busily working on the line-up for the 2014 festival right now, and
all will be revealed in August! Expect another great mix of comedy
performances at venues across the city.
blinding festival featuring Russell Brand, Adam Hills, Tony Law,
Nina Conti, Joe Lycett, The Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre,
and many others.
Hope you enjoyed it!
been over 10 years since our first festival. Take a brief look back
at a tiny selection of some of the big names who've appeared in
the past, inc. Peter Kay, The Fast Show, Michael McIntyre
and Lee Evans. Read more...
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details of your show/ act/ activity/ event.
NOTE: All events must take place within the festival
dates and in Birmingham.
BROCHURE DEADLINE: Friday 11 July 2014, noon.
you have a venue or space in Birmingham and would like to host or
run a festival event or activity - email
us as we'd love to hear from you.
All events must take place within the festival dates and in Birmingham.
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a laugh - us more than any one - so we'll certainly be checking
out some of the festival shows..." Free Radio's Foxy and Giuliano
of thigh slapping frolics and bone tickling events..." DesignMyNight
a line-up featuring the kings and queens of comedy land, it’s sure
to put a smile on anyone’s face." - Red
Comedy Festival, running an impressive programme...” - Guardian
days of rib-tickling entertainment." Birmingham Mail
city's comedy scene remains in rude health..." - Birmingham
of delectable skits that are sure to tickle your funny bone."
- GT Gay Times
“For sheer entertainment,
this laugh-out-loud festival can't be beaten...” - Guardian
festival attracts a promisingly broad programme" - Independent
flock to city for return of much loved festival"
- Walsall Advertiser
"A top line-up
of quality stand-up comedy, film, theatre, visual arts, cabaret
and much more." - Visit England (1 of 3 events selected
as Things To Do for October)
thousands of visitors annually who come to experience a varied and
diverse programme which showcases not only the city’s fantastic
comedy scene, but B'ham’s wider cultural offering.” - Visit Birmingham