Harry Hill The natural successor to Vic Reeves gallops into town on his comedy horse. bringing with him a host of gags. sketches. slapstick turns and downright silliness. King '3 Theatre, Glasgow, Sun 9 Oct.
Patrick Kielty One night only from the BBC's annoying token young Irishman. Live. however. he boasts a lot of charm and a quirky new haircut to boot. and may just keep the laughs rolling. Pavilion Theatre. Glasgow, Tue 77 Oct.
Robert Newman and Mark Thomas After the success of his List/Writers Gui/d Award-nominated Fringe show. the former Mary White/rouse Experience front man teams tip with fellow comedian-with-a- conscience. Thomas. The Garage, Glasgow, Wed 12 & Thu 73 Oct.
Ardal O’Hanlon He used to play Father Dougal. the dumb but loveable sidekick in Father Ted. Then he went solo and unfortunately became My Hero. Now he's getting back to his standup roots with a series of gigs around the country. Pavilion Theatre. Glasgow. Fri 74 Oct; Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Sun 75 Oct. See Answer Machine. page I I 2.
Owen O’Neill His performance at this year's Fringe Festival provided proof beyond doubt that there's still life in the old comedy dog yet. Even if he is over 50. he's definitely not over the hill. The Stand, Edinburgh. Wed 79 Oct; The Stand. Glasgow, Thu 20 Oct.
The Big Bluu Comedy Gong Show Bltiti. 50 'l'rongate. Merchant City. 548 1350. 8.30pm. liree. See Thu (i. although Alan Anderson takes over as compere. The Thursday Show The Stand. 333 thxllands Road. 0870 000 (i055. 8.30pm. £6 (£3 £5). 1)eadpan man Anthony King joins laughing Joe lleenan. 1)ave Ingram. Lesley Kelly and homhastic host Raymond Mearns.
Francesca Martinez 8: Joanna Neary Bitinton Theatre. Lady-well Way. Mttsselhurgh. ()65 2240. 8pm. £10. (‘haracter comic Joanna Neary' joins ex- Grunge Ilil/ star Francesca Martinez
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(recently seen in the 'Kate Winslet episode' of lit'mts). whose frank discussions of living with cerehral palsy skip over pity and head straight for your tickle mites. It's all compered by one Andy Bone.
The Three Tuns Comedy Night The Three Ttins Wine Vaults. 7 1 1 Hanover Street. ()7909 552345. 9pm. Free. Regular free comedy night featuring a changing line-up of local acts.
The Thursday Show The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £5 (£3 £5). Frankie Boyle introduces the laughter-inducing talents of American Todd Sawyer. softly spoken stand-up Tara l-‘lynn. Teddy and Derek Liglitfoot.
The Snatch Social The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 1 1pm 3am. £5. See Thu (i.
Stand Up Paisley Paisley Arts ('entre. New Street. SS7 1010. Spit]. £5.50 (£3.50). The Stand ('omedy ('ltih transfers to Paisley fora monthly helping of laughter.
Ardal O’Hanlon Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renlield Street. 332 1840 7.30pm. £17.50. Best known as dim-wilted lather l)ottgal in the classic cotnedy series l'ilI/ll’l’ It’d. ()‘llanlon returns to the stand-tip stage. See Answer Machine. page 1 l2. Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleui-s. l'(i(' Building. Renfrew Street. 08707 870707. 8pm. £12. See Thu 13. The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 (i()() 0055. 8.30pm. £8 (£7). ()ne-Iine wonder Anthoin King leads the comedy pack. supported hy Raymond Mearns. 1)a\c Ingram. l.es1ey Kelly and host Stlstllt Morrison.
Capital Comedy@NEA \oi‘th lidinhurgh Arts (‘entre. l5a Penny well ('otirt. 315 2151. 8pm. £0 (£2 £4). Brash Scotsman Vladimir McTay ish takes on the relevant issues of the day. joined by 'l‘asmanian compere Mac Star.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. ()mni Centre. (irccnside Place. 08707 870707. 8.15pm. £12. Simon Pox heads tip this hand of merry folk. featuring Iranian funny lass Shappi Khorsandi. Andy .Askins and (ieot'die gagmeister 1)ave Johns.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £8 (£7). Yankee Todd Sawyer spins a few comedy yarns in the company of John (iillick. lrish wonder Tara Flynn. 1)an Atkinson and host Jane Mackay.
The Bedlam lmproverts Bedlam Theatre. 1 lh Bristo Place. 225 9893. 10.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50 £3). See Hi 7.
