Awards & Press

2023: North West Comedy Awards Best Open Mic Night Winner

2023: North West Comedy Awards Best Comedy Club Winner

2022: Chortle’s Best Open Mic Comedy Night Winner

2022: North West Comedy Awards Best Comedy Club Winner

2020: CityLife awards Best Comedy Club Winner

2019 : Chortle’s Best Comedy Club Winner

2019: CityLife awards shortlisted Best Comedy Club Winner

2019 : Shortlisted North West Comedy Awards Best Club

2018: CityLife awards Best Comedy Club Winner

2017: Chortle’s Best Northern Venue Award Winner

2017: Northern Soul Awards Best Comedy Business Finalist

2016: Chortle’s Best Northern Venue Awards Winner

2015: Time Out Recommended : Manchester Comedy Club

2015: Chortle’s Best Northern Club Night (Beat The Frog) Winner

2013 : BIBA Awards – shortlisted for best customer service

2012 Dave TV Best Venue award UK Winner

2012: Manchester Tourism awards – Shortlisted Best Entertainment Venue

2011 Not Part of Festival – Forever Manchester Award (Beat the Frog) Winner

2011 Dave TV Best Venue award Winner

2008 Manchester Tourism award : – I Love Manchester Award Winner

2008 Positive Action award Winner

2008 LOL award, Battle of the Gongs Winner

2006 Best Comedy Club Northwest Comedy Awards Winner

Archived News

2023: UK’s First Live Comedy Gig in VR

2023: Peter Kay Writeup

2022: Comedy Course Alumni Dan Tiernan Wins BBC New Comedy Awards

2022: International Women’s Day Comedy Fundraiser

2022: Women in Comedy Festival 2022

2022: £3 Comedy Tickets 

2022: Frog and Bucket Returns to Preston

2022: How We Saved John Bishop’s Marriage

2021: Get Off! Live Comedy Campaign Launch

2021: Comedy Course Alumni Anna Thomas Wins BBC New Comedy Awards

2021: The Women in Comedy Festival Comeback

2021: The Launch of Our Online Stream Shows

2021: Manchester’s Last Big Night In Fundraiser

2020: UK’s First Socially Distanced Comedy Show

2020: Just for Fun!

2020: Comedians Rally Around us After Denied Funding

2020: Live Comedy Pilot Show after Lockdown

2019: Our 25th Birthday Party with Jason Manford and Johnny Vegas

2019: Celebrating 25 Years

2018: Mick Ferry – One of the Best

2018: Our Shiny New Website

2017: Some Swine Stole Our Blue Plaque

2016 : Granada Reports on comedy course

2016 : Tribute to Caroline Aherne

2016 : Frog Launches Comedy Course

2016: Pete Doherty and Libertines visit the Frog

2016 : Chortle award winners announced 

2016: Top Ten comedy

2016 : Frogtastic

2015 : Unveil Blue Plaque

2015 : BBC Showcase

2015: Chortle award winners announced

2015: Our 21st Birthday

2014 : John Bishop’s first gig at the Frog

2014 : Frog Celebrates 20 years

2014: Eww we’re in the Daily Star

2013: Laughing Cows Celebrates 15th Birthday

2013: Chris Addison

2013 : Beat the frog World Series Final 2013

2012: History of Manchester – Man vs Frog

2012 : John Bishop

2012: Birth of Comedy Legends

2011: Work in Progress Surprise Bill

2008 : Sarah Millican

2003: Steve Coogan

1996 : We put Jimmy Carr up in a knocking shop

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