What's On in Edinburgh in December


Red Raw

Monday 5th December 2016


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Red Raw

Monday 5th December 2016

Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. Catch up to ten new acts – some treading the boards for the very first time. This is where everyone starts and it’s your chance to see the stars of tomorrow today. Watch out for older hands dropping in to try out new material too.
With host Ashley Storrie and headliner Chris Forbes .


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Richard Melvin Presents: More Radio Recordings!

Tuesday 6th December 2016


19:00


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Richard Melvin Presents: More Radio Recordings!

Tuesday 6th December 2016

Richard Melvin Presents another night of radio recordings on The Stand’s world famous tiny stage. Expect big names and rising stars.
FREE BUT TICKETED

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Viva La Shambles

Wednesday 7th December 2016


19:30


20:30



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Viva La Shambles

Wednesday 7th December 2016

Come join anarchic makers of madness Viva La Shambles for their monthly night of chaotic live comedy. A collective of Edinburgh's top comics join forces to provide an evenings worth of entertainment, with the emphasis on the alternative.
A creative playground for comedians to try the weird, strange and downright silly.
A night like no other.

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CLOSED FOR PRIVATE FUNCTION

Thursday 8th December 2016


19:30


21:00



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CLOSED FOR PRIVATE FUNCTION

Thursday 8th December 2016

Sorry, closed for a private function.
We'll be back tomorrow.

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The Friday Show

Friday 9th December 2016


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The Friday Show

Friday 9th December 2016

Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous fun this Friday. We’ve put together a prime stand-up show with five of the best acts on the Scottish and International circuits. We open from 7pm so you can take advantage of our lovely home- cooked food too.
With Keith Farnan , Carl Hutchinson , Christopher MacArthur-Boyd , Kimi Loughton and host Joe Heenan .


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The Saturday Show

Saturday 10th December 2016


19:00


21:00



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The Saturday Show

Saturday 10th December 2016

Our fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years. And no wonder- it’s the best night out in Edinburgh. Five different acts on every bill including our top drawer resident comperes and the best headliners from the UK and abroad. And we’re open from 7pm so you can take advantage of our lovely home-cooked food too.
Please note we require a payment in advance for Saturday evenings, there is a 50p surcharge per ticket for all card payments.
With Keith Farnan , Carl Hutchinson , Christopher MacArthur-Boyd , Kimi Loughton and host Joe Heenan .



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Stu & Garry's Free Improv Show

Sunday 11th December 2016


12:30


13:30



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Stu & Garry's Free Improv Show

Sunday 11th December 2016

Our long-running improvised comedy show will have you in stitches. Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions. It’s the perfect way to nurse a hangover and a sure-fire way to kick-start your weekend after the big night out. There’s a special menu too so you’ll be in danger of laughing with your mouth full.
PLEASE NOTE: FREE SHOW NO NEED TO BOOK

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The Sunday Night Laugh-In

Sunday 11th December 2016


19:30


20:30



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The Sunday Night Laugh-In

Sunday 11th December 2016

Round off the weekend with our comedy cocktail which has the emphasis on the chilled and the laid back. At least five acts on each bill ensure variety and great value.
With Eddie Brimson , Planet Caramel , Joseph Goss and host Sian Bevan .


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THE STAND CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Monday 12th December 2016


18:30


20:30



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THE STAND CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Monday 12th December 2016

Join The Stand Comedy Club this Christmas...
With Jeff Innocent , Andrew Stanley , Larry Dean , Gareth Mutch and host Susan Morrison
Please note: the venue is not all seated and has standing room so if you are looking to have a meal arrive early we are serving our Stand Menu on the night supplies are finite: so when it’s gone it’s gone email admin@thestand.co.uk for details.




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THE STAND CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Tuesday 13th December 2016


18:30


20:30



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THE STAND CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Tuesday 13th December 2016

Join The Stand Comedy Club this Christmas...
With Jeff Innocent , Andrew Stanley , Larry Dean , Gareth Mutch and host Susan Morrison
Please note: the venue is not all seated and has standing room so if you are looking to have a meal arrive early we are serving our Stand Menu on the night supplies are finite: so when it’s gone it’s gone email admin@thestand.co.uk for details.

