Tag: Comedy

Oct 29
Bobby Ball dies aged 76 – tributes pour in to Oldham comedy legend

Tributes are pouring in after the sad news that Oldham comedy great Bobby Ball has died

Mar 20
The Manchester pub quiz that came from quarantine: “The best I can do is be silly for other people”

Facing quarantine boredom, one Manchester pub quiz host is bringing some much-needed…

Mar 12
Comedy night fundraiser for Forever Manchester to take place next month

We all love a good giggle, and the health benefits of laughing are widely known. They…

Feb 26
The live stand-up show in a Manchester chippy where the audience gets free fritters and chips

There’s a live stand-up comedy show happening in a Manchester chippy where the…

Jan 31
Comedian Paul Tonkinson on coming back to Manchester – the city that changed his life

Comedian Paul Tonkinson returns to Manchester this February with a gig at The Comedy…

Mar 22
The Manc “Mrs Brown” whose hilarious viral videos sum up northern life to a tee

Meet Mark Massett – a man who manages to sum up Mancunian mums to a tee!…

Feb 04
Inside the Manchester comedy club that helped launch Peter Kay, Johnny Vegas, Jack Whitehall and more

Manchester’s Frog and Bucket Comedy Club has helped launch the careers of the biggest…

Apr 17
How to become a comedian without having to do stand-up

When all’s said and done, you don’t want to be one of those people who has said…

Apr 10
Three to see this weekend: mirth, Morrissey and a Minefield

It may be Friday the 13th, but there’s nothing unlucky about the array of…

Dec 18
Aussie comedian is coming back to Manchester for the usual punishment

This is Manchester. We do things differently here. When Australian comedian Jim…

Mar 14
Meet the woman who’s doing the Walk of Shame in Sale

Disappointing online dating and copious amounts of alcohol are familiar territory to…

Feb 28
Manchester stand-up aims to build ‘world’s greatest theme park’

Edy Hurst is a Manchester-based stand-up comedian who started performing comedy whilst…