Vote for your top Northerncomedian

Who is the top Northern comic of all time?

Wednesday, 6th July 2016, 10:00 am
Victoria Wood, who died this year.

Is it Victoria Wood, who died tragically young earlier this year and is said to have based some of her sketches on a cafe in Morecambe?

There are also comedians such as award-winning Peter Kay, whose 2010/11 stand-up comedy tour was officially inaugurated into the Guinness World Records as the most successful of all time, playing to over 1.2 million people; Manchester-born Les Dawson, with his famous deadpan delivery; Ken Dodd, The Man from Knotty Ash armed with a tickling stick famous for 4-hour stage shows; or Wigan-born, ukulele-playing George Formby, who was the highest paid British entertainer in the 1940s.

The Museum of Comedy is holding a public poll to decide, with the results published at the end of The Great Yorkshire Fringe 2016.

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