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James Acaster and Stephanie Laing – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Matt Forrest We are all in need of a fun night out and a bloody big giggle, so what better way than to go see not 1 but 2 stand up comics on a sunny bank holiday. However, sometimes they need us as much as we need them. This was a preview for both James Acaster and Stephanie Laing, ...

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Zoe Lyons – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Matt Forrest Regardless of your political opinions, the general election has been and gone, and was at times an exhausting exercise in democracy, as certain aspects of the media slung hefty sized boulders of mud at our politicians. It made for grim reading really. What was needed was a huge dose of light relief and luckily enough, I was ...

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Dylan Moran Live: Off the Hook – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Dave Cunningham Classifying Dylan Moran’s style of humour is not easy. His routines contain elements of observational and autobiographical humour but the most distinct feature is his absurd style of delivery. Moran advises that he treats sentences as if they are cars and is prone to jump out of them on whim. If there is such a thing as ...

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Al Murray: One Man, One Guvnor – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Paul Downham Al Murray is one of the most popular names on the comedy circuit after 20 years on the road presenting his alter ego – The Pub Landlord. Once again tonight at The Lowry there wasn’t a spare seat in the house as a two hour party political broadcast is unleashed. Murray is standing in the upcoming General ...

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Romesh Ranganathan and Suzi Ruffell – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Abbie Rippon The touring duo of Suzi Ruffell and Romesh Ranganathan have come to Salford performing two shows in one day to sell out audiences. The show is sold out for good reason, its very, very funny. Many of you will be familiar with Ranganathan having seen him on various panel shows after he received the Best Newcomer Award ...

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Gina Yashere: Laugh Riot – Oxford Playhouse

Writer: Gina Yashere Reviewer: Fergus Morgan East London-born comedian Gina Yashere undoubtedly has a talent for making people laugh. Recognisable from her appearances on those staples of British TV comedy, Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, her comedic style is as far from the politically-motivated vituperations of a Stewart Lee as it is from the seemingly off-the-cuff ramblings ...

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Richard Herring: Lord of the Dance Settee – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Jo Beggs Richard Herring is forty-seven. ‘How is that relevant?’ you might ask. Well, clearly he thinks it is, because he tells us, just as he’s told us how old he is in just about every show he’s done in the past ten years. You might say he’s a bit obsessed with the passing years. In 2007 Oh Fuck, ...

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