Friday March 13
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Friday March 13 sees GTI’s Phil Whelans and Dylan Emery take to the stage in the company of two monumentally fine guests, Monica Gaga and Steve Steen.
Monica Gaga – as seen, heard and staged on BBC3, London Live, BBC History, BBC Radio London, Global Pillage, The Comedy Store Players, Hoopla Impro, Boulevard Theatre and more. She spent time at Second City in Chicago, is a member of Do the Right Scene and teaches, hosts and runs nights for Hoopla.
Steve Steen is a legend of British improvisation. His partnership with Jim Sweeney began in 1972 and continued, both as a duo and as part of ground-breaking impro team Omelette Broadcasting Co. Jim and Steve were on TV in Thames TV’s CBTV, Channel 4’s Little Armadillos, Rory Bremner’s first show for the BBC and, as Byron and Coleridge, in Blackadder the Third. Steve was in Whose Line is it Anyway? and Have I Got News for You and is a regular Comedy Store Player, Steve Frost’s Impro All-Star and Paul Merton’s Impro Chum.
Dylan Emery is co-founder of Olivier Award-winning West End, Edinburgh Festival and Radio 4 Impro Hit, Showstopper, Ken Campbell-inspired hard-bardics masterclass, the School of Night and Grand Theft Impro. He is one half of Ghost Couple with Ruth Bratt.
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.
If you only see one GTI show, why not see another one? That’ll be two.