Tickets are still available for Forever Funny at The Frog and Bucket on Weds 18th Nov

November 17, 2015

On Wednesday 18th November Forever Funny will descend on legendary Northern Quarter comedy club, The Frog and Bucket, to raise money to support local community projects through the power of laughter.

Forever Funny is a bi-annual night of laughs that showcases local talent and raises money for Forever Manchester. With a host of Greater Manchester comedians who are regulars on the national and international comedy circuit, your tickle bone will be worn away.

Our line up will have you cracking your ribs –  performing at Forever Funny is Alex Boardman, Danny Sutcliffe
Sophie Willan, Tom Short and compere Jim Smallman.

Don’t miss out as it’s a great night for friends or a big group of  colleagues to get their giggle on.

Tickets are priced £10 each; or £6.50 for Students on production of student ID.

Tickets can be ordered online below or available on the door at The Frog & Bucket.



Our headliner, is Oldham lad, Alex Boardman. Alex is now one of the most sought after acts in the country due to his ability to interact with any audience and to seemingly conjure something out of nothing. His free flowing style and natural charm breeze through in performances. His unique brand of “Flattery and abuse” is done with a lack of malice and a big sense of fun.

And before you ask, he’s no relation to Stan Boardman.


“Very Funny, a rare mixture of wit and charm” – The Guardian

“Improvised witticisms from the acerbic Mancunian. A veteran of the Madchester phenomenon, his loved-up reminisces and tall tales can lead anywhere on any given night.” – The Times


Opening the evening is Ashton’s own Danny Sutcliffe, who was recently nominated for the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the year and won Off The Rails Comedian of the year.

“Dazzles with his mix of surreal and observational gags. A manic, unruly energy belies a great writing talent” – The Skinny



Sophie Willan, from Bolton, exudes confidence and northern charm. Her refreshing comic style has taken her to numerous competition finals including the prestigious Amused Moose Laugh Off and The Magners New Act, where she was crowned Winner.

“A bright emerging star” – BBC Comedy




Salfordian Tom Short is quickly becoming considered a rising star in stand-up comedy. Tom is a ‘cool cat’. He is a performer who wins the audience over almost immediately. Anecdotes about chatting up girls in the “discotheque” and a conversational style. He is also the winner of The Funhouse Comedy Championships, Alt.Com.Cab’s Glang! show winner, a Leicester square New act heat winner and Beat The Frog world series heat winner.

“Silly, smart and quick witted” – Ha Ha Comedy Club



The evening will be compered by Jim Smallman.

Jim has performed his brand of storytelling and improvised messing about across the world for the past decade.  He’s won awards for his daftness and is a regular and all the major clubs in the UK.

“Beautiful comedy from the stand-up who wears his life on his skin” – The Sunday Times


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