Improvisers Anonymous.

Improvisers Anonymous



See this show at 7.30pm Tuesday 6th March 2012

Improvisers Anonymous were formed in 2010 by Michael Buckster. After a season of barn-storming gigs across London they are excited to perform at the Lion and Unicorn. Their speciality is "Whose Line is it Anyway?" style games & scenes. Come and fire suggestions at this “quick as lighting” team of performers.




Find out more about Improvisers Anonymous below . . .



Tell us about your group

Michael Buckster: Improvisers Anonymous have performed at venues including "Shunt" London Bridge, "The Comedy Pub" Leicester Square, "The Lion and Unicorn" Kentish Town and "Crack Comedy" Southbank. Formed of a 6 people core, guests are increasingly invited to join the fun.


Tell us about your show

This is a fast paced improvisation show which uses audience suggestions throughout and a wide range of game styles including "Whose Line is it Anyway" favourites. Energy, humour and a fun evening are all to be expected.


How did you discover improvisation?

Michael enjoyed an impro-based performance of "Three Sisters" (Chekhov) at drama college and was introduced to an improvisation group shortly after graduating from ALRA and has never looked back., being a member of no less than 3 groups


What’s the most memorable improvisation you have seen or been part of?

So many, I cannot list here!


List 3 things you learnt (or bits of advice you’ve received) that made you a better improviser.

“Every day you improvise, why not let others enjoy it”
“Bounce new ideas of each other like a randy rabbit”
“The only ‘blocks’ in an Impro show should be the ones holding the theatre together”


Write you own question on improvisation and give an answer ...

“Should everyone learn the skills of an improviser?”


Yes! Building confidence, having fun, meeting new people, improving creativity and spontaneity are all achievable from personal to work situations.