Kieran Hodgson extends his tour again, Found Footage Festival are back in the UK for the first time in five years and Peter Fleming headlines XS Malarkey.

Peter Fleming at XS Malarkey | Tue 16 Apr | 7.30pm | £6/3

Ex-BBC television creator and personality Peter Fleming makes a welcome return to XS Malarkey this Tuesday with more of his ripping yarns and behind-the-scenes goss from his years at the Beeb. Tom Burgess’ wonderful creation is one of the finest examples of character comedy you’ll find and after his smash hit show chronicling the many incarnations of Doctor Who we’re looking forward to seeing what he takes on at ‘Auntie’ next.

53Two, Arch 19 Watson Street, Manchester M3 4LP
Found Footage Festival at Cultplex | Fri 19 Apr | 7.30pm | £20

Heading back to the UK for the first time since 2019, the Found Footage Festival have a new volume of curios they’ve found bin dipping for VHS across the USA and beyond. FFF founders Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (The Late Show) make a welcome return to Manchester and will be showing their favourite Found Footage from the last five years on the big screen at Cultplex. After spending the bulk of lockdown diving back into their collection there’s sure to be absolute gold on show.

Cultplex, GRUB, 50 Red Bank, Manchester M4 4HF
Kieran Hodgson at Cultplex | Sat 20 Apr | 7.30pm | £16

Kieran Hodgson’s critically acclaimed 2023 show Big In Scotland extends its run and comes back to Manchester for one final hurrah. A master storyteller and wonderful character comedian this is Hodgson’s best show to date chock full of fabulous mimicry, keen observations and hilarious recounting of how he uprooted his life to Scotland during the first lockdown and has been loving it ever since.

Cultplex, GRUB, 50 Red Bank, Manchester M4 4HF
Tue 16 Apr - Sat 20 Apr
John Stansfield
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Mon 15 Apr 2024