Meet the Guest Director of Funny Things

When Creative Black Country were looking for a Guest Director for Funny Things there was, of course, a wealth of comedy talent from the area to choose from but it was one funny woman...

Joke Exchange Interview with Rob Hewitt

The Funny Things team have done their own survey to find out how funny Wolverhampton is with the Joke Exchange. During August they asked people to tell them a joke (and they’d receive one...

Interview with the Orchestra of Chaos

Barry Bling and Mr Velvet are two working class ghetto dudes, loveable rogues who are relics from the working club era of free and easy bands and duos that entertained audiences across the Midlands....

Lost Hancock’s Q&A with producer Dave Freak

A brand new and exclusive performance of two long lost radio scripts from the 1950s, written for comedian Tony Hancock by acclaimed comedy writer Larry Stephens, will be performed at Funny Things on the...

CENTRALA POP-UP at Funny Things

As part of Funny Things Festival 2017 Centrala will open pop-up gallery at the Wulfrun Shopping Centre and present a group exhibition of graphic design and illustration by young and established artists; Matúš Maťatko...

Francesca Martinez in conversation with Barbara Nice – 23rd October

We’re kicking off the Funny Things Festival with the fabulous Francesca Martinez in conversation with Barbara Nice about being wobbly in a world obsessed with being ‘normal’, whatever the **** ‘normal’ means. Francesca is...

Orchestra of Chaos could be visiting you

Know someone who deserves a visit from the Orchestra of Chaos? Funny Things own festival band Orchestra of Chaos want funny stories from residents across Wolverhampton and they are coming to a café, chip...

Flatpack at Funny Things

Laughter is the best medicine (so they say) and we have just the thing to get you chortling. Flatpack: Assemble are on hand to throw in a healthy dose of funny film events for all...

Rahul Kohli – The Outback, 4 November

Join Rahul Kohli for an hour of true life storytelling that includes drug related escapades with his lifelong childhood best friend Spekky Rizwan, as well as tales from travels, and peculiar incidents involving being pee’d on...

The Lost Hancocks – 4th November at The Light House

Two long-lost Tony Hancock radio scripts from the 1950s receive their belated premiere in Wolverhampton this November as part of Funny Things. The Lost Hancocks take place at The Light House Media Centre on Saturday 4...