Summer Shows

Filling the gap in your summer improv lives, the Nursery presents the Off Season! A selection of nights of improv, comedy and sketch curated by friends of the Nursery, and all completely free!

Check it out below.

Tuesday 22nd August: Ripcord’s Silly Season (feat. Blanket Fort, Awkwardly Quiet+ James & I)

FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY: Join Ripcord as we grab our mates and smash the Nursery Theatre right in it’s unsuspecting mush! Everyone’s at a festival or taking their kids to Malaga, so join us for a formidable feast of fantastic free form improv.

Featuring James & I, Awkwardly Quiet, and Brighton’s brilliant Blanket Fort and topped off with a stellar supergroup improv jam. It’ll be like one of those old Yellow Pages ads where we trash the place and have to call in the professionals before our parents get back from a long weekend: all the fun, none of the consequences!

8pm, The Nursery Theatre Broadgate, Liverpool Street, Free!

Wednesday 23rd August: Somewhat Theatre present ‘Theatre of the Twenty-Third’

The number twenty three has long been held to hold a special significance, even a power, and has fascinated everyone from the illuminati to Jim Carrey. To celebrate inadvertantly performing on the twenty third of most months, Somewhat Theatre present Theatre of the Twenty Third.

Somewhat Theatre and a host of special guests will perform a series of pieces, each one inspired by the last, in their own inimitable style.

It will be free, fun and probably quite daft.

8pm, The Nursery Theatre Broadgate, Liverpool Street, Free!

Thursday 24th August: Play Time! With T-Minus and Friends

With seemingly everyone at the Fringe this month, who do we get to play with? Fret not, as tonight The Nursery becomes an orphanage for us Edinburgh exiles, thanks to T-Minus and some of our improv friends!

The Parentheticals take us on an epic quest, BIG NOW are so big right now, and Awkwardly Quiet bring us emotionally truthful big dumb fun. Then T-Minus will tell you a story, during which a timer that you set will go off, and an event of your choosing has to happen: it’s an improv time bomb!

Come and play with us! It’s time.

8pm, The Nursery Theatre Broadgate, Liverpool Street, Free!

Friday 25th August: The Swipe Right Summer Fling

Come, drink beer and be entertained by Swipe Right and Friends at our Summer Fling. A fun night of improv and character comedy for those who believe in staying in London on a Bank Holiday weekend.

Confirmed acts: Swipe Right, Bat For The Freak, Mingle Block and Bethany Sharp Is Someone Else At The Moment.

Hosted by Tai Campbell.



8pm, The Nursery Theatre Broadgate, Liverpool Street, FREE


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