The Glee Club

The Glee Club
Hurst Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 4TD
  • Telephone 0871 472 0400
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  • Website www.glee.co.uk/venues/…
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Established in 1994, the Birmingham Glee Club brings comedy to the heart of the city's theatre district.

Comedians here include Lee Evans, Michael McIntrye and Jack Dee, and musicians have included Mumford and Sons, Adele, Boy George and local talent Laura Mvula.

Events at this venue

There are 50 events at this location

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Abandoman: Life & Rhymes

Fast-paced musical comedy sketches and hip hop improvisations from Rob Broderick.

Wed 4 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 472 0400

All Stars of Comedy

An evening of quick wit from some comedy all-stars.

Sun 27 Aug

£17.50 / 0871 472 0400

  • 18:30 – 23:00

Beans On Toast & Skinny Lister

A co-headlining show of two English folk groups putting a modern gloss on traditional songs.

Tue 28 Nov

£15.40 / 0871 472 0400

Carl Donnelly & Carl Hutchinson

Carls of two different stripes present two different shows.

Wed 13 Sep

£13.20 / 0871 472 0400

COBO Black History Month Special - New Skool Vs Old Skool

Comedy Of Black Origin (COBO) brings a Black History Month Special.

Sun 1 Oct

£19.50 / 0871 472 0400

Duke Special

AKA Peter Wilson from Belfast, who has impressed the White Stripes and the Hives with his gramophone-backed after-hours balladeering and jaunty piano pop.

Sun 12 Nov

£15 / 0871 472 0400

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Ed Gamble

  • 4 stars

Solo comedy from the 2014 Chortle Award winner and star of BBC America's Almost Royal.

Thu 23 Nov

£13.44 / 0871 472 0400

Eleanor Conway's Walk of Shame

Ludicrous observations from the comedian who discusses porn, sex, drugs and drink and all the stuff you're supposed to know by the age of 31.

Fri 22 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 472 0400

Fri 28 Jul

£15.95 ( £10) / 0871 472 0400

Sharp, intelligent humour mixed with inventive storytelling from James Dowdeswell. Plus Carmen Lynch and a guest act.

  • 20:15

Fri 4 Aug

£15.95 ( £10) / 0871 472 0400

Luke Toulson, Trevor Crook, Andy White and Robin Morgan are on hand to provide a night of stand-up.

  • 20:15

Fri 11 Aug

£15.95 ( £10) / 0871 472 0400

The evening's stand-up performers are Ian Cognito, David Morgan and Junior Simpson.

  • 20:15
…and 7 more dates until 29 Sep

The Horne Section

The sextet fronted by the inimitable Alex Horne performs a medley of retro jazz-swing and big band music plus stand-up, performance and musical comedy.

Tue 19 Sep

£15 / 0871 472 0400

  • 20:15

Iain Stirling

Upbeat wit and gags from Edinburgh-born stand-up and BAFTA-nominated children's TV presenter.

Sun 4 Feb 2018

£13.44 / 0871 472 0400

The Indians Are Coming

The Chuckle Singhs host a night of top comedy including Sunil Patel, Jay Sodagar, Sukh Kaur Ojla & Mickey Sharma.

Sun 3 Sep

Over-16s only

£20.05 / 0871 472 0400

James Acaster: Classic Scrapes Preview

Self-deprecating anecdotes from the comedian who will release his first ever book this year.

Sun 19 Nov

£16 / 0871 472 0400

  • 19:30

James Acaster: The Trelogy

Stand up from the 2015 Chortle Best Show winner, as he presents Recognise, Represent and Reset on tour.

Sun 19 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 472 0400

John Robins: Edinburgh Preview

The London-based comedian and broadcaster is one of the thousands of performers packing up and heading north for a summer of comedy in the Scottish capital - but thankfully, for those not able to go, he will be previewing his latest show for you this evening. The award-winner is known for his quick wit and likeable…

Wed 26 Jul

£11 (£8.80) / 0871 472 0400

Wed 21 Mar 2018

£11 (£8.80) / 0871 472 0400

John Robins: Speakeasy

Storytelling, improvisations and intelligent wordplay.

Wed 21 Mar 2018

£14.50 / 0871 472 0400

John Robins: The Darkness Of Robins

Robins reflects on love, loss, and laments the injustice that you can't break up with yourself.

