Isy Suttie of Peep Show @_the_public 4 April, 2012

Peep Show’s Isy Suttie, or Dobby as you might know her, is appearing at The Public’s Laughing Sole Comedy Club launch night. Compered by the loveable housewife, Mrs Barbara Nice, the night will feature some of the finest comics from across the UK. Continue reading

Rocking Around the Bullring: A Xmas Gig Guide

We often associate Christmas with quaint home comforts: turkey sarnies, chestnuts roasting on open fires, ‘horrid’ jumpers from Nan that we’d probably splash £40 on if they were hanging off a rack in Urban Outfitters. But what to do if we want to hit the town, yet can’t stomach the thought of yet another mulled wine at the famous Xmas market? Continue reading

Richard Herring

Christ on a Bike – The Second Coming

Glee Club

2 March 2011

Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton

5 March 2011

“Last year the show was about Hitler. This year it’s about Jesus. My target audience is clearly Pope Benedict.” Continue reading

Mark Watson competition

Comedian Mark Watson will be at the Wulfrun Hall in Wolverhampton on 1st December (see November’s Area Culture Guide for a preview), and we have two pairs of tickets to give away. To win a trip to see the record-breaking stand-up, just answer this question: what is Mark’s record for the world’s longest gig, set in 2006?

a) 24 hours

b) 36 hours

c) 48 hours

If you think you know, email your answer to competitions [@], including your name, address and date of birth. Deadline for entries is 28th November.

Comedy Central at highlight

From November 26


Its name might be more synonymous with episodes of South Park and U.S. sitcoms of varying quality, but broadcaster Comedy Central is stamping its brand on a series of nights at Broad Street’s highlight club this Christmas. Continue reading