Steve North from Dave TV interview

24 August 2016 by Pure Radio

In a quest to find the most hilarious jokes and one-liners from the world-famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival, TV channel Dave sought help from 10 of the UK’s foremost comedy critics. They searched the venues at the festival to find and nominate their favourite jokes that were then put to the public vote.

Pure’s Bradley Lucy caught up with Steve North; the GM of Dave TV to discuss the winning joke, how you can take part next year and what the Fringe festival means to up and coming comics.

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Aug 2013 - Vada Theatre Company - Journeys

15 August 2013 by Pure Radio

Vada is a theatre company for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community.

Their latest production will be in Manchester next week, as part of the Manchester Pride Fringe.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Vada’s Artistic Director, Stephen Hornby.

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Aug 2013 - The Great Village Bake Off

8 August 2013 by Pure Radio

Manchester Pride is the festival for the local lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community.

One of the new events taking place this year is the Great Village Bake Off.

Maybe you think you could bake the Campest Cupcake, or Tartiest Tart?

Under the Rainbow has been finding out about the event and the group behind it, by speaking to Joe and Kevin from the Village Bakers.

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Aug 2013 - Manchester Pride Fringe

1 August 2013 by Pure Radio

Most people know Manchester Pride for its parade, and August Bank Holiday Weekend festivities in the Gay Village.

But they also have a number of other events going on during this month – being launched tonight by actor Christopher Biggins.

Under the Rainbow spoke to Manchester Pride’s Chief-Executive, John Stewart.

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