A Murder is Performed
  • Brighton Fringe

Our audience create 2 brand new characters but, before you know it, one is dramatically murdered, & the other is framed for the crime. In farcical style, our hero dashes from place to place, encountering romances & adventures along the way.

Will he escape jail? Will the murderer get their comeuppance? Find out as a brand new story unfolds during each improvised comedy performance.

An interesting theme is why we turned to improv. Weve been praised for our dry wit & always going for the punchline " this happens because were all standup comedians, who wanted to do improv as a way of freeing ourselves up creatively. The funniest material is always the stuff you think of first, and in what we do thats exactly what comes out.

Plus, we get to find out how the story ends at exactly the same time the audience does!

Weve been together for 18 months, having performed about 25 shows, with about 10 years improv experience between us.

Grace, laughs & many a witty comment " WhatsPeenSeen

The fun comes from watching the journey unfold " Views from the Gods

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