Manchester's original and longest running Alternative Comedy Venue, showcasing the very best in national and international comedy Thursday through Saturday.
The Frog and Bucket prides itself in developing some of the best comic talents on the circuit. Our amateur night is the most important part of the Frog calendar as it gives us chance to nurture the stars of the future. Monday nights are home to our very own new act competition, Beat The Frog. Manchester’s only weekly new act competition has seen the likes of Jason Manford and Sarah Millican hone their craft on the Frog Stage inspiring new acts to battle it out in front of our card holding audience.
The Frog and Bucket has been an integral part of the Manchester Comedy Scene since its humble beginnings in a small city centre pub in 1993. Nowadays The Frog and Bucket boasts sold out shows with the world’s finest acts. All the while still retaining its alternative heritage and its unique reputation for nurturing new talent that has meant it has been instrumental in launching the careers of acts such as Peter Kay, Johnny Vegas, and Dave Gorman to name but a few.