Wednesday 11 October 2023

Fred Karno: The Legend Behind The Laughter

B:Eats, Symphony Hall, Centenary Square, Birmingham, B1 2EA
Tickets: Free
Time: 1pm

Fred Karno

· PLEASE NOTE: This event has sadly been cancelled due to the unexpected temporary closure of B:Eats on this day. All parties apologise for any inconvenience.

To find out more about Fred Karno, listen to the Switch Radio show/podcast A Right Old Fred Karno's. Presenter James Sandy chats to Karno biographer Dave Crump about the comedy empresario's life, career and success. Recorded for Birmingham Comedy Festival 2022.

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Biographer David Crump sheds fresh light on the early careers of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel; their rivalry, and the man to whom they owed their success - music hall legend and one of the goliaths of 20th century comedy, Fred Karno.

Illustrated talk from the author of Fred Karno - The Legend Behind the Laughter (Brewin Books).