What's On in Glasgow in May


Red Raw

Tuesday 1st May 2018


19:30


20:30



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Red Raw

Tuesday 1st May 2018

Our long-running weekly new comedy 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.
We can no longer take reservations for this show without a pre-payment. You can still book and pay online
Or YOU CAN PURCHASE TICKETS ON THE DOOR FROM 7.30PM
We hold back 100 tickets for sale just on the door on the night – please note that due to massive demand, tickets sold on the door are limited to one per customer.
It’s advisable to be there for doors opening as this show regularly sells out!


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Comedian Rap Battles

Wednesday 2nd May 2018


19:30


20:30



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Comedian Rap Battles

Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Comedy and hip hop clash in rap battles, a concept show which garnered a 5 star review and nuff respect at the Fringe. Street cred is put on the line as some of the country's best comedians compete to see who exhibits the most swag when it comes to hip hop wits.
The Edinburgh Fringe version of the show attracted some of the most respected comedians on the block, including Mark Watson, Carl Donnelly and Daniel Sloss.
'The Wee Man and Ro Campbell have invented one of the most exciting late-night formats since Set List with their Rap Battles...thrilling and funny...could end in a murder.' ***** Skinny
Please note: This show has limited unreserved seating with additional standing room.
View previous Rap Battles here .


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The Thursday Show

Thursday 3rd May 2018


19:30


20:30



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The Thursday Show

Thursday 3rd May 2018

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.
With Glenn Wool and Lloyd Langford .


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The Friday Show

Friday 4th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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The Friday Show

Friday 4th May 2018

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.
With Glenn Wool and Lloyd Langford .


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The Saturday Show

Saturday 5th May 2018


19:30


21:00



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The Saturday Show

Saturday 5th May 2018

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 Glasgow. Five different acts on every bill including our top drawer resident comperes and the best headliners from the UK and abroad.
Please note we require a payment in advance for Saturday evenings, there is a 50p surcharge per ticket for all card payments.
With Glenn Wool and Lloyd Langford .


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SHAZIA MIRZA - WITH LOVE FROM ST. TROPEZ

Sunday 6th May 2018


17:30


18:00



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SHAZIA MIRZA - WITH LOVE FROM ST. TROPEZ

Sunday 6th May 2018

Following her critically acclaimed 2016, 103 date sell-out international tour; ‘The Kardashians Made Me Do It' Shazia Mirza brings you her brand new stand-up show for 2017.
‘After starving to death on a desert Island, I've changed my mind about a few things. I knew nothing about men before, I know an awful lot now. Men versus women, survival, and is anyone really an atheist in the middle of a Tsunami? Oh, and the answers to everything are in The Periodic Table’.
‘A show about lies and truth- or is that the same thing? Nudity and The Periodic Table, these things hold the key to the future. How much do you wear? What do you look like, and will they let you in? Whatever happens, don't you dare wear more than dental floss on a French beach'.
Duration 1 hour



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Bank Holiday Special

Sunday 6th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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Bank Holiday Special

Sunday 6th May 2018

Celebrate the Bank Holiday in style with a night of top comedy!
With Glenn Wool , Lloyd Langford and host Michael Redmond .


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Monday Night Improv

Monday 7th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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Monday Night Improv

Monday 7th May 2018

Hold on tight for this fast, frantic unpredictable showdown of improvised comedy games where the same game is never played twice. We’ve got two teams of comics featuring Garry Dobson, Stu Murphy, and some very special guests battling it out for big laughs as our players pit their skills against whatever the audience throws at them. And it’s all under the watchful eye of ‘Improv Warlord’ Billy Kirkwood as they chase comedy gold. Unscripted, Unrehearsed anything can happen.

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Red Raw

Tuesday 8th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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Red Raw

Tuesday 8th May 2018

Our long-running weekly new comedy 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.
We can no longer take reservations for this show without a pre-payment. You can still book and pay online
Or YOU CAN PURCHASE TICKETS ON THE DOOR FROM 7.30PM
We hold back 100 tickets for sale just on the door on the night – please note that due to massive demand, tickets sold on the door are limited to one per customer.
It’s advisable to be there for doors opening as this show regularly sells out!


