The Shrimps have gone on holiday for christmas, we will be back in the new year with more improvised comedy, so stay tuned for comedy in the new year.

MEET THE SHRIMPS

The Shrimps are The University of Sheffield's award-winning improvised comedy troupe. We perform regular shows at venues across Sheffield and beyond, holding free workshops during term time for novice and experienced improvisers alike.
For more information, bookings and any other enquiries get in touch via the contact page.

THE CAST


Simon

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
11 March 2008, Raynor Lounge

Festivals:
Edinburgh 2008, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2009, Edinburgh 2009, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2010

Pete

Artistic Director

First Show:
17 May 2008, Owens Park Manchester

Festivals:
Edinburgh 2008, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2009, Buxton 2009, Edinburgh 2009, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2010

Liam

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
2 November 2008, Owens Park Manchester

Festivals:
Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2009, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2010

Matt Stevens

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
16 November 2008, Raynor Lounge

Festivals:
Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2009, Buxton 2009, Edinburgh 2009, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2010

Sam

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
11 February 2009, Raynor Lounge

Festivals:
Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2009, Edinburgh 2009, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2010

Danny

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
8 March 2009, Owens Park Manchester

Festivals:
Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2009, Buxton 2009, Edinburgh 2009, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2010

Mel

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
13 May 2009, Raynor Lounge

Festivals:
Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2009, Buxton 2009, Edinburgh 2009, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2010

Rhe

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
13 May 2009, Raynor Lounge

Festivals:
Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2009, Buxton 2009, Edinburgh 2009, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2010

Ruth

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
19 August 2009, Sweet City 1 Edinburgh

Festivals:
Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2009, Edinburgh 2009, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2010

Ashton

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
29 September 2009, The Edge

Glenn

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
22 October 2009, Raynor Lounge

Festivals:
Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2010

Anna

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
2 May 2010, Manchester

Festivals:
Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2010

Jo

Stage Shrimp

Festivals:
Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2010




ALUMNI


Matt Smith

Former Artistic Director

First Show:
21 March 2007, Coffee Rev

Festivals:
Edinburgh 2008, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2009, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2010

Tim W

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
11 May 2007, Raynor Lounge

Festivals:
Edinburgh 2008, Y-Not Festival 2008, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2009, Buxton 2009, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2010

Tim G

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
21 March 2007, Coffee Rev

Festivals:
Edinburgh 2008, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2009, Buxton 2009

Nick

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
21 March 2007, Coffee Rev

Festivals:
Edinburgh 2008, Y-Not Festival 2008, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2009, Buxton 2009, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2010

Rose

Former Artistic Director

First Show:
19 February 2008, Raynor Lounge

Festivals:
Edinburgh 2008, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2009, Edinburgh 2009, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2010

Neil

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
24 April 2007, Coffee Rev

Festivals:
Edinburgh 2008 (just), Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2009, Buxton 2009

Helen

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
21 March 2007, Coffee Rev

Festivals:
Edinburgh 2008, Y-Not Festival 2008, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2009, Buxton 2009

Luke

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
21 March 2007, Coffee Rev

Festivals:
Edinburgh 2008, Y-Not Festival 2008, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2009

Shaun

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
1 May 2007, Nottingham House

Festivals:
Edinburgh 2008, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2009, Sheffield Student Comedy Festival 2010

Demitri Muna

Original Artistic Director - Started society in Oct 2006

First Show:
21 March 2007, Coffee Rev

Festivals:
Edinburgh 2008

Robin

Tech Shrimp

First Show:
11 May 2007, Raynor Lounge

Festivals:
Edinburgh 2008

Dave Hedley

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
24 April 2007, Coffee Rev

Festivals:
Edinburgh 2008, Y-Not Festival 2008

Ross

Music Shrimp

Festivals:
Edinburgh 2008

Zoe Randell

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
12 April 2008, Raynor Lounge

Kate Wiles

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
21 March 2007, Coffee Rev

Stephen Porter

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
21 March 2007, Coffee Rev

Dan Hough

Stage Shrimp

First Show:
21 March 2007, Coffee Rev