The comedy club that uncovered stand-up legend John Bishop will hold its annual competition’s final on Monday.
The Frog and Bucket has seen 13,500 comedians on Monday nights for its inimitable Beat the Frog, 4000 professionals, and a million customers walk through its doors since it opened in 1994. MM explores the Mancunian comedy club on its 25th birthday…
From Leatherhead ‘bastards’ to cats and strippers in France: MM interview acerbic Gallic comic Marcel Lucont
“These dead eyed idiots will never be pleased by what I have to offer,” grumbled the French comedian Marcel Lucont about certain ungrateful audience members he had encountered – the funnyman plays Manchester September 17-19 and expect brutal gags.
To those who have died here: Manchester’s Frog & Bucket unveils ‘memorial’ to failed comedians on 21st birthday
The venue recently celebrated being named the best comedy club in the North by Chortle comedy magazine, and their ‘Beat the Frog’ amateur nights are perhaps their most renowned feature.
‘Unbelievable’: Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff hails Manchester crowd after first professional boxing win
The former cricketer beat Richard Dawson 39-38.
The focus begins to shift to the people at the centre of it all, the Great British public…
Manchester’s famous faces were in out in force as they put their best foot forward for Sport Relief.
Manchester turned out in force to go the extra mile for Sport Relief yesterday, with some famous faces doing their bit as well. 6,230 people, young an
Toby Hadoke has been at the forefront of Manchester’s alternative comedy and has developed one of the standout nights for a stand-up comics
Gary Barlow got Children In Need’s charity ball rolling last night, as a whole host of stars made an appearance at his charity auction.
MM reporter Daniel Golding becomes a stand-up comedian for a day.