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Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel

11 Apr to 26 Jul 2021

Fortune Theatre

It is a truth scarcely acknowledged that Jane Austen wrote hundreds of novels that have previously stayed hidden for centuries … until now.
Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel at the Fortune Theatre

Image courtesy Fortune Theatre

Show details


Featuring a cast of the most acclaimed and quickest improvisers (as seen on The Mash Report, QI, Mock the Week, Peep Show), expect a regency tale like no other where no two shows are ever the same!

With previous masterpieces including Monster Hangover Abbey, Dirty Darcying and We Will Frock You, whether you're insane for Jane or don't know your Bingleys from your Darcys, this hilarious spectacle is not to be missed!

Background, advisory warnings

Age suitability: Not available

Austentatious is an entirely improvised comedy play in the style of the wondrous & witty Jane Austen, based on nothing more than a title from the audience.

Performed in Regency costume with live musical accompaniment.

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Postal address:
Russell Street
London WC2B 5HH

Box office tel: 0844 871 7627

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Previews from:Sunday 11 April 2021

Closes:Monday 26 July 2021

Performance days & times


Sunday ‑ 6‑00pm

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm




Running time: 2 hrs 00 mins (inc interval)


From £20

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Author: Based on the work of Jane Austen
Production: Austentatious


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