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JAMES ACASTER  
Friday 25th October 2019 - The Lowry
"One time I bought a lasagne from the supermarket, heated it up in the oven and ate a bit of it and it wasn't very nice so I put it in the fridge because it felt wrong to dump a whole lasagne in the bin and then later on I ate a spoonful of the cold lasagne because I was drunk and it was absolutely delicious." - JAMES ACASTER
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JASON BYRNE  
Saturday 26th October 2019 - The Lowry
Jason Byrne returns with his brand-new show, Wrecked But Ready. After 23 consecutive years Jason is wrecked but he is as ever ready (which is a battery, but he’s more Duracell than Eveready).
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JAMES PHELAN  
Sunday 27th October 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

Viral sensation & star of BBC Radio, James Phelan presents a unique magical prank show in ‘Troublemaker’! This is a jaw-dropping rollercoaster of mystery & hilarity – from mind-reading outrageous confessions from unwitting audience members, to risking the safety of their iPhones. Nephew of the great Paul Daniels, James is now tipped as one of most anticipated magical performers in a generation.

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BEN PHILLIPS  
Sunday 27th October 2019 - Manchester Academy

Ben Phillips Live Tour 2019 - Ben vs Elliot - The ultimate prank war live on stage...who will win? At Manchester Academy October 27th.

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AUSTENTATIOUS  
Sunday 27th & Monday 28th October 2019 - The Lowry
Austentatious is saddling the horses for a Grand Tour of the United Kingdom! Austentatious is an improvised comedy play starring a cast of the country’s quickest comic performers. Every single show the cast conjures up a brand new ‘lost’ Jane Austen novel based on nothing more than a title suggested by the audience.
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COUNT ARTHUR STRONG  
Sunday 27th October 2019 - The Lowry
As well as being the all‐round entertainer we all know and love from the telly, Count Arthur Strong is also a lifelong fan of astronomy, since having been given a microscope, or whatever it is they use, for Christmas when he was a small precocious baby. In fact, it’s said the first word he spoke was ‘Uranus’.
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BEAT THE FROG  
Monday 28th October 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

At the start of the competition 3 cards are handed out to lucky members of the audience. Up to 10 acts then take to the stage and each try to do 5 minutes of material. If within the 5 minutes all 3 cards go up then the act has lost and must leave the stage. If the 3 cards stay down, that act has successfully ‘Beat The Frog’. They are then invited back to the stage for a clap off at the end of the night which will determine the overall winner.

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HEELS OF HELL  
Tuesday 29th October 2019 - O2 Ritz

Back by popular demand, Heels Of Hell comes to the O2 Ritz, Manchester this October. More information to follow.

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THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE  
Thursday 31st October 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

5 comedians from the national and international comedy circuit all for £10! You do the maths! Whether you're a couple or a group, Thursday Night Live is a great way to start the weekend.

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DAVID GOWER  
Thursday 31st October 2019 - Dancehouse Theatre
David Gower, the legendary former England cricket Captain is extending his Spring tour through to Autumn due to popular demand. Often described as one of the most stylish left-handed batsmen of all time, the blond-haired 80s bombshell promises to share his thoughts on this years Cricket World Cup and The Ashes, both of which are being battled out on home soil.
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FRIDAY BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Friday 1st November 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

The Barrel of Laughs show takes place every Friday & Saturday night. Bringing you 3 top-flight national & international acts plus one of the Frog's fantastic comperes.  The cabaret style club gives you the best possible atmosphere for comedy & is the perfect choice for your night out whether a couple or a party group, with reserved tables & delicious food.

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TOM SEGURA  
Saturday 2nd November 2019 - The Lowry
Actor/Comedian/Writer Tom Segura has quickly become one of Hollywood’s most in demand and highly regarded talents. He is best known for his three Netflix specials, Disgraceful (2018), Mostly Stories (2016), and Completely Normal (2014).
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THE FOOTBALL RAMBLE LIVE!  
Saturday 2nd November 2019 - The Lowry
The Football Ramble are back! And they’re going global!Join the gang as they bring their chart-topping podcast to life in a multimedia extravaganza. Expect all your favourites from the show as they cast an eye over the best – and most ridiculous – moments from the footballing circus. It’s a football show, but not as you know it…
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JONNY AND THE BAPTISTS  
Saturday 2nd November 2019 - The Lowry
Multi-award nominated* musical-activist-comedians, Jonny & The Baptists, are sick of being political and divisive. This show is about how everything is definitely fine. Let’s just get along!
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FRANK SKINNER  
Sunday 3rd November 2019 - Opera House

An unmissable opportunity to see comic legend Frank Skinner perform brand new stand-up in an intimate space. 

