DDG is back and we have missed you horribly.
Premiering our Autumn/Winter collection will be:
DuckDuckTales! Choose your own adventure with DDG's beloved house team.
Kanga & the Roo! Two people plus many laughs equals a satisfied audience. But which person is Kanga and which is the Roo?
Agony Aunts! Three legends of London comedy will solve your real life dilemmas through longform improv with space work to die for.
PLUS - our Audience Jams are also back! Shake off the memories of your boring, jam-less summer by jumping up on stage and improvising in a two-person scene and maybe a group montage. Yes? Yes!
Bringing the joy this week:
Two's A Crowd! Erstwhile DDG host, Ed JD returns home for one night only with some equally funny friends.
Gibberish Allsorts! Presenting their patented 'This is Not a Love Story' they will make you laugh but they might also break your heart.
Nu Z Land! They're London's premier all-BAME improv team. They're also insanely funny. Miss their show and you miss out, and no one wants that to happen.
PLUS our celebrated Audience Jams where anyone, including YOU, can get on stage and have a go at this improv thing just by dropping your name in our bucket.
Are you sitting comfortably? Then we'll begin, with:
Gorilla Panic! Only the best scenes are accepted into this lovely two-prov's set. The audition process is rigorous but the results are outstanding.
The Runaways! Where they have run from, we do not know. But where they are running to is the DDG stage to share some shortform excellence.
Whose Army! Aggressively funny champions of the Harold and other long forms. They're so good that you might cry a bit. With joy.
PLUS: JAMS featuring YOU! Just by dropping your name in our bucket you earn a spot on our stage in a two-person scene and a group montage. You will never regret that you did it.
It's like we've never been away, isn't it? And yes - this week we have another three awesome improv comedy acts just for you.
Dudes! Ed and Julia get super-personal in an act that treats every word with the utmost importance. Mmm - you had us at 'Dudes'...
Postscript! The hilarious trio are back in the house with scenes that'll knock you out, then sit you up and apply a cold poltice to the affected area with love.
Rhinoceros! An FA-trained longform team who might play a Harold or an Armando or even a Commando: but whatever the format, it'll be as funny as f***.
Plus: YOU! Yes, just nab us beforehand and get your name in the bucket to play a scene and a ten-minute group montage, all for free. See you there!
October's here and so are we - with another trio of sizzling improv comedy acts. Can you resist the funny of:
Ali and Joe! A duo that brings slow-burn, emotion-driven improv narrative to make you laugh, then go: "Awww!", then laugh again.
A Threesome! The killer chops of Carleen and Co. They'll make you question your sanity – and their sanity – with their blistering wit.
Margaret! The hilarious Monkey Toast-trained Armando team return to set The Effra's furniture on fire with their funny. No refunds.
Plus: YOU, you absolute legend. Be brave and put your name in the bucket and you'll get to play a two-person scene and a ten-minute montage! You won't regret it! Free show, as usual.
It's that time of the week when you toddle down to the Effra Social to laugh your arse off - and these acts will make that happen for you!
The Happiest People In The World! Adorable duo Stephen and Erick take the big questions and tickle them under the chin until they're giggling like a giggler.
Swipe Right! Robin and his merry band of comedic anarchists hit the stage and take from their brilliant brains to give to the DDG audience.
The Parentheticals! DDG's very own Brendan Way helps take the team on an epic odyssey that'll leave everyone breathless with laughter.
Plus: YOU! Why don't you come and put your name in the bucket? You'll play a two-person scene and a ten-minute group montage and you won't believe the rush you'll feel. Trust us. Free show!
DDG is the best thing to do on a Monday night! We have a another line up of great acts and our jams if you want to play.
DuckDuckTales - the DDG house team that puts the audience in charge of their fate. What will happen on this choose-your-own-adventure? You decide!
Vice Versa - solo prov taking its inspiration from Pixar to clown around and explore character.
Mordsaga - giving us a Scandinavian crime thriller that only Scandinavia's quirkiest detectives can solve......
If you would like to jam with us then see one of our lovely hosts and get your name put in the bucket.
Kickstart your week with fun and laughs from our great acts and jams.
Margaret! - this group will create an amazing Armando for you.
Plus One - the very lovely Megan Harrison has started a Delaney Chain. Come and find out how it ends.
PLUS our usual jams. If you would like to play, see one of our lovely hosts and put your name in the bucket.
