TBC Improv About
TBC Improv (formally To Be Continued…) is an improvisational comedy theatre company, performing and teaching short/long-form style improv. Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, TBC Improv perform, teach and spread the good word of the noble art of spontaneous improvised comedic performance throughout Scotland (including Glasgow, St Andrews and the Isle of Arran) and beyond (Prague, Oxford and Buxton to name but a few)!
Since its inception, the company has had three main goals:
- to perform improv comedy
- continually pass on our best improv knowledge with the classes we teach
- help cultivate the improv community in Scotland so others can share the improvised art-form
improv comedy we love it so much!
The TBC Improv Shows
TBC Improv have run and help organise various improv comedy shows. Since 2011, Absolute Improv! has been the flagship show for TBC Improv, showcasing top improv comedy talent in Scotland and providing a launching pad for many exceptional performers.
The TBC Improv Players
From its inception in 2009, TBC Improv has featured many wonderful improvisers who made their home in Scotland. Our house team - The TBC Improv Players - are the featured players in Absolute Improv!, with musical accompaniment by members of the house band The TBC Improv Band.
The TBC Improv Workshops
As part of our commitment to share the skills and wonder of improvised comedy performance, TBC Improv run and help organise improv classes throughout the year. These classes range from our core curriculum run in Edinburgh, one-off classes taught by invited teachers, and classes brought to various places.
The TBC Improv Theatre
A pop-up theatre space, a dedicated Sunday night show, The TBC Imporv Theatre has taken many forms over the years. The constant? Its the home for improv comedy performance in Scotland, showcasing talent both local and from further afield!
The TBC Improv Story
In the latter half of 2009, Lauren Berning, Fernando Fresquez and Sacha Timaeus arrived in Edinburgh, Scotland. They each had hoped to become active in the Edinburgh improv scene, but finding little existed already, they soon set out to establish an improv comedy troupe of their very own: To Be Continued…! Starting workshops to entice other potential performers, their first inaugural show was held at the Pleasance Cabaret Bar in Edinburgh on 10th December 2009; a competition style show featuring members of the workshops as guest performers…