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Review: Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train

Elysium Theatre Company delivers a punchy, poignant, and darkly funny portrayal of Steven Adly Guirgis’ thought-provoking dark comedy in this performance at HOME

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Interview: Tez Ilyas

Eleanor Forrest finds out what it means for comedian Tez Ilyas to ’Teztify’ against modern day assumptions of himself as a Northern, Working-class, British Muslim.

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Review: Game Night

Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams star in an innovative action-comedy from the writers of Horrible Bosses and Spider-Man: Homecoming

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Review: The Log

A coming of age story charms and delights at the Three Minute Theatre

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Bluedot Festival announce line-up

The Cheshire festival will host The Chemical Brothers, The Flaming Lips and Future Islands in July

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Review: Group Thereapy comedy showcase

Editor-in-Chief Kirstie O’Mahony felt a complete fool for her trepidation before this show, as it turned out to be one of the best she’d ever seen

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Belle Epoch: Battling Boring in the Manchester Music Scene

Featuring games, quiz rounds and peculiar prizes, The Vanity Project’s monthly musical showcase sits somewhere between Jools Holland and Shooting Stars…

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Review: Punk in Drublic – A Night of Spoken Word, Poetry & Comedy

Poetry and comedy violently clash in the name of charity

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Review: This Is Not A Safe Space

Jade Fox reviews Jackie Hagan’s ‘amputee comedy’ — part of Contact’s Flying Solo Festival 2017

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Review: Impractical Jokers

American pranksters humbly donate all proceeds of their Manchester Arena show to the We Love Manchester Fund

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Interview: Comedian Daniel Sloss talks sociopaths and stand up

Daniel Sloss’s dark humour takes centre stage in his new tour, posing the question – am I a sociopath?

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Review: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

The audience at the Lowry were treated to a wonderful performance that was visually superb and entertaining from beginning to end