2019 Women In Comedy Festival, Manchester

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The 2019 Women In Comedy festival runs from Friday 4th until Sunday 13th October 2019 across various venues in Greater Manchester.

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The 2019 Women In Comedy festival runs from Friday 4th until Sunday 13th October 2019 across various venues in Greater Manchester.

This October Manchester welcomes the seventh annual UK Women in Comedy Festival (WICF) produced by Hazel O’Keefe of Dulcet Sounds and Jessica Toomey Director of The Frog and Bucket Comedy Club, celebrating the wealth of female comedic talent on the international comedy scene. The festival stages more than 50 events across various different venues around Manchester.

Described as one of ‘the UK’s best comedy festivals’ The Skinny, Greater Manchester’s Women In Comedy Festival is Europes only comedy festival dedicated to gender equality.

‘It’s a very positive event, attracting massive headline acts.’ (Manchester Evening News)

Maxine-Peake-300x250Its success has attracted notable patrons such as Bolton born actor Maxine Peake, Funny Women’s Lynne Parker, and comedians Jo Enright, Issy Suttie. Jo Caulfield, Susan Calman, Kiri Pritchard McLean, Dana Alexander and Ayesha Hazarika.

As Peake noted when she took on the patronship, “I’m proud to be supporting the UK Women in Comedy Festival as a patron. A festival filled with laughter combined with feminist principles taking place in the North … what’s not to support!”

‘Get it booked, get on down’ is the recommendation from City Life.

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