Phill Jupitus leads Greater Manchester Fringe highlights | Programme out now

Phill Jupitus leads Greater Manchester Fringe highlights

Programme out now

The Greater Manchester Fringe has unveiled its 2017 programme.

Phill Jupitus will return with two show: as Porky the Poet in his new Survivalve show and in Achtung! Acting! in which he takes the roles the stage legend Vernon Herschel Harley and German WW2 U-boat ace Korvettenkäpitan Kurt Schiffer for an hour of improvised comedy driven by questions taken from the audience. 

Talk Radio presenters Iain Lee and Katherine Boyle will be hosting a ‘prerecorded phone in podcast’ taped in front of a live studio audience.

The comedy acts include Abi Roberts, talking about her experiences in being the first UK comedian to perform in Russia and in Russian, George Zach, Ruth E Cockburn and Katharine Ferns.

And Boris The Musical features the satirical story of the Foreign Secretary, featuring such songs as I'm Talking About Brexit, Posh Lads and BeLeave!

The Greater Manchester Fringe runs for the entire month of July, with the full programme available at

Published: 4 Apr 2017

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