Comedy

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“I once picked up John Cooper Clarke at 3.30pm; he had a custard cream for breakfast” – Henry Normal unveils Salford memories and poem ahead of Lowry gig

Henry Normal, one of the greats of British comedy and the performing arts is coming to Salford during his next […]

“I hope they bring you plenty of laughs and some warm sparks of recognition” – A major new theatre production is coming to the Lowry

“I hope they bring you plenty of laughs and some warm sparks of recognition” – A major new theatre production is coming to the Lowry

A stage adaption of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel will grace the Lowry stage between Tuesday the 8th November and Saturday 22nd […]

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“Friendly and funny” – ‘king’ Slim on his first big Salford show at the Lowry

Slim is one of the UK’s biggest stand-up comedians and is performing at The Lowry during his Slim:King tour next […]

This image is a screenshot from the YouTube livestream of the comedy performance.

“Give it everything I’ve got” – Salford comedians host an online comedy night

A group of Salford comedians streamed an online comedy night in an effort to provide lockdown laughs to the area. […]

Salford Mutual Aid Coalition. Photo: Sarah Whitehead, used with permission

International Moment of Laughter Day: Salford celebrates the things that made them smile in lockdown

Tomorrow’s International Moment of Laughter Day – April 14 – is going to be more important than ever in reminding us […]

Hannah Brackenbury

“It feels like a real honour to be able to perform her material and pay tribute to her in this way” – ‘Victorious’ the musical comes to Salford in April

Hannah Brackenbury will resume her on-stage tribute to the late Victoria Woods in early 2021. Brighton-based comedy songwriter and performer […]

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‘The Covid Arms’ Virtual pub stand-up show hosted by Salford graduate

© Kayla Wren Since graduating from Salford, Kiri Pritchard-McLean has starred on Live At The Apollo and Have I Got […]

“They would have bitten your hand off to come back” – Horrible Histories Pantomime returns to Salford

“They would have bitten your hand off to come back” – Horrible Histories Pantomime returns to Salford

Birmingham Stage Company is presenting Horrible Histories ‘Horrible Christmas’ to the AJ Bell Stadium in late December. The Pantomime group […]

“Laughter is the best medicine” – Improv comedy show at New Adelphi theatre heads online

“Laughter is the best medicine” – Improv comedy show at New Adelphi theatre heads online

The New Adelphi Theatre is keeping the arts alive with an online comedy night this Tuesday.