Edwards and Joe Heenan for a frothy night ofcomedy courtesy ofThe Newcastle Brown Ale National Comedy Network.
The Stand downstairs at WJ. Christie's. West Port. Information 662 4467. 8.30pm-lam (show runs 9.30-«1 1.30pm). At least four acts for £4 (£3). Weekly. Mancunian comedy character Sergeant Foxwell. Edinburgh's own Alan McQueen. Dave Williams and Glaswegian compere Susan Morrison are the comedy products on offer at tonight's edition of this ever-popular club.
Jack Dee Glasgow City Hall. Candleriggs. Ticket Link: 014! 227 55] 1. 8pm. £l3.50. See New Shows. page ()1. SOLD OUT.
Cosy Comedy Cafe .lil\‘£l Internet Cafe. l52 Park Road. 337 6727. Doors open 8.30pm. £2 (includes free drink). Bar open until midnight. The first night of a new. monthly comedy night at Java features Reg Anderson. Bill Dewar and Viv Gee. with Billy Bonkers as your master of ceremonies.
The Stand The Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 I550. Doors open Spin-lam (show runs 9—] lprn). At least five acts for £5 (£4. benefit only no student concessions). Weekly, Rabble- rotrsing west coaster Stu Who'.’.
Mancunian Sergeant FoswcH. cornic-
with-whacky-name Phileas Winterhottom. '
Bill Dewar and compere Jane Mackay supply your night's entertaimnent at the bttsy comedy club.
SATURDAY1 EDINBURGH Bill Bailey Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). Credit card hotline: («)7 7776. 8pm. £8 (£6). The shaggy-haired. era/cc musical genius returns with his own unique take on nursery rhymes and theme tunes of the day. Sounds like the kind of thing you did in primary school with your mates. but this guy is funny. Believe us. Part of the Gilded Balloon Spring Comedy Circuit. See I-‘rontlines. page 2.
SUNDAY 2 GLASGOW Bill Bailey Tron Theatre. ()3 Trongatc. 552 3748. 9pm. £8 (£6). See Sat l and Frontlines. pa re 2. The Comic C ub Blackfriars Underground. Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street.
The art of being in two places at once is demonstrated by Manchester-based Tony Burgess at Asyltnm. Glasgow, on Mon 24
The thin man: Bruce Morton tickles ribs at the Tron Theatre, Glasgow
552 5924. ()pm (doors open 8pm). £5 (£3.50). The popular comedy club returns to form with more established and up- and-coming stand-ups for your pleasure. More from the BBC New Comed}' Awards next Sunday. with another hatch of brave contestants pitting their wits in the nest round of heats.
Jason Freeman, Junior Simpson and Martin Bigpig Asylum. Glasgow Caledonian University Student's Association. City Campus. 70 Cowcaddens Road. 014i 332 068 l. Tickets also available over the bar at the Union or on the door on the night. 9pm (doors 8pm). £3. Young comedy ttrrk Freeman breaks away from Richard Herring's Fringe ltil l’unk'x Not Dead to serve up a stand-up show of his very own. courtesy of The Newcastle Brown Ale National Comedy Network.
Bill Bailey Tolbooth Theatre. Stirling. 01786 473 544. 8pm. £6 (£4). See Sat l and Frontlines. page 2.
Jason Freeman, Junior Simpson and Martin Bigpig Pleasance Stx‘ieties Centre. ()0 The Pleasance. ()50 234‘). Doors open 8pm; show begins 9.30pm. £5 (£3). Happy Hour after the show. Sup up the last of five pint-size servings of
on Sun 23 Mar
frothy comedy from the Newcastle Brown Ale National Comedy Network. with rising circuit stand-up Freeman ‘ competing. w hilc .ltmior Simpson and Martin Bigpig keep the jokes flowing. Bill Bailey Iiast Kilbride Arts Centre. ()ld Coach Road. (H355 2(il000. Spin. £(i (£4). See Sat i and l-rontlines. page 2.
The Stand downstairs at Christie's. West Port. Information 002 44(i7. 3.30pm lam (show runs 9.30 l|.30pm). At least four acts for £4 1 (£3). Weekly. I.ivcrpudlian I’hil Doran. . Motherwell man Mark Bratchpiece. l
Hamiltonian Craig Mitchell. lidinburgli's Susanne Fraser and Glaswegian
compere Susati Morrison make up the cross-country line-tip at this popular comedy club. 3
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STIRLING TOLBOOTH Wednesday l9 February 0 8pm
ROTHES HALLS, GLENROTHES Thursday 20 February 0 8:30pm
DUNDEE REP THEATRE Friday 2] February 0 IO:45pm
ABERDEEN ARTS CENTRE Saturday 22 February 0 9:30pm
TRON THEATRE, GLAW Sunday 23 February 0 9pm
"A GAG MERCHANT EXTRAORDINAIRE WITH MUSICAL ABlLlTlES TO DIE FOR HE WILL BlOVV YOU AWAY; '
QUEENS H E Saturday I ODBIrnTURGH
THE TRON, GLASGOW
Sunday 2 March 0 9pm
ST ANDREWS STUDENT UNION Monday 3 March 0 9pm
THE LEMON TREE ABERDEEN Tuesday 4 March 0 lOpm STIRUNG TOLBOOTH Wednesday 5 March 0 8pm
EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE ursday 6 March 0 8pm
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IN A BRAND NEW SHOW
Mon 30 June & Tue 1 July 1997
Sunday 9 March 1997
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