Janine Harouni at The Glee Birmingham

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Thu 1Feb

Janine Harouni: Man'oushe (16+)Glee Club Birmingham

Janine thought she knew her family. Then she took a DNA test and things got messy.
2023 Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Show (Nominee).

Advance price

  • £15.00 Show Entry
  • + £2.00 booking fee per ticket


  • Doors open 6:30 PM
  • Last entry 7:00 PM

More info

  • Seating type Allocated
  • Food available Yes
  • Minimum age 16+

Janine Harouni: Man’oushe – Tour 2024

Janine Harouni thought she knew her family. Then she took a DNA test and things got messy. One of the most critically acclaimed stand-up shows this year, that explores Janine’s Arab roots, pregnancy and what happens when your mail-order DNA test does not go to plan.

Star of ITV2’s Buffering and her own Amazon Prime stand-up special.

As seen and heard on The Russell Howard Hour, The John Bishop Show, Comedians Giving Lectures, Question Team, The Stand Up Sketch Show and The Now Show.

2023 Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Show (Nominee).

Directed by Adam Brace and Jon Brittain

Presented by Show And Tell in association with Curtis Brown

★★★★★ The Times ★★★★ The Guardian ★★★★ The Telegraph ★★★★ London Evening Standard ★★★★ The Scotsman ★★★★ Chortle


About Janine…

Janine Harouni is a UK based Lebanese-American comedian who’s ‘ready for her Netflix special’ (★★★★★ The Times). Selected as one of The Guardian’s ‘Ten Comedians to Watch in 2021’. Her critically acclaimed debut Edinburgh hour ‘Stand Up with Janine Harouni (Please Remain Seated)’ was nominated for the Best Newcomer award at the Edinburgh Fringe and recommended by the critics at The New York Times. It sold out across the UK and US before being filmed as a special for Amazon Prime UK – available to stream now.

Her second stand up hour ‘Man’oushe’ premiered at the 2023 Edinburgh Fringe Festival where it was nominated for Best Show.

Janine stars in the ITV2 sitcom Buffering and can be seen as Carla in the DC Comic film The Batman (Warner Bros). She was a writer and performer for 2 seasons of ITV2’s sketch series The Emily Atack Show. Other appearances include: The Russell Howard Hour (Sky Max), Comedians Giving Lectures (Dave), The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2), Yesterday, Today and The Day Before (Comedy Central UK), The John Bishop Show (ITV)Pointless Celebrities (BBC One) and The Now Show (BBC Radio 4)

‘Ready for her Netflix special’ ★★★★★

The TImes

‘Harouni is the smoothest of comics and delivers a perfectly wrought hour’ ★★★★

The Guardian