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What's On

Upcoming events in Manchester

 

Thu 8th Sept, 8pm

Adult Film Club returns with more haunted MP4s, sketches and comedy short films from around the Internet. Curated and hosted by Chris Cantrill and Sam O’Leary.

Thu 15th Sep, 8pm

Manchester’s best and weirdest comedians present The Jain Edwards Show, billed simply, and accurately, as ‘The Greatest Show on Earth’. Fronted by Rhyl’s best, hardest entertainer Jain Edwards, this is an alternative comedy chat show where anything can and will happen.

Fri 23rd & Sat 24th Sep, 7pm

Sofie Hagen: Fat Jokes (at Contact Theatre, Mcr)

Edinburgh comedy award winner Sofie Hagen presents; Fat Jokes. A show bursting with big jokes and fat punchlines. Sofie returns to her craft of devastatingly brilliant joke writing and storytelling and has created this collection of fat jokes and unforgettable moments that you can laugh at without feeling like sh*t. Come as you are and enjoy an actual fat person at the top of her game. Second date added due to demand!

Fri 30th Sep, 7.30pm

Colin Hoult: The Death of Anna Mann

Anna Mann is back! The acclaimed actress, singer and welder (gotta have a back up) returns after five long years to tell the incredible story of her life in the arts in this: her final hour. Visceral, real and achingly brave, Colin Hoult (After Life - Netflix, Ghosts - BBC 2) presents a hilarious meditation on life, death and literally everything in between. You will leave screaming “f*** off, I love it!”. “Deliciously funny” **** (The Times)

Sun 9th Oct, 7.30pm

The Delightful Sausage: Nowt But Sea (The Stand, Newcastle)

The biggest-titted Edinburgh Best Show nominees return in their darkest-ever adventure. Learn the horrifying true story of what happened when Amy and Christopher-Louise decided to hide from their problems on a remote island. As tensions flare and psyches fray, how will Yorkshire’s finest meat-themed duo survive?
As seen/heard on Late Night Mash (Dave), Alma’s Not Normal (BBC Two) and their own bloody effin’ BBC Radio 2 special. **** (Guardian). **** (Times). ***** (TheWeeReview.com).

Sun 30th Oct, 1pm

The best damn Simpsons Pub Quiz in town returns for a Treehouse of Horror special for Halloween on Sunday 30th October. 'Down With Homework' is stacked full of Simpsons trivia, lore, videos and singalongs. Win cash, merch and more with veteran quizmaster John Stansfield (Quizimodo, Pencil's Down).

Tue 8th Nov, 7pm

The Delightful Sausage: Nowt But Sea (The Wardrobe, Leeds)

The biggest-titted Edinburgh Best Show nominees return in their darkest-ever adventure. Learn the horrifying true story of what happened when Amy and Christopher-Louise decided to hide from their problems on a remote island. As tensions flare and psyches fray, how will Yorkshire’s finest meat-themed duo survive?
As seen/heard on Late Night Mash (Dave), Alma’s Not Normal (BBC Two) and their own bloody effin’ BBC Radio 2 special. **** (Guardian). **** (Times). ***** (TheWeeReview.com).

Sat 12th Nov, 7.30pm

The Delightful Sausage: Nowt But Sea (Chapeltown Picture House, Manchester)

The biggest-titted Edinburgh Best Show nominees return in their darkest-ever adventure. Learn the horrifying true story of what happened when Amy and Christopher-Louise decided to hide from their problems on a remote island. As tensions flare and psyches fray, how will Yorkshire’s finest meat-themed duo survive?
As seen/heard on Late Night Mash (Dave), Alma’s Not Normal (BBC Two) and their own bloody effin’ BBC Radio 2 special. **** (Guardian). **** (Times). ***** (TheWeeReview.com).

Mon 21st-Wed 23rd Nov, 7.15pm

The Delightful Sausage: Nowt But Sea (Soho Theatre, London)

The biggest-titted Edinburgh Best Show nominees return in their darkest-ever adventure. Learn the horrifying true story of what happened when Amy and Christopher-Louise decided to hide from their problems on a remote island. As tensions flare and psyches fray, how will Yorkshire’s finest meat-themed duo survive?
As seen/heard on Late Night Mash (Dave), Alma’s Not Normal (BBC Two) and their own bloody effin’ BBC Radio 2 special. **** (Guardian). **** (Times). ***** (TheWeeReview.com).