Tony Law

Tony’s A Law Unto Himself

Surreal comic, Tony Law makes a welcome return to The Dukes in May so expect the unexpected. Tony describes A Lost Show as being about optimism and recovery as he recalls years lost to alcohol and drugs in his own inimitable style. Accents, observations, shouting, clowning, a space bear puppet,...

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Lou Sanders

Lou Sanders Hogs The Limelight

One of Britain’s most original comedians, Lou Sanders makes her Dukes debut this spring. Lou calls here on May 22 during her first national tour with her awardwinning show – Shame Pig. This show is all about shame. Sanders has met some pigs – and been a mucky little pig...

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Come To The Cabaret!

Expect a night like no other when Mother’s Ruin bring their cabaret to The Dukes for this first time this May. A spectacular menagerie of queer artists from the North West will be joined by two local performers at this special event sponsored by Dukes Patron Nigel Kirkup to celebrate...

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Lefty Scum

Laugh With The Lefties

A riotous evening of comedy, music and revolutionary socialism is promised when Lefty Scum return here on April 6. Three of the UK’s most joyfully rabble-rousing acts – Josie Long, Jonny & The Baptists and Grace Petrie –  join forces to present their brand new material and songs but, unsurprisingly,...

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Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales make two appearances at The Dukes this spring.

Race To See Drag Star

There’s two chances to see Ru Paul’s Drag Race favourite, Jinkx Monsoon as she makes her Dukes debut this spring. The Ginger Snapped, which will be staged here on March 26 and April 9, is billed as therapy you can dance to. Jinkx will be joined by lyrical genius, Major...

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Kiri’s Complex Comedy

Exactly a month today, on March 20, we will be welcoming back Kiri Pritchard-McLean with her comic take on victims, love and lies. The double Chortle Award winner reflects on her recent break-up in her new show Victim, Complex which visits here as part of a national tour and is...

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Welcoming Parris In Spring

Rachel Parris is making a popular return here this March. The viral sensation and star of BBC’s The Mash Report was seen most recently at The Dukes in October as part of the sell-out improv show Austentatious. She last performed solo here in 2017 and returns on March 7 with...

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