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Review: Is There Anybody Out There? The Lowry, Salford

October 30, 2019 Comments Off on Review: Is There Anybody Out There? The Lowry, Salford

Last month, when Northern Soul spoke to Steve Delaney of Count Arthur Strong fame about his current tour, he confessed: “It’s just Arthur’s stream of consciousness, really… In a sense it’s difficult for me to explain what a live show’s about.

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What’s on in November: Comedy in Manchester

October 30, 2019 Comments Off on What’s on in November: Comedy in Manchester

There’s no need to renew your Netflix subscription for November as there’s far too much comedic entertainment to keep you going in Manchester.

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What’s on in October: Comedy in Manchester

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

Halloween is so far away.

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

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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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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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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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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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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