About us…


20150129-MACE-MCR-16Welcome to Dead Cat Comedy, The North’s ultimate alternative comedy club. Founded in late 2012, we quickly established Manchester’s favourite open mic comedy nights. Years later, we now run a number of gigs across the North-West, from underground indie comedy nights to giant theatre gigs to charity fundraisers. We are dedicated to bringing interesting comedy to interesting people.


12032074_1141396645888111_7815807614614908634_nFrom Award-Winning TV names to up-and-coming Comedy prodigies. Dead Cat Comedy delivers an endless stream of innovative comedy talent. Each show is hosted by our resident compére and founder: Red Redmond.“The most likeable compére on the circuit” – Wow247. Previous acts include: Alun Cochrane, Gary Delaney, Seymour MaceBethany Black, Mae Martin, Phil Kay, Bec Hill, etc…


Dead Cat Comedy Club host regular events at several venues across the North-West. Kosmonaut, in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter, is home to MACE. A riotous show starring the strongest and strangest acts in UK. Meanwhile, at Sandbar, Guinea Pigs has asserted itself as Manchester’s most supportive new comedy night. We’re also responsible for programming all  in-house comedy shows at The Dancehouse Theatre.

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All of our shows are more than affordable. Most shows range from £5-£10. We are dedicated to bringing ground-breaking hilarity to hardcore comedy fans for a more than modest fee. Join our mailing list to recieve special offers and FREE TICKETS!



‘Smart, sharp and wholly brilliant stuff… Dead Cat Comedy seem to work so tirelessly hard to bring wonderfully alternative acts to the Manchester comedy circuit… a leading lady in Manchester’s underground comedy scene.’ Giggle Beats

“Off-beat style and anarchic spirit… Always a great easy going atmosphere with a host of top acts, Dead Cat is a chance to see great comics at their most relaxed and best.” Manchester Wire

“Reliably brilliant… a typical event involves everyone from magicians and sketch troupes to Edinburgh comedy award winners and TV comics testing out new material.” Wow247

‘The best alternative acts alongside burgeoning local talent’ The Culture Trip

A unique night of alternative comedyThe Skinny

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