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I The Funny Farm Bellshill (‘ultural (‘entre.Bel|shi11.Motherwell(iblbtiext 2387. 8pm. £3 (£2.50). Favourites from Glasgow‘s comedy collective do their stuff.
l The Counting House tipstttirs. 32 '2 West Nicolson Street. 662 0781. 10pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Bar restaurant open all day. serving until 9.30th ~ diners cart claim £1 reduction on their cabaret tickets. Fringe favourite Dave (‘ohen brings his avuncular repartec to the ('ounting l louse
where he's joined by Adrian Norman. More of the same tomorrow.
SATURDAY 6 Glasgow
I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant (‘ity. 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50(£3.50). Baropen 8.30pm—midnight. Another helpingof local wit and wisdom front the Funny Farm and beyond.
l The Counting House Upstairs. 32 2 West Nieolson Street. ()(32 0781. 10pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Bar restaurant open all day. serving until 9.30pm — diners can claim £1 reduction on their cabaret tickets. See Fri
I Riverside Club Fox Street. off(‘1yde Street. 248 3144. 8pm for 9pm. £4(£2.50). First of a three-week season oflocal stand-up comedy —- each night with at least five young comics from the Funny Farm and beyond on the bill. This evening's compere is John Paul Leach who will be introducinglohn (iillick. Alex
SUNDAY 7 i
Frackleton. Fred Macaulay and Jeremy llerron. Worth a look.
I The Salamander Club Upstairs. Cafe Royal. West Register Street. 228 1838. 8pm. £3 (£2). Scottish beat poet Barry Graham demonstrates the fine art of paranoia. sisters (‘ray and Rachel provide a musical interlude and Newcastle‘s entertaining Big Fun Club makes a return \‘lSll.
The Big Fun Club at the Salamander.
FRIDAY 12 Edinburgh
I The Counting House Upstairs. 32 2 West Nicolson Street. 662 0781. 10pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Bar'restaurant open allday. serving until 9.30pm — diners can claim £1 reduction on their cabaret tickets. Popular London comic Mark Thomas. football fanatic and brash wit. is joined tonight by Mish Lorraine. Recommended.
I Roy Chubby Brown Playhouse Theatre. (ireenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £7. ()ld-style foul-mouth stand-up from the Northern club circuit. ((‘onfirm date with venue.)
SATURDAY 13 Glasgow
I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Baropen
8.30pm— midnight. Glasgow‘s comics turn out for another evening ofwisecracks.
I Bad and Crazy in a Jam Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. 8pm. £4 (£2). Funny Farmers Parrot and Fred MacAulay — with material from David ('osgrove — build towards their high-profile Mayfest gigs in their guise as Bad and ('razy.
I The Counting House Upstairs. 32 2 West Nieolson Street. ()62 0781. 10pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Bar‘restaurant open allday. serving until 9.30pm — diners can claim £1 reduction on their cabaret tickets. See Fri 12.
l The Salamander Club Live atYoung's Hotel 12 14 Leamington Terrace. 228 1838. 9.30pm. £2. First ofa short seasonof Saturday night dates for the Salamander
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