This Sunday, GTI are proud guests of the marvellous Geraldyne: Improv Comedy, who will perform their exciting improv-from-music show…
November 3 2019
7.00pm (doors 6.45)
240 Great Portland Street,
London W1W 5QU.
Come along, we command* you.
Grand Theft Impro will consist…
Michael Orton-Toliver co-created and wrote the TV sitcom Borderline (Channel 5) and The Literary Adventures of Mr. Brown (BBC Radio 4.) He was co-director of the Free Association and formerly Head Corporate writer for the world-famous comedy troupe Boom Chicago, Amsterdam. Previously, Michael wrote for two seasons on Comedy Central News (NL), and he has written and performed in thousands of shows for Boom Chicago Amsterdam, Second City out of Chicago, and Ultimate Improv in Los Angeles.
Alexander Fox Alexander began writing and performing comedy in both the Oxford Imps and the Oxford Revue. He was a member of sketch comedy troupe The Awkward Silence. He has trained with iO Theatre (Chicago), UCB Theatre (New York) and Second City. Shaken Not Stirred: The Improvised James Bond Film returned to the Edinburgh Fringe for a fourth successive year in 2018 and, in, 2017, he made his solo Edinburgh debut with Ringo – described as “Whiplash meets Yellow Submarine.” His follow-up show, Snare, he describes as “Whiplash meets The Graduate.”
Jessie Rutland is a member of Hoopla Impro’s original house team ‘Gämez’, as well as ‘Hat Trick: The Improvised Sketch Show’. Previously she has performed in interactive stage shows ‘The Improvised Crystal Maze’ and ‘Fungeons & Dragons’. Jessie has trained with Hoopla, The Maydays, Lee Simpson, Showstopper!, and Patti Stiles.
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.