What’s On

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 24th September 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).

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

Kitchen Rules Longform Drop In

Tuesday 25th September 8pm

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

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

Bristol Burlesque Festival 2018 Presents: Ferocious

Friday 28th September 8pm

Electric and exciting, Bristol Burlesque Festival 2018 is here to serve up another exotic ecdysiast feast for the eyes, ears and soul!

Bristol Burlesque Festival 2018 Presents: Fearless

Saturday 29th September 8pm

Kick back against the structures that bind us in the only way we know how: By embracing the spirit of Badass Burlesque on this our final night of Bristol Burlesque Festival 2018!

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 1st October 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).

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

Kitchen Rules Longform Drop In

Tuesday 2nd October 8pm

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

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

Theatre Jam

Thursday 4th 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

The Bish Bosh Bash!

Friday 5th October 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

Improv Taster Session

Saturday 6th 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

Homage to Claude Debussy

Saturday 6th October 7:30pm

French impressionism meets the pulsating flamenco rhythms of Spain in this centenary celebration of Debussy and his contemporaries, Manuel de Falla, Francis Poulenc and Darius Milhaud.

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 8th October 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).

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

Kitchen Rules Longform Drop In

Tuesday 9th October 8pm

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

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

Women's Improv Drop In

Thursday 11th October 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

Tales of Adventure

Friday 12th 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!

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

Horses! Horses!

Saturday 13th October 8pm

A new play by Rina Vergano, this is the darkly comical tale of a stolen horse, wild west-country soul and the mess we make of relationships.

  • The Equestrian Question
  • Our Place
  • Fun Bar None

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 15th October 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).

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

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

Thursday 18th October 2:30pm

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

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

Thursday 18th October 7pm

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

This Is Your Musical

Friday 19th October 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

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 22nd October 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).

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

North Coast: Improvised Hip Hop

Friday 26th October 8pm

Joining us in Bristol for one night only, New York City’s North Coast’s explosive performances have been packing comedy venues, universities, and festivals nationwide since 2009.

North Coast: Intro to Hip Hop Improv

Saturday 27th October 2pm

Improv comedy veterans from New York City are leading this one-off workshops to bring their brand of hip hops comedy to the improvisers of Bristol.

  • Learn Improv
  • Our Place
  • That's A Rap

Bristol Revunions and Bristol Improv Present: Halloween

Saturday 27th October 8pm

Bristol University’s Improv and sketch-writing societies join forces for a night of spooktacular entertainment!

Credit: Kitty Wheeler Shaw

Discovering Improv (6 Week Course)

Monday 29th October 7pm

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

£99
  • Learn Improv
  • Hamilton House
  • Rabbit Hole

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 29th October 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).

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

Performing Improv: Singing Songs (7 Week Course)

Tuesday 30th October 7pm

This course is part of our Performing Improv programme. We’ll build from experimenting with melody, rhyming and song structure into improvising full songs.

  • Learn Improv
  • Our Place
  • Wonderland

Theatre Jam

Thursday 1st 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

The Bish Bosh Bash!

Friday 2nd November 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

Improv Taster Session

Saturday 3rd 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

Unscripted Players Big November Show

Friday 9th November 8pm

A thrilling double bill of original improvised productions, presented by the BIT’s amateur improv company.

  • Moving On Up
  • Our Place
  • Things Can Only Get Bigger

Unscripted Players Big November Show

Saturday 10th November 2pm

A thrilling double bill of original improvised productions, presented by the BIT’s amateur improv company.

  • Moving On Up
  • Our Place
  • Things Can Only Get Bigger

Unscripted Players Big November Show

Saturday 10th November 8pm

A thrilling double bill of original improvised productions, presented by the BIT’s amateur improv company.

  • Moving On Up
  • Our Place
  • Things Can Only Get Bigger

Women's Improv Drop In

Thursday 15th November 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

Tales of Adventure

Friday 16th 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!

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

High School Never Ends

Sunday 18th November 7:30pm

Cheeky, loveable Jaret blew his chances with his high school sweetheart, Emily. A new jukebox musical based around the songs of Bowling for Soup from Make It Happen Productions.

This Is Your Musical

Friday 23rd November 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

Degrees Of Error WIP

Friday 30th November 8pm

The company behind fringe-favourite Murder, She Didn’t Write bring a brand new work in progress to the Bristol Improv Theatre.

  • Scratch That Itch
  • Our Place
  • New Funnies

Improv Taster Session

Saturday 8th 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

Women's Improv Drop In

Thursday 20th December 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

Pick Your Own Panto

Friday 21st 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.

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

Pick Your Own Panto (Kids' Show)

Saturday 22nd 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.

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

Pick Your Own Panto

Saturday 22nd 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.

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

Pick Your Own Panto (Kids' Show)

Sunday 23rd 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.

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

Pick Your Own Panto

Friday 28th 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.

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

Pick Your Own Panto (Kids' Show)

Saturday 29th 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.

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

Pick Your Own Panto

Saturday 29th 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.

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

Pick Your Own Panto (Kids' Show)

Sunday 30th 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.

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

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