It was all change for the Improvathon this year – a new venue, a new time of year. This meant that many things had been caught off-kilter, and this was interesting as an audience member and critic, as a reminder that it’s not always about us, and that’s not always a bad thing. The Improvathon, […]
It’s Improvathon weekend! Yes, yes, yes, we’re talking 33 hour and 36 minutes (2016 minutes in all, geddit) of all the super-duper made up theatrical goodness you might ever need – in a brand new home and with a cast of…. well, we don’t know yet. We’ll have to see. But here’s ten reasons (mainly […]
Fantastic news today, in that we will get an improvathon this year after all! Following on from the demolition of the beloved Kazimier, Impropriety are setting up shop at the Kaz’s new space, the Invisible Wind Factory in the north docks, for their seventh 33+ hour non-stop improvised comedy/drama/everything inbetween shenannigans. The Invisible Wind Factory […]
It’s March, but don’t let that fool you – Improvathon weekend is upon us, a little earlier this year, but otherwise ready for business as usual… or unusual, as the case may be. The annual 33.5 hour event (or 2015 minutes), brought to you by those good folk at Impropriety, begins at 1pm on Saturday […]
It’s the last day of the year, so here it is: MADEUP’s best of 2014, a top ten of some of the most memorable, touching, fun and impressive shows that graced the stages of the city over the last twelve months. 10. Animal Farm (The Arts Club, October) Community theatre company Tell Tale once again […]
It started as a tale of life in a genteel English village. Some 2014 minutes – or roughly 33-and-a-half hours later – sweet old granny Mother Bowman had been revealed as a regenerating demon, possessing the family for 400 years; and it all ended as 1950s Umbridge came together to celebrate the first gay wedding […]
Here’s a few pics from the first few episodes of the 2014 Liverpool improvathon. Set in the 1950s in the quintessential English country village of Umbridge, it didn’t take long for things to take a rather surreal turn. The show runs for 2014 minutes, which means it started at 1pm on Saturday and finishes at […]
It’s nearly April, which means only one thing for this blog – our city’s fearless improv champions Impropriety are getting ready for the annual 33-and-a-half hour non-stop on-the-spot comedy marathon that is THE IMPROVATHON. Yes, get ready to give over your weekend on April 5 and 6 to 2014 minutes of made up comedy madness, […]
I spent most of this weekend in a town called Borderline, in the company of such upstanding folk as Sal Oon the bar owner, Cecil Schitztoker the German bounty hunter, cattle rustler Stan Pede, sheriff Rusty Badge, and Fruit Palace proprietor Americana Applepie.
If you’re after a laugh this weekend you’ll be absolutely spoiled for choice… On Friday and Saturday (April 5 and 6), Perrier-award winning performer, writer, comedian, and star of Channel 4’s Campus and The Boat That Rocked, Will Adamsdale brings his new show to Unity Theatre.
“It’s surreal, what goes on. I don’t hallucinate anymore. I’ve done so many now my brain knows what’s going on,” chirps Impropriety’s artistic director Rosie Wilkinson. Final preparations are now underway for the fourth annual Improvathon, taking place this weekend at the Kazimier. The 33-and-a-half hour (2013 minute) show will start on Saturday afternoon […]
It’s that time of year again, and our chums of improvised comedy theatre group Impropriety are inviting varmints to “saddle up and come on the ride of your life through the wild wild west”, as they present their 4th Annual Liverpool Improvathon. An entirely off the hoof comedy epic that will run continuously for 2013 […]