The Frog & Bucket

The Frog & Bucket
The Frog & Bucket
102 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LJ
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Dedicated comedy club in the heart of the Northern Quarter of Manchester. The ground floor seats 140 cabaret style; the mezzanine balcony seats another 60. There are two well-equipped bars on both floors and a full catering service with a five-star food hygiene rating. A stage and full light and sound are available. The Frog & Bucket is the winner of best Northern comedy venue 2016 and 2017.

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Adam Kay's Smutty Christmas Songs

Amateur Transplants front man Adam Kay presents an evening of seasonal smut with his dark re-imaginings of Christmas songs.

Tue 5 Dec

£11.25 / 0161 236 9805

Alex Hill - 'i Came, I Saw, I Complained'

Northern-boy Alex Hylton decided he wanted to be a comedian aged just 17. Armed with nothing but bright eyes and big dreams, he set out to conquer Britain. Travelling hundreds of miles a week, performing in busy pubs and crowded clubs, packed theatres and brimming ballrooms…three years on the road, alone. He's visited…

Tue 7 Nov

£9.05 / 0161 236 9805

Barrel Of Laughs

Stand-up from three comedians on the national and international circuit.

Sat 23 Sep

£20 (£17) / 0161 236 9805

MC Chris Cairns presents Jonny Pelham, Allyson June Smith and Darren Walsh.

  • 20:30

Fri 29 Sep

£17 (£14) / 0161 236 9805

Sardonic wit and sharp satirical observations from Sean Meo. Also featuring Bethany Black, Garrett Millerick and MC Andrew Ryan.

  • 20:30

Sat 30 Sep

£20 (£17) / 0161 236 9805

MC Andrew Ryan presents Jessica Fostekew, Bethany Black and Garrett Millerick.

  • 20:30
…and 8 more dates until 28 Oct

Beat the Frog

Amateur acts test out their skills.

Mon 25 Sep

£3 / 0161 236 9805

Guest acts compete for the chance to come back as the headline act.

  • 20:15

Prices to be confirmed / 0161 236 9805

Guest acts compete for the chance to come back as the headline act.

Mon 2 Oct

£3 / 0161 236 9805

Guest acts compete for the chance to come back as the headline act.

  • 20:15

Prices to be confirmed / 0161 236 9805

Guest acts compete for the chance to come back as the headline act.

Mon 9 Oct

£3 / 0161 236 9805

Guest acts compete for the chance to come back as the headline act.

  • 20:15

Prices to be confirmed / 0161 236 9805

Guest acts compete for the chance to come back as the headline act.

…and 10 more dates until 18 Dec

Bobby Mair

Offbeat and aggressive humour from Mair – who's been gracing your tellyboxes recently on 8 Out of 10 Cats, Russell Howard's Good News and Seann Walsh's Late Night Comedy Spectacular.

Sun 25 Mar 2018

£14 / 0161 236 9805

Bobby Mair: Loudly Insecure

Over the past couple of years, Bobby has become an instantly recognisable face on British television and the UK comedy circuit. This year, he returns to the Edinburgh Fringe for his latest show Loudly Insecure. 30 years ago, Bobby was put up for adoption and now he’s tracking down his birth family one by one. Saying…

Sun 25 Mar 2018

£12.50 / 0161 236 9805

Comedy Course Showcase

Routines from 12 comedy course graduates.

Tue 17 Oct

£6 (£3) / 0161 236 9805

  • 20:00

Discount Comedy Checkout

A night of improvised comedy based on audience suggestions.

Sun 15 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0161 236 9805

Sun 19 Nov

0161 236 9805

The Discount Comedy Checkout - Improv Show

The Discount Comedy Checkout - Improvisation Comedy Show Hilarious 100% raw improvisation is on the menu as some weird and wonderful suggestions are taken from the audience while performing short form Improvisation games. So if you've ever wanted to see a giant jelly man attack New York City, or a musical romance blossom…

Sun 15 Oct

£5.50 / 0161 236 9805

Sun 10 Dec

£5.50 / 0161 236 9805

Forever Funny

Forever Funny will descend on legendary comedy club, Frog and Bucket, for a triple headline show to raise money for Forever Manchester.

Wed 27 Sep

£11.25 / 0161 236 9805

Friday Barrel of Laughs

3 top-flight acts plus one of the Frog's fantastic comperes. Our cabaret style club is the perfect choice whether a couple or a party group.

Fri 29 Sep

£18.95 / 0161 236 9805

Fri 6 Oct

£15.65 / 0161 236 9805

Fri 13 Oct

£15.65 / 0161 236 9805

…and 5 more dates until 17 Nov

The Harry and Chris Show

  • 3 stars

Harry Baker and Chris Read bring their unique mix of comedy, melody and poetry.

