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Comedy

Friday 17
May 2013
8pm & 5pm

Saturday 18
May 2013
8pm & 5pm

Main Theatre

£12.50

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JASON MANFORD

Work In Progress

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Jason tries out new material before his massive UK tour

"What Manford does best: classic, chirpy-chappie stand-up" - Guardian

Everybody's favourite northern comedian, Jason Manford, has announced a brand new tour for 2013. The show promises to feature a wealth of comedy anecdotes, comic misunderstandings and audience banter delivered with Jason's likeable charm and teasingly intelligent wit.

Jason has had a busy time since he was last on the road. After his opera singing turn saw him emerge the winner on Born To Shine (ITV1) Jason put his new found talent into practice in the West-End hit musical Sweeney Todd. However, his comedy bones weren't completely idle as he enjoyed appearances on QI (BBC Two), Big Fat Quiz of the Year (Channel 4), and Comedy World Cup (Channel 4).

Stand up sets on Live at the Apollo (BBC One), Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow (BBC One) and The Royal Variety Performance (ITV1, 2009) have all helped establish Jason as a nationally known comic, a position which made him the ideal host of ITV's reality comedy competition, Show Me the Funny. A second series of his hilarious creation Walk on the Wild Side (BBC One) aired in 2010, and Jason has hosted Comedy Rocks with Jason Manford (ITV1) and been a regular panelist on two series of Odd One In (ITV1).

"Effortlessly entertaining"- Evening Standard

"He's blessed with the sort of laid-back charm and sharp turn of phrase you can't manufacture"- Daily Telegraph

"Manford retains an affably jovial demeanour that makes him warmly enjoyable company." - Chortle