Comedy, Improv

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Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience

Trademark mix-ups from the Faulty Towers hotel staff served alongside a three course meal.

Holiday Inn London, Brentford

Tue 10 Dec

£65

Ticket includes show, three course dinner and DJ until 1am.

Wed 11 Dec

£65

Ticket includes show, three course dinner and DJ until 1am.

Radisson Blu Edwardian, London WC1B

Sun 16 Jun

Thu 20 Jun

£60–£80

Fri 21 Jun

£60–£80

…and 57 more dates until 29 Sep

The Principal George Street, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

£52 / 0131 225 1251

  • 14:00 – 16:00

£52–£57.50 / 0131 225 1251

  • 14:00 – 16:00
  • 19:30 – 21:30
  • 19:30 – 21:30
The Principal

£25 / 0131 225 1251

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

£52 / 0131 225 1251

  • 14:00 – 16:00

£52–£57.50 / 0131 225 1251

  • 14:00 – 16:00
  • 19:30 – 21:30
  • 19:30 – 21:30
The Principal

£25 / 0131 225 1251

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

£52 / 0131 225 1251

  • 14:00 – 16:00

£52–£57.50 / 0131 225 1251

  • 14:00 – 16:00
  • 19:30 – 21:30
  • 19:30 – 21:30
…and 23 more dates until 26 Aug

Murder She Didn't Write: The Improvised Murder Mystery

Degrees of Error and Something for the Weekend A classic murder mystery is created on-the-spot from audience suggestions in this ingenious and hilarious show from Fringe favourites, Degrees of Error. Lady Violet in the kitchen with the silver corkscrew? Mr Gold with the telescope in Parliament? You decide, but will you…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Pleasance One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Pleasance One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Pleasance One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 26 Aug

Nina Conti: Work in Progress

PBJ Management British Comedy Award winner Nina Conti is boldly experimenting and discovering fresh ideas as she develops her next new show. 'Put simply, Nina Conti is a genius' ★★★★ (Mirror). 'Uproariously hilarious' ★★★★ (Scotsman). Age category: 14+

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Pleasance Beyond

£12 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£12 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£12 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 15 more dates until 18 Aug

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

TV comedy favourite Merton and his talented group of 'impro chums' (read: show offs) magically weave laughs from audience suggestions.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 8 Aug

The Grand

£15 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 9 Aug

The Grand

£16.50 (£15.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 10 Aug

The Grand

£16.50 (£15.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 17 Aug

Medium Rare Improv

Beard of Zeus Beard of Zeus returns for their fourth year! Come and see the amazing improv troupe from Southampton perform their newest show: Medium Rare Improv. This year featuring six amazing improvisers, they’ll turn your suggestions into an on-the-spot comedy performance that’s different every night, so be sure not…

theSpace on North Bridge, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Argyll Theatre

£6 (£5) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Argyll Theatre

£6 (£5) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

Argyll Theatre

£6 (£5) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

Castle Douglas Soap Box Derby

Community event aiming to promote the town of Castle Douglas.

Castle Douglas Town Hall

Sun 7 Jul

Free / 01387 253 383

  • 12:00

Princess Party

The UK premiere of this wild, laugh-out-loud, scripted improv party! Los Angeles-based sketch comedians, Lauren Howard Hayes and Hannah Pilkes, bring you two best friends who get paid to impersonate popular princesses for wealthy party-planning mums. When veteran princess Sloane takes rookie Ansley under her wing, it's…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Dining Room

£7 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Dining Room

£7 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Dining Room

£7 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 26 Aug

Trixie Mattel

One woman comedy show from the RuPaul star.

Bonus Arena, Hull

Wed 13 May 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 01482 456220

Brighton Centre

Fri 22 May 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 1515

Bristol Hippodrome

Sun 17 May 2020

£34.40–£105.40 / 0844 847 2325

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ComedySportz

Improvisational comedy from two teams who are battling it out for laughs by creating sketches, songs and all kinds of scenes from audience suggestions.

Waterside Arts Centre, Sale

Sat 31 Aug

£7 (£5) / 0161 912 5616

The Great British Take Off: Jon Culshaw & Bill Dare

A night of utterly spontaneous unscripted observations, recollections and character collections.

Farnham Maltings

Sat 30 Nov

£22.50 / 01252 745444

Hull City Hall

Sun 17 Nov

£25.20 / 01482 300300

The Old Market, Hove

Wed 9 Oct

£25.20 / 01273 201801

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The Oxford Imps

Improv powerhouse The Oxford Imps present an hour of 'the best improvised comedy I have ever had the pleasure to witness' ★★★★★ (ThreeWeeks) and 'comedic genius on the spot' (Cue, National Arts Festival, South Africa). The Oxford Imps have toured the UK, Europe, the USA and South Africa. They have trained Edinburgh Comedy…

Old Tolbooth Market, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Bottom

£4

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Bottom

£4

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Bottom

£4

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Spontaneous Potter

Improv comedy play inspired by Harry Potter.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sat 20 Jul

£15 / 01475 723723

The Beacon Theatre

£15 / 01475 723723

Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 1 Nov

£10 (£8) / 0141 577 4956

The Glee Club, Birmingham

Tue 15 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 472 0400

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Abandoman AKA Rob Broderick – The Road to Coachella

Underbelly and Dawn Sedgwick Management Fancy a full music festival in 60 minutes? Abandoman's got your back! Rob Broderick brings his innate ability to craft songs on the spot to the world of Coachella. Combining hip hop, pop, EDM and more, Rob will transport you to the world's greatest music festival and leave you…

Underbelly George Square, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Udderbelly

£10 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Udderbelly

£10 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Udderbelly

£10 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Any Suggestions, Doctor? The Improvised Doctor Who Parody

