Comedy

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.

Review: The Office, Dudley Little Theatre

The cast of The Office, at Dudley Little Theatre, including Dave Hutchins as the cringeworthy boss David Brent, front

The antics of self-styled ‘chilled out entertainer’ and cringeworthy paper firm boss David Brent had a Black Country audience in stitches as an amateur drama group recreated three classic sitcom episodes.