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Des Sharples

From early Comedy Gigs in 1998 on Open Mic Scene of Manchester to turning Pro in 2000 and thousands of Show Nights Since he’s here again for 2012 & future Gigs.

Des, a naturally  Funny Comedian who revels doing Sets with an obvious sense of Fun. Stories of his life and his seeing of it. Its Truth, Lies & Silliness from a very experienced act that is the otherside of his 30s but the right side of his 44th.

A Seasoned Compere with a Friendly style, a penchant for playfully engaging with audiences to create good vibes and ambience, whenever & wherever.
Overall as an act or compere with Des you can depend on the Funnies.    

Manchester Based Act…
Favourite Northwest Venues & Comedy Clubs over time have included Frog & Bucket, The Buzz,
Concept Comedy, Just fair Laughs, Alexander’s, XS Malarkey, Coachload of Comedy, Manchester Comedy Store, The Gatehouse & Comic FX.

National Venues & Clubs, Favourites have included The Stand, Glee Club, Komedia, Monkey Business, Bound & Gagged, Comedy Company, International Dublin, Comedy Café, Comedy Store London, Jongleurs Glasgow & Leeds, Trapdoor Comedy amongst many others.

 Comedy Tents at Music Festivals in abundance, T in the Park/Balado, V Festival/Chelmsford, Guilfest/Guildford, Kendal Calling/Kendal, Rhythm Festival/Bedford, Farmer Phil’s/Shropshire, Wickerman/Dumfries.

Solo Shows - The History of the Snail – Manchester Comedy Festival 2005

Stand up – TV
Made in the Northwest (ITV) Running Late (BBC2) Take the Mike (ITV)

Drama - TV
The Cops (BBC2), Stan the Man (ITV), Linda Green (BBC1), No Angels (C4), Buried (BBC2), Phoenix Nights (C4)

Looking for Eric DIR. Ken Loach
Strumpet DIR. Danny Boyle

Short Films
Snookered, The Klays, Cedric & Ely Northern Exposure.

Many Radio Appearances from National, Local to World Service, Radio 5, BBC7, and BBC Manchester.  

Press Quotes

“The Punchlines keep rolling in this unfailingly fast and funny set” – CHORTLE

“A True Manchester Treasure” CITY LIFE