MissImp 20th Anniversary Celebration Jam – Thursday 18 October 2018

MISSIMP 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION JAM

Nottingham’s homegrown improvised theatre company MissImp celebrates its twentieth year with a whole weekend of comedy entertainment! Featuring five shows across two venues, ranging from full musicals to lightning fast skits, plus two free workshops, it’s sure to be a birthday like no other!

On Thursday, 18th October we’re thrilled to take over the newly reopened Malt Cross, where the original MissImp cast from 20 years ago are reuniting for one night only, followed by a showcase of our top talent, and a jam where anyone and everyone can take part!

MissImp has existed for TWENTY years! In that time we’ve come a long way, from our very first show ever, at the Malt Cross, to um… the Malt Cross! Tonight the whole of the pub is ours, and we present a celebration show featuring the original line up of MissImp (or Mission: Improbable as it was back then), followed by a titanic Gorilla Burger jam show in the bar.
This will be the perfect night to find out what the Nottingham improvised comedy scene is, and for everyone who’s ever attended a drop-in, watched a show, or appeared on stage with us. Let’s bring it all together and have a wicked night of comedy and spontaneity.
This is the celebration you’ve been looking for.

Thursday 18 October 2018
7.00 – 10.00pm | £5 | Box Office | Free with a 20th Anniversary Playhouse ticket
The Malt Cross | 16 St James’s St | Nottingham | NG1 6FG

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Friday 19th – Saturday 20th October 2018 | Nottingham Playhouse | £9/7 | Box Office:  20Years_NottmPlayhouse

MissImp 20th Anniversary – 18-21 October 2018

MISSIMP 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Nottingham’s homegrown improvised theatre company MissImp celebrates its twentieth year with a whole weekend of comedy entertainment! Featuring five shows across two venues, ranging from full musicals to lightning fast skits, plus two free workshops, it’s sure to be a birthday like no other!

“HIGH ON IMAGINATION, PERFORMANCE, AND DELIVERY” – Weekend Notes

On Thursday, 18th October we’re thrilled to take over the newly reopened Malt Cross, where the original MissImp cast from 20 years ago are reuniting for one night only, followed by a showcase of our top talent, and a jam where anyone and everyone can take part!

“TOTALLY BIZARRE, FUNNY AND ENTHRALLING.” – Nottingham Evening Post

On Friday, 19th October we present a double bill of improvised comedy at the Nottingham Playhouse: at 7pm, The Vortex, our sell-out all-female team, will perform an hour-long play inspired by a single word from the audience. At 9pm, The Vox Pops take the stage, creating comedy from true stories – as told by special guest, Annie (of Annie’s Burger Shack)!


“UNIQUE PERFORMANCES THAT HAVE THE AUDIENCE IN STITCHES.” – LeftLion

Our final night on Saturday, 20th October continues the celebration, with Rhymes Against Humanity bringing an entirely improvised musical to Nottingham Playhouse at 7pm! Our weekend concludes with Smash Night at 9pm, pitching our monthly show from The Angel onto the Neville Studio stage for a special performance filled with improvisers old and new.



Thursday 18th October 2018 | Malt Cross | £5 | Box Office: 20Years_MaltCross


Friday 19th – Saturday 20th October 2018 | Nottingham Playhouse | £9/7 | Box Office:  20Years_NottmPlayhouse

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SMASH NIGHT at The Angel Microbrewery – Wednesday 25 April 2018

It’s SMASH NIGHT, let’s get wrecking!

Never-seen-before… Never-to-be-seen-again! Watch in amazement as some of the finest improv teams around live life on the edge, experiment and push the boundaries of what they do with hilarious results! Witness them take to the stage with nothing but their wits and transform YOUR suggestions spontaneously into scenes and stories bound to be breath-taking and bloody hilarious.
We’ve got another extraordinary show for you this week – the debut performance of MissImp’s all-female Harold team, The Vortex, plus the guys from MonkeyHeads with something you’ll need to see to believe.
What more could you want from a Wednesday?
This week’s line-up:
The Vortex
This fantastically funny female troupe will transform one of YOUR suggestions into a whole fantastic show with no scripts, no conferring, and nothing preplanned!

The Monkey-Meisner Mashup
Duncan and Colin from MonkeyHeads will be performing the Monkey-Meisner Mashup! It’s an organic form, creating scenes that are often closer to surreal than a gag-fest, yet often get laughs too.
“It broke all the improv rules that I’ve learned over the last 6 years, but it was compelling” – Jon Trevor, Birmingham Improv Festival
And always… The Smash Night Social Club
Our in-house team is a revolving cast of longtime vets of the improv scene. This ragtag collection of comedy cowboys play fast ’n’ loose with the rules (and their metaphors), throw off the hand brake, and whisk you away to a place you never dreamed of.


The Angel Microwbrewery | 7 Stoney Street, Nottingham NG1 1LG
7.30pm – tickets on the door £5/£3 | Join the Facebook event | Find it!


If you’re a MissImp regular, don’t forget to attend this week’s drop-in on Thursday at the Malt Cross – at the end we’ve got some special stuff to talk about!