GRAND THEFT IMPRO & ENEMIES
Friday 09 March 2018
8.00pm (doors 7.30pm.)
London SE1 3SS. Map
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March’s GTI&E promises to be a triumph. This month, our Enemies are…
Shaken not Stirred: The Improvised James Bond Film. Armed with your suggestions, Alexander Fox and Dom O’Keefe weave together a brand new completely-improvised James Bond movie. Alex and Dom have clocked up hundreds of hours performing alongside members of acclaimed improv troupes Austentatious and The Free Association. They debuted Shaken Not Stirred at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2015 and quickly won a loyal fanbase. The show then sold out its run in a room double the size at Edinburgh for 2016 and 2017.
This month, Grand Theft Impro will be…
Amy Cooke-Hodgson‘s most recent roles include; Sgt Woods in Girlfriends at the Union Theatre, Sharon Osbourne on Alan Carr’s Xmas Specstacular, Sing-A-Long ‘Frozen’ at the Royal Albert Hall and Ida in the award-winning musical, Honk! Like many brilliant improvisers, Amy was with the Oxford Imps. She has performed with Showstopper! The Improvised Musical and is a founder member of impro behemoth, Austentatious.
Sally Hodgkiss studied with IO, UCB, and the Annoyance amongst others. Theatre credits include: Sparks (Old Red Lion), The Funfair (HOME), Hobson’s Choice (Sheffield Crucible), The Queen of the North (Bolton Octagon), Plain Jane (Manchester Royal Exchange), A Wondrous Place(Manchester Royal Exchange/Sheffield Crucible), Dinosaur (The Arcola), Northern Spirit (Northern Stage). Film credits include: The Black Dog, Speechless. Improv credits include: The Science of Living Things, Catch 23 and The Playground.
Lee Simpson – Lee is many people’s favourite improviser – including many who are themselves extremely good at impro. Founder member of Improbable Theatre, Comedy Store Player for 25 years, member of Paul Merton’s Impro Chums, Lee has improvised on TV in Whose Line is it Anyway? and on the radio in The Masterson Inheritance, which he co-devised. Lee is great.
Phil Whelans Writer and performer of his own Radio 4 sitcom, My First Planet, founder member of Pros from Dover – with whom he did two series of Radio 4’s The Infinite Monkey Cage. Phil has worked with everyone from Al Gore to Basil Brush via Joan Rivers, Chris Morris, Robin Williams and, er, Giles Brandreth to name but a few. Phil has been in It’s Kevin, Brasseye, Preston Front and several unsuccessful radio and TV impro pilots. He has appeared in Showstopper: the Improvised Musical , bald with David Shore and is a Monkey Toast player.
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