Tue 19 Dec

£13.45 / 0161 236 9805

Harry & Chris: The Harry & Chris Show

World Poetry Slam Champion Harry Baker and jazz musician Chris Read team up to bring their blend of poetry, music, love and comedy.

Tue 19 Dec

£12 / 0161 236 9805

Iain Stirling

Upbeat wit and gags from Edinburgh-born stand-up and BAFTA-nominated children's TV presenter.

Sun 11 Mar 2018

£13.44 / 0161 236 9805

Iain Stirling - U OK HUN? X

BAFTA-winning Iain Stirling is back after a summer narrating smash hit Love Island (ITV2) and now you can see his actual face on his brand new tour

Sun 11 Mar 2018

£13.45 / 0161 236 9805

Jonny Awsum: Honey I Promised the Kid

  • 3 stars

Amiable musings and musical comedy from the guitar-toting stand-up.

Sun 24 Sep

£11.25 (£9.05) / 0161 236 9805

Laff Ti Ya Fart

A night of the freshest urban comedy, with MC Trevor Dwyer Lynch.

Sun 1 Oct

£15 / 0161 236 9805

  • 20:30

Laughing Cows

Sun 24 Sep Kerry Leigh presents Allyson June Smith Lauren Pattison and more TBC Laughing Cows Comedy is the UK's longest running comedy night with an all-female line up. The night has been proudly celebrating, showcasing & developing women in comedy since 1998 across the UK and Europe. Doors open at 7pm. The…

Sun 24 Sep

£10 / 0161 236 9805

Laughing Cows Comedy

All-female stand-up show.

Sun 24 Sep

£5–£15 / 0161 236 9805

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Sun 29 Oct

£5–£15 / 0161 236 9805

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Sun 26 Nov

£5–£15 / 0161 236 9805

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Launch Night

Guest female acts take to the stage for a night of laughter.

Thu 19 Oct

£10 / 0161 236 9805

  • 20:30

Lloyd Griffith in:Undated

Songs and self-depreciating gags from Griffith.

Sun 12 Nov

£9.05 / 0161 236 9805

Luisa Omielan: Am I Right Ladies?

  • 3 stars

The comedian with a follow-up to her What Would Beyonce Do? show.

Tue 24 Oct

£15.65 / 0161 236 9805

Wed 25 Oct

£15.65 / 0161 236 9805

Plumbing The Death Star

The Australian podcast group takes to the UK stage for the first time, answering all the questions about films, TV, comic books and other popular fiction that no-one has ever thought to ask.

Sun 8 Oct

£18 (£16) / 0161 236 9805

  • 20:15

Richard Herring - Of Frig! Im 50! Tour

Following on from “Oh F***, I’m 40!”, this is the second instalment in Herring’s once-a-decade examination of ageing.

Tue 14 Nov

£15.65 / 0161 236 9805

Richard Herring: Oh Frig, I'm 50!

“I only regret the people I didn’t have sex with….. And 60% of the people I did have sex with.” “Podfather” (the Guardian) and star of Radio 4’s Relativity, Richard Herring gets to the half century (against all odds) and ooks at how his life has changed in the last decade, from irresponsible, single kidult, literally…

Tue 14 Nov

0161 236 9805

Saturday Barrel of Laughs

3 top-flight acts plus one of the Frog's fantastic comperes. Our cabaret style club is the perfect choice whether a couple or a party group.

Sat 23 Sep

£22.25 / 0161 236 9805

Sat 30 Sep

£22.25 / 0161 236 9805

Sat 7 Oct

£18.95 / 0161 236 9805

…and 6 more dates until 18 Nov

Sunday Night Live

Guest acts take to the stage for a night of laughter.

Sun 22 Oct

£10 (£7) / 0161 236 9805

  • 20:00

Thursday Night Live

Stand-up comedy nights.

Thu 28 Sep

0161 236 9805

Guest acts take to the stage for a night of laughter.

£13; £10 adv (£7) / 0161 236 9805

Sardonic wit and sharp satirical observations from Sean Meo. Also featuring Sam Baines, Daisy Earl & Garrett Millerick and MC Andrew Ryan.

  • 20:30

Thu 5 Oct

0161 236 9805

Guest acts take to the stage for a night of laughter.

£10 (£7) / 0161 236 9805

Stories and gags from Canadian stand-up John Hastings. Also featuring Colin Chadwick, Ben Briggs, Jonny Awsum and MC Matt Reed.

  • 20:30

Thu 12 Oct

0161 236 9805

Guest acts take to the stage for a night of laughter.

£10 (£7) / 0161 236 9805

Guest acts take to the stage for a night of laughter.

  • 20:30
…and 11 more dates until 28 Dec

Work In Progress

A feast of new material, compered by Phil Ellis.

Wed 11 Oct

£5 (£3) / 0161 236 9805

Guest acts take to the stage for a night of laughter.

  • 20:30

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