sketch comedy

Vivid, brilliant, and surreal character comedy from the heart of the Nevada desert. The place: Burning Man. The people: wonderfully bizarre. You cannot miss this live on stage comedy documentary.

Part improv performance, part hidden camera show, part social experiment.  

Instant Wit! The best in improvised comedy.

Learn how your improv skills can take you into scripted comedy & learn how to use improv as an ongoing tool to support and inspire your writing.

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

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.

Let us take you back to the 90s… The 1590s… Follow intrepid mystery hunters Olive and Teddy in this hilarious show as they become embroiled with witches, haunted houses and the scent of Cardinal Wolsey’s conscience.

Gracing the Antics Jokeshow in September will be pop diva sensation IMOGENÉ!

A double dose of fast paced improv comedy. Inspired by American style improv, two local comedy troupes will perform their signature formats using suggestions from the audience, creating never-before-seen sketches on the spot.

“Set Bitch Free” is a workshop and tribal event for lady identifying improvisers of any experience level hosted by Devin Bockrath. With a focus on technique, character development, risk taking, and the power of support, this class aims to shake…

Up The Antics make their debut at the Alma Tavern Theatre, presenting sketch, improv and stand-up!

Improv 101 Trust & Support 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…

The Antics Joke Show makes its debut at The Bristol Improv Theatre!

Come along for a special celebration of sketch comedy in Bristol, in a lovely community theatre just off North Street.

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…

Improv 201 Truth 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…

Up The Antics present a 6 week course on sketch-writing, with a class show!

Multi-award winning Laurel and Hardy impersonators bring a brand new collection of the boys’ best bits, and lesser known sketches.

Parent’s Basement is Bristol’s home for state-side style longform improv, featuring some of the funniest improvisers the South West has to offer. Our house team perform sketches directly inspired from stories told by a guest monologist, then in the second…