Thursday 10th December 2015
25 Rathbone Place
London W1T 1JB (Tottenham Court Road tube)
Tickets: £5.50 online at grandtheftimpro.com/tickets or £7 on the door.
A festive treat for GTI fans this week, as everybody’s favourite jingle belle, Briony Redman, and the nation’s #1 decorative beau, Richard Soames, join GTI’s Phil Whelans and Charlotte Gittins. They’ll put the myrrh into mirth, sleigh us with their wit and treat us to some badass gangsta wrap. Yule love them.*
One of the leading lights of the UK’s improvisation scene, Briony Redman performs with such stellar groups as The Free Association, Monkey Toast and The Bishop. She is one of the stars of much-loved sketch duo Surname & Surname (‘proper inventive fun’ The Times) and she unleashed her début solo hour, Secret Show, at this year’s Camden Fringe (the details remain confidential, but we can reveal that it was hilarious). She has written for Radio 4, and both wrote and starred in award-winning comedy short, Forget Me Not, which had its UK première at the BFI for the London Comedy Film Festival.
National treasure, Richard Soames, is a performer and writer with critically acclaimed comedy act The Beta Males (‘A slick, hilarious sketch show… Genius.’ The Sunday Times). He and his psyche delighted the Edinburgh Festival this year with his first solo hour, Richard Soames Does the Right Thing (don’t despair if you missed it: he’ll be wrestling with his own mind again at Kings Place on 9th December). Co-star of award-winning short film Forget Me Not, he’s also appeared on screen in BBC Three’s Made for Each Other, graced the airwaves in Radio 4’s Sketchorama and trodden the improvisational boards with Monkey Toast and The Bishop.
* Rest assured, we’re getting the puns out of our system now, so you don’t have to endure them on Thursday.†
† We promise NOTHING.