What’s On

Improv Double Bill: C3 Something

Friday 18th August 8pm

See everything you'd expect from a movie improvised live on stage — dramatic camera angles, tense editing, high-flying action sequences and a tender denouement.

£7
  • Big Bash
  • Our Place
  • Comedy Giants

Workshop: The Movie

Saturday 19th August 1pm

This is the final improv format created by famed US teacher Del Close, simulating film-making techniques like camera angles and editing on live on-stage.

£30
  • Knowledge
  • Our Place
  • Comedy Giants

The Little Live Hyena Show

Saturday 19th August 8pm

A night of strange cabaret, unhinged music and inexplicable comedy, based on the surreal Petite hyène style popular in Paris in the 1930s.

£6.50
  • Late 'n' Little
  • Our Place
  • Zut Alors

Longform Improv Workshop

Tuesday 22nd August 8pm

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

* SOLD OUT *
  • Learning To Play
  • Our Place
  • Who The Heck Is Harold

Longform Improv Workshop

Tuesday 29th August 8pm

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

£8 £6
  • Learning To Play
  • Our Place
  • Who The Heck Is Harold

Theatre Jam

Friday 1st September 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

Saturday 2nd September 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

How Do We Make the BIT Better?

Sunday 3rd September 10am

The BIT's first all day "Open Space" community summit!

Free Event
  • Community Feet
  • Our Place
  • Brainstorms
Credit: Kitty Wheeler Shaw

Discovering Improv (6 Week Course)

Monday 4th September 7pm

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

£95
  • Learn Improv
  • Hamilton House
  • Rabbit Hole

Performing Improv: Great Scenework (7 Week Course)

Tuesday 5th September 7pm

This course is part of our Performing Improv programme. Learn how to create rich, funny and compelling scenes.

£215 £165
  • Learn Improv
  • Our Place
  • Wonderland

Longform Improv Workshop

Tuesday 5th September 8pm

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

£8 £6
  • Learning To Play
  • Our Place
  • Who The Heck Is Harold

Project 2

Friday 8th September 8pm

Project2 improvise sci-fi stories. You might get something moody like Solaris, or something fun like Futurama, or something elsewhere on that famous Solaris-Futurama scale.

£7
  • Blast Off
  • Our Place
  • Spacesuits Galore

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

Mission for Transition

Sunday 10th September 3pm

An event to celebrate and raise money for the wonderful charity Transition, which offers support and encouragement to people who are caught up in the criminal justice system.

£6.50
  • Variety Show
  • Our Place
  • Afternoon Delights

Longform Improv Workshop

Tuesday 12th September 8pm

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

£8 £6
  • Learning To Play
  • Our Place
  • Who The Heck Is Harold

Beautiful Burma: An Evening with a Balloon Adventurer

Thursday 14th September 7pm

InsideBurma Tours are delighted to introduce balloon pilot and photographer Dr. Allie Dunnington and her experiences of flying high above beautiful Burma.

£6
  • World Travelers
  • Our Place
  • Birds' Eye View

Tales of Adventure

Friday 15th September 8pm

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

£6
  • Swords 'n' Sorcery
  • Our Place
  • A Kind Of Magic

Bristol Burlesque Festival 2017 Presents: RENEGADES

Friday 22nd September 8pm

It's Friday night, and Bristol Burlesque Festival 2017 is here to remind you that the while the revolution may not be televised, it can be found on our Bristol Burlesque Stage!

£13.50
  • Glitter Party
  • Our Place
  • Free The Nipple

Bristol Burlesque Festival 2017 Presents: PARADISE

Saturday 23rd September 8pm

Join us for the closing show of Bristol Burlesque Festival 2017. Sit back, relax and watch us Smash The Patriarchy.

£13.50
  • Glitter Party
  • Our Place
  • Free The Nipple

La La Bar

Wednesday 27th September 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

Flamenco Sketches

Friday 29th September 8pm

Bristol favourites and Youtube stars The RH Experience are back with a brand new night of blisteringly funny improvised comedy!

£7
  • Big Bash
  • Our Place
  • Comedy Giants

Half The World Away

Wednesday 4th October 8pm

A nostalgia trip of a comedy, featuring pink shrimps and 90's hits. If you've ever felt stuck, had a very best friend or lived in the middle of nowhere, this one is for you.

