Dylan Emery

Photo credit: Damian Robertson

Dylan has been performing, teaching and directing improvised theatre and comedy for more than 20 years. As well as co-founding GTI, he’s the co-creator of Olivier-award winning Showstopper! The Improvised Musical and is a member of the ‘hard bardics’ improvised theatre troupe founded by Ken Campbell, The School of Night.

He appears regularly in London’s glittering West End, has performed at The National Theatre, The Royal Court, The Bristol Old Vic and many times at the Edinburgh Fringe; he has performed for various TV and radio programmes and hosted the BBC Radio 4 series of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical.

He primarily trained under Alan Marriott and Ken Campbell.

You can find him on Twitter @dylanemery

Phil Whelans

Phil has his own Radio 4 sitcom, My First Planet. Other TV and radio credits include Stupid (BBC1), The Infinite Monkey Cage (R4) with his sketch group Pros from Dover, BBC2’s It’s Kevin, The Day the Music Died (R2), Brasseye (C4), cult internet show KateModern & impro pilots, Gibberish for Celador TV & Altered Egos for Radio 4.

His writing includes The 11 O’Clock Show, The Big Breakfast, 2DTV, Armstrong and Miller, The Live Floor Show, Velvet Soup, TV to Go, The Now Show & The Jason Byrne Show.

You can find Phil on Spotlight. You can also follow him on Twitter at @PhilWhelans & @Pushst4rter.

Charlotte Gittins

Charlotte is a character actress & BBC documentary-maker. An accomplished improviser, she is one of the cast of Chortle Award-winning show Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel; she is also one half of improvised duo Folie à Deux & performs regularly as part of Monkey Toast The Bishop. Her guest appearances include Marcus Brigstocke’s Unavailable for Comment, Suki Webster’s Guest Speaker & Ross Noble’s An Evening of Improvisation with Special Guests.

You can find Charlotte on Spotlight & on Twitter at @withtwoteas.

Grand Theft Impro Alumni

Alan Marriot, Drew Leavy, Lesley Albiston, Duncan Foster, Cariad Lloyd

Previous guest players

Adam Meggido
Alan Cox
Alan Hawkins
Alexander Fox
Ali James
Amy Cooke-Hodgson
Andre Vincent
Andrew Pugsley
Andrew Hunter Murray
Becky Johnson
Brendan Murphy
Brian Robel
Briony Redman
Chris Harvey John
Chris Mead
Dan O’Connor
Dan Starkey
David Reed
David Shore
Derek Flores
Donovan Workun
Francesca Forristal
Frankie Evans
Freya Parker
Gareth Kane
Graham Dickson
Greg Hess
Hannah Croft
Holly Laurent
Holly Mandel
Humphrey Ker
Ian Boothby
Jacob Banigan
Jamie Kavanagh
Jessie Rutland
Jim Woods
Jimmy James Eaton
Jinni Lyons
Joseph Morpurgo
John Bradley
John Mawer
Josie Lawrence
Jules Morrish
Justin Brett
Katy Schutte
Kevin Gillese
Kevin McDonald
Kurt Smeaton
Lauren Shearing
Lee Simpson
Lee White
Lisa Merchant
Lloyd Ahlquist
Lucy Trodd
Luke Sorba
Marcus Brigstocke
Max Dickins
Mark Beltzman
Mark Dawson
Mark Meer
Matt Alden Dykes
Michael Orton-Toliver
Michelle Owoo
Mike McShane
Miriam Hall
Monica Gaga
Naomi Petersen
Nell Mooney
Niall Ashdown
Nick Johne
Nick Oram
Oliver Senton
Patti Stiles
Paul Foxcroft
Paul Rogan
Paul ‘Silky’ White
Philip Pellew
Phill Jupitus
Pippa Evans
Rachel Blackman
Rachel Parris
Rachel Wecht
Rhiannon Vivian
Richard Soames
Ruth Bratt
Ryan Millar
Sally Hodgkiss
Sam Roulston
Sean McCann
Shawn Kinley
Stella Duffy
Steve Frost
Steve Steen
Stewart McCure
Suki Webster
Susan Harrison
Sylvia Bishop
Tim Sniffen
Thom Tuck
Tony Slattery

Previous guest musicians

Anthony Ingle
Chris Ash
Jordan Clarke
Patrick Stockbridge
Sam Cable
Tom Hodge
Yshani Perinpanayagam
Sandra-Mae Luykx
Phil Lunn
Duncan Walsh-Atkins
Geddes Cureton

There are many others, but we can’t currently remember them. If they (you) are reading this (that) please email me (us) and tell me to add you (them) to the list (list).