*pending Government review.
Grand Theft Impro maintains its punishing two-shows-every-14-months schedule with a return to the stage at Hoopla.
Friday June 4
London SE1 3SS. Map
Gaze on in sorrow and disbelief as GTI try to change their background to a jpeg of a New York skyline and spend the first 30 seconds of the show on mute.
Will GTI remember to wear clothing below the waist?
Will Jackie Weaver have any authority at all over this show?
Will GTI’s childr…
…any authority at all?
…Will GTI’s children suddenly walk onto the stage?
Will Jackie Weaver read the standing orders?
Will she UNDERSTAND THEM?
GTI will comprise…
Dylan Emery is co-founder of Olivier Award-winning West End, Edinburgh Festival and Radio 4 Impro Hit, Showstopper and Ken Campbell-inspired hard-bardics masterclass, the School of Night. Dylan’s Crunchy Frog Collective website brings all of the U.K.’s impro under One Worldwide Roof.
Nell Mooney studied improv with the Upright Citizens Brigade in the US and has worked in London with the likes of Showstopper, The Free Association and Monkey Toast. Her screen credits include Hyde Park on Hudson, Enchanted and Law & Order.
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. He has appeared in Showstopper: the Improvised Musical, Hamlet Improvised, Court in the Act, countless other impro formats and various unsuccessful radio and TV impro pilots.