Improv is the key for top comedian Paul

Paul Merton
Paul Merton

One of the UK’s best-loved comedians is coming to the Royal & Derngate next week.

Paul Merton, a team captain on the quiz show Have I Got News For You, will appear alongside his Impro Chums on Saturday, May 23.

He takes to the road again joined by Mike McShane, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch and Suki Webster following on from the publication of his autobiography.

They will create a new and unique comedy show based entirely on suggestions from the audience and turn them into wondrously funny routines that trigger cascades of laughter.

Performing a variety of dazzling impro games the group will use their unparalleled ability to spin the audience’s propositions into comedy gold.

Every show is a new adventure. No-one knows know what the show will be about, but they guarantee that it will be hilarious.

The show starts at 8pm and tickets are priced at £22. These can be booked by calling the box office on 01604 624811 or visit www.royalandderngate.co.uk.