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TEZ ILYAS: TEZTIFY

Wednesday 9th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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TEZ ILYAS: TEZTIFY

Wednesday 9th May 2018

Armed with his trademark cheek and uncompromising approach, Tez presents his slick, smart and typically subversive new stand-up show. As seen on BBC2’s Mock The Week, Live at the BBC, Channel 4’s The Last Leg – and heard on BBC Radio Four with two series of Tez Talks.
‘Tez Ilyas’ political stand-up is candy floss with a razorblade inside: sweet and familiar at first, then shockingly, painfully sharp. It takes serious talent to pull off’ ★★★★ Telegraph
‘A mischievous show with serious intent – Ilyas has the slickness of U.S. comics, and the gags to back it up’ ★★★★ Guardian
‘Thoughtful but radiantly entertaining’ ★★★★ Times
‘Articulate, passionate, thoughtful – he is equally light entertainer and heavyweight pontificator’ ★★★★ London Evening Standard
A SHOW AND TELL IN ASSOCIATION WITH UTC ARTIST MANAGEMENT PRESENTATION
www.showandtelluk.com
@show_and_tell
@TezIlyas

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The Thursday Show

Thursday 10th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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The Thursday Show

Thursday 10th May 2018

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.
With Paul Tonkinson , Abigoliah Schamaun and host Billy Kirkwood .


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The Friday Show

Friday 11th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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The Friday Show

Friday 11th May 2018

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.
With Paul Tonkinson , Abigoliah Schamaun and host Billy Kirkwood .


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The Saturday Show

Saturday 12th May 2018


19:30


21:00



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The Saturday Show

Saturday 12th May 2018

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 Glasgow. Five different acts on every bill including our top drawer resident comperes and the best headliners from the UK and abroad.
Please note we require a payment in advance for Saturday evenings, there is a 50p surcharge per ticket for all card payments.
With Paul Tonkinson , Abigoliah Schamaun and host Billy Kirkwood .


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Michael Redmond's Sunday Service

Sunday 13th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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Michael Redmond's Sunday Service

Sunday 13th May 2018

Our popular Sunday show has resident Irish funnyman Michael Redmond at the helm. With emphasis on the chilled and the laid back (they don’t come much more laid back than Michael) this show will help you get the most out of the dying embers of the weekend before work looms at the start of the week.
With Bruce Fummey .


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Joe Bor - A Room With A Jew

Monday 14th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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Joe Bor - A Room With A Jew

Monday 14th May 2018

An hour of stand up from award winning comedian and Jewish Comedian of the year Joe Bor . Joe regularly works at many of the top comedy clubs including Glee, 99 Club and The Comedy Store and has also been booked as tour support for Jack Whitehall, Kevin Bridges and Alistair McGowan.
He’s also been booked for corporate work, writing jobs and TV warm-up for shows including The Graham Norton Show, Mock The Week, Have I Got News For You, Still Open All Hours and Alan Carr Chatty Man.
A reliable performer with a wealth of material to suit different audiences, Joe’s broad range of talent and likeable nature allow him the capability to headline, open and host gigs, and his MA in Screenwriting enables him to write for all types of comedy shows.
Joe has also worked on a range of Buzzfeed videos, writing, starring in and directing over ten viral films that have reached an online audience of millions.
‘Joe Bor is a must see!’ Alan Carr
‘Natural born comic ability’ Chortle
www.joebor.co.uk
@josephbor
With support.

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Red Raw

Tuesday 15th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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Red Raw

Tuesday 15th May 2018

Our long-running weekly new comedy 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.
We can no longer take reservations for this show without a pre-payment. You can still book and pay online
Or YOU CAN PURCHASE TICKETS ON THE DOOR FROM 7.30PM
We hold back 100 tickets for sale just on the door on the night – please note that due to massive demand, tickets sold on the door are limited to one per customer.
It’s advisable to be there for doors opening as this show regularly sells out!


