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Improv

In our January episode, critics Tim Bano and Lyn Gardner reveal their top picks of 2019 ranging from major West End musicals to emerging fringe...

The last few years have seen a massive upsurge of improv companies and performances in the UK. For many years in London it was pretty...

How did you start off teaching improv? As a play reader and director at London’s Royal Court in the 1960s, we found ourselves with studio...

How did you start off in theatre?  I started off at school, working on plays as an actor and writer. Then I got into amateur...

How did you start off in theatre? As many of us do: in school plays. I did a lot of shows at university, especially improvised...

Graham Dickson is a performer in Austentatious, the improvised comedy play inspired by Jane Austen, as well as artistic director and co-founder of London...

Having trained in drama, Josie Lawrence made her name in TV improv before tackling a series of Shakespearean roles. Now turning to Brecht, she...

1. Have fun on stage – work hard behind the scenes Improv is not some side thing. It’s a full-on art form that will change you,...

Black people don’t exist in improv. Well, there are about five of us. In a world where talking unicorns are real and time travel...
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