If you’re looking for fun filled theatrical experiences that specialise in events, you’re in the right place. Akimbo was born in 2011 and is headed up by partners in life and crime Amy and Ben, a comedy duo with experience over a number of performance disciplines including theatre, dance, music, singing, hosting, producing and writing- they are committed to making methods for madness! Be it a corporate event or a private party, these entertainers will leave the audience in splits.
Since 2011 they have performed, hosted, produced and written their unique style of character comedy at many events, festivals, club nights and spectacles both here in the UK and internationally.
Akimbo produce interactive theatrical experiences that engage with their audiences at every opportunity. From fun in festival fields to colourful characters for corporate events- they’re your one stop shop for theatrical shenanigans.
Fancy watching your managing director win a dance off wearing tights and a tutu? Or how about cheering for Dave from accounts as he champions a limbo contest? Ever fancied taking on the marketing team in a highly competitive interactive pub quiz?
Akimbo can make all this and more happen! Whether you need some fun at an away day, some non- conventional team building exercises for your team building event or even some engaging stage hosts for your staff party, they can help you to bring a little silliness into your workplace.
Past projects have included producing and hosting three in flight party planes to Puerto Rico (London, LA and New York) for Bacardi, hosting an interactive Nativity quiz for Sony and providing an immersive comedic gypsy experience for GYMBOX.
Akimbo can provide full theatrical immersive experiences, stage hosts, games hosts & games facilitators, bespoke theatre pieces and songs or interactive pub style quizzes hosted by their very own Amy (voted Time Out’s top 5 quiz hosts 2013)
Standard Length of Performance:
Up to four hours as standard rate, able to perform for whole day with breaks
¶ Will leave the audience in splits
¶ Interactive theatrical experience
¶ Colourful characters
Here’s what Amy & Ben – Comedy Duo’s clients said:
“We flew them over from the UK to Australia to perform at both festival sites in Melbourne and Tasmania and they provided the perfect start to the weekend. Hosting the stages and entertaining the crowds over an eight hour period at each site, Akimbo were always full of energy and extremely entertaining”
Falls festival, Australia
“Flawless performances and great collaborators” and
“Akimbo can bring your dreamt up ideas to life and make them 100% better!”
“Hilarious! Worryingly convincing!”
“End of the World” international club night production (London, New York, LA)
“The whole process from conception to execution was phenomenal and provided us with something our members are still talking about today… characters, costumes and performance were perfect”
“Always a pleasure working with the Akimbo team who always bring a new dimension of creativity and fun, helping reach new heights of enjoyment at our corporate parties, big or small”
Dusted Artist Management Ltd
“A joy to work with in every sense, pre, post and during the show, a splendour of punctuality and professionalism”
“Gary and Barry are comic geniuses. They’ll add some left field security to your event and pat everybody down in style… totally brilliant”
Entertainment Design Company “Bearded Kitten”
“Akimbo are a pleasurable, professional and polite team to work with… until they hit the stage and unleash their trunk of funk, silliness and downright debauchery. Awesome.”
Akimbo – Comedy Duo’s :
ZSL London Zoo