What’s on at Funny Things Monday 30th October

Monday 30 October

Family Theatre
SIDNEY’S SHED: RHUBARB THEATRE
7.00pm at Penn Hall School, Vicarage Road, Wolverhampton, WV4 5HP
Maisie is running from the bullies and thinks she’s just found the perfect place to hide. But this is no ordinary shed and Sidney Waffles is no ordinary gardener… Inventor, explorer and winner of this year’s ‘Best-Veg-in-Show’, the potty flower-potter has made some rather unusual improvements to his allotment – Sidney has created the world’s first time travelling shed! Join Sidney and the bravest little girl in Windy-on-the-hill as they take a time-travelling journey to dig up the past and weed out the bullies! This event is being run by Penn Hall School Young Promoters. The Young Promoters Scheme, run by Black Country Touring, brings quality, professional theatre and dance to local venues at a subsidised cost. Age guidance 5+
Tickets £3 Adults / £1.50 Child / £8 Family from Penn Hall School Tel: 01902 558355

Stand-up
RADU ISAC: ONE ROMANIAN ANSWERING QUESTIONS
7pm-8pm
The Lych Gate Tavern
Radu Isac started comedy in 2006 in Bucharest where he was known as Romania’s comedian’s comedian. In 2015 he moved to London to be known as an open mic comedian. After about 18 months, eight competition finals and BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Wide appearances Radu is proud to call himself the poorest professional comedian on the UK comedy circuit.
Tickets £5 in adv or pay what you want on the door.

Stand-up
BRIGHT CLUB
8pm-9.30pm
Arena Theatre
Bright Club is the thinking person’s variety event, where researchers become comedians for just one night. Hear from brilliant academics from the University of Wolverhampton and University of Birmingham tell you funny stories about the fascinating work they do.
The evening will be hosted by professional comedian Paul Duncan McGarrity, who will then be sticking around to perform his show Ask An Archaeologist at 9.45pm.
Age guidance 16+
Tickets £5 from Arena Theatre or pay what you want on the door.

Stand-up
PAUL DUNCAN MCGARRITY: ASK AN ARCHAEOLOGIST, THE MINORTOUR
9.45pm-10.45pm
Arena Theatre
Paul Duncan McGarrity, the UK’s foremost Stand-up comedian archaeologist, as seen on BBC4’s The Big Dig, is bringing his critically acclaimed sell out Edinburgh Fringe show ‘Ask an Archaeologist’ to Funny Things. The ‘Ask an Archaeologist’ show does exactly what it says in the title. An Archaeologist (Paul) sits in a room with an audience and answers their questions. Most audiences tend to ask about life in the field, but other questions have been about Brexit, time travel and knitting patterns.
Age guidance 16+
Tickets £5 in adv or pay what you want on the door.

 

Daily

The Joke Exchange Exhibition at Wulfrun Shopping Centre
10.30am-4pm
Come and see the Jokes that members of the public submitted during the Summer Joke Exchange. Did yours make it on to a placard?

Centrala Pop- up Gallery at Wulfrun Shopping Centre
10am-5pm
Join Centrala Polish ex-pats for an exhibition of illustration and artworks by Polish artists.

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