Author: Marissa Burgess
It seems amiss that despite having written about the Manchester stand-up scene for 17 years, I neither met nor interviewed Caroline Aherne.Read the full story..
Back in the late 80s I used to stride out of my parents’ house in tie-dye leggings, thick black eye liner and clumpy boots. It caused a bit of a stir in my small town in Cheshire – though that wasn’t difficult to do back then.Read the full story..
Everywhere you turn in the North there’s a comedy festival. Take a wrong turning down a country lane and at the end is a big top with some comedian stood in the middle, microphone in hand… friesian cows looking on.Read the full story..
The feathers on the boas were wilting and the city was rapidly running out of double espressos, but with a squirt of hairspray and a sprinkle of glitter we geared up for the final weekend…Read the full story..
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