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Dates: Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and occasional bonus shows.


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

However we also occasionally have earlier & later shows, please check listings below.


Price: See listings below.


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


Nearest Tube and Train: London Bridge.


Ages: 18+

The Uk’s First Improv comedy club

Hoopla Improv Comedy Club

The UK’s first ever Improv Comedy Club.


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


Recommended by Time Out, The Evening Standard, The Metro and The Daily Telegraph.


We support all styles of improv and have a variety of styles of improv each night including short-form games, scenes, long-form, improvised plays, improvised films and improv musicals, as well as occasional late night jams, shows and parties.


We also run improv courses for you to try improv yourself as well as stand up comedy courses and corporate training.

“A quick paced, inventive and witty show.”

The Edinburgh Guide


“A Comedy Masterclass.”

The Post


“Inventive improvisation and clever comedy!” Three Weeks


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

Three Weeks


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

The New Current


“Chemistry between cast meant it was like funniest night amongst friends.”

Camden New Journal


“Lively, sharp, superior improvised fun!” Remote Goat


“A hilarious, high energy show full of great songs, clever plot twists, and weird and wonderful characters.”

Accidental Festival


“A lovely, funny and slick night of improvised comedy by a talented group.”

Earl's Court Festival


“Left me helpless with laughter….They created a storyline which actually meant something and characters who made me care.” Fringe Guru


“The group accomplished the show with panache, wit and an impressive degree of professionalism.”

The Londonist


“Keeling the crowd into fits of laughter.”

Ten Eighty Magazine


“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


“A twice weekly night of improv comedy from some of the finest off-the-cuff troupes on the circuit.”

Time Out


“Looking for an affordable, spontaneous and fun night? Look no further. Introducing Hoopla Improv Comedy Club!"

Doingsomething.co.uk

Fringe Guru



Remote Goat



1080 Magazine

Edinburgh Guide


8pm. SATURDAY 16th DECEMBER 2017: GRAND THEFT IMPRO & IMPROVISION.


GRAND THEFT IMPRO:

Improvised comedy. By veterans. For fun. Featuring Dylan Emery (from the Olivier award winning Showstoppers), Charlotte Gittins (Austentatious) and Phil Whelans (Radio 4).

Simply marvellous - Time Out.

GTI are at the forefront of the revival of impro in the UK - The Guardian.


IMPROVISION:

The improvised Eurovision song contest!

Featuring improv groups from across the London improv representing countries you can cheer and boo for, singing songs named by you!


Plus if you want to get there earlier there is also a free open to all Christmas themed improv jam from 6:15pm plus Swipe Right and Troupeless.


£6. >> BOOK NOW


GRAND THEFT IMPRO

10pm. SATURDAY 16th DECEMBER 2017: The Greatest Story Somewhat Told. The Improvised Nativity Play.


Raising money for Shelter the housing and homelessness charity.


An improvised Nativity play featuring a selection of great improvisers and homemade costumes and props playing together for one night only to raise money for Shelter.


Directed by Charlie V Martin from Dantes History of the Banished, Glitch and Mike & Charlie.


Charlie V Martin is talented in every style she pursues, and like her Italian forebears, is a real Renaissance woman. - Broadway Baby.


All proceeds go to Shelter the housing and homelessness charity.


£5. >> BOOK NOW


6pm - 10pm. SUNDAY 17th DECEMBER 2017: END OF COURSE SHOWS.


Lots of fun people performing brand new shows as part of their courses with Hoopla.


You can come to see whatever shows as you want and come and go as you please over the evening.


6pm: Improvised Theatre Course Show Part 1.

7pm: Improvised Theatre Course Show Part 2.

8pm: The Improviser’s Way Course Show Part 1.

9pm: The Improviser’s Way Course Show Part 1.


Please note this show is at a different venue:


The Horse & Stables, 122-124 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7RW.

Tube: Lambeth North or Waterloo.


FREE


END OF COURSE SHOWS

8pm. THURSDAY 21st DECEMBER 2017: BLIND DATE WITH A TWIST.


Come celebrate the winter solstices, make this years shortest day of the year a night to remember! For one night only the hit show Blind Date with a Twist is coming to Hoopla at the Miller to help raise money for Beatson Cancer Charity.


We invite you to an interactive comedy game show like no other. Taking a 90s classic and putting our twist on it!


The ultimate matchmakers, Mother Earth (Leanna Wigginton) and Mother Nature (Angela Pollard) will be joining forces and giving 10 lucky contestants the chance to find love and or friendship in a fun and entertaining game show. If you are chosen to play you dont have to PAY!


Come prepared to watch this whirlwind of a show unravel whilst witnessing true love and friendships blossom. What better way to celebrate the ancient pagan tradition of Winter Solstice than by helping humanity come together. Expect comedy games and music!


Prizes for best festive costumes/get up


£5  >> BOOK NOW


8pm. SUNDAY 31st DECEMBER 2017: NEW YEAR’S EVE SHOW AND PARTY!


We’re going to be hosting shows and a party on New Year’s Eve.


Details and tickets coming soon!

NEW YEAR’S EVE

8pm. FRIDAY 15th DECEMBER: SUKI WEBSTERS GUEST SPEAKER.


WITH SUKI WEBSTER, STEPHEN FROST, CHARLOTTE GITTINS AND STEVE STEEN.


SUKI WEBSTER: (Paul Mertons Impro Chums, Comedy Store Players, Eddie Izzards One Word Impro, Just A Minute.)


STEPHEN FROST: (Whose Line Is It Anyway, The Young Ones, Comedy Store Players, Eddie Izzards One Word Impro.)


CHARLOTTE GITTINS: (Chortle award winning Austentatious, Grand Theft Impro, Folie à Deux .)


STEVE STEEN: (Whose Line Is It Anyway, Comedy Store Players, The Rory Bremner Show, Black Adder 3.)


An exciting new improvised comedy show where some of the worlds finest Improvisers will perform solo! High risk comedy as our intrepid performers spontaneously make up a speech based on a topic suggested by you the audience.


Plus a free 10pm show of PantoProv the improvised pantomime.


This is one of our most popular shows so we recommend booking in advance.


£8 >> BOOK NOW

GUEST SPEAKER

10pm. FRIDAY 15th DECEMBER: PANTOPROV


Get into the Christmas spirit with a late night improvised Pantomime extravaganza. Pantoprov takes all the ingredients of a classic Christmas Pantomime: laughter, mayhem and audience participation, and puts them into a new fairy tale adventure of your choosing.


We will be collecting in support of Refugee Support Network who help provide education for young refugees.


FREE (DONATIONS TO CHARITY ON DOOR)