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Great Northerners: Les Dawson

January 29, 2018 Comments Off on Great Northerners: Les Dawson

In a new series, we celebrate Great Northerners. For Northern Soul‘s Desmond Bullen, it’s Les Dawson. Who gets your vote?

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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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Mik Artistik's Ego Trip

Biros, paper bags, comedy and music: Northern Soul chats to Mik Artistik

October 23, 2017 Comments Off on Biros, paper bags, comedy and music: Northern Soul chats to Mik Artistik

Some time around the mid-90s, the artist known as Mik Artistik went for a night out in Leeds with his brothers to a pub that was holding an open mic music night.

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Jenny Eclair

“I will most definitely go screaming into that good night.” Jenny Eclair talks to Northern Soul

October 8, 2017 Comments Off on “I will most definitely go screaming into that good night.” Jenny Eclair talks to Northern Soul

“The gigs were so rough that I had to come out kicking everyone in the face.”

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Women in Comedy - Jo Enright and Jo Neary

What’s on in October: Comedy in Manchester

October 2, 2017 Comments Off on What’s on in October: Comedy in Manchester

Crikey, October just can’t get enough laughs (and here’s us thinking September was hysterical).

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Simon Day

“It’s nice to be able to say whatever I want.” Comedian Simon Day talks to Northern Soul

September 22, 2017 Comments Off on “It’s nice to be able to say whatever I want.” Comedian Simon Day talks to Northern Soul

There can’t be too many things that link Alan Bennett, Peter Gabriel and Charles Bronson (the violent jailbird one).

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Phil Ellis Has Been On Ice

Comedy Review: Manchester Comedy at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

September 1, 2017 Comments Off on Comedy Review: Manchester Comedy at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

It feels like a record year for Manchester comedy acts at the Edinburgh Fringe.

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