What’s On at Funny Things Friday 3 November

Friday 3 November

Kids and Family
FILM DAY
11am-3pm
Centrala Pop-Up Gallery, Wulfrun Centre
Free

Talks
BEYOND A JOKE DISCUSSION SERIES
11.30am and 2.30pm
Chancellors Hall, University of Wolverhampton
A series of talks and events exploring contemporary issues in stand-up comedy providing an opportunity to go beyond the laughter with contributions from comedians, industry professionals and academics.
Pay what you want on the door.

Stand-up
LINDSEY SANTORO & SARAH JOHNSON
7pm-8pm
Slaters, 41 Queen Square, WV1 1TX ***Please note change of venue***
Sarah Johnson and Lindsey Santoro have teamed up to deliver an hour of hilarious stand-up.
Tickets £5 in adv or pay what you want on the door.

Stand-up
JIMMY CARR: THE BEST OF, ULTIMATE, GOLD, GREATEST HITS TOUR
7pm
Civic Hall
Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show.
Tickets £28.50 from Midland Box Office + booking fee.

Stand-up
LEE NELSON – SERIOUS JOKER
7pm
Wulfrun Hall
All profits from the show will be going to Lee.
“YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF YOURSELF” – Sepp Blatter
“GET HIM OUT!” – Donald Trump
“YOU’VE GOT FOUR YESSES.” – Simon Cowell
Tickets £22.50 from Midland Box Office + booking fee.

Stand-up
UPFRONT COMEDY CLUB
8.30pm-10.30pm
Light House Media Centre
Upfront Comedy present a riproaring line up for their Funny Things Festival debut with comedian turned Teletubby John Simmit (aka Dipsy) introducing some of the best Midlands comedians, including motormouth Annette Fagon, the funniest daughter of a Jamaican Leicester based newsagent you’ll ever see, West Bromwich gangster Masai Graham, making the short, mind blowing trip into “enemy territory” with award-winning jokes and Birmingham’s own Shazia Mirza.
Tickets £12 available online or call the Light House box office on:01902 716055

Stand-up
RIGHTLY OR WRONGLY, FOR BETTER OR WORSE, THE FACT IS THIS IS TOM LITTLE
8.30pm-9.30pm
Slaters, 41 Queen Square, WV1 1TX ***Please note change of venue***
Tom Little won the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2015 and was a BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2014 finalist. These are impressive accolades so, you know, be impressed.
Tickets £5 in adv or pay what you want on the door.

Character Comedy
PRESIDENT OBONJO: THE RISE OF A COMEDY DICTATOR
8.30pm-9.30pm
The Lych Gate Tavern
Following civil unrest due to the President’s long periods secretly perform stand-up comedy in Britain, there was a military coup in the Lafta Republic. The official line
is that President Obonjo was tried and executed for his neglect of the Laftarian people however, some say it’s a myth… turn up to find out.
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.

Jambo Cinema
Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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