Potted Panto is a quick and jolly canter through Pantoland hosted by a couple of energetic and resourceful performers.
With so many pantomimes on offer at this time of year it can be tough to choose which one to watch. Thankfully Potted Panto has come to the rescue with a show which takes you through seven pantomimes in just 70 minutes.
With the latest round of Government restrictions closing theatres in London, the original Mischief team have announced that they will be performing their improv show Mischief Movie Night In, streaming a new movie every night from the ‘Mischief emergency comedy bunker’ at Immersive Ldn, live into homes from 27-31 December 2020.
The Comeback proves to be a piece of warmly inclusive comedy at the Noël Coward Theatre, it’s perfect festive fare.
Northern Comedy Theatre’s Doing The Pub Quiz examines what was practically a national obsession during the first lockdown – the phenomenon of the Zoom based quiz.
Situated at some bespangled junction between a full-on drag show, traditional panto and the hoary old murder mysteries Ms Christie specialised in, Death Drop is about as subtle as a sledgehammer. But it’s a lot more fun.
The Showstopper gang haves had a busy time of it in lockdown (including their Alternative Eurovision and an online musical improv) and now they are back for a residency at the Garrick Theatre on Monday nights.
They’re at it again. And in this dour year, crowned with the financially reckless renaissance of West End theatre, Dan and Jeff – Daniel Clarkson and Jeff Turner – are welcome home to the daytime West End with Potted Panto.
The Sleeping Trees’ The Legend of Moby Dick Whittington is a witty, fast-paced musical adventure that’s full of surprises and will have audiences of all ages joining in from (and possibly on, behind or under) their sofas.
The producers of Magic Goes Wrong have announces that they have decided to put back reopening until October 2021 when they hope to re-start at the Vaudeville Theatre without social distancing. Mischief Movie Night will now play at the theatre from 9 December 2020 to 31 January 2021.
Wendi Peters is “so looking forward to being back on stage and in front of a live audience again.” As she and the cast of Andrew Corbet Burcher’s comedy Going Ape! prepare to bring Biblical hilarity to the Union Theatre the former Coronation Street star tells us about the rib-tickling show, her Eve and socially distanced rehearsals.
New comedy The Comeback, the debut play from The Pin’s award-winning Ben Ashenden and Alex Owen, will be the first show from Sonia Friedman Productions since lockdown and will play London’s Noel Coward Theatre from 8 December 2020 to 3 January 2021.
After having its original run postponed due to COVID-19, Andrew Corbet Burcher’s comedy Going Ape!, brings its Garden of Eden to the Union Theatre next month with a cast led by Wendi Peters. Time to book your tickets!
Brand new comedy murder mystery Death Drop will open at London’s Garrick Theatre from 3-10 December 2020 starring RuPaul’s Drag Race superstars Courtney Act and Monét X Change, along with a full drag cast.
Northern Comedy Theatre has once again brightened up the online drama landscape with Doing The Book Club, the latest in David Spicer’s Doing… series.
It’s been announced that Olivier Award-winning show The Play That Goes Wrong from Mischief Theatre will return to London’s Duchess Theatre, its home for the last six years, from 19 November 2020.
With energetic performances, jokes aplenty and clever songs that wouldn’t sound out of place in the West End, Showstopper! The (Socially Distanced) Improvised Musical was a riot from start to finish.
Aria Entertainment and WEF Productions have announced full casting for the UK premiere of C-o-n-t-a-c-t, an immersive outdoor performance with a 3D sound design which audiences will listen to on their own headphones, opening on 31 August 2020.
To see the kind of comedy gold Shake it Up: The Improvised Shakespeare Show provides in the face of adversity is a very encouraging and intrinsic inspiration.
One of the first outdoor theatre seasons to be announced as lockdown eases, The New Normal will take place at The Royal Victoria Patriotic Building in Wandsworth, London from 3-31 August 2020.