Birmingham Comedy Festival is an annual city-wide mirth-filled extravaganza featuring big international comedy names, emerging talent, theatre, cabaret, films, improv, sketches, music, visual art and much more.
This year’s festival sees takes place between the 2nd – 11th October 2015, and takes in performances from the legendary ‘Weird Al’, fast-rising Trevor Noah, Germany’s comedy ambassador Henning Wehn, Lee Nelson, Chris Ramsey, Andrew Maxwell, Rob Beckett and Daniel Sloss.
Plus look out for the stage premiere of Meera Syal’s Anita & Me, two shows from Tangram Theatre, cult act Red Bastard, and the very best acts from Birmingham and the West Midlands.
Most of the event organising is on a contra basis or goodwill. They do not receive any Arts Council or city council funding and are volunteer-led.
More info here: www.bhamcomfest.co.uk