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“I think kids like to see an old bloke behaving disgracefully.” Steve Delaney talks Twitter, telly and being Count Arthur Strong

September 16, 2019 No Comments

Back in July, Steve Delaney’s Twitter feed lit up, as it tends to from time to time, with another wave of the rolling debate about which version of his character Count Arthur Strong is the best.

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What’s on in September: Comedy in Manchester

September 6, 2019 Comments Off on What’s on in September: Comedy in Manchester

It’s September and time to head back to the Manchester comedy circuit. Have you noticed that all comedy clubs smell exactly like fresh new pencil cases?

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Early Doors at The Lowry image credit: Nathan Cox

What’s on in August: Comedy in Manchester

August 1, 2019 Comments Off on What’s on in August: Comedy in Manchester

In August, there are areas of Manchester where the tumbleweed roams free.

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Michelle Wolf

What’s on in July: Comedy in Manchester

July 1, 2019 Comments Off on What’s on in July: Comedy in Manchester

Once again it’s the month that was named after that little known stand up comedian, Julius Cesar. Like Bill Hicks he died early and unexpectedly but wasn’t half as cult a figure.

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Michael Palin, The Lowry. Salford

What’s on in June: Comedy in Manchester

May 27, 2019 Comments Off on What’s on in June: Comedy in Manchester

June, the month that never, ever gets dark.

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Jason Manford

What’s on in May: Comedy in Manchester

April 29, 2019 Comments Off on What’s on in May: Comedy in Manchester

May. The month of ribboned poles, bank holiday Mondays and comments like, “I had to put the fire on tonight, it were brass monkeys. I thought it was meant to be spring?”. Oh, and a truck load of comedy. Here you go.

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Rob Newman

What’s on in April: Comedy in Manchester

April 1, 2019 Comments Off on What’s on in April: Comedy in Manchester

Definitely no-egg based Easter puns to see here. No, siree. Not this year. Just lots of comedy for April. In Manchester. So, peruse this little lot and try not to get too eggcited. Damn…

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Rhod Gilbert

What’s on in March: Comedy in Manchester

March 4, 2019 Comments Off on What’s on in March: Comedy in Manchester

March. Wordsworth’s favourite month because of the daffodils, of course.

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Robert White

What’s on in February: Comedy in Manchester

February 4, 2019 Comments Off on What’s on in February: Comedy in Manchester

February: the month of love and cold weather. So, squeeze up close to a load of slightly sweaty folk in a lovely beery club and have a laugh at this lot. 

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Scarlet So Handsome

What’s on in January: Comedy in Manchester

December 31, 2018 Comments Off on What’s on in January: Comedy in Manchester

No, you’re definitely wrong, January is not miserable. It’s simply early spring. Days are getting longer, the daffodils are on their way and there’s loads of comedy. Look here. 

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