What’s On

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!

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

Dynamite Comedy Night

Sunday 19th November 8pm

Spontaneous games and scenes from Bristol Improv Soc, and superb stand-up from the wonderful wits of Bristol Revunions.

Free Event
  • Explosively Funny
  • Our Place
  • Boom Boom

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 20th November 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).

£8 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Longform Improv Workshop

Tuesday 21st November 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

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

The Comedy Box Presents: Double Deckers Stand-Up Special

Sunday 26th November 8pm

Two of the UK’s best stand-ups join forces to entertain you for a night! Featuring Stuart Goldsmith, as seen on Russell Howard’s Stand-Up Central.

£10 Adv.
  • Comedy Candy
  • Our Place
  • Double The Fun

Derailed and The Drowned Witch

Monday 27th November 7:30pm

Two up-and-coming theatre companies present a double bill of new work, featuring mystical tales and magical happenings.

£6
  • Magical Mutterings
  • Our Place
  • Local People

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 27th November 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).

£8 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Scene Work: The Chicago Way with Jonathan Pitts

Tuesday 28th November 8pm

Chicago is famous for grounded, honest, relationship based improvisation scene work that produces deep laughs and deep sighs, as the audience is moved to both.

* SOLD OUT *
  • Special Guests
  • Our Place
  • Windy City

Unscripted Players: Pitch A Show

Wednesday 29th November 8pm

Creating an improvised show from scratch might seem like a daunting idea at first… but helping you do it what UP is for!

  • Shows Galore
  • Our Place
  • Movin' 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

Dynamite Comedy Night

Sunday 3rd December 8pm

Spontaneous games and scenes from Bristol Improv Soc, and superb stand-up from the wonderful wits of Bristol Revunions.

Free Event
  • Explosively Funny
  • Our Place
  • Boom Boom

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 4th December 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).

£8 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Bristol Bad Film Club: Jack Frost

Monday 4th December 8pm

Jack Frost is the perfect bad movie to enjoy with friends this Christmas, making you laugh and wonder how in the hell this got made!

Longform Improv Workshop

Tuesday 5th December 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

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

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 11th December 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).

£8 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Longform Improv Workshop

Tuesday 12th December 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

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

Bristol Revunions & Bristol Improv Present: The Festive Show

Thursday 14th December 8pm

Two comedy societies from Bristol University join forces for a night of merriment and mirth! Expect brand new sketches, and an imrpovised festive tale.

£6 £5
  • Crimbo
  • Our Place
  • Reindeer Games

The Flaming Feathers' Christmas Cabaret

Sunday 17th December 7:45pm

Join the sensational Des O’Connor (with his ukulele) and The Flaming Feathers this Christmas for an intimate evening of good old-fashioned music hall entertainment.

£15
  • Classic Cabaret
  • Our Place
  • Knees-up

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 18th December 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).

£8 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Theatre Jam

Friday 5th 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
Credit: Kitty Wheeler Shaw

Discovering Improv (6 Week Course)

Monday 8th January 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: 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

The Little Live Hyena Show

Saturday 13th January 8pm

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

£10
  • Late 'n' Little
  • Our Place
  • Zut Alors

The Little Live Hyena Show

Saturday 20th January 8pm

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

£10
  • Late 'n' Little
  • Our Place
  • Zut Alors

Lydia Hensler: Let's Connect!

Sunday 21st January 12pm

Lydia Hensler is an improviser and teacher at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade in New York. This class will focus on connection with one another and getting to the heart of every scene.

£26
  • Longform Bonus
  • Our Place
  • An Upright Citizen

Lydia Hensler: Why?

Sunday 21st January 4pm

Lydia Hensler is an improviser and teacher at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade in New York. This workshop focus on justification and getting to the heart of the characters.

£26
  • Longform Bonus
  • Our Place
  • An Upright Citizen

Tales of Adventure

Friday 26th January 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

Theatre Jam

Friday 9th 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

This Is Your Musical

Friday 16th 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.

£5
  • All-singing
  • Our Place
  • All-dancing

Tales of Adventure

Friday 23rd February 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
Credit: Kitty Wheeler Shaw

Discovering Improv (6 Week Course)

Monday 5th March 7pm

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

£95
  • Learn Improv
  • Hamilton House
  • Rabbit Hole

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