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Explore the comedy of the scene. Game is the shiniest moment in an improv scene. By playing Game we are exploring the scene’s comedic possibilities. We will create engaging characters, find patterns, and explore how to heighten towards a comedic…

Paul McCaffrey LIVE at Bristol Comedy Chest. Comedy Chest is a Monthly Stand-Up Comedy Night at Horts, Bristol. As seen on Impractical Jokers (BBC3) and Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC3), Paul has been supporting his comedy heroes Sean Lock and…

Becky Brunning Live! Comedy Chest is a Monthly Stand-Up Comedy Night at Horts, Bristol.

Comedian, actor and host of Adult Swim’s top-rated and most anarchic programme The Eric Andre Show travels to Europe to tear sh*t the f**k up.

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.

The Antics Joke Show continues its tour of Bristol’s best venues with a visit to the glorious Alma Tavern & Theatre. Joining them will be a kick-ass sketch group from up north and a couple of Bristol’s hottest up and…

Comedy Chest is a Monthly Stand-Up Comedy Night at Horts, Bristol.

Improv 301 Game Explore the comedy of the scene. Game is the shiniest moment in an improv scene. By playing Game we are exploring the scene’s comedic possibilities. We will create engaging characters, find patterns, and explore how to heighten…

Improv 201 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 Stand-Ups perform their sets, interspersed with a new story, drawing inspiration from the jokes and interactions of the standup with the audience.

The award-winning feminist, atheist, polyamorous comedian and writer for Have I Got News For You, puts away all those years of coquettishness and gets off the fence.

(Mostly) True-life story sharing…

Trained in circus and physical theatre, worked as an actor, clown, stand-up, storyteller and comedy magic, in theatres, cabarets, festivals, comedy clubs, schools, palaces and behind, over and underneath public houses. Loves impro and audience interaction making every show unique….

Taking suggestions from the audience, two of the South West’s finest one liner comics take each other on to be crowned International Joke Off Winner.

Keywords: Comedy, stand up, theatre

True-life story sharing…

True-Life Story sharing… come to listen and/or tell…

BE MORE THAN FUNNY. BE LOVED. So you’re funny… but are they on the edge of their seats, breathless to see what you’ll do next? They could be. You just need to get naked. This workshop is ideal for improvisers,…

What if you woke up one morning as the opposite gender? What if that was the day you were born and you had to wait 25 years before anyone believed you?

Parent’s Basement is Bristol’s home for Chicago 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…