£10 £8
  • 90's Kids
  • Our Place
  • Small Town Life

Theatre Jam

Friday 6th October 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

Saturday 7th October 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

Shadows Over Improv

Friday 13th October 8pm

An improvised cosmic horror show, inspired by the weird tales of H.P. Lovecraft. Every night is a world premiere: physical, atmospheric and all made up completely out of our minds.

£7
  • Big Bash
  • Our Place
  • Spooky Goings-on

Holly Stoppit: Inner Critic Inquiry (8-Week Course, Afternoons)

Thursday 19th October 2:30pm

This 8-week course from dramatherapist and performance trainer Holly Stoppit will help you release the grip of your inner critic, through drama, writing and art.

Holly Stoppit: Inner Critic Inquiry (8-Week Course, Evenings)

Thursday 19th October 7:30pm

This 8-week course from dramatherapist and performance trainer Holly Stoppit will help you release the grip of your inner critic, through drama, writing and art.

Tales of Adventure

Friday 20th October 8pm

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

£6
  • Swords 'n' Sorcery
  • Our Place
  • A Kind Of Magic

The Comedy Box Presents: Double Deckers Stand-Up Special

Sunday 29th October 8pm

Two of the UK's best stand-ups join forces to entertain you for a night! Featuring Live At The Apollo host, Hal Cruttenden.

£12 Adv.
  • Comedy Candy
  • Our Place
  • Double The Fun
Credit: Kitty Wheeler Shaw

Discovering Improv (6 Week Course)

Monday 30th October 7pm

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

£95
  • Learn Improv
  • Hamilton House
  • Rabbit Hole

Performing Improv: Creating Characters (7 Week Course)

Tuesday 31st October 7pm

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

£215 £165
  • Learn Improv
  • Our Place
  • Wonderland

Theatre Jam

Friday 3rd November 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

Saturday 4th November 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

Rhapsodes

Friday 10th November 8pm

The brand new show from Extempore Theatre, creators of Olivier Award-­Winning West End hit Showstopper! The Improvised Musical.

£7
  • Big Bash
  • Our Place
  • Comedy Giants

Tales of Adventure

Friday 17th November 8pm

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

£6
  • Swords 'n' Sorcery
  • Our Place
  • A Kind Of Magic

The Unscripted Players' Big November Show

Friday 24th November 8pm

A new production from The Unscripted Players, the UK's first amateur company dedicated to improvised theatre.

£10 £8
  • Even Bigger Bash
  • Our Place
  • Moving On Up

The Unscripted Players' Big November Show

Saturday 25th November 8pm

A new production from The Unscripted Players, the UK's first amateur company dedicated to improvised theatre.

£10 £8
  • Even Bigger Bash
  • Our Place
  • Moving On Up

Theatre Jam

Friday 1st December 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

Saturday 2nd December 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

Pick Your Own Panto

Friday 8th December 8pm

We take the best bits from your favourite Pantos – a wacky hero, a beautiful dame, and a nasty villain to 'Boo!' – and let YOU decide the rest.

£10
  • You Decide The Dame
  • Our Place
  • He's Behind You

Pick Your Own Panto (Kids' Show)

Saturday 9th December 2pm

We take the best bits from your favourite Pantos – a wacky hero, a beautiful dame, and a nasty villain to 'Boo!' – and let YOU decide the rest.

£10 £6
  • You Decide The Dame
  • Our Place
  • He's Behind You

Pick Your Own Panto

Saturday 9th December 8pm

We take the best bits from your favourite Pantos – a wacky hero, a beautiful dame, and a nasty villain to 'Boo!' – and let YOU decide the rest.

£10
  • You Decide The Dame
  • Our Place
  • He's Behind You

Pick Your Own Panto (Kids' Show)

Sunday 10th December 2pm

We take the best bits from your favourite Pantos – a wacky hero, a beautiful dame, and a nasty villain to 'Boo!' – and let YOU decide the rest.

£10 £6
  • You Decide The Dame
  • Our Place
  • He's Behind You

La La Bar

Wednesday 13th December 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

Performing Improv: Stories & Stage (7 Week Course)

Tuesday 9th January 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!

£215 £165
  • Learn Improv
  • Our Place
  • Wonderland

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