THE HOMUNCULUS 

OIF PRESENTS THE HOMUNCULUS 

The Homunculus is two-man improvised comedy from London’s Tim Grewcock (DNAYS) and Shaun Lowthian (DNAYS, The Free Association, Uncle Glen’s Menagerie). With a single word of inspiration from their audience, Tim and Shaun improvise hilarious scenes, stories and characters that, however unusual, draw you into a familiar world.

Country: UK

Team members:

  • Tim Grewcock (DNAYS),
  • Shaun Lowthian (DNAYS, The Free Association, Uncle Glen’s Menagerie).

The Homunculus is two-man improvised comedy from Tim Grewcock (DNAYS) and Shaun Lowthian (DNAYS, The Free Association, Uncle Glen’s Menagerie).

Tim and Shaun have trained with some of world’s best improvisers from the iO, UCB Theatre, Second City, and Free Association. Performing together since 2007, primarily as part of sell-out UK act Do Not Adjust Your Stage, the pair have taken to the stage across London, Europe and the US, including festival dates with DNAYS at Barcelona’s Big IF, Improv Fest Ireland, Machynlleth Comedy Festival, TILT Tallinn, SWIMP, Impro Amsterdam, Copenhagen International Improv Festival, Green Man, COP21 Climate Change Conference Paris and more. 

Official Selection – Copenhagen International Improv Festival (2015, 2018, 2019 and 2021), Das Improv Festival Berlin (2019) & Del Close Marathon at Upright Citizens Brigade, NYC 2017. Their comedy short and miniseries Spokke (an homage to Nordic Noir crime shows) was nominated for a Writers’ Guild Award in 2019 and Royal Television Society West Award in 2020, winning Best Comedy at Bristol Rebel Film Festival, Best Script at Short Com International Film Festival and the Short Screenplay Competition at the London Film Awards. Writing and acting credits include: Murder in Successville (BBC Two), Michael McIntyre’s Big Show (BBC One), Newsjack and Newsjack Unplugged (Radio 4), BBC3 Quickies and character comedy podcast Fact Up.