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Fred MacAulay shares his words of wisdom at The Stand, Glasgow, Thu 22
It's A Scream Curlers, 256 Byres Road, 338 651]. Suspended until Autumn. Madcap Comedy Club State Bar, 148 Holland Street, 357 5387. Thursday nights suspended until Autumn.
The Stand The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road, 0870 600 6055. 8.30—10.30pm. £4 (£3). The diminutive Jo Enright headlines, charming the audience with anecdotes from her native Birmingham. Support comes from Bene Linchesticov and Motherwell man Mark Bratchpiece. Frankie Boyle comperes.
The Stand The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. ‘)—1 1pm. £4 (£3). Fast and furious comedy from Nobby Shanks, David Kay, Kenny and Nick Findlay. Once again Joon Broon keeps the lads in check with her compering shenanigans.
Stirling Comedy Club Whistle Binkies, 73—75 St Mary‘s Wynd. 01786 451256. 9pm. £5 (£3). Legendary football pundit Bob Doolally (aka Vladimir McTavish) takes to the stage for a solo session.
Jester's Comedy Club Mansion’s Cafe Bar. 63 St George’s Road, 333 1418. 8pm. £6 (£5). Stu Who'.’ does the headlining honours, with support from Colin Simpson. Mark Bratchpiece and MC Janey Godley.
The Stand The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road, 0870 600 6055. 9pm. £6 (£5). Phil Nichol of ‘Corky And The Juice Pigs' fame makes his Stand debut. Nobby Shanks and David Kay provide the support, while Jane Mackay eomperes.
Scruffy Murphy's One Comedy Night Scruffy Murphy’s, 49/50 George W Bridge, 225 1681. 8pm. Free. See Fri 23. The Stand The Stand, 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.15pm. £6 (£5). Aussie star Adam Hills is back in Edinburgh after the success with his one man Fringe show, ‘My Own Little World’. He isjoined by the hilarious Jo Enright, Bene Linchesticov, John Gordon and comp Susan Morrison.
Jesters Comedy Club Mansion’s Cafe Bar, 63 St George’s Road, 333 1418. 8.30pm. £6 (£5). Raising the temperatures for some Saturday night fever with a solo show from Parrot.
The Stand The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road, 0870 600 6055. 9pm. £7 (£4). Same as Fri 30, but Susan Morrison
Ma cap Comedy Club State Bar, 148 Holland Street, 357 5387. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). Tonight‘s stand-up line-up includes Dave Williams, Viv Gee and Scotland‘s raving loony, Vladimir McTavish. Raymond Mearns keeps the gags coming. Madcap Comedy Club The Fotheringay, 17-21 Nithsdale Road, 357 5387. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). Comic capers from local lass Janey Godley, Marty Benn, a special mystery guest, and resident comp Billy Bonkers.
The Stand The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 8.15pm. £7 (£4). Same as Fri 30 except Jane Mackay MCs.
The Cream Of Comedy Mister P’s, 42 Wellmeadow Street, 561 7117. 9.30pm. Free. Tartan-clad motor-mouth Vladimir Mc'l‘avish headlines at the reopened Joke
Box club, now The Cream of Comedy. Compere honours go to Raymond Mearns.
Bohemian Night Bar 10. 10 Mitchell Lane, 572 1446/1448. 7.30pm. Free. See Sat 24.
SOS: Six On Sunday The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road, 0870 600 6055. 8.30—10.30pm. £3 (£2). J0 Enright makes her fourth appearance in as many days and looks forward to a fat pay cheque from The Stand. Fellow gagster Nick Findlay joins in the giggles alongside three other acts, and John Gordon MCs. The Comic Club Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. 9pm. £5 (£4) Joe Heenan takes the top slot, with support from Colin Elves, Rich Smith, and newcomer Vaq.
Whose Lunch Is It Anyway? The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 1—3pm. Free with drinks or a meal. See Sun 25.
SOS: Six On Sunday The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 8.30—10.30pm. £3 (£2). Graeme Thomas in his resident slot, welcomes five acts on stage including Nobby Shanks and Mark Bratchpiece.
Red Raw The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 8.30—10.30pm. £1. Liane Ellis puts eight comedy newcomers through their paces. Colin Ramone closes the show.
Useless Guide To Scotland The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 9pm. £4 (£3). Comic duo Bill Dewar and Brian
Hennigan in their sketch-based cabaret, with their usual insights into everything Scottish.
WEDNESDAY 5 Edinburgh Wise Guise The Stand, 5 York Place. 558 7272. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Gags with a guise as regulars from The Stand gang try out their character-based comedy. The usual suspects include Craig Hill, Bene Linchesticov, Fin MacArthur, Keara Murph ' and Paul Sneddon. Gilde Balloon Studio Gilded Balloon, 233 Cowgate, 226 6550. 8.30—9.30pm. Free. See Wed 28. World Of Comedy Quiz The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 9pm. £1 per person to play. See Wed 28.
The Comic Club At The Stuart Hotel The Stuart Hotel, Cornwall Street, 01355 221161. 8.30pm. £5. Patter merchant Phil Kay adds some star value to this new night. Viv Gee comperes with support from Dave Williams.
The Stand The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road, 0870 600 6055. 8.30—10.30pm. £4 (£3). Political satire from ginger nutter John Flint, with support from manic magician Mandy Muden, Frank Quinn and resident comp Frankie Boyle.
The Stand The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 9pm. £4 (£3). Madness and mayhem from Colin Ramone, Greenock double act Paul and Ray, Marie MacArthur and a Stand debut from teenager Euan Mushet. Joon Broon comperes.
Brian Hennigan: a favourite at The Stand
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