Sat 19 October
The Miller Pub
96, Snowsfields Road,
London SE1 3SS. Map
Grand Theft Impro will be sharing the night with Tight Rope -the most dangerous improvised comedy show around*.
GTI will comprise…
Suki Webster – Comedy Store Player, Paul Merton’s Impro Chum, Eddie Izzard’s co-conspirator in Impro M.D. and One-Word Improv, and Ross Noble’s for his run of shows at the Cutty Sark. Suki has developed her own Impro Format, The Guest Speaker.
Alan Marriott – founder of Grand Theft Impro, Alan is a voice-over maestro and to all young Americans it is he, not Neil Morrissey, who will always be Bob the Builder. He was in The Reduced Shakespeare Company, brought Theatresports to London and devised or co-devised Hamlet Improvised, The Impro Musical and Impropera.
Max Dickins is a published playwright, an author, an actor, a presenter and a comedian. He has appeared on national television, in shows such as Michael McIntyre’s Big Show. He’s had his own show on Absolute Radio, where he was nominated for a Sony Radio Award. And his live shows have toured nationally.
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.
Improvising music will be…
Sandra-Mae Luykx. Singer and multi-instrumentalist, Sandra-Mae plays saxophones, guitar, piano and percussion. She is also a composer and an accomplished Pop/EDM/Dance writer, having had songs cut by worldwide artists. Sandra-Mae is currently writing a musical with Alan Marriott. She’s played keys for, among others, the Comedy Store Players.
*Apart from the Chernobyl Store Players.