Comedy listings continued
The Vault Comedy Club The Vault. l 1 l0 Pollokshavvs Road. Shavvlands. 64‘) 0007. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). The alvvays-conl‘rontational Raytnond Mearns is ably supported by Martin 6’: the Wee Man and host Janey (iodley. who is rumoured to be the only vvoman to make it onto this year's Perrier longlist.
Boothby Graffoe The Arches. 253 Argyle Street. 565 I023. 7.45pm. £8. See Sat 8.
OAdam Hills The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £8 (£7). (ientle ()uie bonhomie with the three-times Perrier nominee. Worth going to see it‘ only to answer the following quandary: is this man just too darned nice‘.’
Whose Lunch is it Anyway? The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. lpm. Free. See Sun 2.
Bruce’s Sunday Social Fund The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £4 (£3 ). Open .Mic avvard-vvinner Francesca Martinez pushes the boundaries of comedy. with a little help from her stand-up friends Bette l.inchesticov and host Bruce l)evlin.
Al Murray - Pub Landlord (‘arnegie llall. liast Port. 0|383 3l4000. 7.30pm. £16.50. The landlord ol' olde calls time on his telly exploits. 'Iimc (Ir’ItI/cmr’lt. Nurse and I.it‘¢' I'i/(mr Show. to embark on a national tour. (‘hoosing intimacy over large auditoriums. one o‘ the modern greats gives you a chance to get tip close and personal.
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Offside BB(‘. Main Reception. Queen Margaret Drive. 305 6602. 7pm. Free. See Mon 3.
The Comedy Quiz The Vault. I I It) Pollokshavvs Road. Shayvlands. 64‘) 0007. 7.30pm. £1. Resident host (‘hris Brooinlield ol'l'ers comedy bol'iins the chance to hit the bullseye in his vveekly quiz.
Open Mic Night The Liquid Lounge. ‘)4 West Regent Street. 353 6333. 8pm. l’rce. See Mon 3.
Red Raw The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £l. Marjorie plays little bo peep for the evening. shepherding around eight comedy lambs through their routines.
AI Murray - Pub Landlord Dundee Rep. Tay Square. 01382 223530. ‘).l5pm. £|6.50. See Sttn ‘).
QMichael Moore Live (‘lyde Auditorium. l-‘innieston Quay. 0870040 4000. 7.30pm. £5. The best-selling author of Stupid ll'liilc .llcn. vvlto famously scooped an Oscar lor his documentary Bun-litte/or (‘oluni/rinc. talks abotit his latest Btish expose. Dru/c. ll'lu'rc's .lly (bunt/y." See rev levy in Books.
Red Raw The Stand. 33.3 Woodlands Road. 0870 6006055. 8.30pm. £2. The vvannabe lunsters oi (ilasgovv tread the boards ol' the Stand for the ﬁrst time at this new \veekly nevycomers‘ shovvcase.
001' The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. ‘)pm. £6 (£5). Resident host (‘raig
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7 November - The Lemon Tree - Aberdeen (01224642 230)
8 November - Cabaret Voltaire - Edinburgh (tickets in advance from FOPP Records)
9 November - The Arches ~ Glasgow (0141 565 1023)
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Reg Anderson’s Comedy Night l-‘iscal & l-‘irkin. 7 Hunter Square. 225 361‘). ‘)pm. Free. Reg Anderson unleashes the blistering talents of Raymond Mearns. (iraeme Thomas and compere Bill Dewar on an unsuspecting l‘iscal pttblic.
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The Phil Kay Show The Vault. l I It) Pollokshavvs Road. Shavvlands. 64‘) 0007. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). The surreal rambler crosses nevv l'rontiers ol‘ absurdity with his nevv monthly shovv. Tvvo guests brave the innate unpredictability to stand up in support.
001' The Stand. 33.3 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 9pm. £0 (£5). See Tue
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0Colin Murphy The Stattd. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £8 (£7). Missing in action from this year's l-ringe. the Northern Irish vvit purveys his edgy topical satire. A real diamond in the rottgh.
The Comedy Cave Nichol lidyvat'ds. .\'iddry Street. 556 8642. ‘).30pm. £l. l-‘ortnightly comedy club hosted by ('hris ('ave. the comedy caveman. and l'eaturing competitions. cheap drinks and high-jinx galore.
The Grand Gong Show The Vault.
l I I0 Pollokshavvs Road. Shavvlands. 64‘) 0007. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). The lirst ol’ live vvcekly heats in this new southside venue. in which a host of cotttics. magicians. poets. singers aitd all-round entertainers attempt to win over the audience and beat
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the gong. Anyone lasting over live minutes will go forward to the linal on 18 Dec. vvhere they vvill compete for £lk. Anyone interested in taking part should email nevvact2004(a‘ laughinghorse.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. l'(i(' Building. Renl'revv Street. 0870 787 0707. 8.l5pm. £7. Jongleurs regular Stti Who'.’ introduces llal (‘ruttenden. pint- si/ed lrish lad Andrevv Maxvvell arid Rick Right.
Collage Comedy Radisson SAS Hotel. 301 Argyle Street. 204 3333. 8.30pm. l-‘ree. Weekly comedy club featuring ('hris l.ynam. Bratchy and Janey (iodley.
The Thursday Show The Stand. 33.3 Woodlands Road. ()870 600 6055. ‘)pm. £6 (£5). Raymond Mearns scorches the stage in the M(‘ slot. introducing his fellow lirestarters Anvil Springstein. Mark Bratchpiece. Tara l-‘ly tin and Juliet Meyers.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. ()mni ('entre. (ireenside Place. 08707 870707. 8pm. £8. ('omedy gent Alistair Barrie introduces the deadpan \vit ol Ireland's Michael Redmond. Aaron Barschak's vvriting partner Brendhan Lovegrove and ('urtis Walker.
The Thursday Show The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. ‘)pm. £6 (£5). The Stand is the scene ol’ a comedy role reversal as the one—time Lire I’loor Slum- regular Frankie Boyle introduces the comic talents ol' the ever-amiable Dara ()‘Briain. llis supporting cast include \v ry mirthster l)a\ id Kay. plus Kate Fox and Keara Murphy.
The Snatch Social The Liquid Room. ‘)c Victoria Street. 225 2564. l0.30pm 5am. £3.50 (£3). See Thu 30.
OColin Murphy Paisley Arts ('entrc. .\'evv Street. 0l4l 887 1010. 8pm. £8 (£4.50). See Wed l3.