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COMEDY LISTINGS CONTINUED
I The Stand downstairs at Christie's. West Port. Info: 662 4467. 8.30pm—Iam (show runs 9.30-1 1.30pm). At least four acts for £4 (£3). Hot-foot from Montreal. Craig Campbell jets in for some Scottish dates. while Jane Mackay delivers some droll delights. Gerry Grant impersonates various folk. Susan Morrison comperes. and there's even sotne open spots to make a dick of yourself.
I Scott Capurro and Marian Kilpatrick Iiast Kilbride Arts Centre. ()ld Coach Road. East Mains, ()l355 261000. 8pm. £6 (£4). San Franciscan comedian Capurro has rapidly become one of the biggest names on the circuit. while funny girl Kilpatrick likewise seems to be going from strength to strength. Part of East Kilbride‘s mini cotnedy festival.
I Rich Hall ()ld Athenaeum Theatre. 332 2333. 8pm. l().3()pm. £8 (£5.50). Perrier Award nominee Hall returns after a well successful Fringe to take on Scots audiences with his absurd stream-of- consciousness wittering and shambling stage-gait. Slick. quick. but never ever sick.
I The Stand The Moscow Bar. 6 South St David Street. 556 6375. Call 662 4467 for information or to arrange an open spot. Doors open 8pIII—lam (show runs
‘)- I lpm). At least five acts for £5 (£4 — no student concessions). Kenny Harris returns to The Stand stage while I)undonian poet Donna Krachan seems to be another in a long line ofcomic lasses who don't mince their words. Gerry Grant does some impersonations. while compere Jane Mackay attempts to keep order. Oh. and there's quality open spots too.
I Craig Campbell and Dave Williams liast Kilbride Arts Centre. ()ld Coach Road. liast Mains. 0|355 261000. 8pm. £4 (£2). From Canada. star of Just For Laughs Campbell sustains the international dimension to [fast Kilbride‘s comedy festival. having recently supported Jim Can‘ey on US TV. Ably supported by dry Dave Williams. with Gordon Brunton as compere.
SATURDAY 26 Edinburgh
I Scott Capurro and Marian Kilpatrick Gilded Balloon. Cowgate. 226 6550. More chuckles frotn Capurro and Kilpatrick after their sojourn in East Kilbride.
I Rich Hall Queen's Hall 668 20I‘). 8pm. £8 (£6). See Fri 25.
I The Stand The Moscow Bar. 6 South St David Street. 556 6375. Call 662 4467 for information or to arrange an open spot. Doors open 8pm—lam (show runs
9—l Ipm). At least live acts for £5 (£4 benefit only. no student concessions). Canadian Craig Campbell shuggles up the road to The Stand‘s Saturday night venue. and is supported by Bill Dewar. Geordie comic Paul Graham and the unpredictable Jack Weatherall. all under the firm hand of ballistic compere Jane Mackay.
I Bruce Morton East Kilbride Arts Centre. Old Coach Road. East Mains.
0| 355 26l000. 8pm. £6 (£4). The climax of East Kilbride's comedy festival comes
I FRANKIE BOYLE is the proud current holder of the Avalon/Dain Telegraph Open Mic Award. Unanimoust placed first at the Scottish semi-final (by a panel including The lists theatre editor), he went on to take the final during the Edinburgh Festival. Currently supporting Jeff Green on tour, he has long been a regular at Edinburgh’s comedy club The Stand, and a bright future beckons. If you reckon you’ve got a talent for stand-up, don’t be stowing your funny bone under a bushel. Applications are now invited for the 1997 award, which is open to anyone over 16 who’s never been paid for a stand-up gig. Would-be mirth-makers should contact Avalon on 0171 734 6677.
in the shape of Morton. whose wry take on the everyday takes things ittto a region really rather bizarre. And if you think you cart gag it up with the best of them. Morton will be running a comedy workshop at 3pm. Tickets are £3 (£2). but must be booked in advance as places are limited. It’s a funny old world. Especially in Fast Kilbride.
I Scott Capurro and Marian Kilpatrick Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 9pm. £8 (£5.50). See Sat 26.
WEDNESDAY 30 Edinburgh
I Comics On Tap Tapsters. 3 Howden Street. Info: 667 ()328. 8.30pm—late. £5 (£3.50). See Wed 23.
I Eddie lzzard Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 287 55 I l. 8pm. £I4/£l2. The decidedly strange Mr Izzard returns to Scotland on a blaze of cattle. Err . . . See feature. page 6.
I Fred MacAulay’s Comedy Club Velvet Rooms. 520 Sauchiehall Street. 332 ()755. 8.3()-l().45pm (doors 8pm). £5. Bruce Morton tops the bill alongside a smattering of supports in the three-to- four-acts-for-a-fiver fortnightly comedy club. And once you‘ve laughed your socks off you can dance and drink your socks off in the Velvet Rooms till 3am. Aspiring stand-ups should call the above number for information on open spots.
I The Stand downstairs at Christie's, West Port. Info: 662 4467. 8.30pm—lam (show runs 9.30—1 l.30pm). At least four acts for £4 (£3). Lordy. It‘s the scariest night of the year. and The Stand's celebratory Hallowe'en Hoot brings together some of its ﬁnest to give us the willies. Susan Morrison dons her pointy hat to introduce songster Rory Motion. Gordon Brunton. and Joe Heenan. Spooky or what?
74 The List l8-3l Oct 1996