PICK OF THE COMEDY.
? Adam Bloom, Glee Club, Birmingham, today and tomorrow, 0871 472 0400, www.glee.co.uk/birmingham Adam is a veteran stand-up comedian who has appeared on most of the TV panel shows and recorded three series of his own Radio 4 show, The Problem with Adam Bloom. Also on the bill are acerbic newcomer Nick Dixon, regular improviser Dave Johns and former computer animator and comedy writer Henry Paker.
? Simon Bligh, Jongleurs, Birmingham, today and tomorrow, 08700 111960, www.jongleurs.com Liverpudlian Simon was told by his headmaster he'd go to hell, but instead he's gone around the world performing his comedy. Expect manic storytelling, a dynamic performance and acute observations on a bill which also includes Tom Price, Chris McCausland and Scottish impressionist Geoff Boyz.