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SATURDAY BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Saturday 9th March 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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BEAT THE FROG  
Monday 11th March 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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DIRTY DUSTING  
Monday 11th March 2019 - Stockport Plaza

The hilarious comedy starring Crissy Rock, Leah Bell and Dolores Porretta is back at The Plaza! Treat yourself to an evening of pure theatrical Viagra when Dirty Dusting returns to the stage in 2019. ADULTS ONLY.

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THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE  
Thursday 14th March 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 March 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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SATURDAY BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Saturday 16th March 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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GEORGE LEWIS  
Sunday 17th March 2019 - The Lowry
When George was 12 he fell for the most beautiful, most orange girl in Stockport. To win her heart, he tried to act less like a boy and more like a man. Specifically, Liam Gallagher. In this show, George looks back on teenage life in a world going crazy for Britpop, Minidiscs and New Labour.
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BEAT THE FROG  
Monday 18th March 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 21st March 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 22nd March 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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SATURDAY BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Saturday 23rd March 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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BEAT THE FROG  
Monday 25th March 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 28th March 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 29th March 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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SATURDAY BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Saturday 30th March 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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LOL COMEDY CLUB  
Saturday 9th March 2019 - Palace Theatre

Welcome to the Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club - bringing the best live stand-up across the UK! Each show will have 4 comics including MC Damion Larkin 'One of the country's top new comedians' - BBC.

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AN EVENING WITH THE HAIRY BIKERS  
Sunday 10th March 2019 - The Lowry
National Treasures Si King and Dave Myers, aka The Hairy Bikers have announced a huge nationwide tour for 2019 taking in over 37 dates between February and April. With their irresistible enthusiasm, An Evening With The Hairy Bikers will be an epic night of cooking and conversation.
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ROBIN INCE  
Sunday 10th March 2019 - The Lowry
Robin Ince is a multi-award winning comedian and broadcaster. His shows have been described as 'a bundle of fascinating and surprising digressions and uncanny impressions'.
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FRANK SKINNER  
Tuesday 12th March 2019 - The Lowry
A unique and exclusive opportunity to see Frank Skinner perform new material for the first time in 5 years. Don’t miss the chance to see the comedy icon live on stage. All tickets £20.
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FOIL, ARMS & HOG: CRAICLING  
Saturday 16th March 2019 - O2 Apollo

Foil, Arms & Hog return with their best show yet. With over 100 million hits on YouTube FA&H are best known for their online videos, but their live show is what they are most proud of. CRAICLING is a fast-paced sketch show featuring a tutorial in how to hold a baby, a Gregorian chant about drunken monks & a step by step guide in how to kill an actor.

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KIERAN HODGSON  
Saturday 16th March 2019 - The Lowry
Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, Star of Radio 4’s Earworms and Lance, and as seen regularly on BBC2’s Two Doors Down, Upstart Crow and Dad’s Army: We’re Doomed.
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ST. PATRICK'S DAY COMEDY SPECIAL  
Sunday 17th March 2019 - Frog and Bucket, Manchester

Frog & Bucket bring you 3 top-flight Irish acts plus one of the Frog's fantastic comperes.  Their cabaret style club gives you the best possible atmosphere for comedy and is the perfect choice for your night out whether a couple or a party group, with reserved tables & delicious food.

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NO SUCH THING AS A FISH  
Sunday 17th March 2019 - The Lowry
We can’t wait to get back on the tour bus to spread the nerdery further and wider across England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales than ever before.
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KIRI PRITCHARD MCLEAN - VICTIM COMLEX  
Tuesday 19th March & Sunday 12th May 2019 - Frog and Bucket

You might have seen Kiri on Comedy Central at the Comedy Store, The Russell Howard Hour or heard her on The Now Show. You might have no idea who she is. What you should know is, she's very quietly been going mad for a few years and, to borrow a phrase from Uma Thurman, she's been 'waiting... to feel less angry'. So, it's time to talk about victims, love and lies. You might not believe her, but she's used to that.

