What’s On

Tales of Adventure Season Pass

Thursday 13th 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!

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

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 17th June 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: Great Scenework (7 Week Course)

Tuesday 18th June 7pm

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

£165
  • Learn Improv
  • Our Place
  • Wonderland

This Is Your Musical

Friday 21st June 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.

£8£10
  • All-singing
  • Our Place
  • All-dancing

Our Shore

Sunday 23rd June 8pm

A silent stranger finds himself washed up on an unfamiliar shore. Breathing new life into Britain’s ancient folklore, Physical Theatre company Buried Thunder present Our Shore.

£3£5

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 24th June 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

Olivia

Wednesday 26th June 8pm

This comic drama is an adaptation of three short Spanish-language plays, and tells the story of Olivia, a woman seeking to escape the oppressive confines of life with her severely disabled son.

£10£15

Tales of Adventure Episode 2

Thursday 27th June 8pm

Led by the all-powerful Gamemaster – our heroes will search for treasure, battle deadly foes, and contend with dangerous twists of fate as they struggle against evil to save the world!

£7
  • Swords 'n' Sorcery
  • Our Place
  • A Kind Of Magic

Murder, She Didn’t Write

Friday 28th June 8pm

You become Agatha Christie in this improvised comedy as each night an original murder mystery play is created based entirely on audience suggestions.

£8£10

Murder, She Didn’t Write

Saturday 29th June 8pm

You become Agatha Christie in this improvised comedy as each night an original murder mystery play is created based entirely on audience suggestions.

£8£10

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 1st July 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 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

The Bish Bosh Bash!

Friday 5th July 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.

£8£10
  • There Can Be Only One
  • Our Place
  • Sporty Spices

Bristol Pride Presents: The Dragprov Revue

Saturday 6th July 8pm

Join us for a fantastic line up of visiting and local LGBTQ improv talent in this special Pride fundraiser. Featuring ‘Christian Adore’ and ‘Eaton Messe’.

£10

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 8th July 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 3

Thursday 11th July 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

Unscripted Players Big July Show

Friday 12th July 8pm

Two original improvised productions, one big show! Presented by the BIT’s amateur theatre company, Unscripted Players. Featuring Origin of Heroes and Unplanned Planet.

£5£10

Unscripted Players Big July Show

Saturday 13th July 2pm

Two original improvised productions, one big show! Presented by the BIT’s amateur theatre company, Unscripted Players. Featuring Origin of Heroes and Unplanned Planet.

£5£10

Unscripted Players Big July Show

Saturday 13th July 8pm

Two original improvised productions, one big show! Presented by the BIT’s amateur theatre company, Unscripted Players. Featuring Origin of Heroes and Unplanned Planet.

£5£10

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 15th July 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 Presents: Yor

Wednesday 17th July 8pm

It’s the prehistoric past… or is it? There are dinosaurs, but there are also spaceships! This is Yor: The Hunter from the Future, one of the stupidest films to emerge from the 1980s.

£5

Utter Rot & Poppycock

Thursday 18th July 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

This Is Your Musical

Friday 19th July 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.

£8£10
  • All-singing
  • Our Place
  • All-dancing

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 22nd July 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

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

Improv Double Bill: Megazord & Completely Wonderful

Friday 26th July 8pm

The BIT presents a double bill of improv talent, especially sourced from the South West. Bristol super-group Megazord and deliberate mistakes from Completely Wonderful.

£7

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 29th July 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 1st 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

The Bish Bosh Bash!

Friday 2nd August 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.

£8£10
  • There Can Be Only One
  • Our Place
  • Sporty Spices

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 5th August 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 Same Faces presents: Uncle Armando

Friday 9th August 8pm

The Same Faces are returning to Bristol Improv Theatre with their unique brand of U.S. style long-form, as they introduce you to their Uncle Armando.

£8£10

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

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 12th August 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 Double Bill: IMOGENÉ & Waiting For Becky

Friday 16th August 8pm

The BIT presents a double bill of improv talent, especially sourced from the South West. An alter ego pop princess and American Longform style giggles.

£7

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 19th August 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 Presents: Sleepaway Club

Thursday 22nd August 8pm

As the summer comes to an end, why not kick off your shoes and dip your toes in the crisp waters of the lake as we visit the cult horror classic Sleepaway Camp!

£5

This Is Your Musical

Friday 23rd August 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.

£8£10
  • All-singing
  • Our Place
  • All-dancing

Monday Improv Drop In

Monday 26th August 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 29th August 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

Do Not Adjust Your Stage presents: The Wunderkammer

Friday 30th August 8pm

In The Wunderkammer, TED-style talks by leading experts, academics, and all-round big brains inspire long-form improvised comedy scenes, sketches and characters from DNAYS.

£8£10
Credit: Kitty Wheeler Shaw

Discovering Improv (6 Week Course)

Monday 2nd September 7pm

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

£99
  • Learn Improv
  • Our Place
  • Rabbit Hole

Performing Improv: Singing Songs (7 Week Course)

Tuesday 3rd September 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.

£165
  • Learn Improv
  • Our Place
  • Wonderland

The Bish Bosh Bash!

Friday 6th September 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.

£8£10
  • There Can Be Only One
  • Our Place
  • Sporty Spices

Improv to Stand up with Chris Head (Weekend Intensive)

Saturday 7th September 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

Front of House Volunteers Induction & Training Morning

Sunday 8th September 10am

This Volunteer training session will cover everything you need to know about box office, ushering, fire safety and general working in and around the BIT.

Free Event
Credit: Kitty Wheeler Shaw

Discovering Improv (6 Week Course)

Tuesday 17th September 7pm

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

£99
  • Learn Improv
  • Our Place
  • Rabbit Hole

Tales of Adventure Episode 1

Thursday 26th 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!

£7
  • Swords 'n' Sorcery
  • Our Place
  • A Kind Of Magic

Tales of Adventure Season Pass

Thursday 26th 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!

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

This Is Your Musical

Friday 27th September 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.

£8£10
  • All-singing
  • Our Place
  • All-dancing

The Bish Bosh Bash!

Friday 4th 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.

£8£10
  • There Can Be Only One
  • Our Place
  • Sporty Spices

Tales of Adventure Episode 2

Thursday 10th 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!

£7
  • Swords 'n' Sorcery
  • Our Place
  • A Kind Of Magic

Do The Right Scene

Friday 11th October 8pm

Do The Right Scene are a London-based troupe who are shaking up the world of improv. Formerly known as Nu Z Land, DTRS specialise in fast-paced improv.

£8£10

This Is Your Musical

Friday 18th 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.

£8£10
  • All-singing
  • Our Place
  • All-dancing

Tales of Adventure Episode 3

Thursday 24th 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!

£7
  • Swords 'n' Sorcery
  • Our Place
  • A Kind Of Magic

The Bish Bosh Bash!

Friday 1st 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.

£8£10
  • There Can Be Only One
  • Our Place
  • Sporty Spices

This Is Your Musical

Friday 22nd 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.

£8£10
  • All-singing
  • Our Place
  • All-dancing

Project2

Friday 29th November 8pm

Project2 make improvised science fiction, and the endless sub-genres that make up the multiverse-spanning superstructure of the science fiction genre.

£8£10

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