Improv makes Mondays great! Don't believe us? Come to this show and see for yourself as we host...
Charlie V Martin - 24/7 Club - Edinburgh Preview! A few historical figures from Charlie's second Edinburgh Fringe show pop by to say Hi.
Quack! The most fitting name for an act at Duck Duck Goose.
If you want to improv too, you can. We have an audience jam and two-person scenes that ANYONE can be in.
Come to the Effra for dinner, a drink, and one of the best improv nights in town! This week's superstars are...
Swords and Guns! A wonderful mashup of music and mischief from this top twoprov.
Glow in the Dark! There's oddballs and danger abound in this group's adventures.
Jack Left Town! The greatest band that never was tell their story.
We have all this, plus YOU (if you choose) in our jams and two-person scenes.
We've one more month of shows before our summer break! Here's this week's treats.
Bark and B - Edinburgh Preview! Ahead of their Edinburgh Fringe debut, our favourite quintet of puppets return to play this bumper slot.
Clusterfox! They'll root around your bins (audience suggestions) for something nice (great ideas).
Want to get onstage? You can play in our jams and two-person scenes.
They say laughter is the best medicine, so why not recover from the weekend with us at the DDG Improv Jam...
Mayank Shreshtha! Making it all up, all by himself.
Three's Company! To three or not to three, that is the question. Well we don't have to question it, there is no doubt we wouldn't miss it for the world.
Story Kitchen Impro! They will be playing games galore to ensure you will have a belly full of laughter.
PLUS: You as always have the chance to get up and make stuff up on stage with us. Just come and put your name in the bucket!
Sadly, ABANDOMAN (Rob Broderick) has had to cancel due to ill health. Get well soon, Rob!
Six Clicks ARE playing, though! These hilarious Wayfinders (The Improviser's Way graduates) welcome you into their fun-filled 'Living Room', we bet you're curious to see what will be going on.
PLUS: Yup - YOU GUYS. You can play if you want to and no-one can stop you - not even Churchill himself. Just come and put your name in the bucket!
A Very Special Episode of Duck Duck Goose, on a TUESDAY at the NURSERY THEATRE.
We'll be flying North of the river and taking over the Nursery Theatre for one night only with our house team, DuckDuckTales and a whole host of other teams featuring your favourite DDG hosts.
AND we're taking our jams out there with us, so there will still be a chance for YOU to play, if you want to!
It's finally Summer! Slip off your footwear, roll up those trouser legs and paddle with us in the warm waters of comedy improv with...
Ali and Joe! A delicious two-prov from our friends and yours. They'll take you on a journey: bring a packed lunch and prepare to be tickled.
Dark Matters! A beautiful and unique improv storytelling shadow puppet team. Expect darkness, light, beautiful inventiveness and sweetly funny storylines made up on the spot.
Charm and Strange! Doing what they say on the tin, this team offer original transitions and a whole lot of laughs.
PLUS: Yup - YOU GUYS. You can play if you want to and no-one can stop you - not even Churchill himself. Just come and put your name in the bucket!
Lots of words rhyme with June, you guys. Just because 'improv' and 'jam' don't is no excuse not to come and play. These guys will be here, for sure:
Gilbert and Oswald! This brand-new duo bring you a brand-new bunch of fun. No relation to either Gilbert and George or Lee Harvey Oswald, their lawyers assure us.
A Threesome! The ultra-racy trio (of C3Something born) give you that feeling in your tummy you got climbing the rope in gym class – or your money back.
The Die Hards! Formed from the wreckage of The Dreamboats and Mighty Demon, this Monkey Toast Harold team bring their A-game to every show.
PLUS: YOU! Yup, come and put your name in the bucket on the night and you'll star in a two-person scene and a ten-minute jam. Congratulations!
It's a Bank Holiday bonanza: come and kiss goodbye to your freedom with us.
The Wentworths! Forget the Joneses: we'll all be keeping up with this hilarious two-prov.
And Now...! fast-paced, surreal, Monty Python-inspired improv from a team forged in the fires of the first The Improviser's Way course.
The Parentheticals! One of London's best-loved narrative teams will complete a quest in front of your very eyes, ears and other senses.
PLUS: TWO jams featuring YOU! Let's see if we can keep the wheels on for this final evening of the Bank Holiday.
