Friday Barrel Of Laughs

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The Barrel of Laughs show takes place every Friday and Saturday night. Bringing you three top-flight national and international acts plus one of the Frog's fantastic comperes.

The cabaret style club gives you the best possible atmosphere for comedy and is the perfect choice for your night out whether a couple or a party group, with reserved tables and delicious food.

Doors will open at 6:45pm, so you will have plenty of time to have a drink before the show starts at around 8pm. The show will end at approximately 10:30pm.

Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.

Featuring

Michael Fabbri

Michael Fabbri appearing at this event

Laid-back Londoner Michael Fabbri whose hilarious stories and brilliant writing have made him one of the most highly-rated acts on the circuit. With a dark and honest approach to some of life's more touchy subjects, he manages to effortlessly slip between some harsh controversial topics to light-hearted silliness to make for a refreshingly eclectic and brilliantly funny act. Nominated best club comic Chortle Awards 2012. 'Intelligence in spades... consummate idiot savant' (The List) '... exceptionally funny... extremely sharp... hugely enjoyable' (The Scotsman) 'An absolutely superb circuit headliner' (London Is Funny) 'Startlingly insightful' (The Guardian) 'Hilarious, Clever, sick and completely unrepeatable' (BBC Online) 'One of the best up-and-coming acts around' (Chortle).

See 2 tour dates featuring Michael Fabbri

Tanyalee Davis

Tanyalee Davis appearing at this event

At only 3 foot 6 inches, this American lady is the Ferrari of comedy - low to the ground and pretty racy. Her unique perspective is trained on subjects from dating, shopping, the daily routine of life and marriage. A little lady with a lot of big laughs. In 2012, Tanyalee supported the amazing Frankie Boyle on his national UK tour and is also part of Abnormally Funny People, an ensemble show, performing throughout the United Kingdom. 2012 also saw her star in Season 1 of CH4's hit TV show "Im Spazticus". The show was so successful that she was subsequently invited back to star in a bigger role in Season 2, which aired in late 2013. ‘Joan Rivers meets a pile driver’ - The Scotsman. “Tanyalee Davis is simply one of the funniest people I know. She has a unique view of the world and if you haven't seen her I urge to go, sit back, relax and laugh. ” (John Bishop)

See 7 tour dates featuring Tanyalee Davis

Mick Ferry

Mick Ferry appearing at this event

Popular circuit comedian and regular compere for several comedy nights. He is probably best known for his Comedy Store improvisations, but after starting his professional career as a support act for Peter Kay he was soon selling out his own one-man shows, and things look like they are only going to get better for Derker's most famous son. On TV Mick has starred in BBC1`s Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow as well as Comedy Blue and The Comedy Store (both Comedy Central). He made his big screen debut in 2009 in Ken Loach’s Looking For Eric – a hit feature film at the Cannes film festival where it was nominated for the prestigious Palm D’Or. A prolific comic, he is a writer on John Bishop’s Britain (BBC1) and has helped make the show a ratings success. 'See him or regret it' (John Bishop) 'Absolute legend, incredibly funny' (Jason Manford) 'Performs with style and conviction... highly enjoyable' (Chortle).

See 25 tour dates featuring Mick Ferry

Simon Bligh

Simon Bligh appearing at this event

Simon has been described as the 'rampant antipope of satire' by The Stage after his Edinburgh show Zips, Whips And The Bloody Chains Of Christ.' Simon is a Perrier Award Nominee. They may have a point! 'Energetic storytelling and acute observations - Bligh juxtaposes his affable, conversational style with a fearless and animated, high-octane comedy performance' (Red Card Comedy Club) 'A great comedian – in yer face and very funny' (The Gazette And Press) 'A manic wide-eyed crazed funny man' (The Evening Standard).

See 2 tour dates featuring Simon Bligh

Frog and Bucket Comedy Club

  • 102 Oldham Street
  • Manchester
  • M4 1LJ
Website:
frogandbucket.com
Phone:
0161 236 9805