Bristol Improv Theatre

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The Bristol Improv Theatre is the spiritual home of spontaneous and interactive theatre and comedy in the South West UK! We supporting the UK’s growing improvised theatre and comedy scene with events, performances, training, shows, classes and our yearly #Bitfest weekend improv theatre festival!

The Bristol Improv Theatre is the spiritual home of spontaneous and interactive theatre and comedy in the South West UK! We supporting the UK’s growing improvised theatre and comedy scene with events, performances, training, shows, classes and our yearly #Bitfest weekend improv theatre festival!

As well as growing audiences and promoting theatre performance, we are working with performers to develop new improvised theatre companies.

The BIT has a 100 seat capacity, flexible and well-equipped theatre space, with adjacent bar suitable for all kinds of productions. Our volunteers are working to make the BIT a beautiful asset for the whole Bristol theatre community.

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Getting Here

Shows

Murder, She Didn’t Write

You become Agatha Christie in this improvised comedy as each night an original murder mystery play is created based entirely on audience suggestions.

Bristol Pride Presents: The Dragprov Revue

Join us for a fantastic line up of visiting and local LGBTQ improv talent in this special Pride fundraiser. Featuring ‘Christian Adore’ and ‘Eaton Messe’.

Improv Double Bill: Megazord & Completely Wonderful

The BIT presents a double bill of improv talent, especially sourced from the South West. Bristol super-group Megazord and deliberate mistakes from Completely Wonderful.

Theatre Jam

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!

The Same Faces presents: Uncle Armando

The Same Faces are returning to Bristol Improv Theatre with their unique brand of U.S. style long-form, as they introduce you to their Uncle Armando.

Improv Double Bill: IMOGENÉ & Waiting For Becky

The BIT presents a double bill of improv talent, especially sourced from the South West. An alter ego pop princess and American Longform style giggles.

Do Not Adjust Your Stage presents: The Wunderkammer

In The Wunderkammer, TED-style talks by leading experts, academics, and all-round big brains inspire long-form improvised comedy scenes, sketches and characters from DNAYS.

Do The Right Scene

Do The Right Scene are a London-based troupe who are shaking up the world of improv. Formerly known as Nu Z Land, DTRS specialise in fast-paced improv.

Tales of Adventure

Led by the all-powerful Gamemaster, our heroes will search for treasure, battle deadly foes, and struggle against evil to save the world!

The Bish Bosh Bash

The feisty improvisers from Team Bish and Team Bosh will go head-to-head chasing glory, honour and the audience’s love, in this extravanganza of games, songs and scenes.

This Is Your Musical

Each night, a cast of professional actors and team of talented musicians produce a brand-new, hilarious, smash-hit musical inspired by YOUR stories.

Project2

Project2 make improvised science fiction, and the endless sub-genres that make up the multiverse-spanning superstructure of the science fiction genre.

Spaces

Bristol Improv Theatre

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 are working to make the BIT a beautiful asset for the whole Bristol theatre community. We are also open for Day and Event hire, at very reasonable rates. Click the link for maps and directions: http://improvtheatre.net/visit/

Opportunities

Discounted daytime rehearsal and workshop space for local theatre companies.

The Bristol Improv Theatre (Clifton) boasts flexible spaces for performances, parities, meetings, daytime classes, workshops and rehearsals.As part of the launch of our Summer program, we would like to offer local companies a discounted rate for daytime hire.