In a numerical miracle, this week we have:
One Board Man - one human, one or more whiteboards and far more scenic drama than you expected.
The 2 Sooners - DDG debut from this fantastic team of Hoopla graduates.
C3? - genius team making a neighbourly visit from their own regular Sunday show and jam.
PLUS - audience jams, featuring YOU, which - for this week only -will be renamed 4 to the Floor.
EQUALS the only place to be on a Monday evening.
As long as there is Monday, there will be Duck Duck Goose. This week featuring:
The Ed and Bryn Festival - two's a crowd (and now, a festival).
Not Your Average - a whole movie created right in front of you.
20% Less - your favourite longform grrrl gang.
PLUS our famous audience jams - incorporating two person scenes and montages - featuring YOU!
End your day right with some top improv. Come to Brixton for...
Arfie! He needs no more introduction. Audience interaction encouraged (but we cannot promise he will like you).
Derek's Mojo! They are so energetic that the stage practically shakes.
Ramshackle! A cross-cultural conversation results in amazing scenes.
Come join us onstage! Find a host and get your name in your bucket so you can play in our jam.
A Monday without DDG is like a cow without a hat. Yes, they exist, but they don't have to.
Come play with us this week and watch...
A&E! The DDG debut of a this no doubt delightful duo.
Glow in the Dark! A group who will lighten your day with their bright ideas.
Buffet! This smorgasbord of improv talent will give you a feast of funny.
If you want to jam, just find a host and they will put your name in our bucket.
Duck Duck Goose: the best thing that has ever happened to Mondays.
Join us to jam this week and you will see a sensational lineup of...
Fright Club! You will DIE (laughing).
Somewhat Theatre! See a cultural touchstone spoofed in a manner somewhat like theatre.
Bareback Kings! London's top improv drag team. They're a good bunch of lads.
If you think what they are doing looks fun (and it is), then join in our jams! Talk to a host and get your name in our bucket.
If you like free entertainment, a chance to play, and jokes, then you'll love this show.
Adrian George! One man versus himself in an intense monoscene.
Real Cool Dumb Dumbs! Want to get stupid? Then call this twoprov.
Classic Andy! Whichever format they play, the set's a classic!
Think it looks fun to be onstage? It is! Join us to jam by getting your name in our bucket.
Fancy an improv jam? Then step this way! We have two of those, plus performances from...
Warlord Django Khan! Who better to give advice than a warlord? This question is rhetorical.
Gorilla Panic! DDG's Vic and Steff have put on their jumpsuits and are ready for any suggestion you (figuratively) throw at them.
Postscript! Games and scenes inspired by books. Fun and literary.
If you want to jam and be in our famous two-person scenes, drop your name in our bucket.
You'd be an April Fool to miss this show! Check out the lineup...
The Happiest People in the World! Improv is already joyful, so this team must be ecstatic.
BIG NOW! As soon as we even get close to defining what they do, they go someplace delighted and unexpected.
The Right Kind of Trouble! A Monkey Toast team offering comedic chaos.
YOU can play onstage too. Just drop your name in our bucket to be in our two-person scenes and jams.
On Monday we usually present three acts and some jams. This week is no different! Specifically this week we have:
The Bad Kidz! Two rebelz without a cauze.
Slice of Rhyme! An improv rap duo, skilled in both rhythm and rhyming.
Mother's Day! Smart gags and tags from a great group.
Also, YOU (if you want to be onstage in our montages and two-person scenes).
If it's Monday, then we'll bring you three amazing acts and a series of jams. This Monday we have:
The Jooty Booty Show - A chat show where the host and the guest are not the same person but might be the same person or the guest might be the audience, and who's really in charge here?
20% Less - On a mission to steal stage time with their fancy longform distractions.
Somewhat Theatre - Re-telling some of your favourite literary tales in a somewhat recognisable manner, which may or may not end the way you remember.
Plus bring yourself to the stage in our audience jams! Absolutely anyone can have a go under the stage lights simply by dropping their name in the bucket.
This week our show combines audience jams and top improv teams. Why mess with a winning formula?
Come to the Effra Social this Monday and you will see...
Kango & the Roo! Which one is The Roo and which one is Kanga? We don't know but also does it matter when they're this funny?
The Verbs! A riot of scenes, silliness and possibly singing from the Nursery House Team.
Jack Left Town! Rock out with this band as they tell-all about their ascent to rock stardom.
