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David began using improvisation as a major part of his work back in 1986

when he co-founded a group called The Comedy Explosion spawned from

the workshops of Kit Hollerbach at London's Comedy Store in

Leicester Square.

The Comedy Explosion were offered a residency at a local Jazz club where

the punters seemed to make a natural connection between Improv

and Jazz. A Local radio station got wind of what was going on and the fun

that was to be had and invited David and the team to have a regular

sketch spot.

Meanwhile plans were afoot for the Comedy Explosion to

produce a one-off live TV show Spontaneous Combustion for HTV. The

format, in which the audience could phone up with suggestions for

sketches, predated Whose Line is it anyway? by a couple of months.

He was also asked to guest with and set up two other Improv teams,

Comedy Express
and More Fool Us. The latter being set up in Bristol by

Paul Z Jackson, incorporating the talents of Rob Brydon, Ruth Jones and

Julia Davis.

David continues to use his knowledge of Improv, both in his general

acting work and in teaching communication skills in a commercial

environment, working again as an Associate of Paul Z Jackson whose

clients include Proctor & Gamble, Hewlitt Packard and many other Blue-

chip companies.

Recently David has been working with a number of highly regarded

companies including the prestigious New York based Improv company

Performance of a Lifetime.