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Desiree Burch

Desiree Burch is a comedian, writer, solo performer, actor and NY-to-London transplant. She has been seen on ‘Frankie Boyle’s American Autopsy’(BBC), ‘8 Out of 10 Cats’ (Channel 4) and ‘Before the Morning After’ (NBC/SeeSo). She’s been heard as the voice of Pamela Winchell on #1 international hit podcast ‘Welcome to Night Vale’, as well as on podcasts like ‘The Guilty Feminist’‘Made of Human’‘Dumb White Guy’‘Friends Like Us’ and ‘Writing Excuses’.

Desiree was the 2015 Funny Women Stage Award-winner. Her solo show “Tar Baby” was the winner of a 2015 Scotsman’s Fringe First Award, a 2016 Vault Festival Pick-of-the-Week and was Shortlisted (High-Commendation) for the 2015 Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award. Other solo shows (’52 Man Pickup’ & ‘This is Evolution’) have toured internationally and received widespread critical acclaim.

Desiree was a founding member of the New York Neo-Futurists, writing and performing regularly in ‘Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind’ over its 13-year run in NYC. She and has worked with renowned American theatre artists as Young Jean Lee, Alex Timbers, Wu Tsang and Anna Deavere Smith. She is a recipient of the 2014 Franklin Furnace Fund, an arts educator and public speaker (TEDx, NerdCon: Stories) and holds a B.A. in Theatre Studies from Yale University.

In 2015, Desiree Burch, “a larger than life New Yorker… who brought the roof down” (–The Independent), won the Funny Women stage award for stand-up comedy. On screen, Desiree has been featured on E4s World’s Greatest Bodyshockers and NBC’s Before the Morning After. Huffington Post has listed her as one of their Favorite Female Comedians. Live comedy credits include SpankAngel ComedyGreg Shapiro PresentsShaggersRight Now! with Carolyn Castiglia, Wyatt Cenac’s Night Train, and The Big C Comedy Gala in Edinburgh.
Sun 10Feb

Venus Vs Mars : Battle Of The Sexes (16+)Glee Club Birmingham

Get yourself ready for valentines with a fun filled battle of the sexes. Venus vs Mars gives you a comedic look at relationships, life and love. Join Kat B (MTV Base), Njambi McGrath (Sky TV), Desiree Burch (Live At The Apollo), Ashley Hesson (Smash Entertainz) & Axel Blake (Unilad) for what promises to be a hilarious night of comedy.
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Advance price

  • £17.50 Show Entry
  • + £1.60 booking fee per ticket

Times

  • Doors open 6:00 PM
  • Last entry 6:45 PM
  • Show starts 7:00 PM

More info

  • Seating type unallocated
  • Food available yes
  • Minimum age 16