COMEDY LISTINGS: EDINBURGH, SUN 16 APR continued.
Six On Sunday The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 8.30pm. £3 (£2). A slap-up serving of six stand-ups, from absolute beginners to established acts, hosted by resident compere Graeme Thomas. Tonight‘s inaugural guests include Craig Hill, Alan McQueen and Craig Crookston.
Fife Comedy Club Path Tavern, Mid Street, ()1592 263671. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). Hard-hitting humour from John Flint, with foul-mouthed magician Reg ‘voodoo’ Anderson, Lou Chawner, Frankie Teardrop and comp Joon Broon.
Red Raw The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 8.30pm. £ 1. Comp John Gordon takes control of the new comedy generation as a selection of complete beginners go through their paces, and it's all rounded off with a slot from ‘Useless Guide To Scotland‘ ‘s Brian Hennigan and Bill Dewar.
Reg 'Voodoo' Anderson’s Disc And Comedy Quiz Extravaganza Bannerman's. 212 Cowgate, 556 3254. 10pm. Free. Reg exercises the grey matter with a selection of probing comedy and music questions at what he claims is 21 Carlton TV pilot.
TUESDAY 18 Edinburgh Oot: Out On Tuesday The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £5 (£4). I-Iomo-chaotic comedy with resident comperes Craig Hill and Cormac O'Hara. plus guests Hall (.‘ruttenden and music maestros Ruby Slippers.
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Arnold Brown opens proceedings at the new Glasgow Stand
WEDNESDAY 19 Edinburgh 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.
Velvet Cabaret Alaska, 142 Bath Lane, 248 1777. 7.30pm. Free, but tickets must be booked on 0141 338 3424. See Thu 13.
Screaming Harridans The Stand, 333
Woodlands Road, 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £5. A line-up of feisty female funsters featuring musical duo Ruby Slippers, satirical songstress Pauline M and expert comp Joon Broon.
; Madcap Comedy Club State Bar, 148
Holland Street, 357 5387. 9.30pm. £4 (£3). Laeonic laughs with Father Ted‘s Michael Redmond, with support from Fin MacArthur, comp Lee Ness and new stand-up wannabes in the open spot competition.
It's A Scream Curlers, 256 Byres Road, 338 6511. 9.30pm. £4 (£3).A new night to tickle your comedy fancy, featuring the talents of Parrot. Craig Crookston and James Campbell.
The Stand The Stand, 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £4 (£3). Ilal Cruttenden tops the bill, with comic duo Rutherford and Merson. Bruce Devlin and comp Jane
= Mackay sharing the stage.
Phil Kay Albert Halls, Dumbarton Road. 01786 473544. 8pm. £10 (£8). Fast- paced fun and hyperactive hilarity as the ‘Wee Yin’ takes you on a comic rollercoaster ride.
Jester's Comedy Club Mansion‘s Cafe Bar, 63 St George's Road, 333 1418. 8pm. £5 (£4). Jokes and jibes with Glen Lamont, Dougie Dunlop, Joe Heenan and comp Janey Godley.
The Stand The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road, 0870 600 6055. 9pm. £6 (£5). Joe Rooney brings his unorthodox brand of comedy to The Stand, with support from ‘Useless Guide To Scotland's Bill Dewar and Brian Ilennigan plus double act Rutherford and Merson. Susan Morrison is your compere.
The Stand The Stand, 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.15pm. £6 (£5). Observational antics from Reginald D. Hunter, with support from Hal Cruttenden, Alan McQueen and guest compere Joon Broon.
Madcap Comedy Club Hudson's, 14—16 Cornwall Place, 357 5387. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). Parrot is the funny boy at the top of this bill, with support from Craig Crookston, James Campbell and comp Billy Bonkers.
Jester’s Comedy Club Mansion‘s Cafe Bar, 63 St George's Road, 333 1418. 8pm. £7 (£6). Standing up for solo glory is hot dog Jack Russell.
The Stand The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 9pm. £7 (£4). See Fri 21, except Jane Mackay is the comp. Madcap Comedy Club State Bar, 148 Holland Street, 357 5387. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). Manchester mayhem as three of the city's stand-up sons. Stan Vernon. Owen Rankine and Susan Vale. do their stuff.
Edinburgh The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.15pm. £7 (£4). See Fri 21.
The Joke Box Mister P‘s, 42 \N'ellmeadow Street, 561 7117. 9.30pm. Free. Free fun courtesy of Canadian comic Glen Lamont and local lads David Kay and John McGuinness. plus comp Janey Godley.
Glasgow Easter Comedy Eggstra The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road, 0870 600 6055.
8.30pm. £5. An eggstra special show featuring Reginald D. Hunter, Hal Cruttenden, droll duo Rutherford and Merson and hostess with the mostess Jane Mackay.
The Comic Club Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. 9pm. £5 (£3.50). A double header tonight - on the comedy ball are Jack Russell and Dougie Dunlop.
Whose Lunch Is It Anyway? The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 1—3pm. Free with drinks or a meal. See Sun 16.
Joe Rooney The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 9pm. £5. Rooney headlines at this Easter Bank holiday special, with support from Teddy, Bruce Devlin, Stand newcomer John McBride and comp Susan Morrison.
Kirkcaldy Fife Comedy Club Path Tavern, Mid
Street, 01592 263671. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). A
double bill of double acts featuring satirical songs from musical duo Ruby Slippers and variety-style stand-up from action men The Unlikely Lads, plus support from John Littlejohn, John Sinclair and comp Joon Broon.
Red Raw The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 8.30pm. £1. John Flint does his duty by a selection of stand-up virgins, with a slot from John Gordon to round things off.
Reg ‘Voodoo' Anderson's Disc And Comedy Quiz Extravaganza Bannerman’s, 212 Cowgate, 556 3254. 10pm. Free. See Mon 17.
Comedy Night Heriot-Watt Students‘ Union, Riccarton, 451 5333. 8.30pm. £3. Punchy polemics from Sandy Nelson and surreal silliness from Dave Williams, all wrapped up by crazy compete Joe Heenan. Rob Newman The Stand, 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £6. Surreal stories and comedy cracks as David Baddiel’s ex- partner adds to your Connoisseur Comedy Collection.
Skitters The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). The Stand’s comedy team are back again for silliness of a sketch-based nature.
World Of Comedy Quiz The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 9pm. £1 per person to play. See Wed 19.
The Stand The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road, 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). Marian Pashley headlines the hilarity, with support from Colin Ramonc, John Gordon and com Joon Broon.
Madcap Come y Club State Bar, 148 Holland Street, 357 5387. 9.30pm. £4 (£3). Edinburgh‘s Gordon Brunton is the headliner, with support from Silky and comp Lee Ness. Standing up for their stand-up slot are several comedy hopefuls in the open spot competition. It's A Scream Curlers, 256 Byres Road, 338 6511. 9.30pm. £4 (£3). Firebrand funniness from David Kaye, plus Gordon Brunton. Bill Bruce and Billy Bonkers.
2 The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place, 558
7272. 9pm. £4 (£3). Highland humour as
Jane Mackay takes top slot, with support
from John Littlejohn, Cormac O‘Hara and guest comp Graeme Thomas.
Stirling Comedy Club Whistle Binkies. 73—75 St Mary's Wynd. 01786 451 256. 9pm. £5 (£3). Fun and frivolity with
Frankie Boyle. John Sinclair and comp . Richard Allen.