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John Shuttleworth

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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John Shuttleworth

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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Liam McClair

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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What’s on in October: Comedy in Manchester

September 30, 2016 Comments Off on What’s on in October: Comedy in Manchester

Blimey, there’s a huge amount of comedy about this month.

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What’s on in September: Comedy in Manchester

August 31, 2016 Comments Off on What’s on in September: Comedy in Manchester

As the students move back into their digs, comedy returns to Manchester too.

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Edinburgh Fringe: the best of Manchester comedy

August 26, 2016 Comments Off on Edinburgh Fringe: the best of Manchester comedy

Manchester hasn’t been devoid of comedy this August, but there are a fair few local acts representing the city at the Edinburgh Fringe.

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What’s On in August: Comedy in Manchester

August 6, 2016 Comments Off on What’s On in August: Comedy in Manchester

Half of Manchester may well be currently in Scotland hawking their jokes at TV execs and shivering punters at the Edinburgh Fringe, but the Manchester comedy scene is still here, slightly diminished but still ruddy healthy.

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Caroline Aherne

Caroline Aherne: Manchester remembers a comedy great

July 19, 2016 Comments Off on Caroline Aherne: Manchester remembers a comedy great

It seems amiss that despite having written about the Manchester stand-up scene for 17 years, I neither met nor interviewed Caroline Aherne.

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