What’s On

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

Kitchen Rules Longform Drop In

Tuesday 23rd 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

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

Kitchen Rules Longform Drop In

Tuesday 30th 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 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

Kitchen Rules Longform Drop In

Tuesday 6th November 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

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

Kitchen Rules Longform Drop In

Tuesday 13th November 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 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

Alan Starzinski: Openings

Saturday 17th November 1pm

Learn how to “use the whole buffalo” in your scenes with Los Angeles improviser, actor, writer and UCB darling Alan Starzinski.

£26

Alan Starzinski: The Evente

Saturday 17th November 5pm

Learn improv form ‘The Evente’, in which the first scene is the last scene with Los Angeles improviser, actor, writer and UCB darling Alan Starzinski.

£26

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.

Philip Markle: Advanced Scene Dynamics

Tuesday 20th November 7pm

Chicago and NYC improv veteran Philip Markle leads this advanced masterclass to take your scenework from good to great.

  • The Windy City
  • Our Place
  • Mezzo Forte

Queer Monster

Wednesday 21st November 8pm

Atomic Rhubarb and Clare Finlan present a new cabaret alive with Disco music, ludicrous jokes and choreography that would knock the high heels off Ariana Grande.

£8£5
  • Mean 'n' Green
  • Our Place
  • What A Drag

Philip Markle: Finding The Fun

Thursday 22nd November 7pm

Taught by Chicago improv veteran Philip Markle (Baby Wants Candy, Improv Olympic), this class will teach you to approach musical improv with joy and reckless abandon.

£40
  • Windy City Ditties
  • Our Place
  • Jiving For Joy

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

The Cabaret Queens Present: Cabaret USA Style

Saturday 24th November 8pm

Bristol based dance and professional performance cabaret troupe host a feast of delights for one night only. Featuring fire, circus acts, drag, strip tease, dance, vocals and much more.

£14£16.50
  • Fun With Feathers
  • Our Place
  • The United Greats

Kitchen Rules Longform Drop In

Tuesday 27th November 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

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

Queer Monster

Wednesday 5th December 8pm

Atomic Rhubarb and Clare Finlan present a new cabaret alive with Disco music, ludicrous jokes and choreography that would knock the high heels off Ariana Grande.

£8£5

Theatre Jam

Thursday 6th 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

The Bish Bosh Bash!

Friday 7th December 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 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

Isaac Simon: Organic Freeform

Saturday 8th December 4pm

This workshop from Boston and Netherlands Improv veteran will hand you the transformation tools needed to make surprising scene changes.

£1512

Isaac Simon: The Improv That Scares You

Sunday 9th December 12pm

Based on the work of buddhist nun Pema Chodron, this workshop is all about playing with our fears with a gentle and kind touch.

£15£12

The Unscripted Players Theatre Throwdown

Thursday 13th December 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

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 - After Dark!

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 - After Dark!

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 - After Dark!

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 - After Dark!

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

Theatre Jam

Thursday 3rd January 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 4th January 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

The Adventures Of The Improvised Sherlock Holmes

Friday 11th January 8pm

A thrilling improvised romp through the underworld of Victorian Britain, packed with shady villains, red herrings and the brilliant deductions of London’s great detective.

£7
  • No Script Sherlock
  • Our Place
  • Dear Stalker

Improv to Stand-up with Chris Head (Weekend Intensive)

Saturday 12th January 10am

Over one weekend, create and perform a five-minute stand-up comedy act. In the experienced hands of Chris Head you will use improv techniques to write a set and deliver it with flair.

  • Get On Up
  • Our Place
  • How About That Airplane Food

International Joke Off

Thursday 17th January 8pm

Takin suggestions from the audience, two of the South West’s finest one liner comics take each other on to be crowned International Joke Off Winner,

£5

This Is Your Musical

Friday 25th January 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

The Bish Bosh Bash!

Friday 1st February 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

MARVELus: All the Marvel Movies... Kind Of

Saturday 2nd February 8pm

Direct from a standing room only season at Edinburgh Fringe and a critically acclaimed tour of Australia, The Just Us League, presents an action-packed hour of comedy.

Theatre Jam

Thursday 7th February 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

Dreamweaver Quartet

Friday 8th February 8pm

Dreamweaver Quartet is a musical exploration of the hidden meanings in our dreams and the unconscious workings of our psyches.

This Is Your Musical

Friday 22nd February 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

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