Spontaneous Sherlock

Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.

Spontaneous Sherlock

About Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock - Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, and one of the biggest improvised comedy show of the last three Edinburgh Fringe Festivals - is celebrating it's 100th show!

Spontaneous Sherlock is an award-winning, entirely improvised Sherlock Holmes comedy play, based on an audience suggestion of a title. Performed in two halves by three of Scotland's most critically-acclaimed comedy improvisers, with live Victorian musical accompaniment.

Plus, stick around after the second interval for a bonus improv comedy set by the cast of Spontaneous Sherlock in their ordinary, non-Victorian clothes! Performed by Will Naameh, Paul Connolly and Sam Irving. Music improvised by Jenny Laahs and Colin Bramwell (piano), Nick Lauener (piano/violin) and Graham Coe (cello).


Previous praise for Spontaneous Sherlock:

"Unbeatably clever" - Edinburgh Guide (★★★★★)

"Flawlessly executed improv comedy... pure, unadulterated hilarity" - EdFringeReview (★★★★★)

"Side-splitting laughter across the entirety of the performance" - Three Weeks (★★★★★)

Derek Award, Best PBH Show Edinburgh Fringe 2017 (Winners)

"Raucously funny... the highlight of the Fringe so far!" - TV Bomb (★★★★)

"It’s no surprise that Spontaneous Sherlock has punters lining up along the pavement... if you're a fan of Sherlock, you must see this show" - Broadway Baby (★★★★)

"Spontaneous Sherlock is an infectiously riotous whirlwind of a show... orders of magnitude better than Benedict Cumberbatch" - EdFringeReview (★★★★)

"Professional quality improv done so, so right... certainly an event which lives up to its own hype" - Edinburgh49 (★★★★)

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Spontaneous Sherlock are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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