Other places to perform improv in London

Other nights booking improv groups

Hoopla: See performing opportunities at Hoopla.

The Miller: All of Hoopla’s shows are based at The Miller and the pub also sometimes has other spots available outside of Hoopla.

The Nursery: This is a great theatre who we also work closely with. They are also great at developing new improv shows, sometimes with open auditions.

C3Something: They host loads of great shows, jams and events and are incredibly encouraging to the growing improv scene.

Duck Duck Goose: It’s on every Monday night. There are always at least 2 acts (sometimes new groups, sometimes experienced, famous troupes) and multiple chances for the audience to get up and jam together too.

The Slapdash Festival: This is awesome. An annual improv festival, co-produced by The Nursery Theatre and C3Something. Open to international acts.

Love Explosion: Remy from Imprology runs regular nights that are open to guest performs, with a very cool and open to all format.

City Impro & Friends: A great group of people, and looking for groups to join their nights.

RH & Friends: Monthly show with slots for guest groups.

The Playground: Monthly show with guest groups and jam.

Sam Rhodes Comedy Explosion: A mix of stand ups, sketch and improv, open to guest groups.

The Parentheticals: They run a monthly night called Bracket Racket that is open to guest groups.

Let us know if we’ve missed anything.


Improv Friendly Venues

These venues host lots of shows by different improv groups, and would be a good places to have a look at if you want to run your own regular night or one-off show:

The Miller, London Bridge
The Nursery
The Camden Head (both of them)
The Islington, Angel
The Comedy Pub
The Soho Theatre
The Leicester Square Theatre
The Etc Theatre Camden
The Hen and Chickens
The Old Red Lion
The Pleasance
The Kings Head
The Cockpit Theatre
The Dog Star
The Horse & Stables
The Udderbelly Festival

Stand Up Nights

Some stand-up nights have improv on too, it can be helpful to add variety to the night. It’s useful to have different lengths of shows available if approaching a stand-up night promoter, and also have an idea of what kind of show works at the night. Here’s some to have a look at:

Angel Comedy
Downstairs at the Kings Head
Comedy Cafe New Act Night
Cavendish Arms -Comedy Virgins

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