See spontaneous, be spontaneousThe Water Poet is playing host to a brand new festival showcasing the talent and variety of improvisation and sketch groups in London.
Across three days, thirty of London’s best comedy improv and sketch groups will be amazing audiences with their spontaneous, quick witted and absurdly funny scenes, sketches, stories and songs. Plus, there'll be craft beer and quality food available to purchase. Sound good?
Line up (subject to change):
Friday: City Impro, Dirty White Boys, Sandy & Danni, Neasden Rotary Club, Multiverse.
Saturday Afternoon Ticket (3 one-hour shows between 2.30pm and 6.15 pm): Very Serious People, Postscript, Merlin's Beard, The Coaterie, Clusterfox, Careless Vespa, City Impro, Classic Andy
Saturday Night Ticket (3 one-hour shows between 7pm and 10.30pm): Comedy Shenanigans, Sweet Nelsonn, Music Box, Mad Monkey, Shakespair, Panicky Tack
Sunday Afternoon Ticket (3 one-hour shows between 3pm and 6.30 pm): Duck Duck Tales, Human Machine, Just Us League, Big Now, The Cartel, Shoes & Socks, Jack Left Town, Impetus and Jon & Nath
Sunday Night Ticket (grand finale show between 7pm and 9pm): Left Foot First, Parentheticals, Improvable, Ten Thousand Million Love Stories, The Bosun's Delight
Workshop (Sunday 12.30pm - 2.30pm): Want to learn the basics of improv comedy in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere? Then join us for this two-hour beginner workshop on Sunday afternoon from 12.30pm to 2.30pm. Absolutely no experience necessary. The ticket will also give you entry to the Sunday afternoon show.
Balderdash Street Art Tour: Join City Impro's Balderdash Academy as a first year art student. Marvel at the sixteen-foot tall dinosaur made of biscuits, ponder the ethics of Mongolian paint dancing, and make your professors' lives difficult as you question their ability to recall "facts". The tour runs on Saturday 18 February from 12pm - 2pm.
Full terms and conditions are available at cityimpro.com.