Monday 21 continued
Red Raw The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £ 1. Seasoned stand- ups Keara Murphy and headliner James Ferguson put around eight newcomers through their paces.
Hairy Watt Comedy Club lleriot- Watt University l'nion. Riccarton. 451 5333. 9pm. £3. Deranged antics from Allan Miller. plus word-play wonder Des Clarke and camp compere Craig Hill. Students and guests only.
VET Aid The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £6 (£4). The stars of Scotland‘s comedy circuit turn out fora gala beneﬁt in aid of this lidinburgh- based development charity.
Reg Anderson’s Big Fun Quiz Night Noble's Bar. 44a Constitution Street. l.cith. 554 2024. 9.30pm. U to play. See Sun 20.
The Fred MacAulay Show The Stand. 333 \Voodlands Road. 0870600 6055. 8.30pm. £7 (£6). Fred MacAulay and his guests prove that there is fttn to be had on a school night with two hours ofcheeky antics.
The Comic Club Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 07979 550602. 9pm. £5 (£4). Maniacal rantings from Allan Miller. Comedy crusader Bill l)ewar and Steven Halcrow stand-up in support.
Auld Reekie’s Oxters The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). The whores and sores of historic Edinburgh are given a right old dusting down by the couthie-mouthed Susan Morrison plus guests.
Departure Lounge @ PopRokit PopRokit. 2 Picardy Place. 556 4272. l0pm—lam. Free. Perrier Newcomer 200i winners Dave Strong and Harry Ainsworth host this weekly shambolic excursion into comedy qui/land. lixpect fun and games aplenty as the Trevor and Little Mo of the entertainment world dish out drink prizes courtesy of Bacardi for the quickest and wittiest devotees.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. L'GC Building. Renfrew Street. 0870 787 0707. 7.30pm. £8. Scots exile Brian Higgins. enigmatic Vladimir McTavish. tough-talking Raymond Mearns and affable Irishman Kevin Gildea.
The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055.
8.30pm. £5 (£3). l.anky surrealist Anthony J. Brown headlines a bill which includes magic Steven Dick. (ieorge Nisbet and compere Frankie Boyle.
Reg Anderson’s Comedy Cellar Fin MacCools. 161 I.othian Road. 622
7 l09. 9pm. £2. Comic poet Viv (lee. young Martin l‘urby and rising star l)es Clarke join compere Reg Anderson. The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £5 (£3). Donna Krachan steps into Joon Broon‘s shoes to introduce energetic Brummie Andy White. celeb impersonator Keara Murphy and lTkrainian Bene I.inchesticov.
Big Word Performance Poetry (iilded Saloott. 233 Cowgate. 226 6550. 9pm. £4 (£3). Scotland's ﬁrst poetry slam champion Annie Wallace performs her vulgar ditties at the ﬁrst Big Word of the New Year. Ditsy lilspeth Murray and Jem Rollsjoin in with more high-energy poetics.
Snatch Club The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. l0pm~3am. £3.50 (£2.50). See Thu 17.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. l'CxC Building. Renfrew Street. ()870 787 0707. 7.30pm. £12. See Thu 24.
The Stand The Stand. 33.3 Woodlands Road. 0870600 6055. 9pm. £6 (£5). lix- (‘orky and The Juice Pigs member Phil Nicol returns with his acclaimed energetic live set. The laconic David Kay and lively Andy White also stand-up alongside guest compere Frankie Boyle. Oasis Comedy Club Cafe ()asis. l79 (iallowgate. 883 2334. 9.30pm. £4 (£3). Amiable surrealist Joe lleenan is joined on stage by (ilasgow‘s Jamie McKenzie and more.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £6 (£5). Laconic lrishntan and one-time l-ullu'r 727! star Michael Redmond takes headlining honours. Anthony J. Brown. Steven Dick and compere Stisan Morrison complete the line-up.
Dundee Comedy Club The Doghouse. 13 Brown Street. ()1 382 227080. 9pm. £5 (£4). See l-‘ri l8.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. l'(iC Building. Renfrew Street, ()870 787 0707. 7.30pm. £12. See Thu 24.
The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 08706006055. 9pm. £7 (£4). See Fri 25.
Live Floor Show is a dynamic new comedy and music series bringing together the cream of young Scottish and UK comedians with the best music from around the world - live and loud.
To be in the audience for the studio recordings of what promises to be a great night of entertainment...
Contact 0141 338 3491 or email theliveﬂoorshow@bbc.co.uk Studio recordings - Thursday Feb 7 and 14 Over 18's only. Not for the easily offended.
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Madcap Comedy Club State Bar. 148 Holland Street. 883 2334. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). l’orthright lidinburgh gag merchant (iordon Brunton is aided and abetted by Chris Broomﬁeld.
Edinburgh The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £7 (£4). See Fri 25.
Craic ’n’ Comedy Moloco. 2 Station Road. Bearsden. 942 6752. 8pm. £4 inc buffet. Scotland's stand-up stalwart Bruce Morton attd chirpy Craig Hill take responsibility for kick- starting this new season.
