Birmingham Comedy Festival latest

Yet more acts announced for next month’s extravaganza.



The latest additions have been made to this year’s Birmingham Comedy Festival. Alongside appearances by such previously announced A-listers as Russell Brand and Adam Hills (plus Tony Law, Joe Lycett, Robin Ince, Mrs Barbara Nice  and many others), have been added:

Comedy, Bread and a Cuppa! (4th October, Eastside Projects) finds master baker Albert Smith presenting an intimate evening of stand-up, stories, tea and some tasty loaves, while Women at the Edge (7th October, Old Joint Stock) is a double-header featuring Naomi Paul and Jenny Stokes.

iTunes chart-topping musical comedian Adam Kay blasts into the Glee Club (8th October) for Amateur Transplants: Adam Kay Is Going To Number One – a chance to check out the cult star up close.

Finally, after grabbing some great 5-star reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the University Of Birmingham’s Footnotes present an evening of sketches and merrymaking at Six Eight Kafe (11th Octob er).

Other highlights of the city-wide festival include:

* Sci-fi loving sock puppets

* Slow Roasted Pork Belly, Apples, Date Puree and Celeriac Croquettes followed by Dark Chocolate & Raspberry Tart, White Chocolate Sorbet

* A pencil drawing of Ronnie Barker

* A former sex industry worker (who promises to tell all!)

* One of the UK’s leading burlesque performers

* A song about David Cameron

… and that’s just for starters.

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