The TBC Improv About - Will Naameh
TBC Improv Player (2014-present)
Born in London, Will moved to Edinburgh in 2010 to study Linguistics and English Language at the University of Edinburgh. Over the next four years, he became heavily involved in Bedlam Theatre, directing and acting in over 40 shows. These included writing and directing Sherlock Panto and the Great Christmas Caper (2012) and Calamity Hamlet (2013), as well as performing in and founding the annual sketch tradition of Bedlam Reduced.
Having dabbled in improv as a teenager, he started performing regularly with Gothic longform troupe Transylvanian Nights in 2012. From this, he became a founding member of Men With Coconuts, which debuted at the Edinburgh Fringe 2013.
Will is also a member of improv duo Pint and a Half with former TBC… member Sam Irving, and a member of Spontaneous Sherlock. He has been fortunate enough to train in improv at Second City and iO, Chicago and with such names as Keith Johnstone, Patti Stiles, Susan Messing and TJ and Dave. He has represented Scotland and the UK in improv on several occasions.
Outside of improv, he co-runs the Edinburgh-based Potter Trail tours and performs character comedy and science communication.