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Hang Out with The Maydays

The Maydays have been performing live comedy around the world for fifteen years to rave reviews and sold out attendance. Whether bringing Chicago-style improv to the UK for the first time, or touring their flagship show Happily Never After at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and beyond, The Maydays have been a cornerstone of the UK’s comedy scene. Now the team open their hearts and take to the airwaves with a show where they… just… hang out and enjoy the company of their friends. And they would like to invite you to join them in sharing anecdotes, laughing at their foibles and enjoying their play

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Eurovision vs Fortnite

This week, when the Maydays hang out, Trista Mrema explains Eurovision to fellow American Miki Manting and the panel discuss potential crossovers with Mad Max Fury Road. Chris Mead claims that any two holiday makers will have opposing attitudes, and Jonathan Nguyen shares a story about going clubbing with his wife that corroborates it. Then Chris explains how he has been bonding with his nephews over Fortnite, and the struggles within. Links to projects, courses and shows from this episode's cast: Trista Mrema Improv on Mute Workshop - https://www.themaydays.co.uk/event/bipoc-workshop-improv-on-mute-with-trista-mrema/ Easy Laughs - http://www.Easylaughs.nl Miki Manting Vintage Improv Festival - www.vintageimprov.org Chris Mead www.chrismead.co Follow the Maydays on all social media for more improv classes, shows and conversation. @maydaysimprov themaydays.co.uk

20mins

12 Jul 2021

Rank #1

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The Wilko Circle

This week, when the Maydays Hang Out, Rebecca MacMillan shares her eroded post-pandemic life skills. Jules Munns, on the other hand, has become a dad and moved to a place where the most exciting thing is a Wilko store. Terrance Lamonte Jr. has become obsessed with reality TV show The Circle, and Damon Royster has finally performed improv in front of a live audience… in the form of a high school prom. Follow the Maydays on all social media for more improv classes, shows and conversation. @maydaysimprov themaydays.co.uk Wilko.com

31mins

28 Jun 2021

Rank #2

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The Tiger Who Came For Cocktails

This week, when The Maydays hang out, Lloydie James Lloyd and Rebecca MacMillan revel in the new freedoms of April lockdown-lifting, and regress to teenagers drinking in parks. Ed Fargher and Aih Mendoza reflect upon the pain and destruction that comes from having to walk somewhere for the first time in a year. The whole cast notices that some things that used to be services are now just done from the home including when Firas Alexander tells the team about a Petting Zoo for hire and it’s star, Greg the Sloth. Plus an all out love-in for our pet cat companions followed by an especially chaotic edition of short form game Bad Rap. This episode features: Aih Mendoza Thirdworldimprov.com facebook.com/HousekeepingImprov Firas Alexander https://www.facebook.com/PhantomPilotsShow/ https://www.facebook.com/Sweater-Daddies-a-comedy-duo-2237829546533936 Rebecca MacMillan improvsherlock.com impromptushakespeare.com Lloydie James Lloyd rhymesimprov.com ImprovChronicle.com Edmund Fargher Edmundfargher.com @edmundfargher Follow the Maydays on all social media for more improv classes, shows and conversation. @maydaysimprov themaydays.co.uk

24mins

14 Jun 2021

Rank #3

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The Circus of Hairdressing

This week, when The Maydays hang out with their friends, Velvet discusses moving house in Canada, and the differences between perception and reality of the nation, and everyone shares their clashes-of-perspective of geographical size from nation to nation. Ed shares his experience getting his haircut, but forgetting his PIN code at the hairdresser. Katy mentions that her curly hair is difficult to maintain. Liz shares the dangers of cutting your partner’s hair and we have not one but two games to round things off! Find out more about everyone in today's Hang Out: Velvet Wells: thevelvetduke.com Liz Peters lizpeters.com @improvliz Own It - How to Boss Your Fears, Free Your Voice and Inspire the Room (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Own-Boss-Fears-Voice-Inspire/dp/B088388ZH7/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=own+it+liz+peters&qid=1622399338&sr=8-1) Katy Schutte katyschutte.co.uk Edmund Fargher edmundfargher.com @edmundfargher sidelinersseries.co.uk Follow the Maydays on all social media for more improv classes, shows and conversation. @maydaysimprov themaydays.co.uk

24mins

31 May 2021

Rank #4

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Do Dogs have Knees?

This week, when The Maydays hang out, Juwel Haque and Jenny Rowe discuss moving into a house with a ton of stairs, Liz Peters shares her joy in seeing dogs in the park during the pandemic and Tai Campbell shares his experience as a newfound E-Board rider. Then Jen hits upon the real question. Do dogs have knees? Lloydie James Lloyd looks it up, but Tai doesn’t want to because of what the Google algorithm might think of him. Then the gang plays a game of News Conference! This episode features: Tai Campbell https://www.facebook.com/DoTheRightScene @DTRSComedy Juwel Haque http://www.thenurserytheatre.com Liz Peters https://www.lizpeters.com @improvliz Jennifer Rowe http://www.jennyrowe.co.uk Lloydie James Lloyd http://www.improvchronicle.com Follow the Maydays on all social media for more improv classes, shows and conversation. @maydaysimprov themaydays.co.uk

25mins

17 May 2021

Rank #5

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Property and Pets in the Pandemic

This week, when The Maydays hang out, Rhiannon Vivian discusses trying to move house during the Coronavirus pandemic, inspiring a longing for the countryside from Katy Schutte and Vera Chok. Lloydie discusses the perpetually cycling housing in Nottingham, and life with his new cat, Yoda. Meanwhile, Jonathan Nguyen shares his experience of living with animals in and out of the house in Norwich. Then, Edmund Fargher introduces a game of Story-Meld, which does not go as planned… Find out more about this episode's guests here: Katy Schutte @katyschutte Jonathan Nguyen Wretched Hive Comedy - https://www.twitch.tv/wretchedhivecomedy The Improv Place - https://theimprov.place Rhiannon Vivian @rhiannonvv https://www.bumperblyton.com https://www.facebook.com/DreamweaverQRT/ Vera Chok @verachok Lloydie James Lloyd Improv Chronicle - https://www.improvchronicle.com Edmund Fargher @edmundfargher Follow the Maydays on all social media for more improv classes, shows and conversation. @maydaysimprov themaydays.co.uk

30mins

2 May 2021

Rank #6

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25 Apr 2021

Rank #7