Presented by KPS Productions, showing as part of Bristol Shakespeare Festival 2017
Returning as part of the Bristol Shakespeare Festival 2017, Impromptu Shakespeare create an entirely new and unique Shakespeare play, improvised on the spot and inspired by audience suggestions. Bursting with love, poetry, comedy, tragedy, power struggles, mistaken identity, the supernatural and everything in between – this show will delight Shakespeare nerds and novices alike. Impromptu Shakespeare have their tongues firmly in their cheeks and their feet planted in the works of the Bard. Whether you know all 37 plays – or none – this is the show for you. Join us for an hour of riotous fun as the cast buckle on the Bard’s britches to bring you the plays he never wrote.
Impromptu Shakespeare strive to bring the Bard to life. Featuring a cast of leading theatrical and comedic improvisers, they’ve performed three critically-acclaimed runs at the Edinburgh Fringe, and were featured on BBC radio’s The Art of Improv. Other appearances include: the Oxford Comedy Festival, the Gulbenkian Theatre Canterbury, ImproFest London, Bristol Improv Festival and the Edric Theatre in London.
“Shakespeare from the hip. Ingenious and very funny.”
Will Gompertz, BBC Arts Editor
“Simply sublime, side-splittingly hilarious improvised comedy almost worthy of the Bard himself.”
★★★★★ Broadway Baby
★★★★★ Plays To See
“An impressive display of improv.”
★★★★ Three Weeks
“Rare and impressive skill”
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