COMEDY LISTINGS CONTINUED
I Mark Thomas Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 7776. 8pm. £8 (£6). The resident stand-up from Channel 4's Satan/av Zoo brings his own unique brand of firebrand humour to town courtesy of the Gilded Balloon. See preview. page 63.
I Mark Thomas Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 7776. 8pm. £8 (£6). See Mon [8. See preview. page 63.
I Mark Thomas Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 332 6633. £7 (£5). 9pm. See Mon l8. See preview. page 63.
I Comics On Tap Tapsters. 3 Howden Street. Info: 667 0328. 8.30pm-late. £3. New and established acts stand-up to be counted. and hopefully laughed at in this weekly night ofcomedy. Magic Geordie Reg Anderson. Joe McKenzie and the terminally laidback Stuart Murphy are introduced tonight by Jack Weatherall. If you‘re a bit ofa comedian yourselfgive Christine a buzz on the above number for info about open spots.
I Bill Bailey/Dominic Holland Teviot House Students Union. Bristo Square. 8.30-l0.30pm. £5. Students and guests only. ()nce-termly student-promoted comedy gig featuring hirsute. guitar- wielding Perrier nominee with cheeky chappy support.
I The Stand downstairs at Christie's. West Port. lnfo: 662 4467. 8.30pm- lam (show runs 9.30pm—l 1.30pm). At least four acts for £4 (£3). Weekly. Another Thursday night ofjoy and laughter in the bijou comedy den that is The Stand at Christie's. Bill Dewar headlines. with debuts front Craig Mitchell and Gordon Southern. genial Geordie Paul Grahatn. and compere Susan Morrison filling out the night. And in case you were wondering. there are open spots too.
I The Stand Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 l550. 8pm. £5 (£4 benefit only. no student concessions). John Gillick tops the bill at the second of The Stand‘s Friday nights at The Tron. along with Dave Williams. former That '.\' Life presenter Kevin Devine. Englishman abroad Jack Weatherall and ballistic compere Jane Mackay.
I The Charlie Chuck Show Traverse Theatre. Cambridge Street. 228 I404. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). ‘Donkey!’ And other such ejaculations from the wild-haired Northern surrealist and former Vic and Bob Ir Big Night Outer.
I The Charlie Chuck Show Traverse Theatre. Cambridge Street. 228 I404. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). See Sat 23.
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I The Stand Sunday Comedy Work-Gut Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 I550. lpm. Free. See Sun l7.
I Ben Elton King’s Theatre. Bath Street. 8pm. £l3.50. £l 1.50. £9.50. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. ()ld motormouth himself is back. getting back to his roots (albeit in a stadium kind of way) after success as a novelist. actor and all round renaissance man. He probably makes a good omelette too. See preview. page 65.
I Ben Elton King's Theatre. Bath Street. 8pm. £ l 3.50; £ l l .50; £9.50. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. See Tue 26 and preview. page 65.
I Comics On Tap Tapsters. 3 Howden Street. Info: 667 0328. 8.30ptn—late. £3. Tonight's laughter-making line-up is led by Ian Kendall. with Stuart Potter and friends coming along for the ride.
I Shooting Stars King's Theatre. Bath Street. 8pm. £ l5.50; £|3.50; £l0.50. See Theatre listings.
I Fred MacAulay’s Comedy Club Velvet Rooms. 520 Sauchieliall Street. 332 0755. 830—1045an (doors 8pm). £5. Follically-challenged Scots funnyman Fred introduces a mix of big and wee-er stand-ups in the three-to-four-acts-for- fiver fortnightly comedy club. Phil Davey.
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Stu Who. Jeanne Godley plus supports appear tonight. 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 nutnber for infortnation on open spots.
I Craig Charles Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 7776. 8pm. £9 (£7). Chirpy Scouse Rm/ Dwarf/star makes a return to the comedy circuit with his initnitably foul-mouthed view of the world.
I The Stand downstairs at Christie's. West Port. Info: 662 4467. 8.30pm—lam (show runs 9.30pm-l l.30ptn). At least four acts for £4 (£3). Paisley magician Kevin Kopfstein makes his Stand debut. with Gordon Brunton. Alan McQueen. Stuart Murphy and compere Susan Morrison giving atnple support.
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