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What’s on in March: Comedy in Manchester

March 1, 2017 Comments Off on What’s on in March: Comedy in Manchester

Beware the Ides of March. It didn’t work out too well for Julius Caesar.

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Count Arthur Strong: Steve Delaney talks pantomimes, pensioners and The Sound of Mucus

February 20, 2017 Comments Off on Count Arthur Strong: Steve Delaney talks pantomimes, pensioners and The Sound of Mucus

In this age of The X Factor, The Voice and Britain’s Got Talent, it’s entirely possible to become famous overnight.

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Something Better: comedian Josie Long talks to Northern Soul

February 20, 2017 Comments Off on Something Better: comedian Josie Long talks to Northern Soul

During the early 1940s, America folk singer Woody Guthrie had a stark message emblazoned upon his guitar: ‘This machine kills fascists‘.

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Mark Thomas talks class, comedy and The Red Shed with Northern Soul

February 5, 2017 Comments Off on Mark Thomas talks class, comedy and The Red Shed with Northern Soul

Wakefield Labour Club is a 47-foot long wooden hut near the city centre which was formerly an army barracks.

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What’s on in February: Comedy in Manchester

January 30, 2017 Comments Off on What’s on in February: Comedy in Manchester

It is thought that the priest St Valentine was martyred during Roman times due to his marrying Christian couples (to each other, that is). However, it’s little known that it was actually because his stand-up was so bad. Get down to these comedy love-ins this February.

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Graham Fellows talks sweets, Celebrity Mastermind and being John Shuttleworth

January 18, 2017 Comments Off on Graham Fellows talks sweets, Celebrity Mastermind and being John Shuttleworth

At the end of 2015, musician and comedian Graham Fellows appeared as a contestant on Celebrity Mastermind.

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What’s on in January: Comedy in Manchester

January 5, 2017 Comments Off on What’s on in January: Comedy in Manchester

It’s the month of the year when we need comedy the most. So, scrape together the pennies – try down the back of the sofa – and get out to see this lot. Comedy in Manchester doesn’t stop for any month, not even grumpy January.

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What’s on in December: Comedy in Manchester

December 2, 2016 Comments Off on What’s on in December: Comedy in Manchester

Father Christmas and his ho ho ho isn’t the only funny bugger about this month.

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What’s on in November: Comedy in Manchester

November 3, 2016 Comments Off on What’s on in November: Comedy in Manchester

Bare trees, the whiff of sulphur and wood smoke. But November isn’t just about nudey nature and burning Catholic effigies, there’s a truckload of comedy this month.

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What does it take to make it in the arts and the music industry? Northern Soul investigates

October 10, 2016 Comments Off on What does it take to make it in the arts and the music industry? Northern Soul investigates

As Fame‘s tough love dance teacher Lydia Grant so aptly put it at the start of the classic TV show: “Fame costs and right here’s where you start paying…in sweat!”

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