The Free Association
"[The FA] REALLY INSPIRED ME TO COME TO LONDON" -BILLY MERRIT (UCB, IMPROV LEGEND)
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PREVIEW FEST | SAT 29TH JULY

PREVIEW FEST | SAT 29TH JULY

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Simon Lucaks is not prepared

 

Simon Lucaks is very under prepared, and as of writing (13th May) has not written anything. Does that make him under prepared. Probably not, as "under prepared" suggests some level of preparation, and currently there is none.

Simon Lukacs is not prepared

Maybe this too is not quite accurate. He has thought of some ideas for some of his trademark "hilarious mad-cap characters taking a wry sideways glance at the absurdities of life, with wigs and swearing", and he has a vague idea for what he wants the show to be about, and he also has a title to go with this nebulous pool of half-thoughts... Fuzzy Felt Folk

But it may not be that coherent by the time he gives it his first try-out, and he may find that the whole barely-a-concept gets junked as soon as he starts writing. He may also run out of time and just do old material as he doesn't want to cancel on his friend Freddie. If this happens he will consider it the latest in a long line of minor personal failures

So to prepare you for each eventuality, here are three possible things you will see.

 

Doors 2PM (1 hour no interval)

 

 

Phil Wang

 

Winner of the 2010 Chortle Student Comedian Of The Year Award and Comedy Central Live Funniest Student Award 2011.

Phil has appeared on The Rob Bryden Show (BBC2) and Live At The Apollo and was featured on BBC Three At The Fringe in 2011.

'Very promising up-and-comer' (The Independent)

'Slick, distinctive, and funny... A well-rounded young comic headed for greater things' (Chortle)

'Master of the intellectual dick joke' (Time Out)

'Certain belly laughs... astonishingly assured debut' (The Sunday Times)

'He's an intelligent, attuned observer and his thoughts reward attentive listening' (The Scotsman).

 

Doors 3.30PM (1 hour no interval)

 

 

Briony Redman


Briony Redman was shortlisted for the BAFTA Rocliffe Comedy Script Prize 2016 and previously performed as part of double act Surname & Surname “A vibrant and articulate sense of mischief” The Times.  She is an experienced improviser who regularly performs as part of The Free Association (The FA). She is not so much a “glass half-full” kind of person as a “Hey, look at that glass, there’s something in it, amazing!” kind of person.

 

Doors 5PM (1 hour no interval)

 

 

Jon Pointing – Act Natural

 

In this much anticipated debut show, Jon Pointing presents Cayden Hunter, an actor who will demonstrate the importance of selflessness and sharing through this (non-participatory) workshop.

'Keenly observed and impeccably performed' **** (Chortle.co.uk).
As seen on BBC Three's Pls Like.

 

Doors 6.30PM (1 hour no interval)

 

 

Phoebe Walsh – I'll have what she's having

 

We're born alone, we live with weird people we find on Gumtree, we die alone. Phoebe does some lovely jokes about the struggles of living, working and finding true love in this post-truth world. You'll either relate to what she's saying or feel glad that you don't. So, whoever you are, you should come. Phoebe's credits include writing for Vice and Elle magazine, sketches for C4 and E4, starring in BBC2's The Javone Prince Show and All4's Webscam.

'OMFG! I wanna be her!' (Malala).
***** (Skinny).
***** (Gay Times).
**** (Spoonfed.co.uk).
**** (ThreeWeeks).

 

Doors 8PM (1 hour no interval)

 

 

JACOOZZI

 

This is JACOOZZI. The Hottest Improv. The Finest Guests. Come on in, the water's fine...

Our headline Saturday show is back, and so is your chance to see the best improvisers in London playing with the most exciting guests from the world of comedy and beyond.  

Our Special Guest TBC  will perform a set before joining us as a ‘monologist’, telling stories from his life based on audience suggestions, inspiring scenes and sketches improvised by the JACUZZI team - a selection of the finest improvisers the Free Association has to offer!

 

Doors 9.30PM (1 hour no interval)

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