Bound & Gagged Comedy The Improvised Doctor Who Parody is back! Travel anywhere in time and space with a live radiophonic workshop, on-stage TARDIS and a collection of hilarious improv comedy performers! Travel on an adventure made entirely from your suggestions and be home in time for tea. Allons-y! 'An excellent…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

KingDome

£6.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

KingDome

£6.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

KingDome

£13 (£11) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Austentatious: An Improvised Novel

  • 4 stars

An irreverent show performed in period costume, borne from suggestions from the audience.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Thu 24 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0121 236 4455

Fri 25 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0121 236 4455

Brighton Dome

Sun 3 Nov

£19 / 01273 709709

Buxton Opera House

Thu 17 Oct

£18 / 0845 127 2190

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Austentatious presents… Crosstentatious! In Aid of Waverley Care

Austentatious For one night only, the Chortle Award-winning ladies and gentlemen of Austentatious swap their bonnets and breeches to raise money for Waverley Care! Join them as they improvise a riotously funny new Jane Austen work, based on nothing more than a title suggested by the audience. Performed in full Regency…

Underbelly George Square, Edinburgh

Mon 19 Aug

Udderbelly

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Confetti and Chaos

Immersive comedy dining experience that puts guests in the midst of a wedding reception gone wrong. A two-hour piece that includes a three-course meal and a tonne of chaos.

The Principal George Street, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

£45–£47.50 / 0131 225 1251

  • 17:00
Hanover Suite

£45 / 0131 225 1251

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

£45–£47.50 / 0131 225 1251

  • 17:00
Hanover Suite

£47.50 / 0131 225 1251

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

£45–£47.50 / 0131 225 1251

  • 17:00
Hanover Suite

£47.50 / 0131 225 1251

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 26 Aug

Edinburgh Magic Show

A monthly show featuring local magicians and acclaimed illusory acts from around the world.

Lulu, Edinburgh

Thu 4 Jul

£15 (£10; 4 for 3 £45) / 0131 225 5005

  • 19:15 – 22:00

£15 (£10; Students £10; VIP Package £20) / 0131 225 5005

Thu 1 Aug

£15 (£10; Students £10; VIP Package £20) / 0131 225 5005

Thu 5 Sep

£15 (£10; 4 for 3 £45) / 0131 225 5005

  • 19:15 – 22:00

Thu 7 Nov

£15 (£10; 4 for 3 £45) / 0131 225 5005

  • 19:15 – 22:00

Enterteasement: Comedy! Magic! Burlesque

A spell-binding mix of comedy, magic and burlesque.

The Hold (Underneath The Admiral Bar), Glasgow

Sat 13 Jul

£10–£14 admits one to venue. / 0141 221 7705

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Sat 10 Aug

£10–£14 admits one to venue. / 0141 221 7705

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Sat 14 Sep

£10–£14 admits one to venue. / 0141 221 7705

  • 20:00 – 22:30
…and 3 more dates until 14 Dec

Family Secrets

The House of Improv / PBH's Free Fringe Following a sell-out run in Oxford, Family Secrets is a night of comedy and chaos as a family (inspired by your suggestions!) has an entirely improvised reunion. Expect revelations, closets and skeletons, long lost relatives and everything in between. It’s all a secret until the…

BrewDog Lothian Road, Edinburgh

Wed 14 Aug

The Garage

Free / 0131 228 2305

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Thu 15 Aug

The Garage

Free / 0131 228 2305

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Fri 16 Aug

The Garage

Free / 0131 228 2305

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 24 Aug

FreeStyle Comedy: Improvised Stand-Up

Rick Molland (UK) and Sully O'Sullivan (NZ) It's stand-up, but not as you know it. No rules, no backup, no script, no set-list, just pure comedy. International double act Rick Molland and Sully O’Sullivan deliver a unique hour of improvised stand-up comedy every single show. 'Rewriting the rules of comedy with never to…

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Beehive 1

£5 / 0131 225 7171

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Beehive 1

£5 / 0131 225 7171

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Beehive 1

£5 / 0131 225 7171

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

John Robertson: The Dark Room

An interactive video game courtesy of the cult stand-up.

The Frog & Bucket, Manchester

Sun 14 Jul

£10 (£8) / 0161 236 9805

  • 19:00

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Dining Room

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Dining Room

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Dining Room

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

The Last Supper: 7 Deadly Sins

The Last Supper / Free Fringe The Last Supper invites you to confess your deepest, darkest and funniest sins. Let the sisters and brothers of our improvised church lead you out of temptation and into laughter. Long-form improvised comedy based on confessions from you, our congregation. Unburden yourself in our private…

Laughing Horse @ Moriarty's, Edinburgh

Mon 12 Aug

Performing Space

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Tue 13 Aug

Performing Space

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Wed 14 Aug

Performing Space

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 4 more dates until 18 Aug

MARVELus: Improv the MARVEL-verse

The Just Us League The UK's premier nerd-culture comedy duo The Just Us League (and guests) present a brand new MARVEL movie trilogy made up on the spot. Get your geek on as these improvisers make up a whole new MCU. Featuring some of the UK's best improvisers from The Noise Next Door, Showstoppers and more! Age…

Laughing Horse @ Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Long Room

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 2 Aug

Long Room

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 3 Aug

Long Room

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Newcastle Improv Festival: Improv Comedy Workshop for 11 - 15 year olds

A laughter filled improv comedy workshop for children and young teens with the Suggestibles’ Ian McLaughlin. Expect tons of confidence boosting fun, creativity and gameplay while you learn the basics of improvisation in a safe and unpressured environment. A big kid at heart, Ian’s enthusiastic and energetic style is…

Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Tue 30 Jul

£10.50 / 0191 209 4282