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FOXDOG STUDIOS - ROBOT CHEF  
Thursday 21st March 2019 - The Lowry
Join rock ‘n’ roll IT consultants Pete and Lloyd as they celebrate the end of their IT contract in Stoke-on-Trent. Expect more baffling technology, music, and, of course, an augmented reality, audience-controlled robot chef.
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SINDHU VEE  
Friday 22nd March 2019 - The Lowry
Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018, Sindhu Vee embarks on a UK tour with her critically acclaimed and Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show, Sandhog.
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OUR RITA'S COMEDY ROADSHOW  
Saturday 23rd March 2019 - Stockport Plaza

Some of the best names in live stand-up take to the stage at Stockport Plaza this Spring when the hilarious Our RITA’s Comedy Roadshow arrives on Saturday 23rd March.

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MISHA GLENNY - McMAFIA  
Monday 25th March 2019 - The Lowry
Misha Glenny is an Award-winning journalist and author, his international bestselling book, McMafia, was recently turned into the hit BBC TV series of the same name.
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RHOD GILBERT  
Wednesday 27th March 2019 - The Lowry
Blue Jeans Management Proudly Presents Rhod Gilbert: The Book of John. This show sees Rhod as funny as ever, but like never before. Raw, personal and brutally honest; no more lies, no more nonsense.
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LOL (LADIES OF LAUGHTER) with NOREEN KHAN  
Sunday 31st March 2019 - The Lowry
Noreen Khan hosts a night of comedy with some of the UKs favourite female acts. Come along for an evening of laughter - full line up to be confimed in October.
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AZIZ ANSARI  
Monday 1st April 2019 - O2 Apollo

American actor and comedian, Aziz Ansari comes to the O2 Apollo, Manchester this April as part of his European Tour. Probably best known for playing Tom Haverford in NBC's Parks and Recreation as well as the release of his book Mordern Romance: An Investigation.

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JULIAN CLARY  
Tuesday 2nd April 2019 - Opera House

In this outrageously camp new show, (that he was going to call Bed Knobs and Knee Pads but was advised might not sell too well in Harrogate), renowned homosexual Julian Clary will bare his soul as never before in the interests of light entertainment.

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RHOD GILBERT - THE BOOK OF JOHN  
Wednesday 3rd April 2019 - Opera House

It has been a while, but the multi-award-winning Welsh comedian is back, with a brand new live show.  In a six-year break from stand-up, a lot has happened to Rhod.  Almost all of it s**t.

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SHAPPI KHORSANDI  
Wednesday 3rd April 2019 - The Lowry
Comedian, author, cultural icon and – most recently – idiot who agreed to be tortured on ‘I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!’, Shappi Khorsandi is a woman of many parts. But live comedy is where she’s in her element, and now – after her spell in the jungle – she sets out for the more welcoming destination of Salford.
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WILLNE AND STEPHEN TRIES LIVE  
Thursday 4th April 2019 - Opera House

For the first time ever, YouTube personalities and friends (sort of) WillNE & Stephen Tries are going on a tour. Comedians, commentators & mickey-takers of the internet, sit back & enjoy a show from two of YouTube’s funniest (looking) men. Between the two of them, Will & Stephen’s videos have amassed more than 3 million subscribers & 355 million views making them two of the fastest growing channels in the UK.

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PAMELA DEMENTHE - EVULVALUTION  
Thursday 4th & Friday 5th April 2019 - The Lowry
The doyenne of erotic fiction, Pamela DeMenthe gets primal as she presents her new novel, a time travelling prehistoric romp, set in Hull: eVULVAlution.
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FRIDAY BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Friday 5th April 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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STEPHEN BAILEY  
Saturday 6th April 2019 - The Lowry
Everyone’s favourite ‘guilty pleasure’ (Daily Record), stand-up comedy star, Stephen Bailey is back on tour with his brand-new show ‘Our Kid’
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AN EVENING WITH BRIAN BLESSED  
Sunday 7th April 2019 - The Lowry
Larger Than Life? British actor Brian Blessed is known for his hearty, king-sized portrayals on film and television. An Evening with Brian Blessed is an experience that nobody should miss. His eloquence and humour will have the audience captured from the moment he walks on stage until the moment he leaves.
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SEANN WALSH  
Sunday 7th April 2019 - The Lowry
Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and the self-dubbed “Lie-In King”, Seann Walsh is “unquestionably the best observational comic of his generation (The Guardian). Returning from his run in America, where he made his USA television debut appearance on Conan, Seann Walsh is back on tour in the UK.
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TOMMY TIERNAN  
Sunday 7th April 2019 - The Lowry
Back on the road again Tommy Tiernan has a new show, Paddy Crazy Horse. He rants and raves, he dances and acts. He tries to be very silly and very serious at the same time.
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FRIDAY BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Friday 12th April 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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LOL COMEDY CLUB  
Saturday 13th April 2019 - Palace Theatre

