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Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel

The award-winning smash-hit comedy, as heard on BBC Radio 4, continues at the Arts Theatre following a sold-out stint since 2022!


The award-winning smash-hit comedy, as heard on BBC Radio 4, opens at the Arts Theatre 


The all-star Austentatious cast improvise a hilarious new Jane Austen novel every night! Inspired entirely by a title from the audience and performed in period costume with live musical accompaniment - it’s a riotous, razor-sharp show where swooning is guaranteed.


The revolving Austentatious cast include numerous, award-winning TV and Radio starring performers, including Rachel Parris (The Mash Report, Live at the Apollo), Cariad Lloyd (QI, Inside No.9, Griefcast, The Witchfinder), Joseph Morpurgo (Radio 4, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee), Andrew Hunter Murray (No Such Thing As A Fish) and more.


★★★★★ 'Ridiculously silly…wickedly funny’ The Times
★★★★ ‘A joy to behold’ The Guardian


105 minutes, including interval



Arts Theatre

Arts Theatre, Great Newport Street, London, WC2H 7JB

Additional Details & FAQ

Access Information

Please contact the box office directly for all enquiries and access bookings on 020 7836 8463.

Cancellation Policy

No refunds or exchanges after booking.

Suitable For Children

Suitable for ages 14 years and older


4.9(15 reviews)
  • Ziggi Ward-Hamer

    Mar 26, 2024

    This was our third time we have been to see Austentatious and yet again the cast delivered a humdinger of a show. I honestly don't know how they can be so on spot and deliver such comedic genius. We will continue to go as many times as we can as we know each time we will have true belly laughs throughout.

  • Billie and Vicky

    Oct 24, 2023

    Really felt part of it all. Good view from the cheapest seats! Funny and clever acting. Can't wait for the next one. Thank you

  • AD

    Sep 27, 2023

    I've never laughed so hard for so long. Such a talented cast, improvising to perfection. Enjoyed every minute of it!

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