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Dead British



Be part of the studio audience for a brand new, national radio comedy! Dead British is an improvised comedy interview show, where the interviewer knows the person from British history they are meeting, but the improviser has no idea who they are about to play. See three brand new episodes recorded in one evening for later broadcast in the new year on Union Jack Radio.

  • When: Wednesday 1 December 2021, 6.30 pm
  • Location: Metronome, Huntingdon Street, Nottingham, NG1 1AP
  • Cost: £11
  • Booking deadline: Wednesday 1 December 2021, 6.30 pm
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Be part of the studio audience for brand new, national radio comedy Dead British.

Recorded in front of a live audience, one brave improviser will be supported by a cast who will help them recreate a famous character from British history in a whole new light. Featuring historically inaccurate reenactments, famous dead people and comedy songs, this entire show will rewrite history, without a script.

See three brand new episodes recorded in one evening for later broadcast in the New Year on Union Jack Radio. Union Jack is available on digital radio across the UK and online at

Doors: 6.30pm
First recording: 7pm
Interval: 7.50pm
Second recording: 8.10pm
Interval: 8.40pm
Third recording: 9pm
Ends: 9.45pm

Metronome is part of Curated & Created — NTU's extra-curricular arts programme.

Location details


Huntingdon Street


The nearest car park is just behind Metronome, on Brook Street. The sat nav postcode is: NG1 1EA (view on Google maps here), you’re looking out for the Nottingham Arena (Brook St) car park, open 24/7.

Travel Info:

The nearest tram stop is at the Lace Market, a 5 – 10 minute walk from the venue. Nottingham has Park & Ride car parks situated just outside the city, with a regular tram service running throughout the week. Go to to plan your journey.

For buses take your pick! Visit the Nottingham City Transport website to plan your route. Numerous services stop just outside the venue.

Nottingham Station is the nearest train station and a short taxi ride, or 20 – 25 minute walk, from Metronome. You’ll find plenty of taxis outside the station, or use your Uber app.

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