockingbird

Thursday 4th May 8pm

Watch a musician, a technician, and six fearful fearless actors work to create a fully narrative evening of comedy, drama, joy and suspense – from anywhere in space or time!

£7
  • Dramatic Doings
  • Our Place
  • Classic Storytelling

Improv Double Bill: The Reason

Friday 5th May 8pm

You get to see not just one, but TWO of the nation's best Improv acts! This time we present special U.S. guests The Reason!

£7
  • Big Bash
  • Our Place
  • Comedy Giants

The Improv Carousel

Saturday 6th May 8pm

Fans of comedy and improvised theatre will love this monthly variety show from The Unscripted Players.

Free Event
  • Merry-go-round
  • Our Place
  • Hop On Board

Improv Taster Session

Sunday 7th May 1pm

If you're curious about improv and want to try dipping your toes into the world of making stuff up, our free monthly taster session is for you!

Free Event
  • Try Improv
  • Our Place
  • Delicious

Squeaky Hill Alternative Pub Quiz

Sunday 7th May 7pm

On Sundays, we'll be filling the BIT with more fun than Timmy Mallet could ever dream of. Win prizes by completing creative challenges set by our beloved host.

£3
  • Mind Challenges
  • Our Place
  • Ooooo Prizes

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 8th May 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

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

Longform Improv Workshop

Tuesday 9th May 8pm

A weekly drop-in for improvisers who are interested in American-style longform comedic improvisation.

£5
  • Learning To Play
  • Our Place
  • Who The Heck Is Harold

No Scrubs

Thursday 11th May 8:30pm

This show features original sketches, characters, and long-form improv, created by some of the smartest, funniest writers and performers that Bristol has to offer.

£5
  • House Party
  • Our Place
  • Tender Loving Comedy

Improv Double Bill: Nothingism

Friday 12th May 8pm

You get to see not just one, but TWO of the nation's best Improv acts! This time we present Phil Mann!

£7
  • Big Bash
  • Our Place
  • Comedy Giants

Workshop: Phil Mann - Playing With Yourself

Saturday 13th May 1pm

Phil Mann is an award-winning improviser and comedian leading an advanced workshop sharing his techniques on performing solo improv.

£18
  • Knowledge
  • Our Place
  • Comedy Giants

Chubby White's Variety Night

Saturday 13th May 7:30pm

This is 'one of Bristol's best nights out', which promises stand-up, sketch, and an unforgettable adventure into the strange world of Chubby White.

£7
  • Sides Hurty
  • Our Place
  • Wonderfully Weird

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 15th May 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

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

Closer Each Day: The Improvised Soap Opera

Monday 15th May 8pm

The unplanned, unscripted and unconventional cult comedy show, continuing the world's longest improvised narrative every other Monday.

£6
  • Kitchen Sink Improv
  • Our Place
  • You're Not My Real Mum

Tales of Adventure

Friday 19th May 8pm

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

£5
  • Magic
  • Our Place
  • Swords 'n' Sorcery

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 22nd May 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

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

Bristol Bad Film Club: Space Mutiny

Thursday 25th May 8pm

In this legendary Sci-Fi movie, a pilot is the only hope to stop the mutiny of a spacecraft by its security crew, who plot to sell the crew of the ship into slavery.

£5
  • A Star War
  • Our Place
  • Bad Guys Go Boom

The Incredible Playable Show

Friday 26th May 8pm

With games that spill out from the stage and into the audience, this show promises to be very physical and utterly unpredictable!

£7
  • High Score
  • Our Place
  • Who's The Real Machine Here

Hurt & Anderson and Katie Pritchard

Saturday 27th May 8pm

In this double bill, you get to preview two fantastic Edinburgh Fringe comedy shows before anyone else!

£10 £8
  • Peep A Preview
  • Our Place
  • Comedy Carnage

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 29th May 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

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

Night of Grief and Mystery

Tuesday 30th May 7pm

A storyteller. A band. An evening of mongrel sorrow, dappled by magic and wonder, uprooted from its uncertain home in the North of America.

£25
  • Magical Music
  • Our Place
  • Wisdom

La La Bar

Wednesday 31st May 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

Mockingbird

Thursday 1st June 8pm

Watch a musician, a technician, and six fearful fearless actors work to create a fully narrative evening of comedy, drama, joy and suspense – from anywhere in space or time!

£7
  • Dramatic Doings
  • Our Place
  • Classic Storytelling

Theatre Jam

Friday 2nd June 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

Improv Taster Session

Sunday 4th June 1pm

If you're curious about improv and want to try dipping your toes into the world of making stuff up, our free monthly taster session is for you!

Free Event
  • Try Improv
  • Our Place
  • Delicious

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 5th June 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

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

Improv Double Bill: Notflix

Friday 9th June 8pm

You get to see not just one, but TWO of the nation's best Improv acts! This time we present Waiting For The Call!

