Comedy is listed by date, then by city. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Comedy Listings compiled by Ellie Carr.
FRIDAY 8 Edinburgh
I The Stand Comic l)en. ('liristie's. West Port. Spin lam (show runs
9.10 ~l l _1()piiii£4(£2.5(ll. New est and brightest spot on the local comedy scene. w ith a host of rising stars and wannabes. .-\l least four for under a liver in fact. And the drinks ate at pub. not cltib prices — just thought we‘d let you know. On tonight‘s bill ~ Bathgate‘s only existeiitialist forklift driver Bill Dewar. Penicuik's poetess with attitude Viv (ice. the stunnineg sequinned Jane .‘vlackay. and music from the Rubber Plants.
I Dorothy Paul Festival Theatre. 13 2‘) Nicolson Street. 52‘) 6000. 7.30pm.
£(i.5() r£l().5(). Witie-next-door turned comedienne Dorothy Paul with her Usual popular mix ofcliaracters all played by herself including check-out girls. taxi drivers. her mum and dad. and three of her aunties.
I It’s a Funny Life Paisley Arts Centre. 887 l()l(). 8pm. if) (£ l ). Good old- fasliioned Scottish variety king. Jimmy l.ogan. shares the songs. stories and laughs from his own memories of stage and screen.
I Dorothy Paul Festival Theatre. l3—2‘) Nicolson Street. 52‘) (i()()(). 2pm/7.3()pm. £4.5()—£8.5(). See Fri 8
I It’s a Funny life Paisley Arts Centre. 887 mm. 8pm. £6 (£1 ). See Fri 8.
I Billy Bankers The Corner Bar. Sauchiehall Street. Charing Cross. gplllulllltllligltl. Free. Madness and mayhem with local funny-iiian Billy as MC.
I Kit and the Widow King's Theatre. 2 leven Street. 220 435‘). 10.45pm. £5. The polished and popular musical comedy duo moonlight from the cast of Salad Days for a one-off cabaret show.
I Arnold Brown’s Guide for the Perplexed Cumbernauld Theatre. 01236 732887. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). Forever quirky and original. Glasgow's favourite and most faithful comedy son brings his successful Edinburgh Fringe show to Cumberiiauld.
Glasgow I Billy Bankers The Corner Bar.
BEST OF SCOTTISH COMEDY
The List has been asked to point out that, contrary to any impression given in the review published in the last issue. John Paul Leach did not do Nazi salutes in the above Show.
Sauchiehall Street. (‘haring Cross. ()ptlt- 12am. Free. Madness and mayhem
on a weekly basis with the aptly named :
the occasional spot from bigtish) names
‘).3()- l l.3()pm) £4 (£2.50). Newest and
with a host of rising stars and wannabes.
} At least four for under a liver in fact. And the drinks are at pub. not club prices — just , thought we'd let you know. On tonight's
Gumbernauld I Stu Who? and Guests Cumbernauld
; mystery man himself drums up some of the best comic talent he's encountered on
SATURDAY 9 i
.‘vlr Bonkers introducing local comics and
l I The Stand (‘omic Den. Christie's. West ' Port. Spiii~laiii (show runs
brightest spot on the local comedy scene.
bill -- brought to you by the heavily- seqtiinned Jane Mackay v- cabaret with Reg Anderson. stand-up with feisty west- coaster Martha McBrier. music from Helen Reeves.
Theatre. 01236 732887. 7.45pm. £5. The
his travels fora special one-off cabaret.
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