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 8:00pm. The show will end at approximately 10:30pm.

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

Featuring

Stephen Bailey

Stephen Bailey appearing at this event

Stephen Bailey is a comedian, television personality and writer, whose friendly and open brand of gossipy humour has made him one of the most sought after acts in UK comedy today. His sharp, warm and sassy take on life tunes into our day-to-day lives with his razor sharp wit and intelligence as he tackles the art of conversation. With so much social media have we forgotten how to just sit and engage with each other on a human level? Are we still able to express ourselves in more than 140 characters? As well as his live stand up, Stephen is also high in demand for his TV and radio work with regular appearances on ITV's Weekend with Aled Jones and Channel 5’s Celebrity Big Brother's Bit on the Side. He has also appeared on ITV2's Safeword and CelebAbility, ITVBe's Kate's Wardrobe Secrets, W's Celebrity Advice Bureau & Channel 5’s It's Not Me, It's You. ‘He has charisma, he has his own style, he has a wicked line in material and the ability to go off-piste with crowd work that is achingly funny’ (One 4 Review). 'Refreshing to watch, a comic who is so beautifully comfortable in his self that the show he has created is rich with positivity' (The New Current, 2014). "When it comes to being funny, he's just got it." (ScotsGay) "Bailey is an absolute crowdpleaser, getting the room howling with laughter.” (Chortle) Stephen Bailey featured in Ents24's 20 Hardest Working Comedians of 2018 list.

See 33 tour dates featuring Stephen Bailey

Ola

Ola appearing at this event

A young, driven and hugely talented stand up comedian, writer and actor with natural originality and enviable stage presence. Ola is renowned for his intelligent, edgy humour. Renowned for his intelligent, edgy humour, Ola has appeared on The Comedy Store on Comedy Central, and he writes for Radio 4's The Now Show, The News Quiz and Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing where he also played various roles. 'A confident, laid-back performer with a refreshing honesty and an interesting story to tell. He has some really smart jokes' (The Scotsman).

See 5 tour dates featuring Ola

Matt Rees

Matt Rees appearing at this event

Welsh Unsigned Stand Up winner 2011, Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2012 and BBC Radio 2 New Comedy Award 2012 finalist. 'A properly original comedy mind' (The Guardian) 'With his somewhat miserable persona he enthralls his audiences through his skilfully crafted stories' (Funhouse Comedy).

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Carl Hutchinson

Carl Hutchinson appearing at this event

Uniquely stubborn, outright impractical and undeniably hilarious. Geordie comic Carl Hutchinson has been crowned the Magners Pub Comedian of the Year and the winner of the Beat the Frog World Series competition. He also reached the final of So You Think You’re Funny? and been nominated for the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year Award. 'Effortlessly hilarious. He captivates the audience with his perfectly timed suspenseful silences and plain-talking sense-making' (Three Weeks) '... firm highlight' (The Scotsman). Carl Hutchinson featured in Ents24's 20 Hardest Working Comedians of 2018 list.

See 18 tour dates featuring Carl Hutchinson

Frog and Bucket Comedy Club

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