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The Good, the Bad, and the Fifty

The 12th Annual London 50-hour Improvathon

London Box Office

"Every moment was unique and original but also ephemeral and fleeting. What happened on stage in front of our audience will never happen again and that is why it was so brilliant."

London Theatre Reviews

"Innovative and brilliantly unpredictable, its a comedy treat not-to-be-missed!"

The Reviews Hub

"A great concept and one that more than a decade on is getting better and better, so mosey-on down to Wiltons and enjoy the ride!"

The Spy in the Stalls

“The cast is strong, verbally agile and crucially – so, so crucially for a show like this – seem to be having a good time.”

Rabble Theatre

Twelfth Night

British Theatre Guide

“Much humour is brought to the production in the shape of the hard drinking buffoon Sir Andrew Aguecheek (Alexander McWilliam), who arrives on a pedal cycle from the back of the church.”

XN Media

“Clear pronunciation, great body language and not one of them seemed out of character for a second. Each actor as strong and confident in their performance.”

The Public Review

“There are ample laughs to be had from Joe Marsh and Alexander McWilliam as Sir Toby & Sir Andrew respectively. McWilliam in particular captures a real and inspired sense of isolation, he gradually paints the picture of a man out of his depth with no one cherish.” 

Reading Post

“RBL have created a witty adaption of the classic comedy which pulls out threads of humour and unravels them at speed.” 

MISSION: IMPROVable

Mad Monkey Improv

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"One word. Brilliant. It can't be easy making up an entire scene based on one word or phrase from an audience member, and it must be even harder still to keep the entire thing funny. But Mad Monkey did it, and they kept the audience laughing the entire time."

Broadsheet Boutique

"Clutch-your-wobbling-belly hilarious. As is the nature of improv, every show is going to be different, but Mad Monkey have such a great energy about them I can’t imagine any show falling flat. It looks as if they’re having as much fun on stage as we are in the audience, and that hilarity is infectious.…Witty, silly, and very funny."

Reading Post

“A cracking night of comedy...Just what the Berkshire comedy scene needs"

British Theatre Guide

“Kept the audience laughing all night. A really enjoyable night of well executed fun and mischief."

As You Like It

Oxford Shakespeare Company

Oxford Times

"Giving the play its essential chiaroscuro, Alexander McWilliam is a particularly lyrical Jacques."

Chris Sparkle

"Alexander McWilliam’s performance of the enigmatic character of Jacques is superbly subtle – the text describes the character as melancholy and that’s precisely how he comes across: reserved, reflective, world-weary but not bitter, with an unsentimental grip on reality shown nowhere better than with the famous Seven Ages of Man speech. It’s a performance of so many facets that you simply can’t categorise it. With a role that’s easy to caricature, this Jaques is a real, complex person."

Reading Post

"This is a delightful and animated production starring just eight performers many of whom assume multiple roles. The cast received a well deserved standing ovation for its performance and for a memorable, quintessentially English summer evening's entertainment this production is hard to beat. This outdoor Shakespeare production will stay with audiences long after it has finished."

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Oxford Shakespeare Company

Remote Goat

“The physical elements too were also well choreographed, particularly the lovers main dispute scene that had fantastic pace and energy - I would belie anyone of any culture/nationality/language to watch that scene and not understand what was going on, Shakespeare virgin or not. The cast played it with great revelry but, I also suspect, great care, as despite the rompish nature of it, behind all good theatre like that is detailed rehearsal and precision so no-one gets too hurt."

Chris Sparkle

“Also responsible for a lot of very funny horseplay are Andrew Venning as Lysander and Alexander McWilliam as Demetrius, who basically fight like girls, do excellent po-faced sincerity at the behest of Hermia or Helena; roll around in the grass a lot and attack the physical comedy head on. How can Demetrius resenting having his hair ruffled be so funny?... you will remember scene after scene packed with laughs and inventive comedy.” 

Daily Info

"Magic, beauty, laughter, genius, extraordinarily talented entertainers. Not to be missed."