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A Laughter-Packed July At The Frog And Bucket

There’s still plenty to smile about at the Frog and Bucket this summer

Published on July 15th 2014.

A Laughter-Packed July At The Frog And Bucket


ENGLAND may be out of the world cup, Andy Murray may be out of Wimbledon, but there’s still plenty to smile about at the Frog and Bucket this summer. So swap the gogglebox for giggles and prepare for a comedy extravaganza.

Nando’s New Comedian of the Year

Nando’s and Big Comedy UK have joined forces and scoured the land for the freshest and funniest new comedy talent. After heats in Nando’s up and down the UK, it’s now semi-final time. So get ready for giggles, guffaws and some good old belly laughs as competitors vie for a place in the Grand Final at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the chance to become Nando’s New Comedian of the Year.

The semi-finalists will be pulling out all the stops and compere Brendan Riley will be master of ceremonies, ensuring chuckles aplenty all evening. As if that’s not enough, all proceeds go to children’s charity, Brainwave, so you can laugh yourself silly and feel good about it at the same time.

Tuesday 22 July 8pm £3 - Book tickets now  

The Brendon Burns Show

Aussie loudmouth, cult legend and all-round trouble maker, Brendon Burns is back with a new show. Expect the unexpected – Arnold Schwarzenegger impressions that last way too long, in-your-face controversy and meandering ruminations that not only test the boundaries of bad taste, they smash them to pieces with a ruddy great pickaxe.

Think of it more as an out-of-body experience rather than your average stand-up routine.


Sunday 20 July 8pm £10 - Book tickets now  

Regular Shows at The Frog and Bucket

Mondays – Beat The Frog

Beat the Frog is the best comedy open mic night in the North West. Up to ten acts compete to win the audience’s laughter and a chance to come back as a headline act.

Entry £3 or free with student ID

Thursdays – Big Value Thursdays

Four comics from the national and international circuit and one of Frog and Bucket’s fabulous comperes. Not only that, but after that, the bar is open until late. Now that’s big value.

Entry £9 advance/£12 on the door, concessions £6 advance/£9 on the door


Fridays and Saturdays – Barrel of Laughs

Watch four top class comics, sat comfortably at a table while enjoying your comedy with food and drinks.

Entry £16 advance/£19 on the door, concessions £8 advance/£11 on the door (Fridays)

Entry £17 advance/£20 on the door, concessions £10 advance/£12 on the door (Saturdays)

Last Sunday of the Month – Laughing Cows

Laughing Cows Comedy has been proudly showcasing, celebrating and developing women in comedy since 1998 across the UK and Europe.

Entry £7 advance/£10 on the door

To find out more or book call 0161 410 0107

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