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Sukh Ojla

The Frog and Bucket, Manchester
Sunday 23 June 2024
Sukh keeps being told that she's successful. She's been on telly, had a book published and even been trolled on Twitter. So why does she still feel like a toddler who has lost their Mum in Tesco's? With her new show The Aunty Years, join Su...

Hit Man (15)

HOME, Manchester
Sunday 23 - Thursday 27 June 2024
★★★★ Writer/director Richard Linklater gets the laughs and romance right on target with this enjoyable caper. ~ Radio Times. --- From Academy Award-nominated writer/director Richard Linklater and co-written by Glen Powell, Hit Man i...

Hounds (15)

HOME, Manchester
Sunday 23 - Thursday 27 June 2024
★★★ A pitch-black comedy drama of hapless Moroccan dog-fighting hoodlums. ~ The Guardian. --- The Moroccan thriller that won the Jury Prize at Cannes Film Festival. A father and son in the suburbs of Casablanca get by on petty crimes ...

La Chimera (15)

HOME, Manchester
Sunday 23 - Thursday 27 June 2024
★★★★✭ Not just great, but expansive: it shows new ways a movie can be. ~ Little White Lies. --- An enchanting romantic adventure, an ethereal spiritual journey and a ripping heist movie like no other, the captivating new fable o...

Sasquatch Sunset (15)

HOME, Manchester
Sunday 23 - Thursday 27 June 2024
★★★✭  A family of mythical beasts are observed in their natural habitat in comic portrait of animals and their instincts. It's a really good joke, very well executed, but maybe nothing more than that. ~ Little White Lies. --- Star...

The Importance of Being Earnest

Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
Monday 24 June - Saturday 20 July 2024
This timeless tale of identity, opulence and sharp-tongued wit follows the lives of the rich and ridiculous, all looking for something to do, someone to love and somewhere to belong. For Jack and Algernon, being young and rich isn't easy. I...

Dracula: The Bloody Truth

Octagon Theatre, Bolton
Tuesday 25 - Saturday 29 June 2024
A hilarious and madcap comedy retelling of the iconic gothic classic It's 1900. Dracula, the best-selling novel by Bram Stoker was released three years ago and Professor Abraham Van Helsing is not happy. He was there. He knows The Truth. Th...

Xs Malarkey Edinburgh Previews: Huge Davies & Stuart Laws

53two, Manchester
Tuesday 25 June 2024
It's preview season! That means two hour (ish) long shows from comedian's working out their Edinburgh shows. This week:HUGE DAVIESSTUART LAWSA minimum of just ?3 for members and ?6 for normal people- we keep tickets as low as possible to ke...

Flat and the Curves

St Helens Theatre Royal, St Helens
Wednesday 26 June 2024
  As seen on the BBC, brace yourself for this award-winning smash hit Girls Night Out with Flat and the Curves, the comedy girl band that's leaving a trail of sequins across the UK. This powerhouse, glittery cabaret is a fierce blend of o...

Riddle of Fire (12A)

HOME, Manchester
Thursday 27 June 2024
★★ This kids' adventure story with a faux medievalist vibe has a cute conceit and some fun sequences but the inexperience of the cast and director shows. ~ The Guardian. --- A fantastical tale billed as "the coolest debut from Cannes",...

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

The Lowry, Salford
Friday 28 - Saturday 29 June 2024
Spontaneous musical comedy at its absolute finest - direct from the West End - this smash-hit 2016 Olivier Award-winning improvised show brings something new to life at each and every performance!  Transforming audience suggestions into al...

The Showstoppers Kids' Show

The Lowry, Salford
Saturday 29 June 2024
An improvised musical show for kids of all ages (5+), from Olivier Award-winning West End improvisers, The Showstoppers. If your children could create their very own dream musical - where would they start? The Showstoppers' Kids Show ta...

