Reviews

Review – Blossoms: Back To Stockport

***** 5 Stars ***** Even though it was only last year, I’m already unbelievably nostalgic for 2019. I don’t know if that’s because the most exciting thing that’s happened to me in 2020 has been having a pizza delivered to my front door, or the fact that the summer of 2019 was so bloody wonderful. In any case, 2019 was ace. Oh, it really was. Culminating with Blossoms’ sold-out Edgeley Park gig in June, which was the perfect ending to an incredible couple of months. The gig, and all the build-up, is the subject of a new documentary which came

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Review: Beat The Frog @ Frog And Bucket – 28/09/20

Most northern comedians you see on TV have all cut their teeth at this famous old club in Manchester’s Northern Quarter at some point. Johnny Vegas and Peter Kay were both regular comperes for the weekend shows back in the day, with the venue featuring in both of their autobiographies. Many more have been regular performers during the early stages of their careers, from Jason Manford and Lee Mack to Ross Noble and Dave Gorman. I think John Bishop’s story is the one I like the most, though. After separating from his wife, he found himself in Manchester one night

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