£7
  • Big Bash
  • Our Place
  • Comedy Giants

Workshop: Musical Improv with Waiting For The Call

Saturday 10th June 1pm

Led by Director of Notflix Sarah Spencer, we'll cover song structure, building a scene, working with choreography, all culminating in the creation of a mini-musical!

£18
  • Knowledge
  • Our Place
  • Comedy Giants

Discovering Improv (6 Week Course)

Monday 12th June 7pm

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

£95
  • Learn Improv
  • Hamilton House
  • Rabbit Hole

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 12th June 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

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

The Way I Look

Thursday 15th June 8pm

O&O Ensemble present a physical theatre show about identity and appearance, focusing on the personal stories of people with unusual facial features such as birthmarks and scars.

£7
  • Shapes And Figures
  • Our Place
  • Looky Here

Tales of Adventure

Friday 16th June 8pm

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

£5
  • Magic
  • Our Place
  • Swords 'n' Sorcery

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 19th June 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

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

Bristol Bad Film Club: The Divine Enforcer

Thursday 22nd June 8pm

The story of a priest who is fed up with the crime-ridden streets of L.A. and decides to dispense justice in the name of the Lord… with high kicks, crucifix knives and guns!

£5
  • Movie Massacre
  • Our Place
  • Hail Mary Magic

The Writer's Room

Friday 23rd June 8pm

Your ingenious story titles will create the next big hit, as Degrees of Error blend storytelling, improv and physical theatre to bring to life ideas you never knew were so brilliant.

£5
  • Page Turners
  • Our Place
  • Fantasy Land

The Writer's Room

Saturday 24th June 8pm

Your ingenious story titles will create the next big hit, as Degrees of Error blend storytelling, improv and physical theatre to bring to life ideas you never knew were so brilliant.

£5
  • Page Turners
  • Our Place
  • Fantasy Land

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 26th June 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

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

Murder, She Didn't Write

Thursday 29th June 8pm

In this hilarious and fast-paced improv show, YOU become the author and watch your very own Agatha Christie-inspired masterpiece unfold on stage.

£10 £8
  • The Butler Did It
  • Our Place
  • Upper-crust Chaos

Murder, She Didn't Write

Friday 30th June 8pm

In this hilarious and fast-paced improv show, YOU become the author and watch your very own Agatha Christie-inspired masterpiece unfold on stage.

£10 £8
  • The Butler Did It
  • Our Place
  • Upper-crust Chaos

Murder, She Didn't Write

Saturday 1st July 8pm

In this hilarious and fast-paced improv show, YOU become the author and watch your very own Agatha Christie-inspired masterpiece unfold on stage.

£10 £8
  • The Butler Did It
  • Our Place
  • Upper-crust Chaos

Improv Taster Session

Sunday 2nd July 1pm

If you're curious about improv and want to try dipping your toes into the world of making stuff up, our free monthly taster session is for you!

Free Event
  • Try Improv
  • Our Place
  • Delicious

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 3rd July 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

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

Appily Ever After

Wednesday 5th July 8pm

Serenading you with original song, spoken word and just the right amount of desperation, join Paul as he questions your relationship with dating apps.

£8
  • Dating Drama
  • Our Place
  • Tinder Loving Care

Mockingbird

Thursday 6th July 8pm

Watch a musician, a technician, and six fearful fearless actors work to create a fully narrative evening of comedy, drama, joy and suspense – from anywhere in space or time!

£7
  • Dramatic Doings
  • Our Place
  • Classic Storytelling

Theatre Jam

Friday 7th July 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

Aspergers Are Us

Saturday 8th July 8pm

A riotous sketch comedy show, by the first comedy troupe composed of people with Asperger Syndrome!
"Deadpan and absurd humour." – New York Times

£12 £10
  • Sketchy Goodness
  • Our Place
  • Straight Outta Boston

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 10th July 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

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

The Improv Carousel

Saturday 15th July 8pm

Fans of comedy and improvised theatre will love this monthly variety show from The Unscripted Players. New laughs presented every month!

Free Event
  • Merry-go-round
  • Our Place
  • Hop On Board

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 17th July 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

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

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 24th July 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

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

Improv Double Bill: The Cartel

Friday 28th July 8pm

A hilarious new show that blends improvised storytelling and courtroom drama to create the most bizarre trial you'll ever witness.

£7
  • Big Bash
  • Our Place
  • Comedy Giants

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 31st July 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

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

Theatre Jam

Friday 4th August 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

Improv Double Bill: Project 2

Friday 8th September 8pm

You get to see not just one, but TWO of the nation's best Improv acts! This time we present Project 2!

£7
  • Big Bash
  • Our Place
  • Comedy Giants

Workshop: Time Travels with Project 2

Saturday 9th September 1pm

A special workshop on using time to tell stories in a non-linear way, led by Project 2. Using the tools of Time Travel will help you improvise more creatively.

£18
  • Knowledge
  • Our Place
  • Comedy Giants

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