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Bruce Morton hosts the first of his monthly shows at The Stand,
Edinburgh, Tue 4 Sep
Frankie’s Pick Of The Fringe The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £6 (£5). Scottish Perrier winner Arnold Brown makes a rare appearance in his home town. He isjoined by young Irish lad Iiddie Bannon. Canada‘s Jason Whitehead and main man Frankie Boyle.
Reg Anderson’s Comedy Cellar Fin MacCooIs. I6I Lothian Road. 622 7 I09. 8pm. £2 (£1 ). Dave Williams. John McBride and John Gordon take full responsibility for the laughter quotient.
Noble Comedy Noble‘s Bar. 44a Constitution Street. I.eith. 554 2024. 9pm. Free. This evening‘s masters of mirth include Charlie Ross. Dave Williams. Ricky (‘allan and Steven E
Reg Anderson’s Comedy Cellar Fin MacCools. I6l Lothian Road. 622 7109. 8pm. £2 (£l ). Dave Williams. Des i Clarke and Ricky Callan.
The Comedy Club Harbour Arts Centre. I I4-- I I6 Harbour Street. 01294 274059. 9pm. £5. Liverpool‘s Richard Allen. Glaswegian patter merchant Raymond Mearns and musical comedian Sandy Nelson.
Stand-up Scotland The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 6006055. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Graduates of The Stand‘s comedy classes take to the stage. Host Bruce Devlin introduces newcomers Sandra Johnston. Marjorie. (ieorge Nisbet. Blair Watt and Chris Cooper. '
Dick. l Canvas Comedy Club (‘am-as. l j l3 l6 Walls Street. 552 2l0l. 9pm. £5. a M l Bank Holiday weekend special starring ! Des McLean. Mark Bratchpiece. Neil l
Glasgow McFarlane. open spotter John Dixon and
Phil Kay King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. I 8.30pm. £8. Surreal associations and innovative endeavours from Scotland‘s free—wheelin‘ comedy genius at this rescheduled date.
Suzie's Selection The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 08706006055. 9pm. £6 (£5). Susan Morrison‘s pick of the Fringe includes Nick Wilty. Barbara Nice and John Flint.
Reg Anderson’s Comedy Cellar Fin MacCooIs. I6I Lothian Road. 622 7109. 8pm. £2 (£1). Musical comedian Sandy Nelson is ably supported by Charlie Ross and James
compere Chris Broomlield.
Departure Lounge @ PopRokit PopRokil. 2 Picardy Place. 556 4272. 9.30pm. Free. Harry Ainsworth tests the mettle of his quiz cabaret devotees in a nail-biting light to the linish. ()nly the quickest. wittiest and brainiest can expect to walk away with the top prize of a case of K Cider.
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Glasgow i The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands i
Ferguson. Road. 08706006055. 8.30pm. £5 (£3). 5 Resident compere Frankie Boyle is joined
W by Charlie Ross. three Velvet Virgins and » an unconfirmed headline act.
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Suzie’s Selection The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 9pm. £7. Amiable Irishman Dara ()‘Briain should easily win over the crowd with his effortless charm. Sandy Nelson and Mark Felgate provide the support alongside compere Susan Morrison. Madcap Comedy Club State Bar.
Chambers Bar. 57 Cochrane Street. 552 1740.9.30pm. £6 (£4). It‘s an evening of triumphant returns as laughter maestro Mitch Benn makes a welcome appearance after a long absence. London—based Janey (iodlcy is back with a vengeance and Glasgow‘s London-bound competition finalist extraordinaire Des Clarke also
I48 Holland Street. 357 5387. 9.30pm.
puts in an appearance. James Campbell £5 (£4). Line-up still to be confirmed.
hosts this hilarious home-coming.
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Fin MacCools. I6] Lothian Road. 622 7109.9pm. Free. Comedy‘s Mr Magic introduces three stand-ups from the local circuit.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £6 (£5). Ease your Festival withdrawal symptoms with a generous dose of hilarity compered by Joon Broon. Noble Comedy Noble's Bar. 44a Constitution Street. Leith. 554 202-1. 9pm. Free. Outspoken Raymond Mearns is ably supported by John Littlejohn. Des .VIcLean and Colin Simpson.
