Comedy

Operatic soprano Louise Geller performs a selection of comedy arias from operas old to new with the help of props, streamers and some of opera’s wildest characters!

When did you last feel alive? Fifty, frumpy and full of inhibitions, newly divorced Julie is searching for the sex life she once had, declaring: “I’m not ready to be put out to pasture yet!”.

Following a sell-out 2019 Edinburgh run, the “utterly hilarious” (Broadway Baby) stand-up embarks on his second UK tour.

Political comedian and “rising star of the British stand-up scene” (The List) Alex Kealy explores the emotional roots of our rational thoughts in his latest show.

Perfect for beginners. In this course we focus on the core essentials of improvisation. We learn to trust our own ideas, listening to others, and having the confidence to initiate spontaneous scenes. If you are a comedian looking to improve…

Create engaging scenes. We focus on playing real characters, and exploring in the moment. We learn how to act truthfully in scenes, and how to construct a platform through world exploration. The final class will be dedicated to the Montage…

Two practical masterclasses for actors on Commedia dell’Arte. First, embody the stock characters using body, voice and mask. Then explore comic archetypes in Shakespeare and Molière.

Stand Up Comedy workshop with Angie Belcher.

Puppet show for all ages, discussing animal conservation and human impact on natural habitats. A silly and joyful journey with two zoo keepers and their family of endangered (puppet) animals.

So what’s been happening since our last anti-Brexit revue in May 2019? Not much really … unless you count another Prime Minister, another cabinet, another deal, another general election…

Lewis Doherty presents BOAR, a one-man fantasy adventure tale. Prepare for arrows to roll and heads to fly in this action-packed comedy of swords, sorcery and swill!

Revelations is an epic story about faith, foxes, and trying to do the right thing even when it involves taking all your clothes off.

Rise and Fall is a Bristol Playback Theatre Company. Playback is improvised theatre (with live music) using true stories from the audience. All stories are welcome – happy, sad, funny, serious. There’s no pressure to speak, we will guide the process….

On January 25th 2020, we will be holding an audition workshop in Exeter (venue/time tbc) with a view to find performers to join us in devising a cabaret about the nurses of the NHS. Paid project.

Expect world-class buffoonery in this deliriously unhinged improvised promenade musical. Featuring some of the most iconic anthems of our times, given a fresh rub for their money by a belting Kneehigh band, plus an extraordinary choir of extras – you!…

Artistic Programmes Manager responsible for curating high quality, diverse, commercially successful arts programme. Reports to Chief Executive with key senior role in helping to deliver the Brewhouse artistic vision in time of change.

Up The Antics bring their hit monthly comedy genre variety show to the Bristol Improv Theatre, with headliners The Biscuit Barrel!

The best in improvised comedy – welcome to an evening of songs, gags and general silliness – all of it based around audience suggestions.

Keywords: Comedy, Improv, theatre

Snow White, but not as you know it! Featuring classic characters like the Huntsman, as well as not-so-classic from Game of Thrones to Adventure Time. How d’ya like them apples?

Local discombobulator and Derren Brown favourite, Peter Clifford, brings a cracker of a Christmas show to the Alma Tavern; filled with jaw dropping magic and hilarity.