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Andy Hamilton: Change Management – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Jo Beggs From Drop The Dead Donkey to Outnumbered, Have I Got News For You to Old Harry’s Game, Writer and Comedian Andy Hamilton’s career has hardly faltered in the past forty years. There’s a sizable number of Radio 4 listeners in The Lowry for the Salford stop on Hamilton’s Change Management tour. You could probably guess it even ...

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Milton Jones and The Temple of Daft – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Lauren Maughan Milton Jones is a man famous for his one-liners. And if you like a good pun, then this show is for you. It’s jam-packed with a few classics you’ll have heard before, along with some new gags that are comedy genius. Not your average stand-up show, The Temple of Daft is Indiana Jones meets comedy. Through the ...

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James Acaster: Represent – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Matt Forrest It’s been a very good year for James Acaster. Appearances on Have I Got News for You and several slots on Mock the Week have certainly helped boost his profile, while his Represent show has earned him his fourth consecutive Edinburgh Comedy Award nomination for Best Show. It’s this nominated show that Acaster brings to The Lowry. ...

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Alfie Moore: Naked Stun – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Matt Forrest The TV schedules are always crammed full with ‘cop’ dramas or people getting bumped off in middle England, so it makes a refreshing change for the police genre to make its way into the stand up domain in the guise of Sergeant Alfie Moore, who opens his case book and brings his Naked Stun to The Lowry. ...

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Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted –The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Matt Forrest It’s been a busy summer for comedian Simon Brodkin. In July in the guise of Jason Bent, he gate-crashed a press conference held by FIFA president Sepp Blatter, showering him with $600 in a bid to bring the 2026 FIFA World Cup to North Korea. The sight of Blatter flustered with dollar bills cascading over him, may ...

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The Ken Dodd Happiness Show – Civic Theatre, Darlington

Reviewer: Mark Clegg At 87 years old and with a career spanning six decades, Ken Dodd can truly be called a living legend. His tour schedule rivals acts a third of his age and his large, appreciative audiences attest to his longevity and continued popularity. With most of his contemporaries either no longer with us or retired, he really is ...

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Patrick Kielty: Help – The Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

Reviewer: Matt Forrest What do you do when you achieve the ultimate in life? You have a fantastic job, you are wealthy and financially secure, you are married to the love of your life... you are happy! However, how do you cope with this new-found contentment? This is the question poses in Patrick Kielty’s latest stand-up show, Help. Kielty bounces ...

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