Gaargh, ye scurvy dogs! There’s an improvised pirate trial every half hour from 11.30am-3.30pm at the Furthest From the Sea Festival in Derby! We’re taking our sell-out show from the National Justice Museum onto the high seas this weekend. Completely family and pirate friendly, we’re delighted to be rocking a big tent in Derby Market Place!
What’s the naughtiest thing you’ve ever done? What’s the meanest thing you’ve ever said? What’s the most guilty you’ve ever felt?
Join us in Derby for Order! Based on your confession, we’ll put a pirate on trial for YOUR crimes. Maybe you untied someone’s hammock… Perhaps you called the captain a rude word… The performers won’t know their crime until they get to the dock, and the judge doesn’t know the punishment.
Each trial is a unique and hilarious experience, never to be seen again after the audience decides the fate of the poor defendant.
Showcasing and celebrating the diverse local arts scene, the festival aims to encourage people of all ages to get involved and discover everything Derbyshire has to offer through a series of interactive workshops, family friendly performances and newly commissioned street theatre.
We’re delighted to announce our first improv comedy course in Derby! In association with Furthest From The Sea Comedy & Artsat The Maypole we’re bringing the joy of improvisational theatre to you. The course runs right up to the Derby Comedy Festival in which you’ll get a chance to perform and see more improv too.
Want to be funny, spontaneous and creative?
This introduction to improvised comedy takes you into games, exercises and techniques for exploring and developing your comedy self. Ideal for anyone with a theatre, comedy or creative mind with a sense of fun. Maybe you’ve done some improv before but would like the chance to be focussed like a laser on your core skills; maybe you’ve never done anything like it before and want to do something cool, fun and new; maybe you’ve done a bit of theatre or stand up and fancy boosting all of those skills at the same time… this is for you.
The next Level 1 improvised comedy course starts on Tuesday 22nd March 2016! LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE
Classes will run from 7pm – 10pm on six consecutive Tuesday nights in central Derby Instructor: Nick Tyler Cost: Only £95 in total for the six weeks Class size: 12 maximum
For many years my uncle Colin Barnfather has been attending our monthly improv comedy shows in Nottingham and had become part of the fabric of those events. Sadly he is no longeer with us after an accident while hill walking in the Scottish Highlands last month. I’d like to thank MissImp and the wondrous people we associate with for being so supportive of Marilyn and I over these last few weeks. Colin would have been grateful for your support too. Colin’s funeral and memorial service are this Tuesday 22nd October in Derby and if anyone who remembers Colin from our shows (or anywhere else) would like to join us there we would welcome your presence. Thanks everyone.