Austentatious – An Improvised Novel

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Old Queen's Head, Islington Wednesday May 15 2013 20:00

Improv gets a bad rap in this country, but anyone who dismisses the genre clearly hasn't seen Austentatious. This highly impressive troupe perform a completely improvised Jane Austen novel, complete with period dress and cello accompaniment, with marvellous results. Made up of Andrew Murray, Amy Cooke-Hodgson, Joseph Morpurgo, Cariad Lloyd, Graham Dickson and Rachel Parris, they're all hugely talented performers, able to keep the gag rate high and the made-up story rolicking along. Tremendous fun.

Venue name: Old Queen's Head
Contact:
Address: 44
Essex Road
Islington
London
N1 8LN
Transport: Tube: Angel/Highbury & Islington; Rail: Essex Road
Price: £6.50