Dylan Emery

Dylan has been performing, teaching & directing improvised theatre & comedy for more than 10 years. He has performed at The National Theatre, The Royal Court, the Bristol Old Vic, Latitude Festival & many times at the Edinburgh Fringe; he has also performed for various TV & radio programmes & hosted the Radio 4 series of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical.

He co-founded both Grand Theft Impro & Showstopper & is a member of ‘hard-bardics’ improvisers The School of Night. He is also a member of the improvised talk show Monkey Toast & is in a two-person show with Ruth Bratt called DnR.

He runs www.thecrunchyfrogcollective.com, the only website dedicated to news, events listings & discussion of improvisation in the UK. He primarily trained under Alan Marriott and Ken Campbell. You can find him on Twitter at @dylanemery.

Phil Whelans

Phil Whelans

Phil has his own Radio 4 sitcom, My First Planet. Other TV and radio credits include Stupid (BBC1), The Infinite Monkey Cage (R4) with his sketch group Pros from Dover, BBC2’s It’s Kevin, The Day the Music Died (R2), Brasseye (C4), cult internet show KateModern & impro pilots, Gibberish for Celador TV & Altered Egos for Radio 4.

His writing includes The 11 O’Clock Show, The Big Breakfast, 2DTV, Armstrong and Miller, The Live Floor Show, Velvet Soup, TV to Go, The Now Show & The Jason Byrne Show.

You can find Phil on Spotlight. You can also follow him on Twitter at @PhilWhelans & @Pushst4rter.

Charlotte Gittins


Charlotte Gittins

Charlotte is a character actress & BBC documentary-maker. An accomplished improviser, she is one of the cast of Chortle Award-winning show Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel; she is also one half of improvised duo Folie à Deux & performs regularly as part of Monkey Toast The Bishop. Her guest appearances include Marcus Brigstocke’s Unavailable for Comment, Suki Webster’s Guest Speaker & Ross Noble’s An Evening of Improvisation with Special Guests.

You can find Charlotte on Spotlight & on Twitter at @withtwoteas.