We’re a production company making unforgettable comedy experiences!
Hungry, Horny, Scared
Sun 17th Mar - Cultplex - 19:00 - £15
Join Northern powerhouse Paddy Young for his unmissable debut tour, fresh from a sell-out, award-nominated run at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Abi Clarke & Friends
Wed 28 Feb - Cultplex - 19:00 - £10
Join stand-up comedian and social media sensation Abi Clarke and a couple of comedy friends for a night of new material and big laughs.
A Lovely Time with Amy Gledhill & Friends
Sat 9 Mar - Fairfield Social - 18:30 - £16
Josie Long joins Amy Gledhill and pals for A Lovely Time at Fairfield Social Club. Full lineup to be announced very soon!
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A Lovely Time!
We're a Manchester-based production company that loves putting on exceptional comedy events for audiences in search of a great night out. We also produce tours and develop utterly unique concepts such as the BBC-endorsed Adult Film Club and our quarterly Simpson’s Quiz, Down With Homework.
A Lovely Time Productions was started in 2020 by John Stansfield and Chris Cantrill, two very tired dads with a passion for comedy and years of industry experience.
John has a decade’s worth of experience in putting on live comedy shows and quizzes in Manchester, with a background in events journalism, marketing and social media. You’ll have either been to his nights such as Sham Bodie, Quizimodo, Ping Pong Club, the Manchester Podcast Festival or read his work in Manchester Wire or The Skinny. He’s also produced national and international shows for comedians such as David Cross, Eric Andre, Jamali Maddix and Fern Brady. When not producing comedy, John spends his time writing quiz questions about Burnley FC.
Chris is an award-winning comedian and hotly-tipped producer with a background in marketing, copywriting and project management. You’ll have seen him on the telly as half of Edinburgh Fringe twice-nominated double act, The Delightful Sausage. He’s featured in shows like The Ultimate Choice with Steph McGovern (BBC Radio 4) and the BAFTA-winning Alma’s Not Normal (BBC 2). Chris is also the Co-Founder of Adult Film Club, Manchester’s sell-out comedy short film night. When he’s not making comedy, Chris spends his time editing his village magazine.