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Austentatious - The Improvised Jane Austen Novel

Friday 15 & Saturday 16 October 2021


Austentatious is saddling the horses for a Grand Tour of the United Kingdom! 

Austentatious is an improvised comedy play starring a cast of the country’s quickest comic performers. Every single show the cast conjures up a brand new ‘lost’ Jane Austen novel based on nothing more than a title suggested by the audience. 

The show comes fresh from multiple sellout runs at the Edinburgh Fringe, a weekly residency in London’s West End and a BBC Radio 4 Christmas special. Now Austentatious will be appearing at theatres across the country to entertain and astonish audiences in equal measure.

Previous ‘lost’ masterpieces have included Double 0 DarcyGame of Scones and The Wickham Man, and no two shows are ever the same. Performed in period costume with live musical accompaniment, this is a Regency treat guaranteed to delight Austen novices and die-hard fans alike.

★★★★★ “Ridiculously silly…wickedly funny” - The Times 

★★★★ “Brilliant…these are comedians at the top of their game” - The Telegraph

★★★★ “A joy to behold” - The Guardian

★★★★ “Supersmart and terrifically funny” - The Scotsman

8pm (doors 7.15)


Austentatious said:

“We are beyond delighted to be back on the road, and can’t wait to shine a spotlight on some of Austen’s lesser-known ‘classics' - from Empire Line of Duty to Bennet Like Beckham. Prepare the barouche!"

 Austentatious is performed by:

Amy Cooke-Hodgson

Graham Dickson

Charlotte Gittins

Cariad Lloyd

Joseph Morpurgo

Andrew Hunter Murray

Daniel Nils Roberts

Rachel Parris

Lauren Shearing Line-up varies. Each show stars 5-6 members of the cast.

Prices & Booking

£19.50 (includes £1.00 booking fee)

Fri 15 & Sat 16 Oct

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Important Information

Age guidance: 12+