Birmingham Comedy Festival is back | 2021 line-up announced

Birmingham Comedy Festival is back

2021 line-up announced

The Birmingham Comedy Festival  has announced its 2021 line-up, including tour dates from Russell Brand, Chris Ramsey and Jenny Eclair.

After a year online, the event returns to live venues   from Friday 1 to Sunday 10 October.

Other acts passing through include Dane Baptiste, Rachel FairburnLoyiso Gola, social media star Max Fosh and Phoenix Nights psychic Clinton Baptist.

Elsewhere, the stage production When You Fall Down explores the life of silent comic Buster Keaton, while Howerd’s End reveals the hidden life of post-war British comedian Frankie Howerd.

A spokesperson for the festival said: ‘This year is extra special for us as it marks our 20th anniversary – which we can’t quite believe! We reckon this makes us the second longest-running comedy festival in the UK, and one of the longest running independent arts festivals in the West Midlands.’

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Published: 5 Aug 2021

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