We have all this, plus our montages starring YOU.
Start your week the only way you should! At the Effra this week will be:
Joe and Friend! A kaleidoscope of brilliant nonsense from two brilliant minds linked by friendship. Or telepathy. No, let's stick with friendship.
Story Kitchen Impro! Mouthwatering shortform scenes baked to perfection on a stove of silliness.
The Parentheticals! This legendary team won't rest until they have been put to the test by an epic quest. It's up to you to set them on their search.
Plus our wonderful two-person scenes and jams, starring the audience! Get your name in the bucket to take part.
It's your weekly dose of Monday madness! Joining us in our house of fun this week:
" "! Emotionally grounded yet silly scenes from your good friends James Haskin & Jennifer Jordan, with a name that can only be communicated in person.
Nu Z Land! London's thrilling and hilarious BAME team tells it how it is and brings its trademark dopeness to the Lounge.
Swipe Right! No app required to tell you that this team and your funnybone are a perfect match.
Plus YOU, should you wish to be in our fantastic two-person scenes and jams.
There's never a blue Monday as long as the Duck Duck Goose jam is in town. This week's rainbow roster are:
One Board Man! One man. One board. Infinite possibilities, just waiting to spring from the mighty pen of John Gallagher. He's the man, not the board. We think.
BIG NOW! The past is tiny, the future unmeasured. But NOW is BIG, and the Bigness is NOW. Join three of the BIGgest players we know to explore it, NOW.
Ramshackle! If life seems chaotic and terrifying, take a moment to relax in the knowledge that you cannot be more baffled by the world and everything in it than these guys.
Plus our famous two-person scenes and jams, starring those in the audience who get their names in the bucket. Could that include YOU?
It's almost Valentine's Day, so why not celebrate early with some improv that you will love? This week, you will be wooed by...
Bark & B! Puppets including, though not limited to, a naked lady, a talking tree and a giant fish. There is nothing in this world more adorable.
T-Minus! Improv with a countdown! When the time runs out, something happens. What that event is is up to YOU.
Neasden Rotary Club! Super longform champions, almost guaranteed to make you die from laughter.
Want to come onstage? You can! Put your name in our bucket and you can be in two-person scenes and our famous audience jams.
A new month means a whole new slew of acts at Duck Duck Goose! This Monday, we are joined by...
Trio Quintet! This returning favourite features a very special scene partner - it's YOU, the audience. Solo improv that's always on point.
Dullprov! Dullprov is a team who improv about flat-pack furniture and drizzly Sundays. They are extremely funny.
The Die Hards! Yippee ki yay, what a group. They're going to bring us a Harold that's as exciting as a heist movie.
If you think what they are doing looks exciting, then put your name in our bucket and you can be onstage too in our two-person scenes and audience jams.
This week, Duck Duck Goose is on the road and will be at The Nursery Theatre, 2 Finsbury Ave, London EC2M 2PA
Come complete January with some improv! This week's ad-libbed antics come courtesy of...
Awkwardly Quiet! Delightful, improvised, clownesque theatre. Lizzy & Andreas invite you to glimpse into worlds, peculiar and mundane, inhabited by vulnerable weirdos.
We Are Not a Cult! A format set at a funeral that will knock you dead as the team kill it.
Somewhat Theatre! A team as huge as its members' talent. They will present scenes that somewhat resemble a famous tale.
We have all that, plus a chance for YOU to play in two-person scenes and our audience jams!
The best improv show on a Monday night in January in Brixton. To prove it we have another great lineup this week:
The Jooty Booty Show - an improvised chat show where the host and the guest are different people but also the same person.
Rhinoceros will share some stories and create an awesome Armando that will not necessarily be about rhinos.
DuckDuckTales ask you to choose the genre and the fate of our heroes/villains in a Choose Your Own Adventure from the DDG house team!
And as if that wasn't enough, we also have our audience jams! Stick your name in the bucket and come play - we'd love to see you!
WE'RE BACK! Come in from the cold and warm up with some laughs this week as we present:
Gorilla Panic are a duo who create scenes where anything is possible. Including panicking gorillas.
BIG NOW use physicality and transitions to bend long form into a completely new shape.
The Chandeliers will keep you guessing as they Turn Back Time.
And of course, we also have our audience jams. Anyone, including you, is invited to put their name in the bucket and join in.