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The Improvsed Chat Show: The Monkey Toast Players, Sara Pascoe, Cariad Lloyd, Phil Whelans, Briony Redman, Charlotte Gittins, Paul Foxcroft
Monkey Toast is a 6-time Canadian Comedy Award winner! At each show, host and Second City alum David Shore interviews different celebrity guests. After each interview, the focus shifts to the Monkey Toast Players who use the interview as inspiration for their improvised scenes. The show then jumps back and forth from interview to improv to build a unique and hilarious show.
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An award-winning show originating in Canada now boasting an all-star UK cast.
The Monkey Toast Players are: Humphrey Ker (Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner, The Penny Dreadfuls), Phil Whelans (Pros From Dover, BBC, Channel 4), Sara Pascoe (Stand Up for the Week C4, Campus e4), Rob Broderick (Abandoman), Cariad Lloyd (Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee, Cardinal Burns e4), Richard Soames (The Beta Males, BBC3 online), Dylan Emery (Showstopper!), Paul Foxcroft (Grand Theft Impro), Briony Redman (Ladies and Gentlemen), Javier Jarquin (Scared Scriptless, NZ), Susan Harrison (Bagpuss, Soho Theatre), Charlotte Gittins and Monkey Toast creator and host David Shore (Second City Mainstage, Improv Olympic West).
'Always awesomely hilarious' (Torontonist)
@Number 1 Show to see at the Fringe (NOW Magazine, Canada).
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Sara Pascoe is a British writer, stand-up comedian and actress. She has appeared in a number of television programmes - Campus, Live At The Apollo, QI, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Mock The Week among others - as well as an all-female sketch show and her own Edinburgh show, and runs comedy club The House Of Mirth.
Sara's stand-up is influenced by her joint favourite heroes, Jodie Marsh and Winston Churchill.
'Always intelligent and occasionally exquisite' (The Independent)
'Pascoe uses erudite references as just one strand of an offbeat worldview, offset by moments of gloriously deliberate dumbness and delivered with nothing less than full-megawatt charisma' (The Guardian)
'... defiantly idiosyncratic and highly accessible' (Evening Standard).
Sara Pascoe was named in Ents24's top 20 hardest-working comedians of 2017 and 2016.
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A talented comedian with a host of silly characters, Cariad is also a member of Jane Austen improv group Austentatious as well as Grand Theft Impro. Cariad has had a BBC Three show and appeared on Channel 4's Cardinal Burns.
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Writer and performer of his own Radio 4 sitcom, My First Planet, founder member of Pros from Dover - with whom he did two series of Radio 4's The Infinite Monkey Cage.
As a writer or performer, Phil has worked with everyone from Robin Williams to Chris Morris, Al Gore to Brian Conley, Joan Rivers to Basil Brush.
He improvises with Grand Theft Impro and Monkey Toast.
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