Welcome to the Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club - bringing the best live stand-up across the UK! Each show will have 4 comics including MC Damion Larkin 'One of the country's top new comedians' - BBC.

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MO AMER & GUZ KHAN  
Saturday 13th April 2019 - Dancehouse Theatre
Amer, having just released Netflix's The Vagabond, joins forces with YouTube sensation and star of BBC3's Man Like Mobeen Guz Khan for a full UK tour! Guz Khan won three awards this week at The Royal Television SocietyAwards.
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AN EVENING WITH KATYA ZAMOLODCHIKOVA  
Sunday 14th April 2019 - Opera House

RuPaul's Drag Race Miss Congeniality & All Stars S2 finalist, Katya Zamolodchikova brings her hilarious new stand up show, Help Me I'm Dying to the UK! Known for her incredibly funny personas & characters, including everybody's favourite dumpster living hairdresser, Trish, Katya's show promises to be one hilarious night.

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GARY DELANEY  
Sunday 14th April 2019 - The Lowry
One of Britain’s leading one-liner comics returns to the road with another onslaught of lean, expertly crafted gaggery. A Mock The Week regular and recent star of the new Live At The Apollo series, Gary’s shows are renowned in the business for a near unrivalled volume of high-class gags.
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DEMETRI MARTIN  
Tuesday 16th April 2019 - The Lowry
Award-winning American comedian and star of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Demetri Martin is heading across the pond to the UK in April 2019 as part of his brand new tour – Wandering Mind. As part of his limited UK tour, Demetri Martin will perform at The Lowry for one night only.
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ROB NEWMAN  
Thursday 18th April 2019 - Dancehouse Theatre
Based on the hit BBC Radio 4 series 'Rob Newman's Total Eclipse of Descartes', Rob's whirlwind tour of philosophy explores 3000 years of good and bad ideas from Pythagoras to driverless cars, by way of levitating Buddhist monks, Pavlov's dogs, Jean-Paul Sartre's mum, Fat Man On A Bridge, T. Rex, Morrissey and wire monkeys. In a world gone crazy, can philosophy help?
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FRIDAY BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Friday 19th April 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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JONATHAN VAN NESS & FRIENDS  
Friday 26th April 2019 - O2 Apollo

Jonathan Van Ness is an American hairdresser, podcaster and TV personality. Known for the web series parody of Game of Thrones, Gay of Thrones. He also hosts the Getting Curios with Jonathan Van Ness podcast and is the grooming expert on Queer Eye.

