Senior Couple at Sunset Tropical Beach

I love you Description Two players improvise a scene and at some point in the scene they have to say I love you to each other and mean it. The scene may end at that moment or carry on. Example Hubert: Would you like a tea m’Lady? Lady Penelope: Yes please Hubert. You do look[…]

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Stories from Grandpa Description Like “Lines From A Hat,” the cast gets audience members to write phrases or scraps of dialogue on pieces of paper before the scene starts. The performer then starts telling a story to the audience, playing a grandfather. The performer frequently incorporates the provided phrases into the story by picking up[…]

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history time

Rewrite History Description Replay a famous moment in history. Because it is improvised, everything will turn out differently. Show what really happened, not what the revisionists recorded.   Subscribe to Our Newsletter If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter containing helpful improv resources, improv exercises, casting calls for new shows and news about[…]

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remote rewind fast forward

Rewind/Fast-Forward Description Start a scene and it runs for a bit. Off stage players can shout rewind/play/pause/fast forward and the scene players rewind etc repeating their lines in reverse order etc.   Subscribe to Our Newsletter If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter containing helpful improv resources, improv exercises, casting calls for new[…]

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books

Pop-Up Book Description One character narrates a story and the others lie down on the ground as if pressed between the pages of an enormous book. The narrator turns a giant page and the players pop up and pose. The narrator pulls a tab or turns a dial or other typical functions of a pop-up[…]

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Two human puppets talk and argue

Puppets Description Two players play a scene but they can’t move their bodies until two other improvisers move them. They can move their eyes and mouth to speak, but all other movements come from the “puppeteers” moving them. To make the puppet improviser take a step to walk the puppeteer improviser taps them behind their[…]

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bag objects

Ordinary Object Description The audience is asked for an ordinary object (e.g. a scarf, glove/s, an object from a purse, etc.) to use in the scene. That object is used in as many different ways possible during the scene. This may be a timed scene where two teams compete and the team with the most[…]

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Press conference or interview on air. Microphones of different mass media, radio, tv and press prepared for conference meeting.

Newsreader Description Players are newsreaders, and cut to different reports from reporters around the stage/audience.   Subscribe to Our Newsletter If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter containing helpful improv resources, improv exercises, casting calls for new shows and news about the UK improv scene please subscribe. You can also follow us on[…]

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George Edgar Sketch Comedy Course

Lines From A Hat Description Players get suggestions for famous quotes, lines of dialogue, sayings or even clichés from the audience by having them write their ideas down on slips of paper. An idea is obtained i.e. location, relationship, conflict. Two players are selected and they take some of the lines from the “hat”. The[…]

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Alphabet letters

Last Letter Description Two players do a scene. They must use the last letter of the last word in one player’s line of dialogue as the first letter of the first word of the next player’s line of dialogue. Example Tattoo artist: Welcome, so this is your first tattoo? Customer: Of course it is, I’m[…]

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Conor hosting

Instagram Slide Show Description Players attempt a slide show of their holiday using slides from the audience or a celebrity instagram   Subscribe to Our Newsletter If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter containing helpful improv resources, improv exercises, casting calls for new shows and news about the UK improv scene please subscribe.[…]

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Hitch Hiker

Hitch Hiker Description A couple or family sit front-centre stage. They pick up a sequence of different characters.   Subscribe to Our Newsletter If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter containing helpful improv resources, improv exercises, casting calls for new shows and news about the UK improv scene please subscribe. You can also[…]

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