Friday, June 8, 2018
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7:00pm Category: Shows[7:30pm] Suki Webster's Guest Speaker
"Suki Webster's Guest Speaker" returns to a new venue! Solo Impro that frighteningly fast and funny! Suki Webster, Paul Merton, Ruth Bratt & Lee Simpson

Category: Shows[8:00pm] Grand Theft Impro and Enemies
Friday 08 June 2018 8.00pm (doors 7.30pm.) The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS. Map Buy tickets online by clicking here or in person on the door. The only possible excuse for missing June's Grand Theft Impro and Enemies would be a deep-seated hatred of impro, in which case, this message is not your "thing" and you must read no further. "Haters gonna hate," as Pam Ayers put it, and this post, with its frank depiction of improvision and some of its finest practitioners will only enrage you further. Still here? Then you've "opted in" and we thank you. Your data is ours now. Ha ha ha ha ha... ha ha ha ha ha. Our enemies for June are very exciting... THE DIE HARDS. In 2014, a crack comedy unit was sent to prison for a crime they didn't commit. They promptly escaped to the London Underground where they survive as chuckle mercenaries. If you have a comedy night — if no one else is available — maybe you can book... The Die Hards. Two Guys, Four Girls, One Suggestion, No Cup. NICK ORAM Nick will be performing his one man improv show, Nick Oram and the Playmobil Players. Nick has written plays for the Derby Theatre and RADA. He won the BAFTA Rocliffe Comedy Writing Competition in 2017 with his script Last One Left. He has trained under a range of improvisers including perfomers from the IO, Second City, and UCB. In 2015, Nick appeared in BBC Three's Murder in Successville. Then GRAND THEFT IMPRO will take to the stage in the shape of Pippa Evans, Freya Parker, Dylan Emery and Phil Whelans. PIPPA EVANS – Pippa has been on the radio - in One Night Only for BBC Radio 2, her own Radio 4 show Pippa Evans Grows Up,The Now Show, Newsjack and Fifteen Minute Musicals - and on telly in Fast and Loose, Live at the Electric and Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled. She's a member of Olivier Award-winning West End smash, Showstopper and impro supergroup,the Glenda J. Collective, guests with the comedy Store Players and is a founder of cult-hit cult The Sunday Assembly . Pippa is the alter-ego of monstrous White Wine Witch, Loretta Maine. FREYA PARKER is one half of Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated LAZY SUSAN, with whom she has also performed at London's Soho Theatre and in their own BBC Radio 4 series East Coast Listening Post. Freya has also appeared on Radio 4 as a series regular on The Now Show and Newsjack, as well as in Marcus Brigstocke's The Brig Society, the sitcom Dot and series 2 of Ladhood. She has appeared in West End productions of Goodnight Mister Tom and 6 Characters in Search Of An Author (dir. Rupert Goold). Freya's screen credits include Climaxed (BBC3), The Mash Report (BBC2), Lovesick (Netflix), Ahir Shah's Summer (SKY Short), Josh (BBC), 1066 (BBC2), Brotherhood (Comedy Central) and the feature film United We Fall. DYLAN EMERY is co-founder of Olivier Award-winning West End, Edinburgh Festival and Radio 4 Impro Hit Showstopper and Ken Campbell-inspired hard-bardics masterclass, the School of Night. PHIL WHELANS Writer and performer of his own Radio 4 sitcom, My First Planet, founder member of Pros from Dover - with whom he did two series of Radio 4's The Infinite Monkey Cage. Phil has worked with everyone from Al Gore to Basil Brush via Joan Rivers, Chris Morris, Robin Williams and, er, Giles Brandreth. Phil has been in It's Kevin, Brasseye, Preston Front and several unsuccessful radio and TV impro pilots. He has appeared in Showstopper: the Improvised Musical , bald with David Shore and is a Monkey Toast player.

Category: Shows[8:00pm] Hoopla Improv Comedy Club
Hoopla present a selection of the best improvised comedy in London every Friday & Saturday night. At least two different improv groups each night from the UKs flourishing live impro scene. Hooplas Improv Comedy Club was recently recommended as the best place to see improvised comedy in London by both The Daily Telegraph AND The Londonist. If improvisation floats your boat you should head to Hoopla. Theres fewer better ways to see what spur-of-the-moment comedy London has to offer. - The Londonist. We have various styles of improv each night including short-form games, scenes, long-form, and improv musicals. After the main shows we also host additional informal late night shows and jams.

Category: Shows[8:00pm] Women: Work & Power Improv Night
The Nursery Presents a night of improvised theatre in conjunction with The City of London’s Women: Work And Power programme! We’re excited to present The Maydays Laydays (AKA the ladies of The Maydays) and brand new show, The Broadgate Garden Society, which has been developed specially for the night! The Maydays are one of the longest-running improv groups in the UK and have toured their award-winning, critically-acclaimed shows all over the world. Tonight the female members of the cast join us to celebrate the important part of women in history . The Broadgate Garden Society is a show created by The Nursery Theatre for one night only! It will use audience stories about their grandmothers and prominent women in their lives to plant the seeds for some of London’s top female improvisers to dig up memorable scenes from their character’s life. So, slip on your gardening gloves and join us to explore new histories created in front of your eyes! 8pm, The Nursery Theatre Broadgate, Liverpool Street, £5