PROGRAMME!

Join us for a week of uncensored, uninhibited fun at Zeal: The Pride Improv Festival. Check out out exciting line-up below!

15235910_1824451571103307_2732107304610228874_oSATURDAY 1 JULY
In partnership with The Free Association
8pm @ The Free Association, 113 Southgate Road, N1 3JS

LUKE SQUARE
The fantastic LUKE MEREDITH, a very naughty compare who can usually be found at Proud Cabaret or hosting his regular piano singalong nights, hops into the jacuzzi at the Free Association as their guest monologist. The FA’s team of house improvisers will create a show based on his stories and jokes. A hilarious, fast-paced and witty evening of titillating banter and scenes!
“Hilarious and uplifting” – Broadway Baby

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13164290_670337553104999_2628117068369386319_nSUNDAY 2 JULY
In partnership with C3Something?
6pm @ The Horse & Stables, 122-124 Westminster Bridge Rd, SE1 7RW

MUSIC SQUARE
MUSIC BOX
perform a one-act comedy musical  based on a title and a location from the audience. Songs are plucked from thin air and stories and characters created on the spot! With support from JESUS LOPEZ‘s improvised songs in Impossible? No, thanks, CITY IMPRO playing some hilarious games, a MIXER TEAM put together especially for the festival, a special team of C3? house players “RAINBOW SOMETHING” and a DIVERSITY JAM!

FREE ENTRY ON THE NIGHT (£5 SUGGESTED DONATION)

10447108_870283669752287_690514020893507710_nMONDAY 3 JULY
In partnership with Duck Duck Goose
8pm @ the Effra Social, 89 Effra Road, SW2 1DF

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Meet the lads at their local for a session of male bonding. THE BAREBACK KINGS is a new drag king show from Lynsey Bonell, Abbey Kos, Juliet Morrish, Fran Reid, Alice Sanders, Rebecca Schuster and Anne Zander. With support from THE HAPPIEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD, organically creating a vignette of scenes exploring human nature and emotions, plus DDG’s infamous jams where anyone can get up and play!


FREE ENTRY ON THE NIGHT (£5 SUGGESTED DONATION)

11038721_826730947372562_7433256204782428767_nTUESDAY 4 JULY
In partnership with Monkey Toast
8pm @ The Bill Murray, 39 Queens Head Street, N1 8NQ

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A uncensored evening of improv comedy from LGBT+ players and those who support the community – all put together by Monkey Toast’s Paul Foxcroft with his “vibrant and articulate sense of mischief” (according to The Times). You’ve been warned…

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16112572_10158003056100456_7096658775947677628_oWEDNESDAY 5 JULY
In partnership with Hoopla!
8pm @ The Miller, 96 Snowfields Road,  SE1 3SS

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Improv legends Maria Peters and Lauren Shearing are BREAKING AND ENTERING, a comedy improv tour de force. “Fun, joy, characters, truth, game, play, laughs, emotion!” – Steve Roe, Hoopla Impro. With support from QI, London’s first queer improv group, who present a vignette of scenes based on true stories, exciting new all-female group 20% LESSImogen Palmer’s visual album IMOGENÉ, and a MIXER TEAM created especially for the festival!

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12240366_1038677532829959_1967329800313776071_oTHURSDAY 6 JULY
In partnership with The Nursery
8 pm The Nursery Theatre, 2 Finsbury Ave, EC2M 2PA

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Cambridge-based PAPER PLANES present Imaginarium, heartfelt stories in the form of an improvised musical for your delight and amusement. With support from RITA SUSZEK with Panic At The Piano – improvised music and songs, LEMONADE BRIGADE, a five-person all-gay group who have Avengers-assembled especially for the festival, and two jam sections, including THURSDAY NIGHT LIGHTS‘ patented mystery jam!


FREE ENTRY ON THE NIGHT (£5 SUGGESTED DONATION)

Improvable bannerFRIDAY 7 JULY
In partnership with Improvable
9pm @ Leicester Square Theatre, 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX

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PHIL LUNN IS…
a cabaret singer, created for this one performance. Entirely improvised songs and conversation, all inspired by the audience! With support from IMPROVABLE, who are a bit like “Whose Line is it Anyway”, but madder and with more groping, THE DELIGHT COLLECTIVE, a brand new Bristol-based improvised theatre group who aspire to ignite the flames of delight and NERD SALAD, who present moments in time in a mix of games and scenes.

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