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Birmingham Comedy Festival, 2-11 October 2020

Saturday 3 October 2020, streaming
Birmingham Comedy Festival visits ...
Black Patch Park: Birthplace of Charlie Chaplin?

To tie in with the premiere of Charlie Chaplin's The Vagabond, we go in search of the filmmaker's reported place of birth - Black Patch Park.

Just a short distance from Birmingham's Winson Green Prison, on the outskirts of Smethwick, Sandwell, it's still there today, over 130 years later.

Find out more about the area and the story ...

Black Patch Park: Birthplace of Charlie Chaplin?
Available to stream for free from Saturday 3 October 2020 via

And don't forget to check out Charlie Chaplin's 1916 masterpiece, The Vagabond, with Black Country composer Dan Whitehouse's intriging contemporary soundtrack:
The Vagabond - available to stream from Monday 5 October 2020.

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