Ha Ha Comedy Blackfriai‘s. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 8pm. £0 (£5). Alan Anderson introduces Raymond Mearns. John Scott. Stephan Peddie and ‘So Yoti Think You‘re 1‘ttnny' runner-tip Sara Millicaii.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. l'(}(' Building. Renfrew Street. 08707 870707. 8pm. £13. See Thu 13.
The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 (>00 (i055. 9pm. £10 (£8). See Fri 14. although Jane Mackay takes over as compere.
Cosy Comedy Cafe The State Bar. 148 llolland Street. 332 2159. 9pm. £5 (£4). Sec Sat 8.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongletlrs. ()mni ('entre. (ireenside Place. 08707 870707. 8.15pm. £13. See Hi 14.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £10 (£8). See Fri 14. htit with compere Susan Morrison.
Glasgow Jimmy Tarbuck: This Is My Life Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renlield Street. 332
Ireland’s answer to Ant & Dec doesn’t quite have the same cult following as the cheeky Geordie duo, but with his twinkling eyes and charming banter, there’s no doubt Patrick Kielty is a top graduate from the same school. See him here in stand-up mode. Paw/ion Theatre. Glasgow, Tue IO Oct
1840. 7.30pm. £17.50 (£15 £10). A nostalgic trip down memory laiie as Liza's dad recalls heing at school with John Lennon and playing golf with Bing (‘roshyz Ho ho. litcetera.
Michael Redmond’s Sunday Service The Stand. 33.3 thxllands Road. 0870 000 (i055. 8.30pm. £4
(£1 £3). Mischievous latighter-meister Joe lleenan shares the stage with Dave lngram and host Michael Redmond.
Whose Lunch is it Anywaf.’ The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 1pm. Free. See Sun 9.
Ardal O’Hanlon Queen's llall. (‘lerk‘ Street. (>68 2019. 8pm. £17.50 (£15.50). See Fri 14.
The Sunday Night Laugh-In The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £4 (£1 £3). Local laughter-meisters Teddy and Jane Mackay join sparky campster Bmce 1)ev1in and more Red Raw hopefuls.
Dance, Monkey Boy, Dance The Stand. 333 \Vtmdlands Road. 0870 600 (i055. 8.30pm. £4. See Mon 10.
Red Raw The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £1. Jamie Anderson and ('hris llenry‘ introduce more new comedy faces.
Red Raw The Stand. 33.3 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 (i055. 8.30pm. £2 (£l ). 1)es McLean and Joe lleenan show a fresh hunch of newcomers the comedy TUPCS.
Comedy Beneﬁt Evening The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £6 (£4). More generous comedians donate their stand-tip talents to raise money for Vetaid. Hairy Watt Comedy Club lleriot-Watt l.'niversity l‘nion. Ricearton. 451 5333.
9pm. £3. Raymond Mearns heads tip this group of rih-ticklers. including fellow monkey hoys 1)es McLean and Sandy Nelson. Students and guests only.
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Comedy Beneﬁt Evening The Stand. 333 W'oodlands Road. 0870 600 (3055. 8.30pm. £2 (£1 ). (‘harity laughter- session to raise money for the (‘uha Solidarity Campaign. featuring (‘hris Henry.
Oldstars The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £8. Veteran Irish stand-tip ()wen ()‘Neill teams up with laii MacPherson for more comedy over- 50s style.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongletirs. l'(i(‘ Building. Renfrew Street. 08707 870707. 8pm. £7. Manx lad Roh lleeny joins Aussie Marty Wilson. Pierre llollins and Smug Roberts.
The Big Bluu Comedy Gong Show Bltiti. 50 'l‘rongate. Merchant (‘ity. 548 1350. 8.30pm. Free. See Thu 13.
The Thursday Show The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £6 (£3 £5). Laid-hack Irishman ()wen ()‘Neill takes to the limelight. with comedy support from Jon Torrens. 1)es McLean. Derek Lightfoot and host Raymond Mearns.
The Three Tuns Comedy Night The Three Tuns Wine Vaults. 7 l 1 Hanover Street. 07909 552345. 9pm. Free. See Thu 13.
The Thursday Show The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £0 (£3 £5), Pedantic (in a good way) stand-tip Will Smith joins forces with Neil l)otigan. ('hris llenry‘. Ross Baillie and super- smait host Frankie Boyle.
The Snatch Social The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 1 1pm -3am. £5. See Thu (i.