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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