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“5 ti n g 5 They make you laugh, we make them squeal. This issue: Jane Madray. Comedy is listed by date, then b city. Shows will be listed, providing SATURDAY 6

that details reach our offices at

least ten days in advance of publi- mang cation. Comedy listings are com- piled by Rob Fraser

Cosy Comedy Cafe The State Bar. I48 Holland Street. 332 2159. Doors 8.30pm. £4 (£3). Susanne Fraser. Bill Dewar Graeme Thomas and the always

4 intriguing open spot. all held together

with Bunkers comic adhesive.

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Cheshire Cat Comedy Club Waxy's. 2t) Edlflblll‘gll

Candleriggs. 552 87l7. l().3()pm. Free. The Stand 5 York Place. 558 7272. Viv Gee comes over all poetic in the Doors 8pm. £6 (£4). Robin Ince. Glenn supportive presence of Gary Hagen and Wool and John Flint are back for more.

Robert Knox.

Cosy Comedy Cafe The State Bar. 148 SUNDAY 7

Holland Street. 332 2 l 5‘). Doors

8.30pm. £4 (£3). Billy Bonkers you Glasgow are spoiling us? Gordon Brunton. The Comic Club Blackfriai's Rutherford & .‘ylei'son. Marie Clair and Underground. 36 Bell Street. 552 592-1. an open spot. Richard Allen. Brian Hennigan and

. Kevin S ense are ke t in comedv line bv Edinburgh Viv 0.3!.” p ' ' Jeff Green Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. . 667 7776. 8pm. £8. Observational charm Edinburgh offensive from the panel game regular. Whose Lunch IS It Anyway? The Sharp enough to survive solo. Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. lpin. Christie’s Comedy Cellar WJ. Free. lmprov in the afternoon from Christie's. 228 3765. 9pm. £4 (£3). residents Jack Weatherall and Paul Susanne Fraser hostesses. John Gordon Graham. and Craig Hill don their best cotnedy bib Comedy Off The Cuff WJ. Christie‘s. and tucker. 228 3765. 9pm. £4 (£3). Billy Bonkers The Stand 5 York Place. 558 7272. and Sandy Nelson take a trip along the Doors 8pm. £4 (£3). Glenn Wool all M8 the way from Canada -- alongside the Pint-Sized Comedy The Stand. 5 York less well-travelled Frank Quinn and Place. 558 7272. Doors 7.30pm. £2.50 Brian lleunigan. (£2). Seven count 'em seven acts in

I20 minutes. Alan Miller tries to keep a

m lid on proceedings. but things are bound

to get out of hand.

Edinburgh . The Stand 5 York Place. 558 7272. mommy 3 ' Doors 8 tn. £5 (£4). . Robin Iii)ce headlines. Glenn Wool and Edmburgh John Flint are his athletic support. Red Raw The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 Reg Anderson's Comedy Explosion 7272. Doors 7.30pm. £1. Liane lillis- Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 337 gives the comically inexperienced a 8340. Doors 8pm. £4 (£3). Lee Ness ~ chance to take their first faltering steps now he IS funny »- brings some camp along the road of humour. ()ccasionally. menace to Reg's hoedovvn. James more established acts tttrn tip too. Donlan and Kevin Spence maintain the 5 mirth quotient. I Continued over page

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Square sausage or round?

Shape is irrelevant ll the ingredients are excellent.

Explain Robin Cook's appeal to the ladies . . .

His background of Socialist integrity: his pulling power was greater pre-New Labour and no one squealed on him,

How do you cope with hecklers?

I grind them With my Wildean Wit beneath the leather heels of my Jones Bros. Chelsea Boots.

Have you ever performed while intoxicated or chemically altered?

A keen real ale drinker, I am always under the influence of Caledonian 80l-

Iell us a joke . ..

The last refuge of the Witless, JOkGS are tricks I don’t turn.

Favourite biblical character?

The whore of Babylon or the Witch of Endor. Not baby Jesus because he didn’t GXISI.

What five items would you take with you to a desert island?

Jones Bros, Chelsea boots, a Juggler to kick, Caledonian 80/-, joke books (to burn) and Robin Cook (for discussion of public ownership of the means of production, distribution and exchange). (Compiled by Rob Fraser)

I lane Mackay appears at The Stand Comedy Club. See listings for details.


Joe Heenan, virgin headliner at the Laugh Out Loud comedy night

4—18 Feb 1999 THE USTBS