Comedy

Two weeks to go till the first Heath Comedy Fest!

It’s just two weeks until the first ever Comedy Festival comes to the vibrant community of Kings Heath, with events running from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th July. This… Read more »

Ian Stone Announces Edinburgh Fringe Show & UK Tour

Ian will return to Edinburgh Fringe in August 2024 with a brand new show, ‘Ian Stone is Keeping it Together’, from1-25 August (not 12th) atCounting House Ballroom… Read more »

The Glee Club Birmingham – Event Listings June 2024

BIRMINGHAM COMEDY LISTINGSHighlights include:Kane Brown, Tommy Sandhu, Catherine Bohart, Emmanuel Sonubi Full listings spreadsheet here. BIRMINGHAM MUSIC LISTINGSHighlights include: Pub Choir, Tom McRae Full listings spreadsheet here. BIRMINGHAM OTHER… Read more »

Award-winning comic added to festival lineup ahead of thousands of comedy fans arriving in Warwick

Thousands of stand-up comedy fans are set to descend on Warwick Castle this Bank Holiday weekend for the region’s second annual open-air event dedicated to laughter.  Cobra… Read more »

Kings Heath Comedy Festival Launches This July

This summer, the vibrant community of Kings Heath, will be buzzing with laughter as it hosts its first-ever Comedy Festival from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th July. This exciting… Read more »

ALSO24 Festival latest line-up announced

More than 100 events have been added to the line-up for ALSO Festival’s upcoming 11th edition: ALSO24, taking place 12th – 14th July at Park Farm, Compton… Read more »

UK comedy festival inks naming rights deal with Cobra Beer

– Comedy at the Castle announces Cobra Beer as headline sponsor for the 2024 edition featuring Live at the Apollo, Netflix, BAFTA, and Mock The Week stars… Read more »

An Evening with The Fast Show at The Alexandra Birmingham on 28 March

30 years since The Fast Show first burst onto our television screens, “the defining comedy sketch show of the Nineties” (The Independent) is back, live on tour…. Read more »

The Big Fatt Valentines Quiz with Fatt Butcher

This Valentine’s Day, Wednesday 14th February, local drag legend Fatt Butcher – as seen on ITV’s The Voice UK – is heading to The Button Factory in… Read more »

Original Theatre’s The Time Machine – A Comedy coming to Lichfield

Original Theatre is bringing Steven Canny and John Nicholson’s hit play The Time Machine – A Comedy to the Lichfield Garrick Theatre from Tuesday 19 to Saturday 23 March… Read more »

Exciting Culinary Adventures at GULP in 2024

Belly Laughs Thursday 11th and Wednesday 24th January, 6:30-9:30pm, £35This sell-out comedy festival pairs hilarious acts with delicious food, all in the name of supporting independent businesses… Read more »

Belly Laughs is returning to Birmingham for a second time to support SIFA Fireside

Belly Laughs 2023 included 4 cities, 100 comedians and 117 gigs. There were 5046 tickets sold, £33,000 raised for local charities and £100,000 went into local businesses!… Read more »

Sell out tour, Belly Laughs, is returning to Birmingham for a second time this coming January 2024!

This January, Belly Laughs will be returning to Birmingham for one month only, supporting SIFA Fireside. This year in Birmingham there are 27 venues taking part in… Read more »

JIMMY CARR – UTILITA ARENA BIRMINGHAM – 10TH DECEMBER 2025

“A comedy hero for our times” The Guardian “Jimmy Carr is a world-class comedian” The Independent If you like fast-paced, edgy one-liners then get ready to be… Read more »

Sharon Osbourne – Cut the Crap at The Alexandra Birmingham on Wednesday 24 January 2024

For over two decades, Sharon Osbourne has been a force to be reckoned with on our TV screens. Both on and off camera she’s had to battle… Read more »

talkSPORT’s Ian Danter joins The Goon Show cast

Brum broadcasting legend Ian Danter has joined the cast of Birmingham Comedy Festival’s The Goon Show (Sun 8 Oct 2023, Symphony Hall, Birmingham). A familiar voice on… Read more »

BILL BAILEY Thoughtifier ARENA TOUR 2024

RESORTS WORLD ARENA – 13TH FEBRUARY 2024 “One zinging musical-comedy set piece after another ⁕⁕⁕⁕⁕.” The Guardian Bill Bailey is delighted to get back on the road with… Read more »

Announcing Breaking Talent Award 2023 shortlist / WMids biggest comedy prize!

Birmingham’s long-running comedy festival has finally revealed the shortlist for its prestigious 2023 award. The region’s biggest comedy prize, the Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award recognises the very… Read more »

The Glee Club Birmingham – Event Listings September 2023

BIRMINGHAM COMEDY LISTINGSHighlights include: Jordan Gray, Gareth Reynolds, Robert White, Jackie FabulousFull listings here. BIRMINGHAM MUSIC LISTINGSHighlights include: This Is The Kit, Emilio Santoro, Thea GilmoreFull listings… Read more »

Brum’s Little but LIVE! festival hits the yellow brick road

Brum’s Little but LIVE! festival hits the yellow brick road

Birmingham’s burgeoning community arts festival Little but LIVE! returns to Moseley Park for the fourth year running. The family-friendly festival brings with it with a brand-new, Birmingham-inspired version of… Read more »

Improv Wolves at Tilt Birmingham 25th August

Improv WolvesImprov Wolves is a short form comedy improvisation group featuring some of the best improvisers in the Midlands. They create completely new comedy sketches on the… Read more »

THE GOON SHOW returns! Brum festival celebrates ‘the forgotten Goon’

The Goon Show will be making a triumphant return to the stage on Sunday 8 October 2023 at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall – as part of this year’s… Read more »

The Glee Club Birmingham – Event Listings July 2023

BIRMINGHAM COMEDY LISTINGSHighlights include:Brennan Reece, Gary Delaney, Jordan Gray, Brian Butterfield BIRMINGHAM MUSIC LISTINGSHighlights include: This Is The Kit BIRMINGHAM OTHER EVENTSHighlights include: Cabaret Liberté, Lady Bunny,… Read more »

An Unfunny Evening with Tim Minchin and his Piano at The Alexandra on Monday 24 July

Warning: This is not a comedy gig. Attendance is not compulsory. The Olivier Award-winning, Grammy and Tony Award nominated polytalent plays an intimate, informal, solo date at… Read more »

Romesh Ranganathan – 30 & 31 May 2024 – Utilita Arena Birmingham

After a sell-out tour in 2022, Romesh is back with a brand-new show examining the human condition… are people inherently good? Is charity always a positive thing?… Read more »

Dirty Bingo at The Actress & Bishop review by Ning-ning Li

Dirty Bingo at The Actress & Bishop review by Ning-ning Li

I’d like to take a quick moment to shout out about my success of the night – I won the dildo race! Yes, I’m very proud, thank… Read more »

January Japes with Belly Laughs x SIFA Fireside

This month, The Belly Laughs comedy festival is launching in Birmingham to raise funds to support Birmingham’s homeless AND banish the winter blues! #BellyLaughsBrum This month Birmingham… Read more »

Peter Kay Announces Return to Stand-up with First Live Tour in Twelve Years

“It’s good to get back to what I love doing best, stand-up comedy and if there’s ever a time people need a laugh it’s now” “And with… Read more »