Lady Bushra - Drag Comedy Cabaret

Pot Kettle Black Angel Gardens, Manchester
Saturday 29 June - Saturday 21 December 2024
Join the BBC New Comedy Award shortlisted drag comedian Lady Bushra - the brainchild of British Asian Bradford comedian Amir - known for her viral digital content and one liners. Get ready to hear about life from a British South Asian per...

Ruby Wax

The Lowry, Salford
Sunday 30 June 2024
  After a complete sell-out first run in 2023, Ruby Wax's rawest, darkest, funniest and most compelling stage show yet announces brand new dates for 2024, thanks to enormous demand. 'I'm Not As Well As I Thought I Was' is Ruby's first tou...

Off The Rails Comedy Club Saddleworth

The Royal George, Oldham
Sunday 30 June - Sunday 29 September 2024
Tez Ilyas and Dan Tiernan preview their brand new tour shows at Off The Rails Comedy Club Saddleworth Scroll down for comedians details. Preview shows are works in progress. Acts subject to change. Fully seated. 18+ Proper sweary, swearing....

Miriam Margolyes

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Tuesday 2 July 2024
Another unforgettable adventure through the extraordinary life and strong opinions of Miriam Margolyes, live on stage in her biggest tour yet to mark the launch of her new book, OH MIRIAM!, "something that has been said to me a lot over th...

I Wish My Life Were Like a Musical

Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester
Tuesday 2 - Saturday 6 July 2024
This comedic musical revue reveals everything you could want to know about musical theatre, and the people who love it - on both sides of the curtain! Covering the journey from wide-eyed drama student to brattish diva or past-it chorus memb...

Xs Malarkey Edinburgh Previews: Alex Kealy & Charlie George

53two, Manchester
Tuesday 2 July 2024
It's preview season! That means two hour (ish) long shows from comedian's working out their Edinburgh shows. This week:ALEX KEALYCHARLIE GEORGEA minimum of just ?3 for members and ?6 for normal people- we keep tickets as low as possible to ...

Morgan Rees

The Frog and Bucket, Manchester
Wednesday 3 July 2024
Award-nominated online sensatio, softly-spoken Welsh comic Morgan Rees embarks on his first ever UK tour with Turning Thirsty! Hitting the milestone of his 30th birthday has made him develop a thirst... for life. He's about to begin his fir...

Bad Moult 

HOME, Manchester
Thursday 4 - Saturday 6 July 2024
Red Brick Theatre present a darkly comic monologue that brings us into the troubled mind of Roach, a man in crisis who, driven mad by the pressures of modern society, has resorted to living out his days in a commercial waste wheelie bin. Fr...

First Thursday Comedy

The Met, Bury
Thursday 4 July - Thursday 3 October 2024
Comedy in a Van present an hilarious evening of top quality comedy on the first Thursday of every month. Click for acts on specific dates. ...

Octagon Comedy Club

Octagon Theatre, Bolton
Friday 5 - Friday 19 July 2024
After sell-out shows, the Octagon Comedy Club is back for even more laughs! Join us one Friday a month and enjoy a hilarious night of live stand-up from some of the best names in comedy. To see who is performing, more details can be found h...

John Bishop

Pyramid and Parr Hall, Warrington
Saturday 6 - Sunday 7 July 2024
Comedian, TV presenter and actor John Bishop took a less travelled route into show business. Born and raised in Liverpool, the younger Bishop was a semi-professional footballer for Southport and Hyde United, following in the footsteps of ol...

Heatons Comedy Evening. Stockport

The Heatons Sports Club, Stockport
Sunday 7 July - Sunday 1 September 2024
Tez Ilyas AND Mark Thomas preview their brand new shows at Stockport?s longest running comedy club. Acts subject to change. Fully seated. 18+ Proper sweary swearing. We want all our guests to have a great night so please respect those aroun...

David Sedaris

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Tuesday 9 July 2024
With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America's pre-eminent humour writers. He is the master of satire and one of today's most observant writers addressing the human condition, and has made us con...