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LUKE KEMPNER  
Sunday 3rd November 2019 - The Lowry
Comedian and Impressionist Luke Kempner hosts an ultimate reality show where no one is off limits. Expect celebrities, politicians and even royalty going head to head in Luke’s hit show; House of Faces.
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BEAT THE FROG  
Monday 4th November 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

At the start of the competition 3 cards are handed out to lucky members of the audience. Up to 10 acts then take to the stage and each try to do 5 minutes of material. If within the 5 minutes all 3 cards go up then the act has lost and must leave the stage. If the 3 cards stay down, that act has successfully ‘Beat The Frog’. They are then invited back to the stage for a clap off at the end of the night which will determine the overall winner.

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AN EVENING WITH LENNY HENRY  
Monday 4th November 2019 - The Lowry
Join the legendary Sir Lenny Henry as he embarks on a brand new UK tour this autumn. Lenny Henry is one of Britain’s best-known and celebrated comedians, with a career which began with cult stardom on children’s television to including writer, radio DJ, TV presenter, co-founder of Comic Relief and award-winning actor.
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ROMESH RANGANATHAN  
Sat 5th & Sun 6th October + Wed 6th November 2019 - O2 Apollo

Fresh from the ‘Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan’, ‘A League Of Their Own’ & ‘Judge Romesh’, he's putting showbiz aside to deliver a carefully curated selection of all the things he has found unacceptable since the last tour, including why trying to save the environment is a scam, why none of us are truly free, & his suspicion that his wife is using gluten intolerance to avoid sleeping with him.

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RUSSELL KANE  
Wednesday 6th November 2019 - The Lowry
He’s back. The keenly-awaited brand new tour show is here. Packing more energy than a Duracell factory, Russell’s RS Turbo laugh engine will motor through love, family and life – once again proving that the fast and the curious amongst us, see more stuff, and get more done.
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THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE  
Thursday 7th November 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

5 comedians from the national and international comedy circuit all for £10! You do the maths! Whether you're a couple or a group, Thursday Night Live is a great way to start the weekend.

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JOHN ROBINS  
Thursday 7th November 2019 - The Lowry
Join John Robins for his new stand-up show following the critically lauded, sell-out smash, ‘The Darkness Of Robins’.  As well as receiving widespread acclaim for his radio show with Elis James, John Robins has gained a reputation as a stand-up for finding humour in our bleakest moments. Expect soul-bearing, self-lacerating, piping-hot shame!
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EDDIE IZZARD  
Friday 8th to Sunday 10th November 2019 - O2 Apollo

Five years after his last comedy tour FORCE MAJEURE made comedy history having played 45 countries including all 50 US States AND in four languages, making it the most extensive comedy show ever, EDDIE is back to his roots with an all-new rather personal show which expands on his own very unique, totally surreal view of life, love, history & his ‘theory of the universe’.

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FRIDAY BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Friday 8th November 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

The Barrel of Laughs show takes place every Friday & Saturday night. Bringing you 3 top-flight national & international acts plus one of the Frog's fantastic comperes.  The cabaret style club gives you the best possible atmosphere for comedy & is the perfect choice for your night out whether a couple or a party group, with reserved tables & delicious food.

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PAUL ZERDIN'S PUPPET PARTY  
Sunday 10th November 2019 - The Lowry
Paul Zerdin & his dysfunctional puppet family are back by popular demand with a brand-new tour. As well as starring everyone’s favourites Sam, Albert & Baby, there’ll be his new bodyguard, an urban fox, some hilarious audience participation – & a talking ice cream – all using a mixture of master puppeteering, state of the art animatronic wizardry & a unique blend of edgy comedy.
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STEWART FRANCIS  
Sunday 10th November 2019 - Stockport Plaza

The star of 'Mock the Week', 'Live at the Apollo' and 'Crackerjack' embarks on a brand-new show, in this, his last tour EVER!!! See him before he heads off... INTO THE PUNSET.

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BEAT THE FROG  
Monday 11th November 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

At the start of the competition 3 cards are handed out to lucky members of the audience. Up to 10 acts then take to the stage and each try to do 5 minutes of material. If within the 5 minutes all 3 cards go up then the act has lost and must leave the stage. If the 3 cards stay down, that act has successfully ‘Beat The Frog’. They are then invited back to the stage for a clap off at the end of the night which will determine the overall winner.

