Comedy

Yow keep going, Billy, says funnyman Tommy Mundon

Tommy Mundon, who had to retire from the comedy circuit because of Parkinson’s disease, now goes to the day centre at Mary Stevens Hospice once a week

Veteran Black Country comedian Tommy Mundon has been saddened by the news that fellow funnyman Billy Connolly has been struck by Parkinson’s disease – the same illness that ended his own 50-year career.

Comics from across the pond

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One of Canada’s best-loved comics will headline Birmingham’s Glee Club during an action-packed week of events at the city centre venue.

Funnyman Alan Davies is on his way to town

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It’s a long way from Whitstable Labour Club to winning a BAFTA and becoming a mainstay on the nation’s TV screens. But funnyman Alan Davies has made that journey, having started his stand-up career in those less-than-salubrious surrounds.

Lucy Porter: Not short of big gags

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Vertically-challenged British comedian Lucy Porter will bring her new show to the MET Studio, at Stafford’s Gatehouse Theatre, tomorrow.

Review: Bruce Forsyth, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Veteran entertainer Sir Bruce Forsyth on stage at Symphony Hall in Birmingham last night – ‘I am pretty good for my age’

‘A bit of singing, a bit of dancing, a little bit of piano and an awful lot of laughter, I hope’ is showbiz legend Sir Bruce Forsyth’s description of his latest live show – but it is also a little more.

Well good nights out for comedy

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Live at the Apollo star Lee Nelson will bring Dr Bob, Jason Bent and other famous friends to Wolverhampton’s Wulfrun Hall tonight and Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn on Sunday.

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