For fans of comedy, Manchester is the place to be in 2024. As the cultural powerhouse of the North, the city has always enjoyed a vibrant comedy scene and this year, Manchester's top venues will be hosting a huge number of Britain's biggest stand-up acts for big nights of laughs. A varied selection of comedians perform all year round, delivering dark humour, surreal or observational stand-up routines - so whatever you’re in the mood for, there is something coming up to tickle just about any funny bone.
Comedy plays and variety shows also stop off at Manchester on their tours of the UK, so expect plenty of options for a hilarious night out. Keep an eye on this page to stay informed of the best comedy shows to catch in Manchester.