April “Cruellest Month” according to Pam Ayers. Grand Theft Impro obliges with guest Scandinavian Murder.
Friday April 12 2019
8.00pm (doors 7.30pm.)
London SE1 3SS. Map
Tickets £7.00… here …or on the door.
Friday April 12
Peter More and Emma Wessleus take you with them along the trail of the perpetrators of the crime as well as into the complicated lives of the detectives. The show is inspired by Nordic Noir hits such as The Killing, The Bridge, and The Naked Gun.
Peter More (UK) and Emma Wessleus (SE) met in Amsterdam and were both members of the somewhat known easylaughs and the pretty obscure Opro – Improvised Opera. They are both improvisers and stand-ups, but Emma wins because she is also an opera singer. Between them they can reach the high notes and the low brows.
Then, Grand Theft Impro will be…
Charlotte Gittins is a member of West End, Edinburgh and BBC Radio 4 smash hit, Austentatious, one half of twoprov sensation, Folie á Deux, with Austentatious playmate, Andrew Hunter Murray. She improvises internationally and frequently does all fifty hours of the Annual London Improvathon. She also makes TV documentaries.
Ruth Bratt – Star of Olivier Award winning West End, Edinburgh Festival, Radio 4 and Broadway smash, Showstopper, award winning BBC sitcom, People Just Do Nothing, Ricky Gervais’s Derek, Fast and Loose, Mongrels, and two series of her own BBC Radio 4 show, Trodd en Bratt: Well Done You.
Nick Oram is a member of Do Not Adjust Your Stage and performs one-man improv show, Nick Oram and the Playmobil Players. He has written plays for the Derby Theatre and RADA. He won the BAFTA Rocliffe Comedy Writing Competition in 2017 with his script Last One Left. He has trained under a range of improvisers including performers from the IO, Second City, and UCB. In 2015, Nick appeared in BBC Three’s Murder in Successville.
Phil Whelans – writer and performer of his own Radio 4 sitcom, My First Planet, founder member of sketch group 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. He’s been in It’s Kevin, Brasseye, Preston Front and a number of unsuccessful radio and TV impro pilots. He’s done impro all over the world and has appeared in Showstopper: the Improvised Musical, Hamlet Improvised, Theatresports, Criminal, with David Shore in bald, and as a Monkey Toast player.