improvised comedy

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….

The Antics Joke Show continues its tour of Bristol’s best venues with a visit to the glorious Alma Tavern & Theatre.

The Antics Joke Show celebrates October with a typically hilarious mix of stand-up, sketch and improvised comedy.

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!

A spooktacular double bill of After Dusk: An Improvised Twilight Zone and The Bish Bosh Bash

This class teaches the training wheels structure and demonstrates the fundamental approach to scenework required to making an engaging 25-45min longform piece.

The Bristol Improv Theatre is the spiritual home of improvised theatre and comedy in the South West UK! A 120 seat capacity, flexible and well-equipped Theatre space, with adjacent bar suitable for all kinds of productions. Our staff and volunteers…

After Dusk: An Improvised Twilight Zone and Scenes to an End: Your favourite movie you’ve never seen team up at the new Lightship Theatre

Put your name in the hat for an improv jam that will probably make history. Whether you are a seasoned pro or have never tried improv before, our friendly compere will be there to make you look good!

The Bristol improv theatre is the UK’s first theatre dedicated to spontaneous and collaborative arts. We have been operating out of our own theatre on Saint Paul’s road since 2017.

This year the BIT celebrates International Women’s Day with a line up of fantastic female talent, featuring visiting and homegrown acts.

A thrilling double bill of original improvised productions, presented by the BIT’s amateur improv company.

FOR ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY Patti Stiles joins the cast of Bristol’s cult comedy hit, ‘Closer Each Day: The Improvised Soap Opera’!

It’s Christmas time in Newtown and ’tis the season to be jolly…or is it?

Patti Stiles has been called the Queen of Improvisation, and in this workshop she challenges performers to look outside traditional gender roles when creating characters.

Instant Wit! The best in improvised comedy. Fresh and inventive, each show throws up new nuggets of hilarity crafted by a company of the highest calibre. It’s a pick-me-up tonic with unexpected twists and a dash of sauce.

The Bristol Improv Theatre’s mission is to be an institution of spontaneous, collaborative, and creative theatre, a resource for ambitious artists and audiences, and a home for all those whom improvised work touches.

Join us for this special stand-alone episode where we discover brand new spooky tales of Newtown’s past!

What’s in store for the residents of Newtown in the latest episode of Bristol’s cult comedy hit, ‘Closer Each Day: The Improvised Soap Opera’?

Bristol’s cult comedy hit, ‘Closer Each Day: The Improvised Soap Opera’ is back but, what’s in store for the residents of Newtown?