Dave was born in Farnworth and is well known for his pithy Northern humour, starring in Phoenix NightsDave was born in Farnworth and is well known for his pithy Northern humour, starring in Phoenix Nights
Dave was born in Farnworth and is well known for his pithy Northern humour, starring in Phoenix Nights

Manchester’s 9 funniest comedians of all time - from Peter Kay to Victoria Wood

Manchester has produced more than its fair share of funny men and women - we look at some who have made us laugh over the years.

There’s nothing better than a good laugh, whether it be at a funny TV show or a night out at a stand-up comedy gig.

Manchester has a raft of good comedy nights and venues to keep you entertained from the Frog and Bucket to the Comedy Store, along with the annual Laughterama festival, and many stand-ups from those stages have made it onto screen too.

Here we take a look at some of the Manchester born or raised folk who have made the nation giggle over the years.

Here we take a look at some of the Manchester born or raised folk who have made the nation giggle over the years.

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