Fringe success Ross Noble headlines, with support from Teddy, Johnny Swift and Steven Madill - as ever, your comp is the inimitable Joon Broon.
St Andrews Comedy Club St Andrews Student Union, St Mary’s Place, 01334 462700. 9pm. £4 (£3). With the unacceptable face of football, Vladimir McTavish, drole duo Rutherford and Merson and teenage terrorist Teddy — Stand regular Graeme Thomas is the compere.
Red Raw The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 8pm. £1. Graeme Thomas hosts eight absolute comedy beginners, and it’s all rounded off by a guest closer.
Barnardos Comedy Benefit The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 9pm. £6. Fundraising can be fun! Help the good Dr and his children and have a laugh while you’re at it. Guests to be confirmed.
World Of Comedy Quiz The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 9pm. £1 per person to play. Bill Dewar initiates you into the strange world of comedy trivia, spurred on by a potential £100 rollover jackpot.
Comedian's Crack Uisge Beatha, 232 Woodlands Road, 564 1596. 8.45pm. Free. Musical mirth with comedy guitarist Sandy Nelson, who is joined by Susanne Fraser and comp Raymond Mearns.
Cosy Comedy Cafe The State Bar, 148 Holland Street, 332 2159. 9.30pm. £4 (£3). Frank Quinn headlines, with support to be confirmed.
Original Live Pleasance Cabaret Bar, 40 The Pleasance, 229 7720. 8pm. £5 (£4). A fundraising night for music therapy featuring comedy from Scottish storyteller Gordon Brunton and John Harrison (from Channel 4’5 50 You Think You 're Funny), plus an array of live music.
The Stand 5 York Place, 558 7272. 9pm. £4 (£3). Mirthful mayhem from Allan Miller, who is joined by Fin MacArthur, Eric Davidson and comp Joon Broon.
It's A Scream The Tron, Hunter Square, 226 0931. 9.30pm. £4 (£3). Geordie jokes from Gavin Webster and hustler humour from Valentine Fly Guy (you might recognise him from his Fringe show 4 Gimps And A Pimp), with compete Frankie Boyle.
Craig Charles Gaiety Theatre, Carrick Street, 01292 611222. 8pm. £12.50 (£10.50). The Red Dwarf and Robot Wars star and scouse dynamo Craig Charles continues on his barnstorming way.
Smirnoff Comedy Cellar Bacchus, 80 Glassford Street, 572 0080. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). Bacchanalian comedy capers with Allan Miller, Joe Heenen and Brian Hennigan, plus comp Raymond Mearns.
The Stand 5 York Place, 558 7272. 8.15pm. £6 (£5). Get trolleyed with Essex girl Gina Ryan, Colin Ramone and Brendan Moohan, with Susan Morrison winding you up and them down.
Cosy Comedy Cafe The State Bar, 148 Holland Street, 332 2159. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). Raymond Mearns and Mark Bratchpiece plus one other make up tonight’s comedy crew.
Comedy At La Belle Angele La Belle Angele, Hastie’s Close, 225 7536. 8pm. £8. A Scottish star-studded comedy line-up featuring Phil Kay (of White & Mackay fame), Craig Hill and Lynn Ferguson of Festival telly fame).
The Stan 5 York Place, 558 7272. 8.15pm. £7 (£4). See Fri 12 — with Jane Mackay as comp.
Comedy at King Tut's King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8pm. £8. Seasoned Scottish comedy troopers Phil Kay, Craig Hill and Lynn Ferguson join forces again for this Glas ow ig. Cosy Come y CaTe The State Bar, 148 Holland Street, 332 2159. 9pm. £5 (£4). Bill Dewar comes up with the cracks tonight, with support to be conﬁrmed.
Whose Lunch Is It Anyway? The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 1—3pm. Free with drinks or a meal. See Sun 7. Pint-Sized Comedy The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 8pm. £2.50 (£2). See Sun 7.
Jo Brand Rothes Halls, Rothes Square, 01592 611101. 8pm. £12. Cutting comments aplenty as the award- winning Brand puts on a show with special guest Andy Robinson.
Fife Comedy Club Path Tavern, Mid Street, 01592 263671. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). Fun and frolics in Fife, courtesy of Gina Ryan, Mark Bratchpiece, Frank Quinn and comp Joon Broon.
Red Raw The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 8pm. £1. A special Red Raw as graduates of The Stand’s autumn comedy classes make their debut in front of a live audience. Monday night’s host Allan Miller is the compere and Eric Davidson is the guest closer.
Oot: Out On Tuesday The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 8.30pm. £4. Camp comedy from Gina Ryan, Craig Hill and Eric Davidson, with compete Mrs O’Grady.
World Of Comedy Quiz The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 9pm. £1 per person to play. See Wed 10.
THURSDAY 18 Glasgow
Comedian's Crack Uisge Beatha, 232 Woodlands Road, 564 1596. 8.45pm. Free. Dave Williams and Teddy the teenage terrorist lead the hijinks tonight. Cosy Comedy Cafe The State Bar, 148 Holland Street, 332 2159. 9.30pm. £4 (£3). Billy Bonkers is joined by three as yet unconﬁrmed guests from the comedy circuit for a night of solid stand up entertainment.
The Stand 5 York Place, 558 7272. 9pm. £4 (£3). John Flint is joined by Mark Bratchpiece and Gerard Madill, with Joon Broon as comp in a night of politicised humour.
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