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“We set sail in the Comedy Balloon….”

The Comedy Balloon is Manchester’s official underground comedy club. It is also the oldest FREE comedy venue in this great city of ours and is dedicated to developing new comedy talent through the medium of open mic spots.

The friendly atmosphere of the Balloon encourages new acts to try their hand, or more experienced acts to work out new material. There are typically eight acts in a night, each doing ten minute spots, plus a fifteen minute headline spot, each introduced by a different weekly compere. Continue reading