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FUNNY FARM IMPROVISATION N I G H T S at the Comic Club
EVERY OTHER SUNDAY (STARTS SUNDAY 29th APRIL)
[3 DOORS OPEN 8.309.111. BAR OPEN TILL 11.00p.II. [I] TICKETS £3.50 (£2.50 CONCESSION)
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I The Comedy Shop The Shelter. 7 chfrew Court. Renfrew Chambers. Glasgow. 04] 332 6231. Doors open 8.30pm for 9.30pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Mainly Scottish evening ofstand-up fun as The Comedy Shop and its east coast counterpart the Gilded Balloon go weekly. Compere for the evening isthe ubiquitous Stu Who? who will be introducing fellow Funny Farmers Gordon Robertson and David Cosgrove. and topping the bill. all the way from
Australia. the racey Rachel Berger. the show moves to Edinburgh tomorrow. I Bruce Morton's Broken Spring Tour Crawford Arts Centre, 93 North Street. St Andrews. 0334 76410. 8pm. £4 (£3). 90 minutes of fresh material and old favourites from one of Scotland‘s foremost 3 young alternative comics. See Review. I Terry Neason Paisley Arts Centre.041 887 1010. 8pm. £4 (£2). Mainly music. but also a few wise-cracks from the popular Scottish entertainer. I Theatresports Bedlam Theatre. Forrest Road. 031 225 9893. 10pm. £1 (50p). Regular team ofstudent improvisers plays Whose Line Is It Anyway? style games into the night. By the end the audience tendsto 10m in too.
I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. Glasgow. 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Baropcn 8.30pm—midnight.
A busy evening at Glasgow‘s longest-running comedy venue. Parrot will be smooth-talking his way through the evening as he introduces Matt Love all the way from (‘umbernauld Christine Davies straight from school. new comics Trudy and Iona and the possibility of a starof Mayfest calling in. As a special Mayfest incentive. the first 20 people to buy tickets over the bar can claim free tickets to the Comic Club lmprov on 13 May.
I Cavern Comics Clyde Cavern. Clyde Place (just over Jamaica Bridge). Glasgow. 9.30pm. £2. A packed evening as Justin Hay introduces his chums in
Theatre Nepotism. a blend of African drumming and stilt-walking in Sparkie Meets Macumba. and all the wav from Leeds. the sharp-witted Eric l le'retic. Should be good.
I The Gilded Ballon. 233 Cowgate. Edinburgh.03l 225 (T364. Doorsopen 8.30pm for 9.30pm. £4.50(£3.50). Yesterday‘s Comedy Shop line-up moves through to Edinburgh.
I Bruce Morton's Broken Spring Tour Paisley Arts Centre. (MI 887 1010. 8pm. £3 (£1 .50). See Friday 4 and review.
I SUSA Cabaret Club Level 8. Strathclyde Universiity Students Association. 9()John Street. Glasgow. 04] 552 1895. 9.30pm. Free (non-students must be signed in and need proof of being over 18). Top comics
from the London circuit. Jack Dee and Jo Brand. Recommended.
I Three Men Trio Bros Troupe Upstairs at Bonhams. 194 Byres Road. Glasgow. 041 357 3424. 9pm. Free. Three-fold entertainment in triplicate from the comedy triad. Bonhams has a busy bill of music and comedy to complement the official Mayfest programme.
I The Gold Bier Core The Gilded Ballon. 233 Cowgate. Edinburgh. 031 225 636-1. Doors open 8.30pm for 9.30pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Two nights in Edinburgh to escape the pressures of Mayfest in this week's helping of Gold Bier comedy. The
be-shaded Stu Who? introduces Bob Mills. Lee Evans and (‘hris Barrie — three top names on the London stand-up circuit. I Birth of the Maylest Fringe Marco‘s Leisure Centre. Templeton Street. Glasgow. 041 554 7184. 9pm. £3 (non-members welcome). The power of the people takes on the might ofMayfest as Bruce Morton. Ford Keirnan and the Three Men Trio Brothers Troupe plus mystery guests take over Marco‘s for a couple of nights. Topical gags and audience involvement is promised in what should be a lively a gig. See Review.
‘ I Theatresports Bedlam Theatre. Forrest
Road. 031 225 9893. 10pm. £1 (50p). See
68 The List 4— 17 May 1990