There's only a few days of shows left at Manchester Comedy Festival 2010 including some belters today starting at lunchtime. We've rounded them up for you here...

Punk Science (The Comedy Store, 12pm)

Why couldn’t school science lessons have been like this? Get down to the Comedy Store for a mixture of comedy, music and live experiments, where the Punk Science team answer life’s big questions - can food make you happy? How does nuclear fusion work? Could you get DNA from a burglar if they farted in a bag? In conjunction with Manchester Science Festival, this show has all the answers. Click here to buy tickets.

The Boy Next Door Gone Wrong (Apotheca, 7.15pm)

Laughing Horse New Act Finalist and finalist in the Leicester Comedian of the Year Awards, Jim Smallman, is in Manchester with some wonderfully gritty stand up. This show won best comedy show at the Hollywood Fringe so you don't want to miss it. Click here to buy tickets.

Quentin Reynolds, Comedy Mindreader (Lass O’Gowrie, 7.30pm)

Winner of the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year in 2005, this comedy mindreader explores the psychic and the paranormal to a comic backdrop of laughter and astonishment. Quentin's is also the only show to be running for every day of the festival, so he's also got stamina. Click here to buy tickets.

Frankie Boyle – I Would Happily Punch Everyone Of You In The Face (O2 Apollo Manchester, Door time 7pm, Show time 8pm)

One of comedy’s gurus, Frankie Boyle, comes to Manchester following his epic record-breaking tour in 2008 with some stellar stand up. Unfortunately if you're reading this today, tickets for one of Britain's best known stand-ups have sold out, but we're very proud to have him involved once again.

Stand Up Thursday (The Comedy Store, 8pm)

The world-famous Comedy Store bring you an evening of first-class comedy with four comics at the top of their game – Jeff Innocent, Louis Ramey, Milton Jones and a Special Guest, plus Mick Ferry as MC. Open spots also give you the chance to see fresh-blood on a professional stage for the first time. Click here to buy tickets.

Big Value Thursday (Frog and Bucket, Door time 7pm, Show time 8.15pm)

The witty and spontaneous John Warburton hosts a fantastic evening of comedy, featuring the critically acclaimed Steve Shanyaski, Jim Tavaré, Michael J Dolan, and Adnan Ahmed. It really is great value for money! Click here to buy tickets.

F**k The Police (Lass O’Gowrie, 8.30pm)

Get down to The Lass for a night of FREE comedy where eight comedians compete against each other in a ‘battle rap’. And the best bit is that you, the audience, decide who spits the best rhymes and leaves as the winner. MC’d by the brilliant 1 Like Fish plus headliner Vince Atta. Click here to buy tickets.

The Seven Deadly Sings (Apotheca, 8.30pm)

This high-octane musical comedian will take you on a hilarious journey exploring why we actually sing, what songs are about and whether there are more than seven original songs in the world. Ashley will literally reinvent the way you think about music. Click here to buy tickets.

The Great Big Comedy Picnic (Apotheca, 9.45pm)

After eight successful years at the Edinburgh Fringe, successful duo Ashley Frieze and Ian Fox are back on home turf. This show, labeled as Edinburgh Critic’s Choice, promises absolute hilarity and something for everyone in the audience. Don’t miss this show! Click here to buy tickets.

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