Wed 21 Mar 2018

£14.50 / 0871 472 0400

  • 19:30

Jose James

José James, known as the jazz voice for the hip-hop generation, is over from Minneapolis to play for one night at the Jazz Cafe.

Mon 30 Oct

£17.60 / 0871 472 0400

José James at Glee Club, Birmingham

José James returns for a very special show, performing work from his stunning new LP, ‘Love in a Time of Madness’.

Mon 30 Oct

£17.60 / 0871 472 0400

Josh Pugh and Jo D'Arcy

Stand-up comedy show from English Comedian of the Year 2016, Josh Pugh, and Jo D'Arcy.

Sun 11 Feb 2018

£6.60 / 0871 472 0400

Justin Currie

The singer-songwriter and ex-Del Amitri frontman performs urban-inspired pop-rock.

Wed 18 Oct

£22.40 / 0871 472 0400

Kerry Godliman

The stand-up and actress muses on (mis)communication in a modern age.

Fri 24 Nov

£13.20 / 0871 472 0400

kidzEntertainment Presents Summer Fun Showcase

KidzEntertainment brings quality entertainment for all the family.

Fri 28 Jul

£11.25 / 0871 472 0400

Fri 18 Aug

£11.25 / 0871 472 0400

Fri 1 Sep

£11.25 / 0871 472 0400

Sun 10 Sep

£4 / 0871 472 0400

New material by Midlands-based acts.

  • 19:00

Lucy Rose

Young London-based singer-songwriter with an indie folk sound.

Tue 21 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 472 0400

With special guests.

Lucy Rose

Making her name as a backing singer for indie-rock collective Bombay Bicycle Club, Rose embarked on her own musical journey and released her debut album in 2012. Her second LP, Work It Out, surfaced last year and encompasses original indie-folk songs with hints of pop and wispy vocals.

Tue 21 Nov

£15 / 0871 472 0400

  • 19:00

Mae Martin: Dope

The star of the award-nominated Mae Martin's Guide to 21st Century Sexuality presents her latest show which looks at addictions, and the pursuits of short-term pleasure.

Fri 10 Nov

£12.10 (£9.90) / 0871 472 0400

Margaret Cho: The Psycho Tour

The pioneering stand-up derives humour from gritty and topical subjects including singlehood, Boko Haram, Bruce Jenner's transition and female empowerment.

Wed 29 Nov

£25 / 0871 472 0400

Meet Emma Blackery On Her Feel Good 101 Book Tour – Talk, Q&a And Book Signing

Come and meet the original alt YouTuber Emma Blackery! This is a ticketed event. Purchase price includes a copy of Feel Good 101 and one of a limited number of seats at an exclusive author talk with Emma which will be followed by a book signing. Please note: Anyone under the age of 14 years must be accompanied by an…

Fri 8 Sep

£17.99 (including book) / 0871 472 0400

Miles Hunt & Erica Nockalls

Solo venture from the Wonder Stuff singer, with vocal/violin backing from his partner Nockalls.

Tue 17 Oct

£12.50 / 0871 472 0400

  • 20:00

Nathan Caton: Pursuit Of Happiness

The exciting young stand-up is going from strength to strength. Coming from Amused Moose and Chortle Award runner-up in 2015 to a circuit headliner and a recognised name on TV and radio, Nathan's blend of personal and political comedy is not to be missed.

Fri 29 Sep

£13.20 (£11) / 0871 472 0400

Neil Hilborn

Neil Hilborn slams poetry, just what you'd expect from a College National Poetry Slam champion.

Tue 29 Aug

£11.50 / 0871 472 0400

Owen Benjamin: Feel My Heat

Straight from New York, Owen Benjamin embarks on a UK tour with a must-see show that blends music and stand up comedy.

Tue 5 Sep

£13.75 / 0871 472 0400

Robert Webb

Comedian, Actor, Writer (Mitchell & Webb, Peep Show) discusses his new book How Not To Be A Boy Following ten series of Peep Show, and alongside Back, the new Mitchell and Webb sitcom, comes part-memoir, part call-to-arms from the award-winning and hilariously funny Robert Webb. Looking back over his life, from…

Wed 6 Sep

£15 / 0871 472 0400

  • 18:30 – 23:00

Robert Webb: How Not to be a Boy

Part memoir, part call-to-arms – How Not to be a Boy by Robert Webb discusses the most important relationships throughout his life and explores what it's like to be male.

