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Sat 30th Oct 2021 at 8:00pm ends 10:30pm

Withington Public Hall Institute, Burton Road, Withington, Manchester, UK - Map

Stand-Up Comedy

West Didsbury Comedy Festival presents:

Tony Law: A New Begin Again


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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


‘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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Tony Law
Hannah Platt

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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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