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THE STAND CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Wednesday 14th December 2016


18:30


20:30



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THE STAND CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Wednesday 14th December 2016

Join The Stand Comedy Club this Christmas...
With Jeff Innocent , Andrew Stanley , Larry Dean , Gareth Mutch and host Susan Morrison
Please note: the venue is not all seated and has standing room so if you are looking to have a meal arrive early we are serving our Stand Menu on the night supplies are finite: so when it’s gone it’s gone email admin@thestand.co.uk for details.

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THE STAND CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Thursday 15th December 2016


18:30


20:30



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THE STAND CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Thursday 15th December 2016

Join The Stand Comedy Club this Christmas...
With Jeff Innocent , Andrew Stanley , Special Guest, Gareth Mutch and host Susan Morrison
Please note: the venue is not all seated and has standing room so if you are looking to have a meal arrive early we are serving our Stand Menu on the night supplies are finite: so when it’s gone it’s gone email admin@thestand.co.uk for details.

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THE STAND CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Friday 16th December 2016


18:30


20:30



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THE STAND CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Friday 16th December 2016

Join The Stand Comedy Club this Christmas...
With Jeff Innocent , Andrew Stanley , Larry Dean , Gareth Mutch and host Susan Morrison
Please note: the venue is not all seated and has standing room so if you are looking to have a meal arrive early we are serving our Stand Menu on the night supplies are finite: so when it’s gone it’s gone email admin@thestand.co.uk for details.

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THE STAND CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Saturday 17th December 2016


18:30


20:30



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THE STAND CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Saturday 17th December 2016

Join The Stand Comedy Club this Christmas...
With Jeff Innocent , Andrew Stanley , Larry Dean , Gareth Mutch and host Susan Morrison
Please note: the venue is not all seated and has standing room so if you are looking to have a meal arrive early we are serving our Stand Menu on the night supplies are finite: so when it’s gone it’s gone email admin@thestand.co.uk for details.
We cannot take any more pre-orders for food for this evening.







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Stu & Garry's Free Improv Show

Sunday 18th December 2016


12:30


13:30



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Stu & Garry's Free Improv Show

Sunday 18th December 2016

Our long-running improvised comedy show will have you in stitches. Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions. It’s the perfect way to nurse a hangover and a sure-fire way to kick-start your weekend after the big night out. There’s a special menu too so you’ll be in danger of laughing with your mouth full.
PLEASE NOTE: FREE SHOW NO NEED TO BOOK

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The Sunday Night Laugh-In

Sunday 18th December 2016


19:30


20:30



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The Sunday Night Laugh-In

Sunday 18th December 2016

Round off the weekend with our comedy cocktail which has the emphasis on the chilled and the laid back. At least five acts on each bill ensure variety and great value.
With John Ross , Jim Smith , Paul McDonnell and host Chris Henry .


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Red Raw

Monday 19th December 2016


19:30


20:30



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Red Raw

Monday 19th December 2016

Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. Catch up to ten new acts – some treading the boards for the very first time. This is where everyone starts and it’s your chance to see the stars of tomorrow today. Watch out for older hands dropping in to try out new material too.
With host Susie McCabe and headliner Mark Nelson .


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Bona Fide

Tuesday 20th December 2016


19:30


20:30



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Bona Fide

Tuesday 20th December 2016

Bona Fide is a new show which asks the cream of Scotland’s comics to prove their worth by performing material written especially for the theme of the night. You will have never heard any of this before - you probably won’t again. Every night is for one night only!
It's Christmas time so in-keeping with the season our theme this month is Under the Mistletoe - from broken hearts, to stolen turkey join host Jay Lafferty for a night of originality.