Craic @ The Sac Cul de Sac Southside/Attic. l I79 l’ollokshaws Road. 649 l8l9/649 47I7. 8pm. £4. Camp singing send-up Craig Hill. and ‘a load of other funny people' join comperc Alan Anderson.
Michael Redmond’s Sunday Service The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £4 (£2). The laid-back Irishman presents another instalment of his weekly show and his guests this evening are the bizarrely erotic Anthony J. Brown. Teddy and three Velvet Virgins.
The Carlsberg Scottish Comedy Competition Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 07979 550602. 9pm. £3. The search for new comedy talent in Scotland continues with Chris Broomﬁcld. Keara Murphy. Jamie McKenzie. James Byrne. Alan Anderson and Billy Watson lining up to take a shot at glory. James Catnpbell comperes and Charlie Ross rounds off the evening with a closing set.
Whose Lunch Is It Anyway? The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. lpnt. Free. See Sun 20.
Six On Sunday The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £3 (£2). liase your transition into the working week as the brilliantly caustic Bruce Devlin introduces Birmingham's Andy White. Keara Murphy and guests.
Reg Anderson’s Big Fun Quiz Night The Waterline. l0 Burgess Street. l.cith. 554 2425. 9pm. Free. See Sun 20.
Tam Cowan’s Offside BBC. Main Reception. Queen Margaret Drive. 7.30pm. Free. but ticketed. Fans of the beautiful game stand united in this right-royal piss-take of Scottish football hosted by Tam Cowan. lixpect celebrity guests being mauled by Motherwell's trendy pie-eater and Tam‘s inimitable expert commentary on the weekend‘s sporting action. For tickets for these live recordings. call (ll-ll 305 6002.
The Comedy Module Solid Rock Cafe West. Dumbarton Road. 07979 550602. 8.30pm. £3. BBC New Comedy ﬁnalist Des McLean leads the comic charge.
Red Raw The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £l. Natural born storytellers Jamie McKenzie and compere John Gordon are the consummate professionals at this newcomers showcase.
The Live Floor Show Workshops The Stand. 33.3 \Voodlands Road. 0870 ()00 (3055. 8.30pm. l-‘ree. Resident comedians from BBC Scotland‘s flagship new comedy show workshop ideas for the series. Sec Craig Hill. lirankic Boyle.
the Reverend ()badiah Steppenwolfe lll. Miles Jupp attd Bob Doolally do their thing. and best of all. it‘s completely free.
Ross Noble The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £8 (£6). The master of surreal improvisational comedy returns with his mind-boggling rambling feats of comic absurdity. See preview.
Reg Anderson’s Big Fun Quiz Night Noble's Bar. 44a Constitution Street. Leith. 554 2024. 9.30pm. £l to play. See Sun 20.
Scottish Left Revue The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 08706006055. 8.30pm. £7 (£4). lilaine C. Smith joins a galaxy of stars from Scotland's entertainment industry to present this beneﬁt night in aid of Scottish Left Review.
The Comic Club Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. ()7979 550602. 9pm. £5 (£4). (ilasgow lads l)es McLean and Jamie McKenzie. plus Ireland’s James Byrnc indulge in some boisterous banter.
ROSS Noble The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £8 (£6). See Tue 29.
Departure Lounge @ PopRokit PopRokit. 2 Picardy Place. 556 4272. l0pm— lam. Free. See Wed 23.
The Live Floor Show BBC. Main Reception. Queen Margaret Drive. 6.30pm. Free. Live recordings of BBC Scotland's new comedy. music and entertainment programme. The show‘s core of returning performers includes the Reverend ()badiah Steppenwolfe. Craig Hill. l’rankie Boyle. Miles Jupp and Bob Doolally. liach week there will also be two guests from the international comedy circuit and a live hand. For tickets. call 014i 338 3491 or e-mail thelivefltmrshow(0‘bbc.co.uk. Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. l'(iC Building. Renfrew Street. 0870 787 0707. 7.30pm. £8. Phill Jttpitus lookalike Andre Vincent leaves his Santa costume behind to bring his cheeky. good-natured banter north of the border once again. Hilarious Irishman Ian Coppinger. Manchester‘s Dom Carroll and towering Aussie Colin Cole complete the line-up.
The Stand The Stand. 33.3 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £5 (£3). Manchester gag merchant Lucy Porter is the main attraction. Support comes from word- play genius l)es Clarke. Bene I.inchesticov and compere Frankie Boyle.
The Comedy Club @ The Edge Chambers/The lidgc. 57 Cochrane Street. 552 1740. 9pm. £6 (£4). l-‘ree- wheelin’ itnprov maestro Phil Kay tops a bill which includes l)es McLean and lidd Hatnmill.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £5 (£3). Deranged musings from Allan Miller. ably supported by Frank Quinn. Marjorie. Jamie McKenzie and comperc Bruce Devlin.
Reg Anderson’s Comedy Cellar l-‘in MacCools. l6] l.othian Road. 622 7 I09. 9pm. £2. More hilarious goings- on courtesy of the affable Joe lleenan. magic Steven Dick and hard man James l‘erguson.
Snatch Club The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 10pm 3am. £3.50 (£2.50). See Thu l7.