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GARY MEIKLE  
Friday 26th April 2019 - Dancehouse Theatre
Scottish comedy award winner & viral sensation Gary Meikle has risen through the ranks quicker than most and is now in high demand at the best comedy clubs across the UK! He has recently been supporting huge names such as Jason Manford, Tom Stade & Milton Jones and now he's bringing his own show, The iBrow Guy, to the people as part of his semi-permanent tour!
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FRIDAY BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Friday 26th April 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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BERT KREISCHER - BODY SHOTS  
Saturday 27th April 2019 - The Dancehouse Theatre
A stand-up comedian who performs to sellout crowds across the United States. His latest stand-up special, Bert Kreischer: The Machine, just premiered on Showtime. He is the host of the Travel Channel's Trip Flip & Bert the Conqueror, & previously hosted Hurt Bert. He is a regular guest on The Joe Rogan Experience & The Rachael Ray Show & has appeared on Late Night With David Letterman & Jimmy Kimmel Live.
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ROB AUTON  
Sunday 28th April 2019 - The Lowry
The Talk Show is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about talking by award-winning writer and performer Rob Auton. The Talk Show was the second best reviewed comedy show at the Edinburgh Festival 2018.
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CATHERINE MAYER: FFS  
Sunday 28th April 2019 - The Lowry
The author and Women’s Equality Party co-founder is at the end of her tether. A better, brighter, more equal future shimmers on the horizon, yet we seem to be hurtling in the opposite direction. A Funny, Free-wheeling Show about soundbite culture in a messy world. Go and see it: For Future’s Sake.
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COMEDY 4 CHRISTIES  
Sunday 28th April 2019 - The Lowry
Once again the very best of the comedy scene unite to bring you an amazing night of laughs to raise money for The Christie. The line-up includes award winning acts from the TV who have performed around the world. Keep your eyes peeled for this year’s very special line-up which won’t disappoint and is full of surprises.
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STEWART FRANCIS  
Thursday 2nd May 2019 - The Lowry
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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MICKY P KERR  
Thursday 2nd May 2019 - The Lowry
In this, his debut solo tour, the now semi-famous Micky invites you to join him for an evening of music, social commentary and, above all, lots of laughs.
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FRIDAY BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Friday 3rd May 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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JESS ROBINSON  
Friday 3rd May 2019 - The Lowry
Multi-award-winning Jess Robinson is back with a new show! With more spot-on celebrity impressions, musical comedy and stunning vocal gymnastics.
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PUPPETRY OF THE PENIS  
Saturday 4th May 2019 - Stockport Plaza

Australia’s greatest theatrical export, Puppetry Of The Penis is celebrating their 20th Anniversary with the hilarious Greatest Bits Tour.

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THE GUILTY FEMINIST  
Sunday 5th May 2019 - The Lowry
The Guilty Feminist podcast has become a comedy phenomenon with over 50 million downloads since it launched in late 2016. Comedian Deborah Frances-White and her guests discuss things which all twenty-first century feminists agree on – while confessing the insecurities, hypocrisies and fears which undermine those noble goals.
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MYRA DUBOIS  
Thursday 9th May 2019 - The Lowry
The self-declared siren of South Yorkshire presents a festive spectacular in what is undoubtably the best Christmas show you’ll see this summer! Join Myra DuBois for an evening of off-season seasonal sing-a-longs and summertime yule-tide anecdotes from her Christmases past, all delivered in her trademark acerbic wit!
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BILL BAILEY  
Friday 10th May 2019 - Manchester Arena

Bill Bailey is coming to Manchester Arena as part of his LARKS IN TRANSIT tour. LARKS IN TRANSIT is a compendium of travellers' tales and the general shenanigans of twenty years as a travelling comedian.

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FRIDAY BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Friday 10th May 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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RUSSELL KANE  
Friday 10th May 2019 - Stockport Plaza

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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LOL COMEDY CLUB  
Saturday 11th May 2019 - Palace Theatre

Welcome to the Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club - bringing the best live stand-up across the UK! Each show will have 4 comics including MC Damion Larkin 'One of the country's top new comedians' - BBC.

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ADAM RICHES  
Sunday 12th May 2019 - The Lowry
Enjoy a unique show of off the wall, absurd and downright hilarious live comedy from Edinburgh Comedy Award winner, Adam Riches. From edge of your seat audience participation to masterful character creations, no two shows are alike.
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KIRI PRITCHARD MCLEAN - VICTIM COMLEX  
Tuesday 19th March & Sunday 12th May 2019 - Frog and Bucket

You might have seen Kiri on Comedy Central at the Comedy Store, The Russell Howard Hour or heard her on The Now Show. You might have no idea who she is. What you should know is, she's very quietly been going mad for a few years and, to borrow a phrase from Uma Thurman, she's been 'waiting... to feel less angry'. So, it's time to talk about victims, love and lies. You might not believe her, but she's used to that.

