Foxdog Studios | Kosmonaut | Mon 18 Jan | 8pm | £5
Manchester’s Alternative Comedy Emporium (or MACE for short) returns for the first time in 2016 and with it have a cracking line up iheadlined the much-heralded foxdog Studios. An interactive IT rock n roll comedy show that you should have seen by now, and if you haven’t don’t worry they’ve got a show on Monday. That’s what this is, we let you know what good stuff is on. And Foxdog Studios is the good stuff. Also to be found shuffling in the Kosmonaut basement are performance poet Thick Richard and comedy ball of energy Harriet Dyer.

Garrett Millerick | The Pub/Zoo | Tue 19 Jan | 7.30pm | £5/3
XS Malarkey are at the forefront of pushing fresh talent you might not have heard of, but with it being XS you can always trust their extremely savvy brains and by the looks of it Garrett Millerick is no different. Being heralded as the future of British stand up as well as a cross between ‘Phill Jupitus and Stewart Lee’ by Three Weeks is no small achievement and so the weekly comedy night at The Pub/Zoo continue their excellent run in 2016.

Chateau Le Bomb | The Castle | Wed 20 Jan | 7.45pm | £3
A second outing for Chris Cantrill’s gong show without a gong as Chateau le Bomb heads once more to The Castle to give credence to that French title. This month they welcome a raft of great alternative talent with Jack Evans, Edy Hurst, Amy Gledhill, Kate McCabe as well as an opening set from Ashton’s finest bootblack Liam Pickford. They have also promised free biscuits so make sure you form an orderly queue.

Mon 18 Jan - Wed 20 Jan
John Stansfield
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Mon 18 Jan 2016