Wed 6 Sep

£15–£20 / 0871 472 0400

  • 19:30

Simon Day: In Character

Legend of The Fast-Show, Simon Day takes to the stage to present his different comedy characters.

Sun 15 Oct

£23.65 / 0871 472 0400

Skinny Lister

Folky sounds from London five-piece.

Tue 28 Nov

£15.40 / 0871 472 0400

Solo Collective

Collaborative performances from German classical/experimental musicians and composers cellist Anne Muller and violinist Alex Stolze, with British pianist and producer Sebastian Reynolds.

Thu 21 Sep

£10 / 0871 472 0400

  • 20:30

Sat 2 Sep

£19.95 ( £15) / 0871 472 0400

Carefully crafted gags and engaging anecdotes from Phil Chapman, with James Cook, Michael Fabbri and Damian Clark.

  • 20:15

Sat 22 Jul

£19.95 ( £10) / 0871 472 0400

High-octane stand-up and observations from Steve Shanyaski. Plus Owen O'Neill, Jarred Christmas and Kate Lucas.

  • 20:15

Sat 29 Jul

£19.95 ( £10) / 0871 472 0400

Sharp, intelligent humour mixed with inventive storytelling from James Dowdeswell. Plus Carmen Lynch and a guest act.

  • 20:15

Sat 5 Aug

£19.95 ( £15) / 0871 472 0400

Luke Toulson, Trevor Crook, Andy White and Robin Morgan are on hand to provide a night of stand-up.

  • 20:15
…and 7 more dates until 30 Sep

The Summer Fun Showcase

Barbara Nice, Next Of Kin, My Party Package, Infiniti and Jay Foreman perform at a child-friendly comedy show.

Fri 18 Aug

£10 / 0871 472 0400

  • 14:30

The Summer Fun Showcase

Patrick Monahan, Next Of Kin, My Party Package and Howard Read perform at a child-friendly comedy show.

Fri 28 Jul

£10 / 0871 472 0400

  • 14:30

Thu 27 Jul

£11 ( £5) / 0871 472 0400

Fast-paced, topical humour from Carmen Lynch and MC Andy Robinson.

  • 20:00

Thu 3 Aug

£11 ( £5) / 0871 472 0400

MC Andy Robinson hosts the stand-up night with performances by Andy White and Robin Morgan.

  • 20:00

Thu 10 Aug

£11 ( £5) / 0871 472 0400

MC Andy Robinson hosts the stand-up night with performances by David Morgan and Junior Simpson.

  • 20:00
…and 7 more dates until 28 Sep

Tom Allen: Absolutely

Sharp of both tongue and suit, Tom Allen (you'll have seen him on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Live at the Apollo and Channel 4's Comedy Gala) presents a brand new show.

Fri 27 Oct

Sold out / 0871 472 0400

Tom Stade

Canadian comedian Tom Stade presents his show I Swear: comedy which shows you how to swear properly.

Wed 20 Sep

£17.60 / 0871 472 0400

Vir Das

Indian Bollywood actor and comedian.

Mon 25 Sep

£16.50 / 0871 472 0400

Tue 26 Sep

£16.50 / 0871 472 0400

Wahala Comedy Clash: Jamaica Vs Africa

Kane Brown hosts a tongue-in-cheek battle of the stand-ups as observational humour and cultural banter is delivered by Slim, Toju, Will E Robo and more.

Sun 17 Sep

£20 / 0871 472 0400

  • 19:30

Wahala Comedy Clash: Jamaica Vs Africa (Over 16s)

Europe's most successful urban comedy event in which comedians battle live on stage. Featuring heavyweights Slim, Kojo and others.

Sun 17 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 472 0400

Wildwood Kin

Acclaimed indie/Americana trio from Exeter, comprising two sisters, Beth and Emillie Key and their cousin Meghann Loney.

Wed 1 Nov

£11 / 0871 472 0400

Yianni: The Simpsons Taught Me Everything I Know

Stories, facts, impersonations and more.

Fri 20 Oct

£13.20 / 0871 472 0400

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