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Documentary on London improv Taking The Dog For A Walk DVD released

Taking The Dog For A Walk, a feature length documentary about the London improv scene, is released on DVD this month by Ni-Vu-Ni-Connu. The film was premiered at the East London Film Festival in 2014 and reviewed in The Wire 367. Including interviews conducted by Stewart Lee and Tony Bevan with Eddie Prévost, Steve Beresford, John Butcher, Alex Ward, Maggie Nicols, Phil Minton and more, as well as archive footage, Antoine Prum’s film looks at how London’s network of small venues and labels has helped shape the music. The DVD release will be marked with a screening at London’s Café Oto on 25 January.