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PAUL MERTON'S IMPRO CHUMS  
Sunday 12th May 2019 - The Lowry
The collective improvisational experience embodied in the Chums is enough to stun an elephant.
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AN EVENING WITH ANDY HAMILTON  
Tuesday 14th May 2019 - The Lowry
Following the success of his sell-out tour “Change Management”, award-winning writer and comedian Andy Hamilton is back with a new show. Expect a hilarious and illuminating night out with a master of comedy.
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IAN MCKELLEN  
Wednesday 15th May 2019 - Romiley Forum Theatre

Ian McKellen says: 'I’m celebrating my 80th birthday by touring a new solo show to theatres I know well & a few that I don’t. The show starts with Gandalf & will probably end with an invitation to act with me on stage. In-between there will be anecdotes & acting. I open at my local arts centre in January & end up by August in Orkney.

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EMILY ATACK  
Thursday 16th May 2019 - The Lowry
Emily Atack takes to the stage in Spring 2019 for her debut comedy show. A live memoir of anecdotes, impressions and tales of an actress in her twenties.
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FRIDAY BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Friday 17th May 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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STRANGERS ON A TRAIN SET  
Friday 17th to Sunday 19th May 2019 - The Lowry
LipService give you a whistle stop tour of epic landscapes, nostalgic railway scenes and train top tussles that will leave you breathless and racing for the refreshment coach.
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LARRY DEAN: BAMPOT  
Saturday 18th May 2019 - Dancehouse Theatre
Fresh from a sell-out international tour and smash-hit Live at the Apollo debut, Larry returns with a new hour of 'unexpected and excellent' **** (Times) thoughts on Scottishness, sodomites and self-esteem. 'Confessional storytelling at its funniest' ***** (Herald). As seen on Comedy Central at the Comedy Store and Roast Battle.
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ELEANOR CONWAY  
Saturday 18th May 2019 - The Lowry
Fresh off the back of a 100 date, 10 country tour, Eleanor Conway, returns with her hotly anticipated sequel Walk of Shame 2 (Reality Bites)
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AL MURRAY - LANDLORD OF HOPE AND GLORY  
Sunday 19th May 2019 - The Lowry
Al Murray brings his show Landlord of Hope and Glory to The Lowry in May 2019! - Citizens of Hope and Glory! Our new tomorrow beckons. A new tomorrow that smells reassuringly of yesterday, but with wifi.
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SOFIE HAGEN  
Sunday 19th May 2019 - The Lowry
After a total sell-out of her ‘Dead Baby Frog’ tour in 2018, Sofie returns with the show that won her the Edinburgh Fringe Best Newcomer award. Plus, a first chance to hear her read from her new book ‘Happy Fat’, and a Q & A. An evening of varied delights from one of the most exciting talents of recent years. Book early.
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FRIDAY BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Friday 24th May 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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FRIDAY BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Friday 31st May 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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RUBY WAX  
Sunday 2nd June 2019 - The Lowry
Ruby Wax - How to be Human is the show you need to help you upgrade your mind as much as you’ve upgraded your iPhone. With a little help from monk Gelong Thubten, who explains how the mind works, & neuroscientist Ash Ranpura who explains where everything that makes us ‘us’ can be found in the brain.
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JAMES ACASTER  
Monday 3rd June & 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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REGINALD D HUNTER  
Wednesday 5th June 2019 - The Lowry
Celebrating his twentieth anniversary as a comedian living and performing in the UK, Reginald D Hunter sets out on a forty date tour of the UK and Ireland in 2019 with his highly anticipated new show.
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THE BOOK OF MORMON  
Thursday 6th June to Saturday 13th July 2019 - Palace Theatre

This outrageous musical comedy from creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and Bobby Lopez co-writer of Avenue Q and Frozen, follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent on a mission to a place that’s about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get.  Now with sold out productions in London, on Broadway, and in North America, Melbourne and Sydney, The Book of Mormon has become a worldwide sensation.

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FRIDAY BARREL OF LAUGHS  
Friday 7th June 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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LOL COMEDY CLUB  
Saturday 8th June 2019 - Palace Theatre

Welcome to the Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club - bringing the best live stand-up across the UK! Each show will have 4 comics including MC Damion Larkin 'One of the country's top new comedians' - BBC.

