What’s On

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

Longform Improv Workshop

Wednesday 31st May 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

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

The Improv Toolbox

Saturday 3rd June 10am

Join Imogen for a new Drop-In every Saturday morning. Open up your Improv Toolbox to unleash your creativity, and unlock new ways of thinking!

£15 £12
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot
  • Our Place
  • Builder's Breakfast

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

Longform Improv Workshop

Tuesday 6th June 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

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

The Improv Toolbox

Saturday 10th June 10am

Join Imogen for a new Drop-In every Saturday morning. Open up your Improv Toolbox to unleash your creativity, and unlock new ways of thinking!

£15 £12
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot
  • Our Place
  • Builder's Breakfast

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

Chubby White's Variety Night

Saturday 10th June 8pm

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
Credit: Kitty Wheeler Shaw

Discovering Improv (6 Week Course)

Monday 12th June 7pm

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

* SOLD OUT *
  • 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

The Improv Toolbox

Saturday 17th June 10am

Join Imogen for a new Drop-In every Saturday morning. Open up your Improv Toolbox to unleash your creativity, and unlock new ways of thinking!

£15 £12
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot
  • Our Place
  • Builder's Breakfast

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

Performing Improv: Stories & Stage (7 Week Course)

Tuesday 20th June 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!

£175 £125
  • Learn Improv
  • Our Place
  • Wonderland

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 Improv Toolbox

Saturday 24th June 10am

Join Imogen for a new Drop-In every Saturday morning. Open up your Improv Toolbox to unleash your creativity, and unlock new ways of thinking!

£15 £12
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot
  • Our Place
  • Builder's Breakfast

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

No Scrubs

Friday 11th August 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: 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
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

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

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
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

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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