The Same Faces: Uncle Armando

12/12/2018 @ 19:30 – 22:00
Upstairs at the Western
Upstairs at the Western

In an Armando, a single word taken from the audience inspires the headline comedian to tell a true story, based on that suggestion. This monologue becomes the basis for three different sketches from our improvisers. Repeat 8-9 times in a night and you have an unpredictable, but always hilarious evening of improvised comedy.

The Same Faces are one of the midland’s leading improvised comedy groups based here in Leicester. The team features regular members Tom Young, Allan Smith, Dave Gotheridge, Ki Shah and Mark Vigil, with guest players each month to complete the line up.

“Best Improv Show” nominees, Leics Comedy Festival 2018
“An endless feast of brilliant improv” ★★★★ – A Small Mind at the Theatre
“An hour of comedy goodness from a team of strong performers” –

Our upcoming headliners are:
November 2018: Scott Bennett
December 2018: Steff Todd
January 2019: Tom Houghton
February 2019: TBC (Leicester Comedy Festival)
March 2019: TBC
April 2019: TBC
May 2019: TBC
June 2019: Athena Kugblenu

Playing for The Same Faces will be:
Tom Young
Allan Smith
Dave Gotheridge
Ki Shah
Mark Vigil
and more TBA.

Tickets are £8/£6 concessions, available from