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SARAH KEYWORTH  
Saturday 8th June 2019 - The Lowry
You’ve seen her on Comedy Central, you’ve seen her on the BBC. Now see 2018 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee & Nottingham-born rising star Sarah Keyworth’s debut hour. Join Sarah as she tells you about her life with an important little girl & her battle against every expectation of what being a girl means. Think Girls Just Wanna Have Fun but British, deadpan & in no way similar.
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CHRIS McCAUSLAND  
Sunday 9th June 2019 - The Lowry
A brand new stand-up show following a stonking set on Live at the Apollo and a sell-out Fringe, one of the UK’s top stand-ups Chris McCausland is on tour. Sunday Times Best of the Edinburgh Fringe 2018. He’s blind. He’s a dad. He’s a husband. He’s third in command. He’ll speaky about all of that, and loads more.
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SUSIE DENT - THE SECRET LIVES OF WORDS  
Thursday 11th June 2019 - The Lowry
Take a journey into the curious, unexpected, and downright surreal origins of the words we use every day. Susie will retell the adventures that lie hidden within such words as lasagne (involving a chamber pot) and bugbear (a terrorising monster), and explain such oddities as the silent h in ghost and the mysterious disappearance of kempt, gormful, and ruly (and yes, you really can be gruntled).
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ASHLEY BLAKER & IMRAN YUSUF  
Sunday 16th June 2019 - The Lowry
Two great religions. Two great comedians. The descendants of Abraham may have gone their separate ways but now stand-up comedian friends Ashley Blaker and Imran Yusuf – both stars of their own BBC shows – are joining forces in the most-unlikely double-act since Kermit and Miss Piggy (who neither Ashley and Imran can eat!) Originally brought together by a passion for the same football team, the pair are travelling the UK uniting people of every faith and none for an evening of laughter.
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ANGELA BARNES  
Thursday 20th June 2019 - The Lowry
Following another sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Angela Barnes (Live at the Apollo, Mock The Week, BBC 2’s Insert Name Here, BBC R4’s The News Quiz and host of The Comedy Club and Newsjack on BBC R4Extra) is back with her brand new show Rose-Tinted. With stand up and stories, Angela is trying, really trying, to look on the bright side of life.
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JIMMY CARR - TERRIBLY FUNNY  
Friday 28th June 2019 - Stockport Plaza

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they’re just jokes – they are not the terrible things. Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo. Now you’ve been warned, buy a ticket.

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THE LANCASHIRE HOTPOTS  
Saturday 29th June 2019 - The Lowry
The Lancashire Hotpots are back with a brand-new show and they’re in the mood for love! Bernard and the boys will be playing all your Hotpot favourites with an emphasis on all the things they really love: meat pies, nights out down the boozer, and of course a Chippy Tea!
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JIMMY CARR  
Sunday 30th June 2019 - The Lowry
Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they’re just jokes – they are not the terrible things. Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo. Now you’ve been warned, buy a ticket.
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MICHELLE WOLF  
Wednesday 24th July 2019 - The Lowry
MICHELLE  has quickly become one of the most influential voices in the comedy landscape as she continues on the path of a breakout year, with the Village Voice calling her “the voice comedy needs right now” & The Daily Beast declaring, “Michelle Wolf is the future of stand-up comedy.” She recently served as the executive producer, writer, & host of the critically-acclaimed variety sketch series “The Break with Michelle Wolf” on Netflix.
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BIANCA DEL RIO'S "IT'S JESTER JOKE"  
Friday 13th September 2019

The self-proclaimed ‘Clown in a Gown’ will tell tales of her world travels & the outrageous circus that is her life on the most ambitious solo drag show tour in history on her brand-new comedy show ‘It’s Jester Joke’. Irreverent & fierce, Bianca is guaranteed to keep audiences in stitches with her comical ‘tell-it-like-it-is’ views.

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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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BEN ELTON  
Thursday 24th October 2019 - The Lowry
More than 30 years ago, Ben Elton exploded into the national consciousness hosting Channel 4’s ground breaking Saturday Live. Now, after a 15 year absence, the Godfather of modern stand-up returns to the medium he did so much to define. Back on the road with an all new stand-up show, Ben promises to try and make sense of a world which appears to have gone stark raving mad.
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TIM MINCHIN  
Friday 25th & Saturday 26th October 2019 - O2 Apollo

TIM MINCHIN, award-winning comedian, actor and composer, will return to the stage for his first UK tour dates since 2011.

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