Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. l'(i(' Building. Rent-rew- Street. 0870 787 0707. 7.30pm. £(i. Mickey Hutton. (’anada’s (’raig (‘anll’bell ('arl Barron and London- based (ilaswegian (ieol‘l‘ Boy/.

The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 ()(l() 605.5. 9pm. £5 (£3). ('onstiininate stand-up John (iillick. plus Michael l)ow ney. (irant ()‘Rourke and host l‘rankie Boyle.


The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £5 (£3). Charming Irish storyteller Andrew Maxwell joins (‘harlie Ross. Jill Peacock and host Bruce l)e\'lin. Reg Anderson’s New Talent Night l'iilt .\lac('ool‘s. lbl l.othian Road. 622 7l0‘). 0pm. £2. Reg Anderson is the glue that binds a host ol' new acts and established acts together. This evening's guests include John Scott. and (Earth (’ruikshank and liddie Mc('abe. Snatch Club The Liquid Room. ()c Victoria Street. 225 25(i4. l0pin 3am. £3.50 (£2.50). Resident coinpere and DJ Harry Ainsworth hosts this weekly carry- on ineets Hi—I)e-Hi debauched cabaret.

Friday 5


Jongleurs Comedy Club Jonglcurs. l'(i(’ Building. Rentrew Street. ()870 787 0707. 7.30pm. £l2. See Thu 4.

The Stand The Stand. 333 \Voodlattds Road. 0870 (illi) 605.5. ‘lpm. £6 (£5 ). Pint- si/ed li'ishinan Andrew Maxwell. with


.Miles Jtipp. Neil Mcl‘arlane. Bey Lyons and coinpere Bruce Morton.


The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place.

558 7272. 9pm. £6 (£5). Headliner Will Smith is supported by John (iillick and Michael Downey. Frankie Boyle is the

gttest compete.

Saturday 6


Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. l'(}(' Building. Renlrew Street. 0870 787 0707. 7.30pm. £l2. See Thu 4.

The Stand The Slittttl. 333 \Vootllittttls Road. 0870 600 (i055. 9pm. £7 (£4). See Fri 5 only with compere Susan Morrison. Madcap Comedy Club State Bar. 148 Holland Street. 883 2334. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). Billy Bonkers introduces David Kay. Roland (lent and Jamie McKen/ie.


The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £7 (£4). See Fri 5. Reg Anderson’s Comedy Cellar liin Mac(‘ool’s. lfil l.othian Road. 622 710‘). 9pm. £4 (£3 ). Saturday's are the new 'I‘hursday's in the l-‘in Mac(‘ool’.s basement. The tirst night stars sex- era/ed Simon Brown. t'et'orined school teacher Sarah Ledger and Matthew Reed.


Phil Kay Paisley Arts ('entre. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm at 10pm. £8 (£5). Scotland's l‘ree-l‘orrn comedy maestro takes you on a surreal journey into his unpredictable imagination.

The Joke Box ilaniish's lloose. 42 ()Id Sneddon Street. 561 7107. 9pm. Free. .\'o nonsense stand-up from Mike Milligan and Raymond Mearns.

Sensational shooter drink Alter Shock and non-stop party channel Play UK are bringing the Come Play with Alter Shock tour to the Stand, Edinburgh

on Thursday 18 July.

With a comedy line-up including Ross Noble, Brendan Burns and the Cuban Brothers, not to mention celebrity shenanigans lrom Rail Little and The Office's Mackenzie Crook, you'd be mad to miss it.

To ensure you don‘t, The List has teamed up with Alter Shock to after you the chance to win one ol two VIP passes - each allowing you to bring up to three lriends. You'll have drinks supplied and your own table so close to the

78 THE LIST 4 ‘i‘, ll 70f)?

' stage that you'll see them sweat so watch out lor the Cuban Brothers‘ naked

breakdancing! We're also giving away eight pairs of tickets to the runners up, so get entering.

To enter, just tell us: What colours does After Shock come in?

Answers on an email marked ‘Alter Shock‘ to promotions© or

on a postcard to The List, 14 High St, Edinburgh, EH1 1TB. Deadline for entries is 14 July 2002. Please include a daytime telephone number and address.

Terms 8. Conditions: Entrants must be over 18 years of age. Usual List rules apply.

stint H's



The Stand, Edinburgh, Tue 9 Jul; the Stand, Glasgow, Wed 10 Jul

How do you interyiew a drag queen over the phone. especially one you haven't seen live? I phone tip Charlie Hides in order to talk to his alter-ego. New York drag queen Kandi Kane. obsessed by food and Chanel frocks. However. Kandi is not willing to talk to me until I read her biography. ‘The character is so thought out. so detailed.‘ Kandi informs me. ‘Only after reading about me. will you be able to ask me informed questions' Pissed oft interViewer goes away. and returns to ask questions.

