Broadway Baby

Julius Caesar Essential Theatre 728 x 90

You don’t know this, but somewhere inside you is a comedy genius just waiting to be unleashed - all you need is a hypnotist to help you let it out. Asad Mecci’s new show Hyprov: Improv Under Hypnosis turns audience volunteers into improv stars alongside veterans Colin Mochrie and Mike McShane. Chris Quilietti caught up with Asad to find out about the links between hypnotic disassociation and comedy gold.

When people come up on stage they check their disbelief at the door

Hyprov: Improv Under Hypnosis plays at the Assembly George Square Theatre. Full Edinburgh listing: http://www.broadwaybaby.com/shows/hyprov-improv-u... Twitter: @Hypnohype

For more on clinical uses of hypnotherapy, visit the NHS website.