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Hoopla present a selection of the best improvised comedy in London every Friday & Saturday night. At least two different improv groups each night from the UK’s flourishing live impro scene.

Hoopla’s Improv Comedy Club was recently recommended as the best place to see improvised comedy in London by both The Daily Telegraph AND The Londonist.

“If improvisation floats your boat you should head to Hoopla. There’s fewer better ways to see what spur-of-the-moment comedy London has to offer.” - The Londonist.

We have various styles of improv each night including short-form games, scenes, long-form, and improv musicals. After the main shows listed below we also host additional informal late night shows.
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Fringe Guru
Remote Goat
Edinburgh Guide
Reviews:
“They stand out for their ambition, their variety and their creativity. They created a storyline which actually meant something and characters who made me care. The Octopus left me helpless with laughter.” Fringe Guru

“This contemporary off-the-cuff comedy will make you laugh your heart out!” Three Weeks

“A lovely, funny and slick night of improvised musical comedy by a talented group.” Earl’s Court Festival

“A Comedy Masterclass.” The Post

“A quick paced, inventive and witty show.” Edinburgh Guide

“Poetic and contemporary, the hour of entertainment flies by.” New Current             

Dates: Every Friday and Saturday plus bonus adhoc shows throughout the week, see below for listings.


Time: Doors open 7:30pm. Show 8pm - 10pm.


Price: £5 on the door or book in advance below.


Where: The Miller, 96 Snowsfields Road, London Bridge, London, SE1 3SS.


Nearest Tube and Train: London Bridge.


Directions: Close to London Bridge Station, Snowsfields Road, off Great Maze Pond behind Guys Hospital.


Ages: 18+

Long Lane
Crosby
Friday 5th September 2014
Saturday 6th September 2014
MusicBox
Wednesday 10th September 2014
Friday 12th September 2014
Saturday 13th September 2014
The Science OF
Living Things
City Impro performing topical short-form games, followed by guest groups from across the London improv scene. FREE
Tuesday 16th September 2014
City Impro & Friends
Friday 19th September 2014
The Short & Girlie Show: The UK's longest running all-female improv troupe stop off at Hoopla as part of their national tour. "Seeing it once just won't be enough!" Out Magazine.
Music Box: Improvised Comedy Musical. 5 STARS - Fringe Guru. >> BOOK NOW
MusicBox
Saturday 20th September 2014
Monday 22nd September 2014
Friday 26th September 2014
The Science OF
Living Things
Saturday 27th September 2014