2017 Show Line-Up
The second Birmingham Improv Festival, runs on October 23rd – 29th, 2017
BIRMINGHAM IMPROV FESTIVAL 2017
JUMPROV Birmingham’s first ever BAME improv group. Fun and games guaranteed
FAT PENGUIN IMPROV – Based on a true story
RHYMES AGAINST HUMANITY – fully improvised musical immediately – no scripts, no conferring, no pre-planning.
WITS (WARWICK IMPROVISED THEATRE SOCIETY) – an improvised Arthurian Adventure.
BOX OF FROGS – high octane comedy nonsense
TEN THOUSAND MILLION LOVE STORIES – a show about love, what it means and how we succeed and fail in it.
TADPOLES – BOX OF FROGS and Guests brings an hour of improvised comedy just for kids. Songs, scenes and silliness based entirely on your suggestions!
BARON STERNLOOK – The silliest musicals ever never written!
THE KNEEJERKS – smart, brave, silly, joyful improvised sketch show
THE FREE ASSOCIATION – an all-star team of FA players perform long-form improv inspired by real stories.
IMPROVOABUNGA – from WATCH THIS (Birmingham University)
NOTFLIX – An All-Female, Improvised, Musical Comedy.
LOVEHARD – a tale of woe (probably), laughter (possibly), love (perhaps) and friendship (maybe).
HAPPILY NEVER AFTER – A dark musical tale inspired by Tim Burton, brought to you by the multi award-winning MAYDAYS
THE COMMITTEE – All the improv. All the comedy. All the time.
SHOWSTOPPER KID’S SHOW
WHAT THE DICKENS!? by FOGHORN UNSCRIPTED – preposterous names, ludicrous coincidences and crowd rousing melodrama
IMPROMPTU SHAKESPEARE – a brand new Shakespeare every time!
SHOWSTOPPER THE MUSICAL- incredible, moving story-lines, amazing songs, full group harmonies, dance numbers, and very very funny.
PHIL LUNN IS…whoever tonight’s audience wants him to be. A new person, with new songs, every show.
IN A DOUBLE BILL WITH
MC HAMMERSMITH – improvised hip hop comedy based on your suggestions.
CHARITY GALA IN AID OF BIRMINGHAM CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL – Two hours of hard fought competitive Improv, to find the Improviser of the Festival.
THE SAME FACES – improvised scenes, songs, and one liners to create a unique blend of improv styles.
MURDER, SHE DIDN’T WRITE -A classic murder mystery is created on the spot in this ingenious and hilarious show from Bristol’s DEGREES OF ERROR
MUSIC BOX – Improvised Musical Comedy with no safety net.