OOT On Tuesday The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £5. More gay— friendly debauchery and easy-going laughs courtesy of compere (‘raig Hill. games host Joon Bt'oon. (‘athy l’ and David Kay.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £tbc. Phone The Stand for details ot‘ this evening's shovv. Departure Lounge @ PopRokit PopRokit. 2 Picardy Place. 556 4272. 9.30pm. Free. llarry .-\ins\vot'th tests the mettle of his quiz cabaret devotees in a nail-biting light to the linish. Only the quickest. \vittiest and brainiest can expect to vvalk avvay with the top prize of a case
of K ('ider.
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Watson’s Wind Up (illttlot‘c‘ltlllUl2. t) L'niversity Avenue. .330 5522. 7pm. l-"ree. See Thu (t.
The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 (i055. 8.30pm. £5 (£3). The alyvay‘s agreeable Joe lleenan indulges in some observational antics. and backing comes l‘rom Brendan Moohan. three Velvet \"irgins and compere Sttsan Morrison.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £5 (£3 t. The outrageous Joon Broon introduces some smooth musings from Silky. plus Bene Linchesticov and Teddy.
Reg Anderson’s Comedy Cellar Fin Mac('ools. lol l.othian Road. ()2 710‘). ()pm. liree. Reg .-\nderson comperes another evening of mirth. magic. music and musings. llis guests for this evening are Sandy Nelson. ('harlie Ross and Keara Murphy.
Noble Comedy Noblch Bar. 44a (‘onstitution Street. l.eith. 554 2024. 9pm. Free. Resident cotnpere ('harlie Ross introduces three stand-ups from the local circuit.
Snatch Club The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 25M. 10pm 3am. £3.50 (£2.50). See Thu o.
The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 (i00 ()055. ()pm. £(i (£5 ). High energy. vvhimsical toml'oolery from this year's deserving l’et'rier nominee Jason Byrne. He had to cancel his (ilttsgovy dates in March. so let's hope this time his
TV schedule isn't too demanding. Support comes l'rom Raymond Mearns and Silky. \yhilst Jane Mackay competes.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £6 (£5l. Describing himself as a ‘one man street party". Rex Boyd is not tamed for his straight stand- up. It's all high-energy. street performing. juggling. boisterous entertainment with a levy gags thrown in. Micky l-‘lanagan and Brendan Moohan tip the material ante vvith a little help from compere Susan Morrison.
The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 ()00 (1055. 0pm. £7 t£-ll. Sec Fri 14 only with compere Susan Morrison. Madcap Comedy Club The State Bar. I48 Holland Street. 332 2l5‘). 9.30pm. £5 t£-lt. John (iillick should be a tamiliar l‘acc around these parts. and support comes l'rom (‘harlie Ross.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £7 t£~lt. See Hi 14. bttt w ith Jane Mackay as compere.
Six On Sunday The Stattd. 3.33 Woodlands Road. 0870 (till) (i055. 8.30pm. £3 l£2l. .\ six pack ol~ stand-up talent including Brendan Moohan. Micky l-‘lanagan and Ilene Linchesticoy. Canvas Comedy Club (aunts.
13 lo Walls Street. 552 2l0l. 0pm. £5. (‘omcdy crusader Bill l)evyar is game tor a laugh. and star backing comes trom Daily Telegraph Open Mic linalist Richard Smith. ls'eara Murphy and comperc Brian llennigan.
Whose Lunch Is It Anyway? The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. lpm. l’t'ce with drinks or a tneal. See Sttn ‘).
Six On Sunday The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £3 t£2). Bruce l)evlin takes control ol the mic and introduces Silky. comedy 's nearly man l)c\ ('larkc ttttd lltt'L‘L‘ guests.
Madcap Comedy Club .‘ylc-(‘ahe‘s :\lehouse. 8 l‘ullerton Street. 0| 292 2(iol70. ‘).l5pm. l’rce. .\'e\\ l'ot'tnightly comedy hosted by Billy Bonkers and headlined this evening by ('harlie Ross.
Red Raw The Stand. 5 York Place. 558
7272. 8.30pm. £ l. ('ompere l-‘in MacArthur and tnain attraction l)es ('larke shovt the comedy nevvcomers hovt it's done.
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Comedy Benefit Extravaganza The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £o t£~l). l‘ivc star comedy litte— up in aid ot~ lidinburgh Sitters charity
vs hich aids lone parents and carers ot disabledchildren and ztdttlts.Ticketsttlso available lrom lidinburgh Sitters on ()1 3] 557 3 l 2 l.
Mark Little Is A Whinging P.O.H.M. Adam Stnith 'l'heatt‘c. Bennochy Road. 0l5‘)2 4 l 292‘). 7.30pm. £12.50 1 £l().50l. \ovy something ol' :1 “ell-respected comic. l.ittle \vill alvyay s be best knovy n as Kite/dwarf Joe .‘ylanglc. See prev ievy.
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The Fred MacAulay Show The Stand. 3.3.5 \Yoodlttttds Road. 0870 (t00 (3055. 0pm. £0. llcls been on TV. radio. stage. you natnc it. bttt l-‘red is going back to basics \\ ith the return ol‘ his monthly shovy at The Stand.
Edinburgh The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 553 7272. 8.30pm. £tbc. lk‘litlls til~ tltls evening‘s sltoyy haye still to be
cottllt‘tttcd. (‘all l.ot‘ details.
Blisteringly effervescent Jason Byme, The Stand, Glasgow, Fri 14 & Sat
Departure Lounge @ PopRokit l’opRokit. 2 l’icat'dy' Place. 556 4272. 9.30pm. l-‘ree. See Wed 12.
Mark Little Is A Whinging P.O.H.M. (iaiety Theatre. (‘arrick Street. 01292 ()l I222. 7.30pm. £l2 (£I0l. See Tue l8.
Watson’s Wind Up (iilmorehillGl2. ‘) t'niversity Avenue. 330 5522. 7pm. lirce. See Thu o.
The Stand The Stand. 33.3 Woodlands Road. 0870 ()00 (3055. 8.30pm. £5 (£3). (’ompere .loon Broon is bavvdy. boisterous and bladder-achingly funny. and she is joined in her yveekly show by l)es (’larke. Mark Bratchpiece and three Velvet Yirgins.
Edinburgh Reg Anderson’s Comedy Cellar l-‘in Mac(’ools. l()l l.othian Road. ()22 710‘). 9pm. l-‘ree. Abrasive humour from James Ferguson who is aided and abetted by Frank Quinn and Bette Linchesticov in an evening compered by Reg Anderson.
The Fred MacAulay Show The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £6. See Wed 1‘).
Noble Comedy Noble's Bar. 44a ('onstitution Street. l.eith. 554 202-1. 9pm. l'TL‘L'. See Tlttl l3.
Snatch Club The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 256-1. l0pm—3am. £3.50 (£2.50). See Thu 0.
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