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Birmingham Comedy Festival, 7-16 October 2016

Sunday 16 October 2016

The Birmingham Comedy Festival (Free) Half-Dayer: Part 2

The second of two very special free half-dayers in two (almost) neighbouring venues in Birmingham city centre - Cherry Reds and The Victoria, in John Bright Street. All shows are FREE/ by donation/ Pay What You Want.


1pm - Josh Pugh:
Inside-Out Umbrella

Debut show from the Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent 2015 winner (and English Comedian of the Year 2016 winner) who finds laughs in unusual places.

2pm - Masai Graham:
The One Liner Show

A joke filled 45mins of puns, one-liners and gags in a wordplay bonanza. One of the best one-liner merchants in the business, Masai is winner of Dave's Funniest Joke Of The Fringe 2016.

3pm - Lucy Thompson:

Join a magazine interviewer as they meet various people with tales to tell. Character comedy from award-winning comedian.

4.15pm - Foghorn Unscripted: An Improvised Murder
See Foghorns create a funny, absurd and in-no-way-accurate murder mystery from your suggestions. Improv' comedy at its best...

NB: The previously announced Jon Pearson show (5.15pm) has been cancelled due to family commitments.

Cherry Reds, 88-92 John Bright St, Bham B1 1BN


1pm - Lovdev Barpaga:

Long-awaited debut solo show from the brilliant and daft comic - a 21st century Ken Goodwin!

2pm - Phil Pagett:
Work In Progress

Quickfire one-liner merchant Phil road tests new gags.

3pm - Daniel Nicholas:

If Tim Burton created a stand-up game show, it might look like this!

4.15pm - Jay Handley:
You Want the Truth? You Can't Handley The Truth!

Borderline drug-casualty Jay arrogantly inflicts his world-view on the public.

5.30pm - Board Game Smackdown
World ranked board game player and comedian James Cook is joined by comedy guests to play classic and new board games live on stage.

The Victoria, 48 John Bright St, Bham B1 1BN

Also see: Sunday 9 October 2016 - The Birmingham Comedy Festival (Free) Half-Dayer: Part 1. Back to Cherry Reds and The Victoria for eight free shows featuring Hannah Silverster, Danny and Lindsey, Craig Deeley, Mickey Sharma, News With Jokes, Gareth Berliner, Karen Bayley and Ben Briggs.

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