Wed 9, Edinburgh continued
Wild Wednesday The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £4 (£3). Its working title of ‘Walk ()ut Wednesday" tnight give you a clearer insight into the premise of this new monthly show. Hosted by the Bushtucker Brothers (aka .Allan Miller and Steven Dick). it promises to be innovative. experimental and downright filthy. See preview.
The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. (1870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £5 (£3). Affable adopted Irishman Des Bishop headlines. and is aided and abetted by So You Think You're Funny winner Miles Jttpp. (Irant ()‘Rourke and compere Frankie Boyle.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £5 (£3). Ireland‘s Michael Mee. Jill Peacock. 50-word story specialist Stephen Barnaby and George Nisbet join compere Joon Broon.
Reg Anderson’s Comedy Cellar Fin Mac('ools. I61 Lothian Road. 622 7109. 9pm. £2. Reg ‘voodoo' Anderson welcomes to the stage Irish tnirth master Kevin Ilayes. plus John (iordon and Paul McNeil.
Snatch Club The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. I0pm—«3am. £3.50 (£2.50). Resident compere and DJ Ilarry Ainsw-orth hosts this weekly carry- on meets IIi-I)e-Hi debauched cabaret. Iiach week there will be a selection of guests. and competition host Dave Strong conducts the participatory fun and games.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Opening Weekend Jongleurs. L'(}(‘ Building. Renfrew Street. 0870787 0707. 7.30pm. £ I 2. The comedy empire opens its doors in (ilasgow with Scottish impressionist (ieol'f Boyz. The Funny I'itrm veteran Simon Bligh. Northern Ireland's (‘olin Murphy and Geordie japester Mickey Hutton. See preview. The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 08706006055. 9pm. £6 (£5). Renowned ranting absurdist Ian Cognito headlines. and is ably supported by ginger nutter John Flint and Ireland's Michael Mee. Jane Mackay takes the compering honours.
Oasis Comedy Club Cafe ()asis. 179(iallowgate. 883 2334. 9.30pm. £5.
This evening‘s patter merchants are (‘harlie Ross and Craig ('rookston.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £6 (£5). ()riginally frotn New York. Des Bishop has made Ireland his home and is best known for his boundless energy and acclaimed rap satire. So You Think You're Funny winner Miles Jupp. Jill Peacock and compere Susan Morrison cotnplete the line-up.
Dundee Comedy Club The Doghouse. 13 Brown Street. 01382 227080. 9pm. £5 (£4). Resident compere Joon Broon introduces live acts frotn the comedy circuit.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Opening Weekend Jongleurs. IIGC‘ Building. Renfrew Street. 0870 787 0707. 7.30pm. £12. See Fri 11.
The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 9pm. £7 (£4). See Fri 1 I only with cotnpere Susan Morrison.
Madcap Comedy Club State Bar. 148 Holland Street. 883 2334. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). (‘harlie Ross and ('raig ('rookston takes responsibility for the laughter quotient.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £7 (£4). See Fri 11 only with compere Jane Mackay.
Craic @ The Sac (‘ul de Sac S()llll‘lSlLlC/:\IIIC. I 179 Pollokshaws Road. 649 1819/649 4717. 8pm. £4. Four top acts frotn the comedy circuit join host Alan Anderson.
Michael Redmond’s Sunday Service The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 6006055. 8.30pm. £4 (£2). The deadpan Irishman and adopted (ilasgwegian's dedication to the comedy cause is rewarded with his own tnonthly show. His first guests are the uncompromising Raymond Mearns. voice-over specialist Ricky ('allan and three Velvet Virgins.
Whose Lunch Is It Anyway? The
Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. Ipm. Free. See Sun 6.
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Big Word Performance Poetry Slam Bongo (‘Iub. 14 New Street. 558 7604. 8pm. £4 (£3). Scotland's second poetry Slam sees 25 performance poets battling it out to win over the crowd in just two tninutes. September's inaugural Slam was literally heaving. and Dundee‘s uncouth Annie Wallace walked away with the title of Scotland's first poetry Slam winner. This time around. Annie will take her place in the running. so the standard will be high. and as the motto states: come and have a go if you think you're hard enough. If tnore persuasion were needed tojoin this top night of entertainment. even Glasgow‘s Des Clarke is making a gttest appearance. despite this being his 21st birthday. Bless.
Six On Sunday The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £3 (£2). Donna Krachan lays on the attitude to introduce John Littlejohn. Saj (‘hauhdry and three guests.
Red Raw The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £1. Iiight comedy virgins take their first steps on the road to stardom under the watchful eyes of host Bruce Devlin and headliner Saj (‘hauhdry
OOT On Tuesday The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £5 (£4). Mother of live Mrs Barbara Nice is a favourite at this gay-friendly cabaret. I'pping the camp ante are (‘harlie Ross. games mistress Jill Peacock and compere (‘raig Hill.
Reg Anderson’s Big Fun Quiz Night Noble‘s Bar. 44a (‘onstitution Street. I.eith. 554 2024. 9.30pm. £1 to play. See Tue 8.
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OOT In Glasgow The Stand. 333 W'oodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Monthly gay-friendly
shenanigans starring tnatronly figure Mrs Barbara Nice. (‘harlie Ross. games mistress Jill Peacock and catnp cotnpere (‘raig Hill.
A Kick Up The Tabloids The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £5 (£4). Breaking news from around the world is treated with cheek. irreverence and blatant contempt in sortie side- splitting topical satire frotn acting political polenticists Paul Sneddon. Susan Morrison. Bruce Morton and Frankie Boyle.
Departure Lounge @ PopRokit PopRokit. 2 Picardy Place. 556 4272. 9.30pm. Free. See Wed 9.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. I'(}(‘ Building. Renfrew Street. 0870 787 0707. 7.30pm. £8. The incisiver sharp Jeff Innocent is a master of one-liners. Joining hitn this evening are the Reverend ()badiah Steppenwolfe III. (‘anada‘s (‘raig (‘ampbell and The Sunday .S/Imv star and original ladette Donna McPhail.
The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £5 (£3). laid back Irishman Johnny (‘andon weaves his surreal stories. alongside lunatic japester Allan Miller. Teddy and cotnpere Frankie Boyle.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £5 (£3). I-‘ifteen-year veteran of the circuit Rory Motion demonstrates his versatility. Backing comes frotn John (iordon. inimitable storyteller James Ferguson and contpere Joon Broon.
Reg Anderson’s Comedy Cellar Fin Mac(‘ools. l61 Lothian Road. 622 7109. 9pm. £2. I.aconic David Kay takes the top slot in a bill which includes the I'kraine's Bene Linchesticov and (his Broomlield. Snatch Club The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 10pm 3am. £3.50 (£2.50). See Thu 10.