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Ross Noble - El Hablador

What’s on in November: Comedy in Manchester

November 5, 2018 No Comments

Remember, remember the 5th of November…but can’t recall why off the top of my head.

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Paul Foot

What’s on in October: Comedy in Manchester

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

October. The month where Manchester fills with leaves and students, tinselly spiders and plastic zombie fingers.

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Adam Rowe, photo by Steve Ullathorne

Comedian Adam Rowe wrote the funniest joke at this year’s Edinburgh Festival. Northern Soul met him

September 29, 2018 Comments Off on Comedian Adam Rowe wrote the funniest joke at this year’s Edinburgh Festival. Northern Soul met him

When I realise that Adam Rowe’s award-wining Edinburgh Fringe joke came at the end of a long rant about a job centre, I tell him my story about the humiliation of signing on after redundancy and complaining to the member of staff that I don’t belong there.

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David Cross

What’s on in September: Comedy in Manchester

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

Pencil cases at the ready.

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James Meehan, image courtesy of Martin Cogley

Review: Manchester Comedy at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

August 27, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Manchester Comedy at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

The Edinburgh Fringe is unique, full of wonder, magic and people incessantly offering you flyers.

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Group Therapy presents Judah Friedlander

What’s on in August: Comedy in Manchester

August 6, 2018 Comments Off on What’s on in August: Comedy in Manchester

Though it may seem like it in Edinburgh, not all the nation’s comedy scene has travelled north of the border. It may be small but the line up this month in Manchester is exquisitely formed.

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What’s on in July: Comedy in Manchester

July 2, 2018 Comments Off on What’s on in July: Comedy in Manchester

These dog days of summer – when there’s a constant whiff in the air of barbie sausages and coconuts and it’s perfectly acceptable to gloriously unveil those wobbly, pale body parts you’d completely forgotten about since the week you spent in Torremolinos in 2015. Anyway, come the evening why not squeeze your clammy bits in next to a stranger in the sticky, warm darkness and catch this lot?

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Tim Key 'Megadate'

“I am currently quietly eating an almond slice in Coventry with my notepad.” Tim Key chats to Northern Soul

May 30, 2018 Comments Off on “I am currently quietly eating an almond slice in Coventry with my notepad.” Tim Key chats to Northern Soul

You know Tim Key, even if you think you don’t.

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Flight of the Conchords

What’s on in June: Comedy in Manchester

May 28, 2018 Comments Off on What’s on in June: Comedy in Manchester

June: the month of the year that is not to be confused with the name of half of the mates belonging to your mum and nan (delete according to age).

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

May 16, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Count Arthur Strong is Alive & Unplugged, The Lowry, Salford

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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