Redbrick – Winterbourne House & Garden

By Abbie Priestley, 4th November 2016 Review: An Improvised Phantasmagoria (A Haunting Experience at Winterbourne House) As the nights draw in and things get spookier, Culture Critic Abbie Priestley heads over to Winterbourne House and Gardens to be thoroughly frightened by Foghorn Unscripted and their Phantasmagoria Is it a show? Is it a play(ne)? No,…

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Midlands Improv

By Anonymous, 20th December 2015 Foghorn provide a great intro to improvised theatre.  Meeting the audience at the door, explaining at the start that they won’t pick on anybody to make the audience feel safe, and working hard as a team to put on a great show.  I laughed in every scene. I laughed in every scene….

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Redbrick – An Improvised Murder

By James Pettit, 23rd November 2015 On Thursday night at the Bramall Music Building on campus, things were getting weird. It isn’t a good idea to turn up late to any sort of show, but particularly no to an Improv night, because with no planned plot or the events that unfold are confusing enough as…

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★★★ Edinburgh 49

“It felt like a real murder mystery” By Steve Griffin, 17th August 2015 One can’t really walk for more than five minutes through Edinburgh’s old town in August without someone trying to get you to see something improvised. From musicals to films, Jane Austen to Dickens: you name it, a troupe of overly excited students…

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★★★★★ Understaged

By Anonymous 1st August 2015 That seemingly unsettled feeling, that quivering twitch you feel when you’re wary of what may be asked of you as an audience member is incredibly daunting. Will it be simply as a passive observer or before you know it, you’re on the stage with your trousers around your ankles and not fully…

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★★★★★ Stagetalk Magazine

By Will Amott, 27th November 2014 Foghorn Improv presented Singing in the Fog, an improvised musical based on audience suggestions – an audience to which the assurance was made that this would be “a feast for the eyes and ears.” A veritable banquet of comedic delights was provided. There was little to complain about here….

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★★★★★ The Reviews Hub

By Nicole Evans, 26th April 2013 Foghorn Improv are a comedy improv group resident at The Old Joint Stock Theatre in Birmingham. They hold a regular improv night on the last Thursday of each month, performing audience led improvisational comedy. Foghorn’s nights usually consist of a themed evening of games and stories with six to eight performers…

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