Sat 30th Oct 2021 at 8:00pm ends 10:30pm
Withington Public Hall Institute, Burton Road, Withington, Manchester, UK - Map
West Didsbury Comedy Festival presents:
Tony returns without understanding or any idea of what comedy was and it is. But he’s funny. Does that count? A good Person who doesn’t virtue signal. Very much. Blah. Kisses.
Canadian surrealist and master story-teller Tony Law is a three-time Chortle Award winner, Amused Moose Best Show winner and Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee. His extensive TV and radio credits include: Have I Got News For You(BBC One), The Alternative ComedyExperience (Comedy Central), 8 Out Of 10 Cats(Channel 4), Celebrity Mastermind(BBC One), Celebrity Squares(ITV) Never Mind The Buzzcocks(BBC Two), Heading Out(BBC Two), The Culture Show(BBC Two), Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe(BBC Two), Edinburgh Nights(BBC Two), Tony Law’s Surreal Guide To Surreal Comedy(Radio 4 Extra), Loose Endsand Infinite Monkey Cage(Radio 4).
“Takes post-modern stand-up to a dangerously funny new level” – The Guardian ****
"The King of post-modern nonsense” – Telegraph
"Unstoppable comedy force" **** The Scotsman
‘Wild, utterly absurd and magnetic.’ **** Broadway World
‘Beautiful chaos’ ‘the laughs just keep rolling in’ **** Theatre Weekly
‘A highly energised hour of whimsical observation from a true absurdist comedy powerhouse’ **** Moody Comedy
SUPPORT FROM HANNAH PLATT
‘Merseyside via Manchester’s finest misanthrope’ Hannah Platt is known for taking difficult complex topics and turning them into sharp, refreshing gags. A finalist of the BBC New Comedian of the Year Award, she has been described as 'A voice of a new generation’ by The Skinny and 'Distinctive with something to say’ by Chortle. Recently Hannah created and starred in her own Laugh Lesson for BBC3 and has written for The News Quiz on BBC radio4.
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This show features an opening 20 minute set from Brennan Reece, followed by a full hour show from Tony Law. Venue opens at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm.
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Harriet Dyer was hilarious.
Review left at 8:45am on Wed 13th Oct 2021
Review left at 6:11pm on Mon 11th Oct 2021
Great fun. Will miss the West Didsbury Comedy events.
Review left at 4:38pm on Mon 25th May 2020
A welcome event during lockdown. Great fun.
Review left at 3:43pm on Sat 23rd May 2020
Yes, I would. It was good bit of comedy and good variety of acts. Big up to those in the final and mostly women comedians in the final - Girl Power!
Review left at 3:59pm on Tue 19th May 2020
I really enjoyed this event... It was fun to see all the comedians participate in the games... I think the bog roll keepie uppie's could be a new thing... I also enjoyed the guys(& gal) drawing each other. Everyone was such good sports. I defo would see this again.
Review left at 3:50pm on Mon 27th Apr 2020