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Featuring the UK's best comedy improv artists

No-script Sherlock debuts in Adelaide! Following sold-out seasons at Edinburgh Fringe and Perth Fringe World, British improv stars (including members of Racing Minds) are bringing Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes to Adelaide Fringe this summer. Tickets are now on sale for this strictly limited season (8 shows only).

Starring a rotating cast of the UK's best comedy improv artists, each performance offers a new adventure and takes inspiration from the mystery and intrigue of the Victorian era a time when Australia was a land of allure and enchantment to adventurous Brits.

Director Tom Wilkinson says "The show is completely new every day, prompted by a suggestion slip we pick out of a silk top hat. Everyone in the queue gets to suggest what the 'case' Sherlock will solve that day will be".

The versatile troupe includes Tom Skelton (Racing Minds), Vicky Hawley and Caitlin Campbell, who will also be seen in the most exciting comedy shows across Perth, with the cast involved in seven shows between them, including Aaaand Now for MORE Kiddo Kaos!, Improv Allstars Up Late and Did you Hear what I Saw?

The cast originally met while studying at Oxford University, where they joined the Oxford Imps, whose spin-off group of 2011 graduates formed Racing Minds, now one of the biggest improv names on the international Fringe circuit.


"Excellent... very funny and beautifully devious" ★★★★ Fringe Guru.

"Copious amounts of talent and boundless potential" ★★★★ Plays to See.

"Sizzling energy ... exciting" Arts Review.

"Impeccable timing and wryly comic invention" WeekendNotes.


The Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes is set to sell out fast. Performances will be held from 14 to 22 February 2019 from 7.30pm at Exhibition Hall at The National Wine Centre.

Get your tickets now at adelaidefringe.com.au

For more information on the show, check out www.facebook.com/improvsherlock and improvsherlock.com.

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When: 14 - 22 February
Where: Exhibition Hall at The National Wine Centre, Cnr Hackney and Botanic Rd, Adelaide, SA, 5000
Cost: Full Price: $29.00, Concession: $25.00, Family: $17.50, Kids: $15.00
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