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SALFORD JOINS GREATER MANCHESTER COMEDY FRINGE FEST 2012
 

Star date: 27th October 2012

STAND UP, IMPROV AND SKETCHES AT COMEDY FRINGE

Greater Manchester Comedy Fringe Festival
Various venues
Saturday 27th-Tuesday 30th October 

The Salford section of the Greater Manchester Comedy Fringe features gigs at the Kings Arms and The Lowry, and features everything from an Improv Tournament to a stand up mathematician, a comedy dragon and some sex sketches from Manc based actors, If The Cap Fits.

Full details here…


If The Cap Fits Comedy Sportz
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The Greater Manchester Comedy Fringe Festival comes to Salford this weekend and beyond, with a full day of music and comedy today at the Kings Arms pub as part of its all day free Festival (see previous feature here).

The full Salford listings are…

SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER
KING'S ARMS FESTIVAL (MUSIC & COMEDY)
12noon-11pm Free
King's Arms, 11 Bloom Street, Salford M3 6AN


SUNDAY 28 OCTOBER
MANCHESTER'S THIRD ANNUAL IMPROV TOURNAMENT
Kings Arms

Sees improv teams from all over the country coming together to compete for the Manchester Improv Winners Plate. Troupes competing include ComedySportz (Manchester), Beware the Gnomes (Manchester), Sticky Floor (Liverpool), Discount Comedy Checkout (Yorkshire), Battleacts (London) and Foghorn Improv (Birmingham)
Show starts 4pm (heats) 8pm (final)
£6 per show or £10 for both available on the door.


MONDAY 29 OCTOBER
FESTIVAL OF THE SPOKEN NERD: ARE YOU SCI-CURIOUS?

The Lowry, Pier 8 Salford Quays, Salford M50 3AZ

Nerd comedy at its finest, starring stand-up mathematician Matt Parker, geek songstress Helen Arney and experiments guy Steve Mould. Comedy, science, music, maths and interactive experiments merge into mirth as they ask those all-important questions: How can you use a parabola to set stuff on fire? How does the angler fish make love? And how dangerous can things get with just numbers?

The show has already had sell-out performances in London and science festivals around the country. For more information, and to listen to their podcast, see www.festivalofthespokennerd.com
Show starts 8pm. Tickets available via www.thelowry.com £14


TUESDAY 30 OCTOBER
PIFF THE MAGIC DRAGON IN JURASSIC BARK
The Lowry

Piff the Magic Dragon has left his cave by the sea and gone to London to become The Greatest Magic Performing Dragon of All Time, accompanied by Mr Piffles the World's First Million Dollar Chihuahua™. Will Piff find his princess? Will Mr Piffles defy the Cannon of Certain Death?
Show starts 8pm Tickets available via www.thelowry.com £15


TUESDAY 30 OCTOBER
IF THE CAP FITS
King's Arms

If the Cap Fits is a new comedy group composed of four Manchester based professional actors, Teresa Powell, Tom Rawdon, Denise Hough and Lisa Bailey, with sketches based on Manchester life.

Meet Gareth Cheesebody who wants you to read his book `Sex My Way: not just a pleasure but an art' and Wiz and Wag, who are two smart young lesbian WASPs living in Didsbury. There's also a girl who runs into a sexual predator on her first date, and Mrs Bennett has just discovered that Mr Darcy doesn't live in a great mansion in Derbyshire but in a squat in Neasden.
First show starts 7.30pm. Second show starts at 8.45pm Tickets: £5/£3 in advance or concessions.

Further details on these shows and the whole Festival at
www.greatermanchesterfringe.co.uk

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