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Topical Storm

Wednesday 21st December 2016


19:30


20:30



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Topical Storm

Wednesday 21st December 2016

Bulletin Board Caledonia presents Mark Nelson , Keir McAllister , Stuart Murphy and Vladimir McTavish in Topical Storm
Satirical Comedy for a Radical Scotland
Following the success of Aye Right? How No? at the 2014 Fringe, and in a post-referendum, post-2015 election society, McTavish, Nelson and McAllister return with a new satirical show. A mix of stand-up, chat, comment and left-field answers to the nation’s big questions.
'Satirical barbs and neat twists on Scotland’s culture' Scotsman
'Insightful, satirical political comedy' Skinny


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The Thursday Show

Thursday 22nd December 2016


19:30


21:00



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The Thursday Show

Thursday 22nd December 2016

The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase. Featuring our ace comperes, the best headliners on the circuit, several support acts and a short spot for a newcomer. Great show and great value as it’s usually the same line-up as our premium Saturday night show for a fiver less. Come down early and take advantage of our lovely home-cooked hot food too!
With Gavin Webster , Susie McCabe , Jamie Dalgleish , Charlotte MacDonal d and host Bruce Devlin .


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The Friday Show

Friday 23rd December 2016


19:00


21:00



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The Friday Show

Friday 23rd December 2016

Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous fun this Friday. We’ve put together a prime stand-up show with five of the best acts on the Scottish and International circuits. We open from 7pm so you can take advantage of our lovely home- cooked food too.
With Gavin Webster , Susie McCabe , Jamie Dalgleish , Charlotte MacDonald and host Bruce Devlin .


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Hootfest!

Tuesday 27th December 2016


19:30


20:30



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Hootfest!

Tuesday 27th December 2016

Laugh your way to the end of the year at Scotland’s favourite comedy club.
Home-cooked Hot food available...
With Dave Fulton , Keir McAllister , Wayne Mazadza , Liam Withnail and host JoJo Sutherland .
PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR VENUES ARE MADE UP OF UNRESERVED SEATING AND STANDING ROOM - IT IS UP TO CUSTOMERS TO BE IN EARLY IF THEY WANT SEATS



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Hootfest!

Wednesday 28th December 2016


19:30


20:30



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Hootfest!

Wednesday 28th December 2016

Laugh your way to the end of the year at Scotland’s favourite comedy club.
Home-cooked Hot food available...
With Dave Fulton , Keir McAllister , Wayne Mazadza , Liam Withnail and host JoJo Sutherland .
PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR VENUES ARE MADE UP OF UNRESERVED SEATING AND STANDING ROOM - IT IS UP TO CUSTOMERS TO BE IN EARLY IF THEY WANT SEATS



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Hootfest!

Thursday 29th December 2016


19:30


21:00



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Hootfest!

Thursday 29th December 2016

Laugh your way to the end of the year at Scotland’s favourite comedy club.
Home-cooked Hot food available...
With Dave Fulton , Keir McAllister , Wayne Mazadza , Liam Withnail and host JoJo Sutherland .
PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR VENUES ARE MADE UP OF UNRESERVED SEATING AND STANDING ROOM - IT IS UP TO CUSTOMERS TO BE IN EARLY IF THEY WANT SEATS



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Hootfest!

Friday 30th December 2016


19:00


21:00



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Hootfest!

Friday 30th December 2016

Laugh your way to the end of the year at Scotland’s favourite comedy club.
Home-cooked Hot food available...
With Dave Fulton , Keir McAllister , Wayne Mazadza , Liam Withnail and host JoJo Sutherland .
PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR VENUES ARE MADE UP OF UNRESERVED SEATING AND STANDING ROOM - IT IS UP TO CUSTOMERS TO BE IN EARLY IF THEY WANT SEATS


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Hootfest!

Saturday 31st December 2016


19:00


21:00



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Hootfest!

Saturday 31st December 2016

Laugh your way to the end of the year at Scotland’s favourite comedy club.
Home-cooked Hot food available...
With Dave Fulton , Keir McAllister , Wayne Madzadza , Liam Withnail and host JoJo Sutherland .
PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR VENUES ARE MADE UP OF UNRESERVED SEATING AND STANDING ROOM - IT IS UP TO CUSTOMERS TO BE IN EARLY IF THEY WANT SEATS
The show will finish in time to count down to the New Year! You can even go out a watch the fireworks if you like, then come back in for a late bar!


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