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THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE  
Thursday 14th November 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

5 comedians from the national and international comedy circuit all for £10! You do the maths! Whether you're a couple or a group, Thursday Night Live is a great way to start the weekend.

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FRIDAY BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Friday 15th November 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

The Barrel of Laughs show takes place every Friday & Saturday night. Bringing you 3 top-flight national & international acts plus one of the Frog's fantastic comperes.  The cabaret style club gives you the best possible atmosphere for comedy & is the perfect choice for your night out whether a couple or a party group, with reserved tables & delicious food.

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ARDAL O'HANLON  
Sunday 17th November 2019 - The Lowry
Ardal O’Hanlon, star of Death in Paradise, Father Ted and My Hero (BBC), continues to tour his acclaimed stand-up shows worldwide. Because he loves it. And it’s a compulsion. And the world is a funny place.
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BEAT THE FROG  
Monday 18th November 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

At the start of the competition 3 cards are handed out to lucky members of the audience. Up to 10 acts then take to the stage and each try to do 5 minutes of material. If within the 5 minutes all 3 cards go up then the act has lost and must leave the stage. If the 3 cards stay down, that act has successfully ‘Beat The Frog’. They are then invited back to the stage for a clap off at the end of the night which will determine the overall winner.

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GRAEME SWANN & HENRY BLOWFELD  
Monday 18th November 2019 - Dancehouse Theatre
After two sell out tours with 'The Great British Spin Off' great mates Graeme Swann and Henry Blofeld are back on the road in 2019. With Graeme hot off the dance floor and Henry's quick wit, storytelling and sparkling personality in equally good shape, the show is set to be a rip-roaring, belly laughing evening of entertainment that is not to be missed.
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HANNAH GADSBY  
Wednesday 20th November 2019 - Palace Theatre

Nanette played around Australia and the UK for 18 months, taking out the top prizes at the Melbourne and Edinburgh festivals before sitting down in New York and dropping a Netflix special in June 2018 that won her a Peabody Award and started a global conversation that continues today.

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THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE  
Thursday 21st November 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

5 comedians from the national and international comedy circuit all for £10! You do the maths! Whether you're a couple or a group, Thursday Night Live is a great way to start the weekend.

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MY FAVORITE MURDER  
Friday 22nd November 2019 - O2 Apollo

My Favorite Murder is the hit true crime comedy podcast hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark. Since its inception in early 2016, the show has broken download records and sparked an enthusiastic, interactive “Murderino” fan base who came out in droves this spring for the sold-out nationwide tour.

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FRIDAY BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Friday 22nd November 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

The Barrel of Laughs show takes place every Friday & Saturday night. Bringing you 3 top-flight national & international acts plus one of the Frog's fantastic comperes.  The cabaret style club gives you the best possible atmosphere for comedy & is the perfect choice for your night out whether a couple or a party group, with reserved tables & delicious food.

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GARY DELANEY  
Friday 22nd November 2019 - Dancehouse Theatre
Due to exceptional demand and an array of sold out dates all over the UK, Britain's leading one-liner comic extends his brand new 2018 tour with even more dates for 2019 and 2020, returning to the road with another onslaught of lean, expertly crafted gaggery.
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SINDHU VEE  
Friday 22nd November 2019 - The Lowry
Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018, Sindhu Vee extends her UK tour due to popular demand with her critically acclaimed show, Sandhog.
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BEAT THE FROG  
Monday 25th November 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

At the start of the competition 3 cards are handed out to lucky members of the audience. Up to 10 acts then take to the stage and each try to do 5 minutes of material. If within the 5 minutes all 3 cards go up then the act has lost and must leave the stage. If the 3 cards stay down, that act has successfully ‘Beat The Frog’. They are then invited back to the stage for a clap off at the end of the night which will determine the overall winner.