Hundreds of Beavers (12A)

HOME, Manchester
Tuesday 9 July 2024
Mike Cheslik's delightfully mad-cap adventure story is an irresistible, endlessly inventive comedy. Painstakingly hand-crafted with nods to silent era slapstick and playful special effects sequences, Hundreds of Beavers is a one-of-a-k...

Xs Malarkey Edinburgh Previews: Special Triple Show

53two, Manchester
Tuesday 9 July 2024
SCOTT BENNETT (option bonus early show!)SCOTT BENNETT (normal start time)LAURA DAVISIt's a bit of a different set up this week. Scott Bennett has two previews he wants to do for us, so for no extra fee, you can enjoy a bonus preview at an e...

Spooky Men's Chorale

The Stoller Hall, Manchester
Wednesday 10 July 2024
As thunderous as a herd of wildebeest, as sly as a wagonload of Spike Milligans, and as sonorous as a cloister of monks, the Spooky Men's Chorale are the gift that keeps on giving. Formed by spookmeister Stephen Taberner in New South Wales ...

Dara Ó Briain

Octagon Theatre, Bolton
Friday 12 July 2024
Dara O Briain is one of the UK & Ireland's favourite stand-up comedians and television presenters. He is best known for hosting Mock The Week, Robot Wars, Three Men in a Boat, Dara and Ed's Great Big Adventure, Stargazing Live, Dara O Briai...

Sophie Duker

Octagon Theatre, Bolton
Friday 12 July 2024
  The sexiest comic alive (please do not factcheck!) is back! The Taskmaster champ is back on tour and dealing with her (sugar) daddy issues in a hilarious new stand-up show. But Daddy I Love Her sees Sophie take the stage with her tradema...

Chloe Petts

Octagon Theatre, Bolton
Friday 12 July 2024
Fresh from her smash hit Edinburgh Fringe run and Soho Theatre sell-out debut, rising star and "very funny" (Guardian) "very gay" Kent comedian Chloe Petts returns with her latest tour. Everyone complimented her on how polite she was with b...

Manford's Comedy Club

Poynton Workmen's Club, Stockport
Friday 12 July - Friday 13 December 2024
Bringing the best comedians to a theatre near you. Every show has a different line-up of four top comedians, all chosen by Jason Manford! Many comedians from TV plus the best of the UK and International comedy circuit. Live at the Apollo.. ...

Fingers on Buzzers

Octagon Theatre, Bolton
Friday 12 July 2024
A live recording of the popular podcast Fingers on Buzzers from comedian and keen amateur quizzer Lucy Porter, alongside The Chase's very own Jenny Ryan. Whether you're a Pointless armchair aficionado, nostalgic for the days of Going for Go...

Lucy Porter

Octagon Theatre, Bolton
Friday 12 July 2024
Lucy Porter has been an Edinburgh Fringe favourite for over 20 years. She's appeared on countless TV shows including QI, Live at the Apollo and Would I Lie to You, as well as being a regular on Radio 4's News Quiz, The Unbelievable Truth an...

Stand Up Macclesfield Comedy Club @ Cinemac

Cinemac, Macclesfield
Friday 12 July 2024
Come along to Cinemac Cinema Macclesfield for another GUARANTEED night of huge laughter!Expect the very best in TV comedians, award winners and circuit legends as we deliver a show worthy of Live At The Apollo!It's a night out like no other...

Justin Moorhouse

Octagon Theatre, Bolton
Saturday 13 July 2024
The hilarious Manchester comedian and Phoenix Nights star is back: still funny, yet middle aged. Stretch & Think is his new show, directed by Henry Normal, which may contain: Yoga, getting older, Madonna, shoplifters, Labradoodles, middle-a...

Ania Magliano

Octagon Theatre, Bolton
Saturday 13 July 2024
You know when you're trying to wee on a night out, and you're interrupted by a random girl who insists on telling you all her secrets even though you've never met? Imagine that, but she has a microphone. After two critically acclaimed sell-...

