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Birmingham Comedy Festival, 6-15 October 2017

Welcome to the Birmingham Comedy Festival 2017, the annual 10-day city-wide mirth-filled extravaganza that mixes big comedy names with emerging talent.

This year's festival sees over 60 performances including Greg Davies, Doctor Who and Little Britain star Matt Lucas, Brian Pern (aka Simon Day), Henning Wehn, and Monty Python musical Spamalot!

Plus look out for appearances from Simon Amstell, Mrs Barbara Nice, Phill Jupitus, Comedy Central's Impractical Jokers and two chances to catch Joe Lycett.

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Featuring ... Greg, Simon D, Barbara, Phill, Scummy, Simon A, Zoe, Joe, Henning, Masai

Big Names

Joe Lycett

We've got some of the biggest names in comedy, including Greg Davies, Henning Wehn, Joe Lycett, Simon Day, Phill Jupitus, Simon Amstall, and No1 podcasters Scummy Mummies.
Plus Monty Python musical Spamalot!, The Impractical Jokers, international comedy short film festival Over The Fence ... and loads more.
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Free Half-Dayers

Josh Pugh

Join us on Sunday 8 and Sunday 15 October 2017 in Birmingham city centre for TWO FREE afternoons featuring 16 great shows from acts including Foghorn Unscripted, Josh Pugh, Masai Graham, Gareth Berliner, Hannah Silverster, James Cook, a revival of cult radio series Round The Horne, and more.
Pt1: Sunday 8 October 2017
Pt2: Sunday 15 October 2017

Breaking Talent

Breaking Talent Award

The Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award returns to The Glee Club (Fri 6 Oct) as the very best rising comics from across the region battle it out for the coverted title.
With Alex Black, Gemma Layton (as Beverley Vegas), Eric Rushton, Rob Kemp and Kai Samra.
Hosted by MC James Cook, and with a headline set from Lost Voice Guy. Sponsored by Edinburgh Gin.
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