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.
SATURDAY 1 Edinburgh
I The Stand The Moscow Bar. 6 South St David Street (opposite .lenners) 556 6375. Doors open Spm- 1am (show runs
9-1 1pm). The ever-expanding comedy club settles into its new weekend slot at the really rather trendy Moscow Bar. (itH'll/llt’ '/'\' presenter Bert 'l‘yler-Tyloore headlines. with poet Donna Krachan. stand-up (iraeme McMurdo and compere .lane Mackay holding tip the rearguard. Plus 'rigorously selected open spots'. See review.
I Stand Up Night MacSorlcy's Bar. Jamaica Street. Information: 231 0198. 8.45pm. Free. ()ne-offcomedy jam with plans to go regular in the near future. and featuring the stand-tip talents of Raymond Mearns. Billy Bonkers. comic poet \'iv (ice and compere (iary Hagen. l’lus open spot.
I Stand-up Night Tapsters. Corner of Fast Crosscauseway and Howden Street (behind De Niro‘s on Nicolson Street). 1nfo:6670328.8.30pm—late. £3. Newish. regular night of laughter with this weekly stand-up night for both tip and coming and more established local talent. If you fancy a sltot at the mike call l’etmy or Christine on the above number.
I Velvet Rooms 5:1)Saticlnehall Street. 333 0755. 8.30— 1()..‘~()pm (doors open Spin). £5 (£4). Fortnightly laughs at (ilasgow's comedy night. with this edttion’s mix of local and national talent to include Fringe regular Mark Hurst as headliner with support from Alan Tyler. Greenock‘s close-to-the-beak comic Parrot stands in for resident compere Fred Mac/\ulay while he's off being a T\' star.
.. . fie!" You laughing at me? Mark Hurst is rarlng for action at the Velvet Rooms on Wed 5
Son of Mary: Bert Tyler-Moore supplies the punchlines at The Stand on Sat 1
THURSDAY 6 Edinburgh
I The Stand Comic Den. Christie’s. West Port. Information 662 4467. 8.30pm—latn (show runs 9.30—1 1.30pm). At least four acts for £4 (£3). The not-exactly-shy Jane Mackay leaves the hosting to new resident compere Frankie Boyle. and steps into the stand tip spotlight at this week's edition of the full-to-bursting comedy club. Sharing the stage are Gordon Brunton. plus half spots (sounds painful) from David Williams and disgustingly youthful stand up. nineteen-year-old Fleanor Milne.
SATURDAY 8 Edinburgh
I The Stand The Moscow Bar. 6 South St David Street (opposite Jenners) 556 6375. Doors open 8pm-— I am (show runs
9—1 1pm). Something for the weekend from Mancunian (‘umt't/v Zone (Fringe ()5) star Tony Burgess. Mitch Benn. Martha McBrier plus open spots at the hugely popular local comedy club's new Saturday night home. See review.
I The Comedy Cate East Kilbride Arts Centre. ()ld Coach Road. 01355 261000. ()pm. Free. Stretch your laughter lines with an evening of stand-up from Frankie Boyle and Marion Kilpatrick with compere Gerry Grant and open spots. and still have change for the bus home.
WEDNESDAY 12 ' Edinburgh
I Stand-up Night Tapsters. Corner of Fast Crosscauseway and Howden Street (behind De Niro's on Nicolson Street). 1111626670328.8.30pm-late.£3. Newish. regular night of laughter with this weekly stand-up night for both tip and coming and more established local talent. If you fancy a shot at the mike call Penny or Christine on the above number.
I The Stand Cotnic Den. Christie's. West Port. lnfortnation 662 4467. 8.30pm—lam (show runs 9.30pm—1 1.30pm). At least four acts for £4 (£3). John (iillick. Andrew Walker. Bill Dewar and BBC open mic award-winning Marian Kilpatrick. plus open spots galore at the small btit perfectly-formed weekly comedy club.
I Stand Up Comedy Monthly MacSorley's Bar. Jamaica Street. 0141 221 0198. 9pm. Free. Raymond Mearns. \"iv Gee. (iary Hagen and others raise the laughs at this new regular stand-tip session.
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