Q Kandi, food is obviously a big issue in yOur life. Could you tell me about your relationship With it?

Nice little Jewish girl

A Food l love. not the weight I put on round the hips. I don't like padlocking refrigerators. My figure is the result of harsh dieting. modern science and

industrial support tights. 0 What's yet/r exact weight?

A Fuck off. Don't you know you can't ask a lady her weight or her age.

0 Who are your role models?

A My parole officer. Also Joan Fliyers. a nice little Jewish girl like me who defies the law of gravity. Since I've come to Britain. Mr Kipling has become a close

personal friend.

0 What do you think of plastic surgery?

A Only poor people don't agree with surgery. With money. we would all have


Q Do you think drag .’S (leirieaiiinc to women? A Women should be flattered that men impersonate them

Q Where else have you been perform/i ig?

A Various gay pubs. but I'm so tired of changing in handicapped torlets. Ooh.

and in Pontins also.

Q Are you worried about Scottish audiences?

A I played a Queens Hall benefit with Johnny Vegas and Rhona Cameron. and I'll be bringing my solo show Nat/ye New Yorker to this year's Fringe.

Q How many C/h’I/KP/ costumes W/l/ you wear II) the show?

A More than one. less than ten.

0 What can an audience expect from your show?)

A A rant about the

ast six months. sprinkled with a little PMT. a splattering of

Martini and oodles of Chanel. (John Binnie)


Craic @ the Sac (at de Sac Southsitle/Attic. l I70 Pollokshaws Road. (i4‘) l8l0/(i4‘) 47 l 7. 8pm. £4. Wannabe popster Sandy .\'elson is ably supported by Scott Agnew and Jamie McKen/ie. Michael Redmond’s Sunday Service The Stand. 333 \Vtiotllttntls Road. 0870 (illll (i055. 8.30pm. £4 (£2 ). Laughter tnaster John (iillick and guests join the liorittet‘ l‘lll/ll‘l' It'll star.


Whose Lunch is it Anyway? The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. lpiii. l‘ree. l‘reesty le litinniness t'i‘oin resident duo Patil (irahain and Stuart Murphy.

Six on Sunday The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £3 (£2). Irishinan Andrew Ma\w ell gears tip for his t'estiyal show. Support comes from Beat l0(i breakl'ast presenter Des ('larke. ('hi'is (’ooper and host Donna Krachan.

Reg Anderson’s Big Fun Quiz Night The Meadows Bar. Moo Bar.

42 44 Bucclcucli Street. ()(i7 (Nil-f, ‘lpm. l-"ree. An ol'tbeat coinedy quiz with karaoke. interactiye audience games and a spot ol‘ stand-up limit the man hiinsell'.

Monday 8-

Edinburgh Red Raw The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £l. Maniacal genius Allan Miller introduces .ltiltll \lc‘lil'ltle illltl around eight comedy y irgins. Hang the The Three Sisters. l3” (‘ow gate. 622 (i800. Upin lain. l-"ree. Harry Ainsworth and l)a\c Strong (aka

200l Perrier Newcomer winners ('ruikshank and Mc('abe) trawl the pop abyss in their weekly qui/ show.

Reg Anderson’s Big Fun Quiz Night liin Mac(’ool's. lbl l.othian Road. (122 7l()f). 0pm. £1 to play. See Sun 7.

Tuesday 9


OCT: Oot on Tuesday The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 0pm. £5 (£4). Host ('raig Hill introduces .-\inerican drag queen Kandi Kane (see pi'ey‘iew ). Pauline M and games host Jill Peacock.

Reg Anderson’s Big Fun Quiz Night Noble's Bar. 44a (‘onstitution Street. l.eith. 554 2024. 0.30pm. U to play. See Sun 7.

Wednesday" 1 0


OOT: Out in Glasgow llte Stand. 333 \Vootllantls Road. 0870 (i()() (i055. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). More screaming good humour courtesy ol‘('raig Hill. Kandi Kane. Pauline M and Jill Peacock.


A Kick up the Tabloids the Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £5 (£4). Breaking new s trotn around the world is treated with blatant conteinpt l'roin acting political poleinicists Paul Sneddon. Stisan Morrison and .lohn l‘lint.

The Rabbit Warren Comedy Club .\'ichol lidwards. .\'iddry Street. 0794 l‘)2 023‘). 0.30pm. £3. Head bunny Sarah \Vilson introduces regular acts Stephen ‘50 word' Barnaby and Greg Mcl ltiglt. open spots and an audience