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This article was originally called; ‘You won’t believe how this Mom from London nailed improv jams’ as we wanted as many people to find it as possible. Fortunately, calmer heads prevailed.Here are my 8 top tips to have a great time when jammingBe generousEndow your scene partner, by giving your partner...

Impromptu Shakespeare received two reviews at the Brighton Fringe last week, one from Broadway Baby and one from Chortle. Before I continue, don’t worry, this is not a bitter rant against reviewers or set of ripostes. They were not the most glowing reviews ever, and although that always hurts, I...

What’s the difference between an improv show and a play? The play has a script, of course, but what I’m interested in is what the script gives the actors and how we can give it to ourselves without one. A script gives the actors a sense of purpose and the...

Failing is OkayIn improv we are taught that failure is not a bad thing, even something to be celebrated. The reason is that we want to overcome the fear of failure. Humans are naturally risk averse (thanks brain!) and this fear causes us to be cautious, and to count less...

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