fondness for drugs and alcohol, his material was crude, offensive and defiantly non-PC. These days, however, Jefferies – although hardly sanitised – is a comic much more in tune with society’s concerns. His latest material tackles everything from Donald Trump to the Harvey Weinstein scandal, and he’s even denounced some of his earlier, more sexistleaning comic material. One routine in particular, from his Netflix special on America’s relationship with guns, seems to go viral every time there’s a mass shooting in the US.
Currently on his biggest-ever UK tour to date, The Night Talker, Jefferies will surely be relishing his return to Manchester this weekend. On this occasion, fingers crossed, he’ll be delivering the
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