Photographed by Steve Best, 2023 With improvised music from Steve Edis, Kirsty Newton, Yshani Perinpanyagam, Chris Ash and Alex Ross. They also draw from a pool of superb guests, including: Stephen Frost, Mike McShane, Marcus Brigstocke, Suki Webster, Greg Proops, Monica Gaga, Lauren Shearing, Rachel Parris, Steve Steen, Ian Coppinger, Pippa Evans, Niall Ashdown, Phelim McDermott, Cariad Lloyd, Ruth Bratt, Dave Johns, Phill Jupitus, David Reed, Eddie Izzard...
Performer line-ups are subject to change
"We’re lucky to be living in a world that has them in it. If you’re in London wondering what to go and see, go see them make magic live."
I can honestly say I have tears from laughter, each time I go. It’s a fantastic evening, feels so relaxed and honestly so funny. Absolutely hilarious, 100% worth a visit. *****
A supportive crowd wills on six brave performers who arrive with no script and not the faintest idea of what will happen. Through improvisation they create whole sketches and comic dramas that are amazingly inventive and sometimes take off into flights of surreal brilliance.
Whose Line Is it Anyway? is a pale TV imitation
Visited this weekend for the Sunday night improv and thought it was superb. I’d never been to the comedy store before and will now ensure I go every time I visit London. *****
What happens when a bunch of the world's most hilarious comedians come to town? Uproar, of course.
I learned a great deal whilst working with the Players - sadly nothing about comedy or performing.
Witty, silly, satirical, occasionally ludicrous, ultimately crowd-pleasing
The troupe more than lives up to its hallowed reputation … the livewire skill underpinning all that wanton spontaneity quite takes your breath away.
I've slept with all of them... except Josie
The best ad-lib ensemble in the UK
A bottomless supply of surreal sketches, dramatic vignettes and almost tuneful operettas … a must for anyone with a pulse and a sense of humour!
These masters of their craft, there was never a dull moment.
Manchester Evening News
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