Snatch Club The Liquid Room. 9e Victoria Street. 225 2564. I0pm ~3am. £3.50 (£2.50). Resident compere and DJ Harry Ainsworth hosts this weekly carry-on meets Hi-De-Hi debauched cabaret. Iiach week there will be a selection of guests. and competition host Dave Strong conducts the participatory fun and games.
The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 9pm. £6 (£4). Irish mirth merchant Michael Redmond headlines. and support comes from Sandy Nelson and ()wen Rankin. in an evening compered by Susan Morrison.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £6 (£5). Jane Mackay introduces another live act weekend showcase. Phone for conﬁrmed line-up.
Joke Box Hamish's Hoose. 42 ()Id Sneddon Street. Paisley. 56] 7107. 9pm. Free. Andy White swaps the bright lights of Birmingham for Paisley. and is joined on stage by John McGuinness. Lee Ness and the always uncompromising compere Raymond Meams.
The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 08706006055. 9pm. £6 (£4). See Fri 31.
Madcap Comedy Club State Bar. I48 Holland Street. 357 5387. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). Line-up still to be conftmied.
Edinburgh The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8pm. £7 (£4). See Fri 3|.
The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 08706006055. 8.30pm. £3 (£2). Amiable Irishman Michael Redmond introduces Charlie Ross. Blair and three
guests. Canvas Comedy Club Canvas. I3 '16 Walls Street. 552 2101. 9pm. £5. Always
affable Joe Ileenan headlines. ably supported by young hopeful Des Clarke. plus Rob Miller. newcomer Billy Watson and madcap Frankie Boyle.
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Edinburgh Whose Lunch Is It Anyway? The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. lpm. Free with drinks or a meal. Free And liasy duo Paul (iraham and Stuart Murphy get back into the old routine with their weekly freestyle funniness and hangover-banishing antics. The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £3 (£2). Donna Kraelian steps tip as compere and introduces the harmonious Sandy Nelson. plus (ieoree Nisbet and three guests.
Red Raw The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £1. Around eight newcomers take their first steps on the comedy toad in an evening hosted by Martin Furhy and headlined by John Gordon.
Edinburgh The Bruce Morton Show The Slatttl. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £5. Widely regarded as one of the tincsl Scottish comedians on the circuit. Bruce Morton hosts the first of these lttotltltl} feasts of sheer comedy indulgence. (iorgc yourself on guests. mirth and merrimcni in the company of this stand-up stalw :0!
Rhymes And Misdemeanours lhe Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8. illj‘in. £4 (£3). Comedy with a poetic twist ltozn Sheridan Strawberry and Brendan \li willilll. plus special guest appearances and iii; odd surprise or two.
Departure Lounge @ PopRokit PopRokil. 2 Picardy Place. 556 4.3." “ 9.30pm. Free. See Wed 2‘).
Dunfermline Comedy Club (1:: itegie Hall. Iiast I’ort. (H.383 314000. 9pm Mirth makers Craig Campbell and llm. id Kay join compere Richard Allen lot i :iiglit of comedic escapades.
The Stand The Stand. 333 \\'ootll.tntls Road. 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £5 (L i l, The maniacal Frankie Boyle comperes. introducing Raymond Mearns. John (iordon and three Velvet Virgins.
Edinburgh The Stand The Stand. 5 York I’Iat't‘. 558 7272. 9pm. £5 (£3). Joon Broon lllll'witlet‘s Donna Krachan. Martin Furhy. Blaii \\ .1” and Stephen Barnaby.
Reg Anderson’s Comedy Cellar Fin MacCooIs. I61 Lothian Road. "V ‘ 710‘). 9pm Free. See Thu 30.
Snatch Club The Liquid Room. H.- Victoria Street. 225 256-4. l0pm 3am £3.50 (£2.50). See Thu 30.
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