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Krachan. Sheridan Strawberry, Eric Davidson and Brendan Moohan.


Carlsberg Ice Comedy Network University Of Paisley, 17 Hunter Street. 889 9940. 8.30pm. £2.50. Perrier nominee Richard Ayoade headlines the


The Crazy Ape Comedy Club Bar Zoo, 80 Dumbarton Road, 334 8012. 8pm. £4 (£3). Observational antics from top cat Des McLean, with support from Richard Smith, Chris Broomfteld and three comedy

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Bulbous Fish Comedy Club Strathclyde The Comedyshop@0f‘fshore Offshore, L'niversity L'nion. 90 John Street, 552 3—5 Gibson Street. 07714 900720. 8pm. £5 1895. 9pm. £5 (£3). One half of the (£4). This evening's comedy pickings Useless Guide To Scotlatid, Bill Dewar. include compere Joe Heenan and guests keeps the students cltortlittg with a solo Rev Obediah Steppenwolfe III and Chris

stint and backing comes front David Kay Broomfield. newcomers. hilarity with Matthew Holness and Alun and MC duo Smith and Wessen. There‘s Canvas Comedy Club Canvas, 13—16 . Cochrane. Students and guests only. also at: open spot for would-be comics. ' Walls Street. 333 1418. 9pm. £5. Glen Edlflblfl‘gh


Dundee Comedy Cafe West Port Bar, West Port, 01382 200993. 8.30pm. £3 (£2.50). Wit and wisdom from Dave Williams with expert backing from Bene Linchesticov. More acts to be confirmed.



Red Raw The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 8.30pm. £1. Donna Krachan introduces between eight and ten stand-up virgins. Shrug Gray contributes some professionalism to the evening.


Glasgow Bulbous Fish Comedy Club Strathclyde

Wool returns for second helpings of Canvas, only this time support comes from Lewis Schaffer, Charlie Ross and guest compete Bill Dewar.

The Stand The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road, 08706006055. 9pm. £6 (£5). Burly Aussie comic Brendan Burns indulges in some raucous rankings. Braving his trademark lunacy tonight are Smug f Roberts and Teddy. Jane Mackay


Carlsberg Ice Comedy Network The I’leasance, 60 The Pleasancc, 650 2656. 8.30pm. £5 (£3.50). Arj Barker brings a little bit of Californian sunshine to Edinburgh's student population. He is , joined on stage by George Iigg.

Gala Comedy Benefit The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 9pm. £6 (£4). Top-notch

comedy in aid of one parent families in comperes. University Union, 90 John Street, 552 The Comedy Jam Queen Margaret Scotland. Craig Hill lends his comic . 1895. 9pm. £5 (£3). Richard Allen keeps Union, 22 University Gardens, 339 talents and is ably supported by Brendan 9 Edlnblll‘gh the comic cracks coming with magic, 9784. 8pm. £3 (£2). Maniacal mirth

; Scruffy Murphy's One Comedy Night Scrttffy Murphy's, 4950 George IV

music and mayhem from Reg Anderson, and some posh patter from Miles Jupp

Moohan and Miles Jupp. Jatte Mackay hosts the evening with sortie political

from Allan Miller plus support from Rev Obediah Steppenwolfe Ill and Charlie

polemics. Bridge, 225 1681. 8pm. Free. See Fri 17. (which should go down well with the Ross. The Stand The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 Strathclyde scallies). St Andrew's Night Best Of The West Motherwell 7272. 9pm. £6 (£5). Likeable banter from Special The Stand, 333 Woodlands

Edinburgh Skitters The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 9pm. £5 (£4). See Sun 26.



Fred MacAulay The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road, 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £5. See Wed 22.

Vigorous Lime Comedy Club Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900.

Phil Kay and Michael Redmond Motherwell Concert Hall, Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, 01698 267515. 7.30pm. £9 (£7). Scotland meets Ireland in this comedy double-bill. Phil Kay takes the audience on a rollercoaster ride through his endless imagination, while Michael Redmond adds a healthy dose of old Irish charm.

Stirling Madcap Comedy Club At Whistle

Road, 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £5. An evening of Scottish comedy with compere Frankie Boyle, who welcomes to the stage Sandy Nelson, Susan Morrison and John Gillick.

Canvas Comedy Club Canvas, 13-16 Walls Street, 333 1418. 9pm. £5. Mental musings from Newcastle’s Gavin Webster, Raymond Mearns and Liz Webb support, whilst Janey Godley takes control of the mic.

Michael Redmond, who is joined on stage by Andy Linden, Colin Ramone and host Susan Morrison.


Madcap Comedy Club At Cumbernauld Theatre Cumbernauld Theatre, Kildrum, 01236 732887. 8pm. £3.50. More observational antics from John Gillick, one act to be confirmed and compete Billy Bonkers.

