MEET THE DIE HARDS

 

The Die Hards are an improv comedy group based in London. Drawing on audience suggestions, they create characters and fast-paced, hilarious sketches that are never to be seen again.

As his name implies, Waleed is an actor. Credits include Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, 3 Girls (BBC), Tyrant (Fox), Bucket (BBC), and improvised comedy Night Bus (Best Supporting Actor Nomination BIFF). He is a founding member of Duck Duck Goose and has written for Radio 4’s Sketchtopia. He is currently ‘winning’ in a Hotels.com ad and will appear opposite Dev Patel in Michael Winterbottom’s latest film.

WALEED AKHTAR

Sam originally hails from Cambridge, but no, he did not go to university there, so stop asking. He's a filmmaker whose short films have racked up over 6 million hits. His latest short The Orgy stars Amit Shah, Alexandra Roach, Dustin Demri-Burns and Kerry Godliman. Yes, it's about an orgy. As an improviser, he has trained with Monkey Toast

SAM BARON

Raised in Singapore, Martin has since introduced the UK to his disdain for chewing gum and love of benevolent dictatorships. He has performed with and directed Edinburgh University's Improverts and trained with Monkey Toast and The Free Association.

MARTIN CAVANNAGH

Best known as one half of sketch duo Croft and Pearce. Along with Fiona Pearce, she has starred in BBC Radio 4's The Croft & Pearce Show, featured in Sketchorama (BBC Radio 4) and written for BBC's Tracey Breaks The News. Hannah has performed as part of The Monkey Toast Players and Grand Theft Impro. Two days after our team photo shoot, she cut her hair — which means these pictures are already outdated [frown emoji].

HANNAH CROFT

Jane has trained with Monkey Toast and The Free Association. She can be seen every month playing with her other team, The Right Kind of Trouble, in their residence at the Rosemary Branch. She claims to be from a place called Norn Arn, though this has yet to be confirmed by any geographical authority.

JANE McKEEVER

Proud to represent the Midlands, Juliet makes television by day and watches television by night. As a producer, she has worked on @elevenish (ITV) and The Luke McQueen Pilots (BBC3). She has performed with The Oxford Imps, trained with Monkey Toast and The Free Association, and participated in NYC's Del Close Marathon as a founding member of The Bareback Kings.

JULIET MORRISH

Originally from Scunthorpe, [REDACTED] now lives and works in London, where he's apparently lost his accent and gone soft. [REDACTED] has trained with Monkey Toast, The Free Association and has performed at Green Man Festival with science-themed improv show Lowpotheses.  He bloody loves his exotic Belgian beers. 

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Actor, improviser, soldier, tailor, candlestick maker. Fran has performed with Multiverse, Music Box and probably a dozen other groups. She is a founding member The Bareback Kings, in which she appears in character as Brent Would, a hip-thrusting, mustache-sporting sex pest.

FRANCESCA REID

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