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ED GAMBLE  
Wednesday 27th November 2019 - The Lowry
Ed Gamble’s tour has been extended. Live at The Apollo (BBC2) Off of Mock the Week (BBC2), The Russell Howard Hour (Sky), Royal Variety (ITV) Comedy Central at the Comedy Store (Comedy Central), Hypothetical (Dave), Drunk History (Comedy Central), The Apprentice You’re Fired (BBC2), Man Down (Channel 4), Conan (TBS) and a short film he can’t remember the name of where he killed a man from The Bill (ITV) with a spade.
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SUZI RUFFELL  
Thursday 28th November 2019 - The Lowry
Suzi Ruffell has made a name for herself by turning tragedy and anxiety into big laughs. This year she is actually happy. This show answers the question: are all stand-ups at their best when they are miserable? Fingers crossed no!
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HARRY & CHRIS - THIS ONE'S FOR THE ALIENS  
Sunday 1st December 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

Harry and Chris (Guardian Pick of the Fringe 2018) are at the top of their field, having invented the field of comedy-rap-jazz. From the ridiculous to the sublime, the world’s greatest comedy-rap-jazz duo bring award-winning wordplay, awe-inspiring musicality, eyebrow-raising bromance and unashamed joy to the biggest PR task of all time - spinning planet earth.

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BEAT THE FROG  
Monday 2nd December 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

At the start of the competition 3 cards are handed out to lucky members of the audience. Up to 10 acts then take to the stage and each try to do 5 minutes of material. If within the 5 minutes all 3 cards go up then the act has lost and must leave the stage. If the 3 cards stay down, that act has successfully ‘Beat The Frog’. They are then invited back to the stage for a clap off at the end of the night which will determine the overall winner.

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CHRISTMAS BARREL OF LAUGHS
Thursday 5th December 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

CHRISTMAS BARREL OF LAUGHS! A fantastic night out in the Frog and Bucket with our cabaret style seating, friendly staff and great comics you get the best possible atmosphere for comedy.

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JIM JEFFERIES  
Friday 6th December 2019 - Manchester Arena

After receiving rave reviews for his 2018 international stand up tour The Unusual Punishment Tour and being named one of the top 5 touring comedians in the world, Jim Jefferies is back on the road with an entirely new routine for his The Night Talker Tour. Sixteen more dates have been added across Europe and the Middle East.

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CHRISTMAS BARREL OF LAUGHS
Friday 6th December 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

CHRISTMAS BARREL OF LAUGHS! A fantastic night out in the Frog and Bucket with our cabaret style seating, friendly staff and great comics you get the best possible atmosphere for comedy.

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CHRISTMAS BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Saturday 7th December 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

CHRISTMAS BARREL OF LAUGHS! A fantastic night out in the Frog and Bucket with our cabaret style seating, friendly staff and great comics you get the best possible atmosphere for comedy.

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BEAT THE FROG  
Monday 9th December 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

At the start of the competition 3 cards are handed out to lucky members of the audience. Up to 10 acts then take to the stage and each try to do 5 minutes of material. If within the 5 minutes all 3 cards go up then the act has lost and must leave the stage. If the 3 cards stay down, that act has successfully ‘Beat The Frog’. They are then invited back to the stage for a clap off at the end of the night which will determine the overall winner.

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CHRISTMAS BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Thursday 12th December 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

CHRISTMAS BARREL OF LAUGHS! A fantastic night out in the Frog and Bucket with our cabaret style seating, friendly staff and great comics you get the best possible atmosphere for comedy.

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ROB BECKETT  
Friday 13th & Saturday 14th December 2019 - O2 Apollo

Rob Beckett is back on tour with a brand new stand up show. It’s been a busy few years for the Mouth of the South and he’s coming to see you to fill you in and make you laugh.

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CHRISTMAS BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Friday 13th December 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

CHRISTMAS BARREL OF LAUGHS! A fantastic night out in the Frog and Bucket with our cabaret style seating, friendly staff and great comics you get the best possible atmosphere for comedy.

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CHRISTMAS BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Saturday 14th December 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

CHRISTMAS BARREL OF LAUGHS! A fantastic night out in the Frog and Bucket with our cabaret style seating, friendly staff and great comics you get the best possible atmosphere for comedy.

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BEAT THE FROG  
Monday 16th December 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

At the start of the competition 3 cards are handed out to lucky members of the audience. Up to 10 acts then take to the stage and each try to do 5 minutes of material. If within the 5 minutes all 3 cards go up then the act has lost and must leave the stage. If the 3 cards stay down, that act has successfully ‘Beat The Frog’. They are then invited back to the stage for a clap off at the end of the night which will determine the overall winner.

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ADAM KAY - TWAS THE NIGHTSHIFT BEFORE CHRISTMAS  
Monday 16th December 2019 - The Lowry
Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat… but 1.4 million NHS staff are heading off to work. Following the million-selling success of This Is Going To Hurt, Adam Kay delves back into his diaries for a hilarious peek behind the blue curtain at Christmastime.
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