Binkies Wltistle Binkies, 73—75 St Mary’s sumo“ 25 9pm. £4 (£3). Pulling in the punters tonight Edinburgh Wynd, 01786 451256. 9pm. £5 (£4). This are Sandy Nelson, Viv Gee and Miles Jupp. St Andrew's Night SpecialThe Stand, evening‘s usual suspects are Raymond Glasgow The open spot is filled by Cormac Quinn, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 9pm. £10

Canvas Comedy Club Canvas, 13—16 Walls Street, 333 1418. 9pm. £5.

Mearns and Des Clarke. Billy Bottkers comperes the monthly comedy night.

and Neil McFarlane guests as compete. including supper. The old Scots tongue

and some more recent Scottish

Scotland’s free-wheelin’ comedy genius, Edlnblfl‘gh colloquialisms are used by host Donna “M Phil Kay, invites the Canvas crowd on a Rhymes And Misdemeanours The Stand, Krachan in welcoming guests to the

rollercoaster ride through his deranged 5 York Place, 558 7272. 9pm. £4 (£3). stage for this Scottish stand-up Glasgow mind. Lewis Schaffer and Lee Ness Comedy with a poetic twist from Donna spectacular.

Fred MacAulay The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road, 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £5. The man with the cheekiest grin in Scottish comedy previews new material from his forthcoming BBC show

provide the backing with compere Janey Godley.

The Stand The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road, 0870 6006055. 9pm. £7 (£5). Same as Fri 24 but with Susan Morrison as


Simply Fred. After touring throughout CUITHWI'C. much of November in large theatres, the Ma cap Comedy Club The State Bar, cosy setting of the Stand should provide a 148 Hollattd Street, 332 2159. 9.30pm. £5 '.. . . . O . . o . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , , ,o


welcome change. Vigorous Lime Comedy Club Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, 421 Sauchiellall Street, 333 0900.

(£4). Raymond Mearns is the evening’s leading light with two guests still to be confirmed. Billy Bonkers takes charge of

9pm. £4 (£3). Craig Hill dissects popular the proceedings. mat: “WNW culture with help from support acts Keara . Murphy atid Charlie Ross. Jamie Edlnblll'gh N am NOV MAXWELL mmgti‘cvntcmnm

The Stand The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 9pm. £7 (£4). See Fri 24, only Jane Mackay comperes.

McKenzie takes the open spot whilst Richard Smith takes charge of the mic. Madcap Comedy Club At Glasgow Caledonian Glasgow Caledoniatt



University, Cowcaddens Road, 332 0681. m THUR 231d NOV “my “mug: imam 9pm. £4. Canada‘s Glen Wool stops off in Glasgow Caley as part of a European tour Glasgow FRI 25th NOV and is joined oti stage by Craig Crookston The Vigorous Lime Quiz of Joy Curlers, and host Billy Bonkers. 256 Byres Road, 338 6511. 8.30pm. Free. “1’29”. NOV “"5 “mag,” "‘55 See Sun 19. ' EdiNbUl‘gh Skitters The Stand 333 Woodlands Road “Ymm‘mm . .,. ~ - a NOV VINWEBSTER ~muvcoouv Maverick Magic Ihe Stand, 5 York 0870 600 6055. 9pm. £5 (£4). Sketchy GA m Place, 558 7272. 9pm. £4 (£3). Reg comedy from eight comedians steaming I-Il WIISOAVIO KAY ‘voodoo‘ Anderson takes his magic and through an hour of fast-paced frivolity. 3* DEC MC: cum "00‘5"," mayhem to The Stand with Steven Dick The Comic Club Blackfriars, 36 Bell mommsvwm and guests. Street, 552 5924. 9pm. £5 (£4). The main 2nd DEC AC: MOON-EV stand up star has still to be confirmed, but “mm moms cm m g Colitt Elves and David Kay manage to 7th DEC MC: IANEYGOOLEV . plug the gaps with compere James Glasgow . Campbell. 8th DEC I muv‘momrm The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands . Road. 08706006055. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). ; Edinburgh SAT 9th DEC NOEL FIELDING m‘m“”"“‘&??fu°£$m

Whose Lunch Is It Anyway? The Stand, l 5 York Place, 558 7272. 1pm. Free with drinks or a meal. See Sun 19.

2 Six On Sunday The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 8.30pm. £3 (£2). Host Graeme Thomas and headliner Andy Linden are just two of this evening‘s stand-up six pack.


Fife Comedy Club Path Tavern, Mid Street, 01592 263671. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). Charged with entertaining the troupes

tonight are Smug Roberts, Teddy, Stuart Smith, plus Fife favourites Joon Broon and John Sinclair.

Frankie Boyle takes charge of the comic proceedings with just a little help from his friends who include Andy Linden, Fin McArthur. Charlie Ross and Steve Dick. Canvas Comedy Club Canvas. 13—16 Walls Street. 333 1418. 9pm. £5. Canada's Glen Wool struts his stuff alongside Sandy Nelson. Keara Murphy and resident compere Janey Godley.


The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £4 (£3). Manchester's Smug

Roberts gets lippy with the crowd. whilst backing comes front Teddy. Nick Findlay and compete Jooti Broott.




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