Another week of Edinburgh previews from some of the best in the business including Justin Moorhouse, Jack Barry, Alison Spittle and Rob Rouse, as well as a new night hosted by Eryn Tett.

Jack Barry and Alison Spittle at XS Malarkey | Tue 28 Jun | 7.30pm | £3/6

XS Malarkey continue their fine run of Edinburgh Fringe previews with another cracking pair in Jack Barry and Alison Spittle. The latter will be diving deep into her own psyche with ‘Wet’ as Spittle wrestles with her love of peace whilst also enjoying watching chip shop smackdowns, whereas Jack Barry twists minds and words with ‘Don’t Happy Be Worry’. A rallying cry for our troubled times.

The Bread Shed, 126 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HL
Live at The Loft with Eryn Tett | Thu 30 Jun | 8pm | £3.83

Eryn Tett and Alfie Carter share hosting duties at this new comedy night launching at Lock91. There’s an excellent pick of the latest of crop of brilliant Manchester based comedians including Anna Thomas, Dan Tiernan, Simon Lomas and Bexie Archer. Go see the stars of tomorrow.

Lock 9, 9 Century Street, Manchester M3 4QL
Justin Moorhouse and Rob Rouse at Didsbury Comedy Club | Sun 3 Jul | 7.45pm | £12

If you’d like to see a couple of more seasoned pros strut their stuff then make sure you catch this powerhouse of a double bill in Didsbury to close out the week. Justin Moorhouse presents his new show ‘Stretch & Think’ before taking it to the Fringe, and Rob Rouse will be doing likewise with ‘No Refunds’. Not that you’ll be asking for such things from this pair.

St Catherine's Community Centre, Didsbury, Manchester M20 6HS
Tue 28 Jun - Sun 3 Jul
John Stansfield
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Mon 27 Jun 2022