Harry Potter and Sherlock get the improv treatment
By David Wood
Where: The Barn Theatre, Cirencester
When: Tuesday, September 3, and Wednesday, September 4, 7.30pm
One of the UK's leading improv troupes arrive in Cirencester next week for two evenings of spontaneous theatre.
The Spontaneous Players return to the Barn Theatre to bring you Spontaneous Potter on Tuesday evening, followed by Spontaneous Sherlock on Wednesday.
So grab your wands, don your house robes, and apparate yourselves to the Barn for a very magical Spontaneous Potter show.
Immerse yourself in an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, based on an audience suggestion of a fanfiction title. An entirely new Potter adventure is magically improvised on the spot - with live musical accompaniment!
Previous titles performed include 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Commerce' and 'Harry Potter and the Struggle for a Decent Mortgage in This Economy'.
Note: Spontaneous Potter is an unofficial show that is not endorsed by or affiliated with Warner Bros., JK Rowling or her publishers.
On Wednesday evening you can enjoy Spontaneous Sherlock, an award-winning, entirely improvised Sherlock Holmes comedy play based on an audience suggestion of a title with live Victorian musical accompaniment.
Previous titles performed include 'Sherlock Holmes and the Rise of the Silver Surfer' and 'Sherlock Holmes and the Trip to IKEA Where People Have Died'.
Celebrated as one of the UK's leading improv troupes, The Spontaneous Players were founded in Edinburgh in early 2015.
Since then, they have performed a weekly sold-out residency at Edinburgh's 'Monkey Barrel', won a Scottish Comedy Award, developed a considerable following on the UK circuit, and this year the company began their first full UK tour, performing at the nation's leading comedy clubs and theatres.
See the Barn Theatre website for more information and ticket details.
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