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These Folk

Midlands Arts Centre Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands

These Folk is an improvised, mythical, musical, folk tale brought to you by Justin Brett and Susan Harrison. Inspired by audience suggestions and accompanied by the very best improvisational musicians, they weave a folk tale as old as time and as new as the moment it was created in.

Do Not Adjust Your Stage

Midlands Arts Centre Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands

Do Not Adjust Your Stage present The Wunderkammer! A unique show where TED-style talks from expert speakers inspire improvised comedy. Previous guest speakers include an extreme snowboarder, the scientist who cloned Dolly the sheep, and a Game of Thrones superfan. Recommended by TimeOut, Metro, ToDoList. Sell-out shows in the UK, Europe, US, including a residency at the Natural History Museum.

Bareback Kings

Midlands Arts Centre Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands

London favourites The Bareback Kings bring their drag king swagger to Brum - boys on tour! The lads tackle all the issues of the hour in this improvised comedy show. Expect the boyz to be rude, crude but never disrespecting the ladies. Even when they’re whipping their kecks off.

Baby Wants Candy

Midlands Arts Centre Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands

Baby Wants Candy is one of the world’s most popular and celebrated improvisational ensembles, performing over 4,500 completely improvised musicals around the world. With open runs in NY, Chicago LA, and an international touring company, BWC has enjoyed fully sold-out runs at EdFringe from 2010-pandempolcalypse and all over the globe. They’re pleased as punch to come to Birmingham.

Do The Right Scene

Midlands Arts Centre Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands

DO THE RIGHT SCENE, are a fast-paced improv group comprised of Black improvisers, sketch performers, stand-ups and character comedians with credits on Radio 4, Comedy Central, BBC 3 and BBC1.

WORKSHOP – Baby Wants Candy – Musical Improv

MUSICAL IMPROV WORKSHOP with BABY WANTS CANDY Baby Wants Candy is thrilled to lead a three hour music improv intensive at BIF2022. No musical improv experience needed! Baby…

Comediasians

Midlands Arts Centre Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands

Comediasians have been performing a mix of popular short form games, long form, and original formats since 2019, when the collective formed. They regularly guest…

Impropera

Midlands Arts Centre Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands

We are Impropera. We make up operas on the spot from your suggestions. No script. No score.  No safety net With hugely successful shows in London's…

MATES: The Improvised ‘90s Sitcom

Midlands Arts Centre Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands

The one with the improvised comedy! Don your sweater-vest and your Rachel hairdo, and get ready to relive the ‘90s. Inspired by classic sitcoms such…

Q.I. – Queer Improv

Midlands Arts Centre Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands

QI: Queer Improv is London's first all queer improv group, bringing you big gay laughs since 2016. Our show combines personal stories and anecdotes with…

Comedy Store Players

Midlands Arts Centre Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands

The Comedy Store Players, the official Guinness World Record Holders for the longest running comedy show with the same cast, are now in their 37th…

Grand Theft Impro

Midlands Arts Centre Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands

GTI founder members and veterans of the impro scene Dylan Emery and Phil Whelans plus guest stars from the world of impro will be creating…

WORKSHOP – Grand Theft Impro

Midlands Arts Centre Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands

o Follow the Fun (or how to avoid the tyranny of structure...) In this workshop, Dylan Emery of Grand Theft Impro will look at how…

Improbotics

Midlands Arts Centre Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands

Award-winning troupe Improbotics presents Artificial Intelligence Improvisation, a tech-infused improv and science comedy show. Human actors join artificial intelligence robots on a surreal trip in…

FANDCO

Midlands Arts Centre Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands

PlayTest combines seasoned players in virtual reality and motion capture with improvisers who are stepping into technology for perhaps the first time ever! Experience a projected virtual world with actors live on stage, combining motion capture and virtual reality to create sketches and stories in the moment.

Dog and Pony Shows

Midlands Arts Centre Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands

Dog and Pony Shows presents Pixels Pixels is an animated show co-created by improvisers and a live audience. True stories from the audience inspire animated…

CSI – Crime Scene Improv

Midlands Arts Centre Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands

No one knows who the killer is; not even the cast! Edinburgh and Brighton Fringe hit sell out show - Crime Scene Improvisation is a…

Track 96

Midlands Arts Centre Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands

 Get ready for the hip hop apocalypse, this is your freestyle judgement day. Premiered at Edinburgh Fringe 2022 London’s premier hip-hop improv group Track 96…