Author: Marissa Burgess
Skint? Doing dry January? Still trying to figure out what to do with the fright of a jumper your grannie/uncle/the au pair/the kids’ lollipop lady bought you for Christmas?Read the full story..
Some clubs might be taking time off in the month of baubles and too much chocolate, but the ones sticking it out are making up for it with a load of festive comedy.Read the full story..
It’s not often that I’ve bought an album – and subsequently bought into a musician’s entire sound – simply off the back of hearing just one track.Read the full story..
It’s that time of the year again where, shortly after dressing up as the dead and scaring the shit out of your elderly neighbours, we set fire to things and mess about with gunpowder to celebrate the hanging of a Catholic heretic.Read the full story..
It feels like a record year for Manchester comedy acts at the Edinburgh Fringe.Read the full story..
It’s September, so dust off your satchel, sharpen your pencils and straighten that tie…no wait, that’s school, isn’t it? Wrong one. Forget that. You don’t need any of those things to take in the comedy this month.Read the full story..
Many clubs may have taken a break, and half the funny side of the city have headed for the Edinburgh Fringe, but not to worry, you don’t have to go back to watching your dog chew a fruit gum for your entertainment.Read the full story..
There are plenty of nervy-looking comedians about town this month. This is because there are more Edinburgh Fringe preview shows in Manchester than there are people who claim to have been at that Sex Pistols gig in the Free Trade Hall in 1976.Read the full story..
Northern Soul Awards 2017
Congratulations to all the winners at the Northern Soul Awards 2017. It was a cracking night. For the full list, click here http://awards.northernsoul.me.uk/2017-winners
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