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Jane Austen improvisation comedy on tour

Date Posted: 08/01/2014

Chortle Award-nominated Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel is set to tour the UK from February.

Following two successful runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Austentatious, set in the style of Jane Austen, is an hour-long comedy play based entirely on audience suggestions.

Previous show titles have included Pride and Predator, Strictly Come Darcy and Mansfield Shark. Performed in period costume with live cello accompaniment, Austentatious is an immersive and hilarious treat for school groups studying Austen.

Tour Dates for Austentatious include:
•    Leicester Comedy Festival: 10th February
•    Norwich Playhouse: 6th March
•    North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford: 4th April
•    Colchester Arts Centre: 25th April
•    Salford Lowry: 17th May
•    Nottingham Playhouse: 12th June
•    Udderbelly, Southbank, London: 4th July

For further school trip information visit

School Travel Organiser's Guide