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Austentatious - An Improvised Jane Austen Novel

The award-winning smash-hit comedy, as heard on BBC Radio 4, continues at the Arts Theatre following a sold-out stint since 2022! 'Ridiculously silly… wickedly funny’ ★★★★★ The Times 'A joy to behold’ ★★★★ The Guardian The award-winning smash-hit comedy, as heard on BBC Radio 4, opens at the Arts Theatre. The all-star Austentatious cast improvise a hilarious new Jane Austen novel every night! Inspired entirely by a title from the audience and performed in period costume with live musical accompaniment - it’s a riotous, razor-sharp show where swooning is guaranteed. The revolving Austentatious cast include numerous, award-winning TV and Radio starring performers, including Rachel Parris (The Mash Report, Live at the Apollo), Cariad Lloyd (QI, Inside No.9, Griefcast, The Witchfinder), Joseph Morpurgo (Radio 4, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee), Andrew Hunter Murray (No Such Thing As A Fish) and more.

Age Restrictions

14+

Performance Times

Now taking bookings for performances from Mon 26th February 2024 until Mon 22nd July 2024.

Show times for each day are below.

Mon

7.30pm

Tue

-

Wed

-

Thu

-

Fri

-

Sat

-

Sun

-

Austentatious - An Improvised Jane Austen Novel photo from the show Austentatious - An Improvised Jane Austen Novel photo from the show
Austentatious - An Improvised Jane Austen Novel photo from the show

Arts Theatre Details

Buses Icon Bus routes: (Charing Cross Road) 24, 29, 176; (Strand) 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 87, 91, 139

Night Buses Icon Night buses: (Charing Cross Road) 24, 176, N5, N20, N29, N41, N279; (Strand) 6, 23, 139, N9, N15, N11, N13, N21, N26, N44, N47, N87, N89, N91, N155, N343, N551

Rail Icon Nearest rail: Charing Cross

London Underground Icon Tube lines: Piccadilly, Northern

London Underground Icon Nearest tube: Leicester Square

Directions Icon Directions from Leicester Square :

(2mins) Take Cranbourn Street away from Leicester Square up to Great Newport Street on your left, where you can see the theatre.

Parking Icon Car park: Chinatown (3 mins)

Congestion Zone Icon In congestion zone?: Yes

Facilities at Arts Theatre

Bar

Disabled toilets

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible

Arts Theatre Location

6-7 Great Newport Street, London, WC2H 7JB
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Austentatious - An Improvised Jane Austen Novel

Arts Theatre, London

Running until: Mon 22nd July 2024

Running time: 1h 45m (incl. interval)