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Review: Count Arthur Strong is Alive & Unplugged, The Lowry, Salford

May 16, 2018 No Comments

On another Sunday night not long ago in this very theatre, Ken Dodd held court for many, many hours with his celebrated Laughter Show (despite getting shirty with the sound man a couple of times).

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What’s on in May: Comedy in Manchester

April 30, 2018 Comments Off on What’s on in May: Comedy in Manchester

Every May, I’m reminded of my time spent with Lord Summerisle dancing naked around a maypole then burning Edward Woodward alive in a wicker man.

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TONY ALLEN

Kendal set for Fringe-style comedy festival at The Brewery Arts Centre

April 20, 2018 Comments Off on Kendal set for Fringe-style comedy festival at The Brewery Arts Centre

Comedy fans who can’t make Harry and Meghan’s big day at Windsor Castle can experience a ‘Royal Wedding’ with a difference in Kendal this May.

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What’s on in April: Comedy in Manchester

April 4, 2018 Comments Off on What’s on in April: Comedy in Manchester

As the late, great Prince Rogers Nelson once sang, Sometimes It Snows in April.

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Justin Moorhouse

What’s on in March: Comedy in Manchester

February 27, 2018 Comments Off on What’s on in March: Comedy in Manchester

It’s the first month of Spring – the days are getting longer, the sun is a bit closer, things are warming up (apart from the recent snow of course) and shoots are popping out of the ground.

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Alun Cochrane

What’s on in February: Comedy in Manchester

February 1, 2018 Comments Off on What’s on in February: Comedy in Manchester

Sad? Lonely? No one loves you? Never mind, tell Valentine’s month where it can shove its roses and get out and see this lot instead.

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Jim Jeffries

What’s on in January: Comedy in Manchester

January 3, 2018 Comments Off on What’s on in January: Comedy in Manchester

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?

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What’s on in December: Comedy in Manchester

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

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.

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“Sometimes you just have to press the ‘f*ck it’ button.” Comedian Adam Kay talks to Northern Soul

November 22, 2017 Comments Off on “Sometimes you just have to press the ‘f*ck it’ button.” Comedian Adam Kay talks to Northern Soul

Christmas can always be relied upon to throw up musical mishaps.

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Margaret Cho, Fresh off the Bloat

What’s on in November: Comedy in Manchester

October 30, 2017 Comments Off on What’s on in November: Comedy in Manchester

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.

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