Come and see a light, portable, energy-efficient two-person incarnation of Grand Theft Impro perform as part of Hoopla’s excellent night of impro comedy…
Friday 6 April 2018
8.00pm (doors 7.30pm.)
London SE1 3SS. Map
That’s right. After the resounding triumph of Phil Whelans and Pippa Evans’s two person GTI performance on March 24, reverberations of which are still being felt as far away as Wales, GTI will again do the duo, this time in the shape of…
Alan Marriott – founder of Grand Theft Impro, Alan is a voice-over… well, I’ll say it… maestro; credits include Bob the Builder, Vampires, Pirates and Aliens, Anthony Ant, Lego Nexo Knights, Lego Star Wars and My Little Pony. Alan is currently the voice of Grand Sensei Dareth in Lego Ninjago. He was in The Reduced Shakespeare Company, brought Theatresports to London and devised or co-devised Hamlet Improvised, The Impro Musical, Impropera and Will Shakespeare’s Impro Musical.
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 Joan Rivers to Basil Brush, Al Gore to Brian Conley, Robin Williams to Giles Brandreth. Phil has been in It’s Kevin, Brasseye, Preston Front and a number of unsuccessful radio and TV impro pilots. He has appeared in Showstopper: the Improvised Musical and is a Monkey Toast player.
Alan and Phil will be joined by…
Sandra-Mae Luykx. A talented singer and multi-instrumentalist, Sandra-Mae plays saxophone (soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophone), guitar, piano, percussion. She is also a composer – a regional finalist in CBC’s Searchlight Competition with her original song, “Finally, I Believe in Your Love.” She is also an accomplished Pop/EDM/Dance writer, having had their songs cut by worldwide artists. Sandra-Mae is currently writing a musical with Alan Marriott. she runs a regular Jazz Night at the London Improv Theatre and has played keys for Slattery Night Fever and GTI.
GTI will be sharing the night with…
BEINGS: Susan Harrison (Showstopper!) and Andrew Gentilli(Music Box) conjure humorous improvised stories from this world,and others.
Featuring otherworldly musics by Dylan Buckle.
MUSIC BOX: A new improvised musical every show. Songs and lyrics are plucked from thin air. Stories and characters merge from nothing. All you would want from a comedy show,combined with all you would want from a musical, made up on the spot. Join Music Box on an epic musical adventure where nothing is impossible.