Monkey Toast and The Free Association will be hosing the first annual Haggerston Improv Festival from Friday, September 25, through Sunday, September 27.
All proceeds from the weekend will go to the charities Crohn’s and Colitis UK, Tropical Isles and The Woodland Trust. It all takes place at The ARTSpace and the Proud Archivist.
Appearing over the weekend are some of the UK’s best improv troupes including; Austentatious, Abandoman, Paul & Cariad, Grand Theft Impro, The Petting Zoo, Folie a Deux, Mike & Jim, Do Not Adjust Your Stage, The Free Association and Monkey Toast.
Plus, both Monkey Toast and The FA will be offering free taster classes. It all kicks off on Friday night, Sept. 25th, when Monkey Toast: The Improvised Chat show and the Proud Archivist welcome special guests, Dr. Bu Hayee and from Whose Line Is It Anyway, Clive Anderson! (Please note: this event is not included in the festival weekend pass, but a stand alone event at £7 ADV (£10 DOOR) - tickets sold separately)
Please also note: The SAT & SUN PASS, and full day passes do not gaurentee entry to every event. The events will be filled on a first come first served basis. Please collect tickets 30 minutes before the show starts from the box office
Saturday 26th - THE ARTSPACE, N1 3JS
The Free Association will be hosting a full day of back to back improv, at their home The ARTSpace.
12:00 - 2:30 | Free Association Taster Class | FREE
3:00 - 4:00 | The Cartel/The Wilsons (FA Harold Teams) | £6
4:30 - 5:30 | Petting Zoo host the afternoon Jam | £6
6:00 - 7:00 | Do Not Adjust Your Stage | £6
7:30 - 8:30 | Austentatious | £6
9:00 - 10:00 | 2Prov Double Bill: Folie a Deux & Mike and Jim | £6
From 10:30 | The FA will be closing the show with a late-night set! | £6
SUNDAY 27TH - THE PROUD ARCHIVIST
Then on Sunday we head back to the Proud Archivist, where Monkey Toast host:
1-3pm | Monkey Toast Taster Session Class | FREE
3:30-4:30pm | Grand Theft Impro | £6
5-6pm | Monkey Toast Student Showcase | £6
6:30-7:30pm | Paul & Cariad: A Two Person Adventure | £6
8-9pm | Abandoman | £6