In 2012 the company brought Lights! Camera! Improvise! to the Arcola Theatre for its Valentine’s Day special in February and the subsequently returned for a monthly residency later in the year as well as presenting the show at The Underbelly, Bristo Square in Edinburgh and was chosen as one of The Independent’s Top 5 Fringe Shows to see.
2012 saw Mischief Theatre’s first international performance in Krakow, Poland as part of Improfest as well as the company’s first UK tour performances in Bath, Buxton, Oxford and Brighton. Mischief Theatre also wrote its first fully scripted comedy play The Murder Before Christmas and presented it at The Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington.
In 2012 the company’s ensemble members were: Mike Bodie, Bryony Corrigan, Joshua Elliott, Rob Falconer, Harry Kershaw, Dave Hearn, Henry Lewis, Niall Ransome, Charlie Russell, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields, Kieran Stallard & Nancy Wallinger.