Austentatious An Improvised Jane Austen Novel

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.

  • Audience Reaction
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  • Behind The Scenes Photoshoot
  • Their Funniest Moments
  • 'Ridiculously silly…wickedly funny'

    ★★★★★ The Times
  • 'A joy to behold'

    ★★★★ The Guardian
  • 'Brilliant, balmy improv'

    ★★★★ The Telegraph
  • 'Sheer unbridled silliness'

    ★★★★ Evening Standard