Red Raw The Stand. 5 York Place, 558 7272. 8.30pm. £1. Compere Vladimir McTavish and headliner John Ross instruct a handful of beginners in the ways of stand-up.
Red Raw The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870600 6055. 8.30pm. £2 (£1). Andy Sir and Steven Dick lead a group of comedy hopefuls through their paces.
The Edinburgh Show The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £6 (£3—£4). An east side special featuring plenty of comedy faces from our fair capital. No jokes about Glasgow. please.
Comedy Benefit Evening The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £6 (£4). Filthy funny man Bruce Devlin teams up with bawdy lass Jane Mackay. Steven Dick. monkey boy Sandy Nelson. plus Pimm & Amos to raise money for Phace Scotland. it'ivw.phat‘escurlund.mg.
A Kick Up the Tabloids The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £5 (£2.50—£4). Nothing is safe from the biting political wit of resident satirists Paul Sneddon. Frankie Boyle. Susan Morrison and John Flint. as they scan the headlines for the best (and worst) topical tit bits from across the world.
The Thursday Show The Stand. 333 7
Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £6 (£3—£5). Raymond Meams welcomes slick surrealist Andy Parsons to the stage. with support from Michael Mee. John Ross and Susan Calman. See preview for Andy Parsons. page 44.
A Bicycle Bonanza The Tron. 9 Hunter Square. High Street. 226 0931. 8.30pm. £6 ( £4). Freewheeling comedian Phil Kay and friends perform at this charity special in aid of the Bike Station. Get it‘.’ Freewheeling??? Tickets available from gracerthehikestation. orguk or by calling ()131 558 8580.
The Thursday Show The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £6 (£3—£5). Masterful stand-up Reginald 1) Hunter delivers his full-force comedy gospel with Joe Heenan. John Scott and Jamie Anderson. plus Craig Hill. See feature for Reginald D Hunter. page 14.
The Snatch Social The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3.50). See Thti 9.
Glasgow Watson’s Wind-up Glasgow Film Theatre. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. 1pm. Free but ticketed. See Fri 10. Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. UGC Building. Renfrew Street. 08707 870707. 8pm. £12. Relaxed patter from Adam Crow. plus in-yer-face geordie Gavin Webster. Northern Irish laughter- meister Michael Smiley and bizarre duo the Raymond and Mr Tiinpkins Revue. The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £8 (£7). See Thu 16 but with Susan Morrison doing the hosting bit.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. ()inni Centre. Greenside Place. 08707 870707. 8.15pm. £12. Cockney geezer John Ryan brings on the laughs in the company of yarn-spinner Neil Delamere. quirky Tom Slade and Craig Hill.
Holy cow, the preacher man is
back and he’s got the begging bowl out for your kind donations. But it’s chuckles, not cheques, he’s after as he presents a night of religious ribaldry with Des Clarke among those helping the heavens to open up with tears of merriment. Before then, he spreads the gospel to the State Bar. This mercurial Rev is so smooth, he puts the gel in evangelist.
The State Bar, Glasgow, Sat 78 Jun; The Stand, Glasgow, Wed 22 Jun.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £8 (£7). See Thu 16 but with Jane Mackay as compere.
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BIackfriars Comedy Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 8pm. £6 (£5). Bombastic front man Raymond Meams stands up. aided and abetted by wordsmith Viv Gee. Inkey Jones. Tom Brogan and compere Alan Anderson. Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. L’GC Building. Renfrew Street. 08707 870707. 8pm. £13. See Fri 17.
The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 9pm. £10 (£8). See Thu 16. but with compere Jane Mackay.
Madcap Comedy Club The State Bar. 148 Holland Street. 332 2159. 9pm. £5 (£4). Fiery preacher of the comedy gospel. the Reverend ()badiah takes to the limelight with support from Afro-Celt Bruce Fummey and Peter Aitchison. See caption for ()badiah.
Edinburgh Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. Omni Centre. Greenside Place. 08707 870707. 8.15pm. £13. See Fri 17.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £10(£8). See Thu 16. with Susan Morrison as host.
Michael Redmond’s Sunday Service The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. ()870 6006055. 8.30pm. £4 (£1—£3). Comedy mischief-maker Joe Heenan joins John Scott and Michael Redmond for this unholy laughter session.
Whose Lunch is it Anyway? The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 1pm. Free. See Sun 12.
The Sunday Night Laugh-In The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £4 (£1—£3). Sparkling host Bruce Devlin welcomes laid back gag-meister Michael Mee and John Ross.
Paisley The Joke Box Special Hamishes
: Hoose. 42 Old Sneddon Street. 0141 561 7105. £5. Stand-up action returns to HH
for this one-off show to raise money for
the Special Olympics, which will take v place in Glasgow from Mon 4 Jul.
Dance, Monkey Boy, Dance The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600
6055. 8.30pm. £4. See Mon 13. Edinburgh
Red Raw The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 g 7272. 8.30pm. £1. More fresh comedy
faces take to the stage with support from mischievous headliner Teddy and compere Vladimir McTavish.
Glasgow Red Raw The Stand. 333 Woodlands
f Road. ()870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £2 (£1). Monkey boy Joe Heenan is the act to
follow for a bevy of fresh comedy talent.
Comedy Benefit Evening The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £6 (£4). Wordplay wonder Des Clarke. hostess with the mostest Susan Morrison and
more comedy friends stand-up to raise
money for Victim Support.
Glasgow The Reverend Obadiah Steppenwolfe Ill Charity Appeal
Wil Hodgson The Perrier best Newcomer dons his slap and sticks both his hair and two ﬁngers up to nasty folk everywhere. And jolly funny he is. too. See 5 Reasons. Blackfr/ars, Glasgow, Sat 77 Jun.
Barry Cryer The veteran of many a comic decade is around for an amusing night of quips and Quirks in aid of Waverley Care. See Answer Machine. page 128. Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Sat 77 Jun.
Andy Parsons Political satire isn‘t dead as long as the likes of Mr P is around. The Stand, Glasgow, Thu 76—Sat 78 Jun.
Reginald D Hunter The stage blizzard (pictured). twice nominated for the Perrier yet shamelessly overlooked, is back. He holds no grudges about that but has plenty other stuff to rail against. See feature, page 14. The Stand,
Edinburgh, Thu 7 6-Sat 7 8 Jun.
The Reverend Obadiah Steppenwolfe III The wild preacher rants all over the place with two hot as hell gigs. See caption. The State Bar, Glasgow, Sat 78 Jun; the Stand, Glasgow, Wed 22 Jun.
The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. ()870 6(X) 6055. 8.30pm. £6 (£3--£5). Comedy tongue—twister Des Clarke spends an evening with the Rev. See caption.
The Stand lmpnov The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £4 (£2.50—£3). The Stand Players roam freely over the plains of improv comedy in search of bigger and better laughs.
The Thursday Show The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £6 (£3 £5). Top compere Raymond Meams introduces Brendan Burke. boisterous northerner Ray
Peacock. Gerry McDade and John Dixon.
The Thursday Show The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £6 (£3-£5). Des Clarke teams up with comedy aces Mark Bratchpiece. Bill Bruce. Jane Christie and spiky host Susan Morrison.
The Snatch Social The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3.50). See Thu 9.
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