sketch comedy

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…

The Antics Joke Show presents “The Best Stand-up, sketch and improv in town”, with a night jam-packed with incredible local comedic talent and visiting headliners from further afield. The show has been featured in Bristol 24/7, The Bristol Magazine, and…

We are starting the year in style with an amazing lineup, in a new venue! This array of talent includes improv superstars The Committee, a mix of golden oldies and new material from Up The Antics and stand-up from two…

Developing your facilitation practice? Assisting Deborah, with 7 years experience in facilitation: To deliver a high quality, creatively inspiring workshop. In exchange you are offered two 30 minute mentoring sessions & the workshop itself.

A weekend workshop to craft your unique performance piece. With group exercises, 1 to 1 feedback. For: spoken word, clown, storytelling, or a physical theatre sketches.

Join sketch workshop leaders from Bristol comedy group Up The Antics for a fun, free afternoon learning sketch writing techniques, and how to make the most from your comedic ideas.

Join sketch workshop leaders from Bristol comedy group Up The Antics for a fun, free afternoon learning sketch writing techniques, and how to make the most from your comedic ideas.

Keywords: sketch comedy

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.

Returning for its eight year, and running from 5th – 14th April, we’re on the lookout for a diverse range of performers, shows and genres. We love developing new artists/work, so entry is free with artists receiving 85% of profits.

FROM THE OLIVIER NOMINATED DUO BEHIND THE HUGELY CELEBRATED AND CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED WEST END HIT ERIC AND LITTLE ERN