listings COMEDY I Joke Box Mr P.‘s Bar/Diner. 42 Wellmeadow Street. Paisley. 561 7117. l 10.30pm. Free. Ali Jay headlines. i ( I Eupptirted by (Jeremy Eriglgr.JCraig . . r .’ roo 'ston an com ere v ane l “St. "95 ~ 3 I Godley. p i y Mischief Le Bar Cathedral House ' Hotel. 28 Cathedral Square, 552 3519. , s From 7pm. Free. See Thu 22. Comedy is listed by date, then by Edmbm‘gh . city. Shows will be listed, providing Christie's Comedy Cellar WI. 3 Edinburgh that details reach our offices at least Christie's. West Port. 228 3765. 9pm. £4 The Stand 5 York Place. 558 7272. ten da 5 in advance of publication. (£3). Dave Williams competes an evening 8pm. £6 (£4 unwaged only). Donna I Come y listings compiled by Simone of stand-up from BBC Open Mike Award . McPhail. John Gillick. John Gordon and Baird. finalist Dougie Dunlop. So You Think Brendan Moohan join resident compere You 're Funny." semi-finalist Craig Hill "" Jane MacKay. l "'"RSD" 22 ill" Jvfl"cir[1°$'“'i'pi ss 7m x Glasgow £4 (£3). A night of stand-up comedy l Cheshire Cat Comedy Club Waxy's. 20 hosted by Joon Broon. with John Gillick. Glasgow ' Candleriggs. 552 8717. 9.30pm (doors John Gordon and Stand debut for 1 Comic Club Blackfriars Underground. open 9pm). Free. Weekly. Tonight. Brendan Moohan. plus one 0 en spot. " "' 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. Doors 8.30pm. compere Raymond Mearns introduces Bill Tartan Tantrum Comedy C ub The Allan Miller's pants: available for show 9pm. £5 (£3.50). Ali Jay makes Dewar and Meryl ()‘Rourke plus support. Canon's Gait. Canongate. 8pm. £5 (£4). regular viewing at The Stand her debut and is supported by Meryl l Cosy Comedy Cafe State Bar Fortnightly. Parrott. Richard Allen and ()‘Rourke and another act to be I (downstairs). 148 Holland Street. Charing John McGunness plus one open spot. with Tartan Tantrum Comedy Club Tron announced. Cross. 332 2159. 9.30pm (doors open corupere Lee Ness. Interested acts should Ceilidh House. 9 Htrnter Sqttare. 226 , 8.30pm). £4 (£3). Weekly comedy night contact Lee Ness on ()1383 850938. ()931. Information: 558 8178. 8pm. £5 Edinburgh j organised and compered by Billy Bonkers. . . (£4). Fortnightly. Guests tonight are Whose Lunch Is It Anyway? The Guests are Meryl ()‘Rourke. Bennie Ii. StII‘llflg Meryl O'Rourke. Sandy Nelson. Jeremy Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. l—3pm. Sposito and open spots. Celtic Cream Tolbooth Theatre. Broad lingler and Bennie If. Sposito. compered Free. linioy inspired improvisational Mischief Le Bar Cathedral House Hotel. Street. ()1786 473 544. £6 (£4). A Tour- by Lee Ness. Interested acts should call comedy with a meal or just drinks from 28 Cathedral Square. 552 3519. From pack of Scottish and Irish stand-ups (11383 850938. resident duo Jack Weatherall and Paul 7pm. Free. Wild and weird bartending Michael Redmond. John 1-lenderson. Graham. action ey ery Thursday. Friday and Paddy Courtney and Joe Heenarr. runner Pint-Sized Comedy The Stand. 5 York Saturday l'rom the lrascible 'I‘attoo-Faced up iii 1995‘s So You Think You 're Funny 7. Place. 558 7272. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£2). Nomads and other ‘tnanil'estations‘ ol‘ See Laughing Bag. Glasgow Allan Miller hosts a night all a-jangle Glasgow’s uniquely strange comedy Cosy Comedy Cafe State Bar with beginner‘s' neryes: four new acts performance troupe Mischief Le Bas. mum (downstairs). 148 Holland Street. and one total beginner. plus seasoned Velvet Cabaret Velvet Rooms. 520 Charing Cross. 332 2159. 9.30pm (doors closer Bill Dewar to show how it‘s Sauchiehall Street. Tickets are tree but G'asgow open 8.30pm). £5 (£4). Weekly. Billy done. must be booked on ()141 338 2908. - - s, H W Bonkers competes. with guest 3 Comedy Off The Cuff Christie‘s ..l .1 y MISChIef Le Bar ( atllctllal llottsc llolcl. _ y . H _ . A. . . 3. ._ . Sketches truth the regtrlar team. plus 1 ,8 (elm I” l g , V, N ( ;, appearances by Ali Jay. Meryl () Rourke : C ornedy ( ellar. WJ. ( hrrstte s, West ., ._ , .. I y e - . ctra .quarc. . 5- .. l ). 1 tom I , I I , _ 1 , _ . . ' stand-up trom \ l\ (tee and special guest I 7 m] H, H g Thu n and Tony Law lort. -28 3765. 9pm. £4 (£3). Regular Fred MacAulay. .»\n edited \ersion ol'tlie ; l . ' u' u "7' Celtic Cream Cottier' 'l‘lreau‘e. 8pm. £7 f cotnpere Raymond Mearns hosts this show is broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland ; Edlnblll‘gh (£5). The Glasgow leg ol' this \\ liislleslop iinproy evening with guests Dave the lollo\\ tug night. This is the last show 1 The Stand 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8pm. tour. leaturing Irish comics Paddy Williams. Jill Peacock and Skank. in the current run. It you want \'elyet £5 (£4). Susan Morrison competes a night Courtney. Michael Redmond and .lohn Cabaret to return next year. let BBC 5 with guests Donna McPlrail. ’l'lte l’nlikely Henderson. plus true Scot .loe lleenan. Scotland know . . Lads. John Gordon and Brendan Moohan. See Laughing Bag. Continued over page

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