Emmanuel Sonubi

Octagon Theatre, Bolton
Saturday 13 July 2024
The Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee presents a whistle stop tour through the jobs that have led him to become one of the hottest stand-ups on the circuit in the brand-new show, Curriculum Vitae.    Emmanuel will take the audience on a...

Dylan Moran

Octagon Theatre, Bolton
Sunday 14 July 2024
How can it be you have spent a whole ten minutes staring at a banana? Why do you always do stuff like that? Why do you never do the other really great things where it's much, much better - and afterwards you don't want to saw off your own f...

Why These Fools?

Octagon Theatre, Bolton
Sunday 14 July 2024
Why These Fools? is a brand new improvised comedy show exclusive to the Bolton Comedy Festival, starring a cast of award-winning comedic talent.  Rufus Hound, Suki Webster, Justin Moorhouse and Sally Hodgkiss will be joining forces fo...

Catherine Bohart

Octagon Theatre, Bolton
Sunday 14 July 2024
Catherine Bohart's back and older than ever with her new show "Again, With Feelings." And adulthood frankly isn't living up to her expectations. Join this "effortless" (Chortle) "star in the making" (Skinny) for a hilariously twisted second...

Steve Bugeja

Octagon Theatre, Bolton
Sunday 14 July 2024
The creator and star of ITV2's hit sitcom, Buffering, is back on the road following a sell-out 2022 tour and a critically acclaimed run at the 2023 Edinburgh fringe festival with his new show Self Doubt (I Think). He's appeared on Stand Up...

John Robertson's The Dark Room

The Frog and Bucket, Manchester
Sunday 14 July 2024
Come and play the world's only live-action text based adventure game in the critically-acclaimed cult comedy that mixes gaming and improv into one unique choose-your-own-adventure gameshow. After 4 million YouTube hits, countless 5 star rev...

Xs Malarkey Edinburgh Previews: Rachel Fairburn & Mark Bittlestone

53two, Manchester
Tuesday 16 July 2024
It's preview season! That means two hour (ish) long shows from comedian's working out their Edinburgh shows. This week:RACHEL FAIRBURNMARK BITTLESTONEA minimum of just ?3 for members and ?6 for normal people- we keep tickets as low as possi...

Ria Lina

The Frog and Bucket, Manchester
Wednesday 17 July 2024
In the aftermath of a global pandemic, comedian and scientist, Ria Lina has had a Riawakening and sees the world differently. In this, her highly anticipated debut tour, Ria tackles the issues of coming out of a global pandemic, the new nor...

I'm Grand Mam

The Stoller Hall, Manchester
Friday 19 July 2024
Chart topping podcasters I'm Grand Mam are back with a bang for a live tour. "That's Showbiz" sees Corkonians, PJ Kirby and Kevin Twomey bring their live show to the stage for a night of absolute skits and screams with your best girlies - w...

Manford's Comedy Club

Cheadle Social Club, Stockport
Friday 19 July - Friday 29 November 2024
Bringing the best comedians to a theatre near you. Every show has a different line-up of four top comedians, all chosen by Jason Manford! Many comedians from TV plus the best of the UK and International comedy circuit. Live at the Apollo.. ...

Xs Malarkey Edinburgh Previews - Early Start: Olga Koch & Seymour Mace

53two, Manchester
Tuesday 23 July 2024
It's preview season! That means two hour (ish) long shows from comedian's working out their Edinburgh shows. This week:OLGA KOCHSEYMOUR MACETHIS IS AN EARLY START SHOW! Doors: 7pmShow starts: 7.30pmA minimum of just ?3 for members and ?6 fo...

Peter Kay

AO Arena, Manchester
Friday 26 July 2024 - Saturday 20 September 2025
One of Britain's best loved comedians, Peter Kay is finally returning to stand-up comedy with his first live tour in twelve years - a tour which still officially ranks in the Guinness Book of World Records as the biggest selling comedy tour...
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