What’s On

Out-Spoken Press Tour

Wednesday 18th October 8pm

Out-Spoken Press is an independent publisher of poetry and critical writing, founded in 2013. Its first national tour will begin this Autumn, featuring several of its acclaimed poets.

£10
  • Speaking Out
  • Our Place
  • Rhyme Time

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

Thursday 19th October 2:30pm

This 8 week course from dramatherapist and performance trainer Holly Stoppit will help you release the grip of your inner critic, through drama, writing and art.

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

Thursday 19th October 7pm

This 8 week course from dramatherapist and performance trainer Holly Stoppit will help you release the grip of your inner critic, through drama, writing and art.

This Is Your Musical: Pilot Show

Thursday 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.

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

Tales of Adventure

Friday 20th 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!

£6
  • Swords 'n' Sorcery
  • Our Place
  • A Kind Of Magic

Dynamite Comedy Night

Sunday 22nd October 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 23rd 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).

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

Longform Improv Workshop

Tuesday 24th October 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

Bristol Bad Film Club: Night Train To Terror

Thursday 26th October 8pm

Splicing together three horror films, this Z-movie is famed for its bad dialogue, continuity errors and a random pop-rock band making a music video for no discernible reason.

£5
  • All Aboard
  • Our Place
  • Scream Queens

Bristol Revunions and Bristol Improv Present: Halloween

Saturday 28th October 8pm

Join Bristol University's comedy societies for a night of spooktacular entertainment, featuring original sketches and shows.

£6 £5
  • Best Of Both
  • Our Place
  • The New Blood

The Comedy Box Presents: Double Deckers Stand-Up Special

Sunday 29th October 8pm

Two of the UK's best stand-ups join forces to entertain you for a night! Featuring Live At The Apollo host, Hal Cruttenden.

£12 Adv.
  • Comedy Candy
  • Our Place
  • Double The Fun
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!

* SOLD OUT *
  • Learn Improv
  • Hamilton House
  • Rabbit Hole

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 30th 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).

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

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

Theatre Jam

Friday 3rd 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

Improv Taster Session

Saturday 4th 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

Dynamite Comedy Night

Sunday 5th 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 6th 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

Rhapsodes

Friday 10th November 8pm

The brand new show from Extempore Theatre, creators of Olivier Award-­Winning West End hit Showstopper! The Improvised Musical.

£7
  • Big Bash
  • Our Place
  • Comedy Giants

Unscripted Players: Pitch A Show

Sunday 12th 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

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 13th 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

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!

£6
  • 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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