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Loyiso Gola

Loyiso is a very high profile South African stand up, with 12 seasons of his two-time International Emmy nominated satirical news show Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola under his belt, and is the African correspondent for Charlie Pickering’s The Weekly on the ABC in Australia. CNN have just featured Loyiso on their profile series, African Voices.

In November 2015 Loyiso completed a run of his show Tall Tales at the Soho Theatre, contributed to This Week’s World on BBC2 in Spring 2016, stormed Mock the Week (BBC2) before bringing his show Dude, Where’s My Lion? to Edinburgh last August. Loyiso rounded off an action packed 2016 with his debut US stand up special Loyiso Gola Live in New York, which was recorded in Brooklyn, and released by Vimeo Originals in November 2016 and launched at the prestigious New York Comedy Festival. This Spring, Loyiso headed down under to Sydney and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, receiving rave reviews, and performed on the Melbourne International Comedy Gala in aid of Oxfam and Comedy Up Late on ABC followed by the Perth Comedy Festival. He has just returned to the UK from Montreal, where he took part in the Sugar Sammy International Galas and LOL Live as part of Kevin Hart’s upcoming SVOD platform the Laugh Out Loud Network. Loyiso has just finished performing his brand new show, Unlearning, at the Edinburgh Fringe this Summer, which was critically acclaimed, including 4* in the Scotsman. He can soon be seen in upcoming feature film Catching Feelings, which premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival and featured in the Urban World Festival in New York City, as well as 50 Central on BET.

 

Fri 1Jun

Foodie Friday (18+)Glee Club Birmingham

The best way to say goodbye to the working week. Four superb stand-up comedians and a choice of freshly handmade British foodie favourites

Advance price

  • £16.95 Show Entry
  • £12.00 Student Entry - dated ID required
  • £24.95 Show + Fish & Chips
  • £24.95 Show + Chicken Tikka Masala
  • £24.95 Show + Penang Curry (vg) (gf)
  • + £1.50 booking fee per ticket

Times

  • Doors open 7:00 PM
  • Last entry 7:45 PM
  • Show starts 8:15 PM

More info

  • Seating type allocated
  • Food available yes
  • Minimum age 18
Sat 2Jun

Stand-Up Saturdays (18+)Glee Club Birmingham

Treat yourself to an evening of award winning live comedy. The best comedians want to play The Glee so don't miss out on a superb night of stand up that will keep you laughing until Monday. Please book as far in advance as possible because our Saturday shows regularly sell out.

Advance price

  • £21.00 Show Entry
  • £18.00 Student Entry - dated ID required
  • + £1.50 booking fee per ticket

Times

  • Doors open 7:00 PM
  • Last entry 7:45 PM
  • Show starts 8:15 PM

More info

  • Seating type allocated
  • Food available yes
  • Minimum age 18