2016 Show Line-Up
We were delighted to have an amazing line-up for the inaugural Birmingham Improv Festival, which took place on October 21st – 23rd, 2016
BIRMINGHAM IMPROV FESTIVAL 2016
The Inflatables – Classic games. No script, no preparation, great show for first-timers new to improv.
DOUBLE BILL – Two of the UK’s best two-hander companies in one brilliant show.
Project2 Improvised Science Fiction
Ghost Couple drama and comedy from two of the cast of Showstoppers. Acclaimed improvisational tour-de-force from Ruth Bratt & Dylan Emery
Peablossom Cabaret – Improvised Cabaret
Mr Pea and Miss Blossom will perform a brand new set of toe-tapping cabaret numbers. Be our guests as we improvise lyrics on the spot about your hobbies, your grandma, your cat… anything at all! Slick improvised lyrics are combined with joyful character comedy and a cavalcade of musical styles.
Victoria Bang -‘The Object’ – International tour comes to Brum for a unique performance. An entire show spawned from an object taken from the audience.
(Also, see Workshops)
Showstopper! The Improvised Musical – West End smash hit musical. ‘A triumph’ – The Times. Olivier award-winning Showstopper! will create a West End-style hit musical – made up on the night)
Spontaneous Sherlock (improvised Sherlock mystery)
The Noise Next Door (comedy sketches and songs)
Glitch – The Improvised Puppet Show (improvised puppet show)
Local Charity Showcase in support of Birmingham Children’s Hospital
(Featuring local improvisers Box of Frogs, Kneejerks, Ministry of Improv, WITS, Fanny Dent, Comic Sans Script, LoveHard, MissImp, Watch This, and others)