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Join us in celebrating Shakespeare Day with a riotous and uniquely new Shakespeare play, its story and verse improvised completely on the spot by a whip-smart cast of talented performers


Hold onto your doublets, ruffs and trunk hose. The Bard is back! With story and verse improvised in the moment, enjoy a riotous new Shakespeare play every time – performed by Impromptu Shakespeare’s whip smart cast. Packed with priceless wit, lyrical smarts, romance and a dash of double-crossing this leading ensemble do the Bard proud with a brand new one-act hit every time, inspired by audience suggestions.

Impromptu Shakespeare have been a smash hit at the Edinburgh Fringe, Bristol Shakespeare Festival and appeared on BBC Shakespeare Live.

Celebrating International Shakespeare Day/Shakespeare’s birthday this April!

WINNER: Best Comedy Event, Buxton Fringe 2021

“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

“Go and see this show. It’s intelligent, it’s funny, it’s all of the adjectives for brilliant. I’m still not sure how they did what they did.”
★★★★★ Pocket Size Theatre

  • Dates: Fri 25th - Sun 27th April 2025
  • Show time: 7.30pm
  • Tickets: £12
  • Running Time: 1 hour (no interval)
  • Suitable for: Ages 10+
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Impromptu Shakespeare
Impromptu Shakespeare
  • Running Time: 1 hour (no interval)
  • Suitable for: Ages 10+
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