Jonathon Dean

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Laughing Cows @ Frog & Bucket, 18/12/2012

Laughing Cows Comedy has been promoting female stand-up acts across the country since 1998, and in that time has hosted a wide array of top-notch talents, including Jo Brand, Shappi Khorshandi, Isy Suttie and Jo Caulfield. Continue reading

“Your Name Here…” @ Frog & Bucket, 04/07/2012

If this show is any indication of the quality of acts likely to be at Edinburgh this year, it should be a fantastic year; “Your Name Here…” gave the surprisingly busy Wednesday-night audience just a taster of six shows bound for the Edinburgh Fringe, and when the time came for the audience to vote on their favourite act, it took me a few minutes to decide. The talent on display here was impressive and consistent throughout the acts – whoever’s job it is to choose acts to display at these things certainly knows quality when they see it. Continue reading

Glenn Wool @ Frog & Bucket, 18/01/2012

Glenn Wool stands triumphant in a Guns’n’Roses t-shirt as the self-confessed “scruff” turns in a stunning performance at Manchester’s Frog and Bucket comedy club. Continue reading

WIP for Cancer Research UK @ Frog & Bucket, 4/12/2011

Manchester’s Frog and Bucket, like many comedy clubs, holds a regular WIP (Work In Progress) night, for acts to try out new material. Often this is for some of the larger acts working on routines for a new tour, or even for their next Edinburgh Fringe Festival show. This month, however, it was taken over by a special show; some of the stars of this year’s Royal Variety performance in Salford graced the stage, both for a last-minute test-run of their material, and to raise money for Cancer Research UK – with all ticket fees for the sold-out event going to the charity. Continue reading

Frog & Bucket Manchester, 25/11/2011

Manchester’s Frog and Bucket comedy club has been the springboard for many a promising comic’s career, helping to launch the likes of Peter Kay, Johnny Vegas and Alan Carr to celebrity status. Continue reading

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