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DAN ANTOPOLSKI: RETURN OF THE DAN ANTOPOLSKI

Wednesday 16th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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DAN ANTOPOLSKI: RETURN OF THE DAN ANTOPOLSKI

Wednesday 16th May 2018

Show And Tell present...
The prodigal triple Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and BBC Radio 4 regular DAN ANTOPOLSKI returns ‘as inventive as ever’ (Guardian) with his eighth stand-up hour about change, pain, honour and gain – plus ‘dozens and dozens of jokes’ (Guardian).
Solid gold – one of the Edinburgh Fringe’s unequivocal highlights’ ★★★★ Scotsman
‘His wordplay is excellent, there is plenty room for jokes, and he’s able to spin magnanimous comedy gold’ ★★★★ List
‘An unusual pairing of moving and silly’ ★★★★ Sunday Times
‘Intelligent, thoughtful stand-up – hilarious, imaginative and wonderfully cheap’ ★★★★ The i
showandtelluk.com
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The Thursday Show

Thursday 17th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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The Thursday Show

Thursday 17th May 2018

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.
With Mick Ferry , John Lynn , Jay Lafferty and host Martin Mor .


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The Friday Show

Friday 18th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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The Friday Show

Friday 18th May 2018

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.
With Mick Ferry , John Lynn , Jay Lafferty and host Martin Mor .


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The Saturday Show

Saturday 19th May 2018


19:30


21:00



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The Saturday Show

Saturday 19th May 2018

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 Glasgow. Five different acts on every bill including our top drawer resident comperes and the best headliners from the UK and abroad.
Please note we require a payment in advance for Saturday evenings, there is a 50p surcharge per ticket for all card payments.
With Mick Ferry , John Lynn , Jay Lafferty and host Martin Mor .


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Colin Hoult / Anna Mann in How We Stop The Fascists

Sunday 20th May 2018


17:30


18:00



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Colin Hoult / Anna Mann in How We Stop The Fascists

Sunday 20th May 2018

Berk’s Nest Presents
Colin Hoult / Anna Mann in How We Stop The Fascists
Having effectively cured all depression in last year’s smash-hit hour, actress Anna Mann (Colin Hoult’s ‘master class in character comedy’ Time Out ) returns to take on the terrifying rise of fascism. Fear not, gentle liberals, Mother Mann is here.
Star of her very own Sky Arts Short, Anna Mann’s Valentine. As seen in Murder in Successville, Porridge, Derek, Nurse, Life’s Too Short, and Being Human.
Directed by Phoebe Bourke for Berk’s Nest.
‘Funnier than almost all other shows at this year’s Fringe’ ★★★★ Telegraph
‘As Anna would lovingly say – ‘oh f*ck off that’s good’.’ ★★★★★ ThreeWeeks
‘Utterly uniqe, painfully hilarious and an absolute must-see.’ ★★★★★ Shortcut
‘Endlessly entertaining… warm, life-affirming and above all else, very funny. One that everyone will love.’ ★★★★★ New European
‘A hugely enjoyable, slyly satirical hour.’ ★★★★ Times
‘Beautifully written stuff.’ ★★★★ Scotsman
‘Dazzlingly silly… will keep you giggling far down the road from the venue.’ ★★★★ Fest
‘Genuinely side splitting… an extremely entertaining hour.’ ★★★★ Ed Fest Mag
‘He’s just so good as Anna… A vivid, vibrant creation, incredibly funny.’ ★★★★ Wee Review
‘His most joyful effort to date… Deliciously funny.’ ★★★★ Times
‘You don’t know where the next laugh will come from, but it’ll be coming soon… smart, absurd and unpredictable.’ ★★★★ Chortle
‘Unique and darkly brilliant talent.’ ★★★★ Guardian
‘Sheer comic gold.’ ★★★★ Metro
‘Master class in character comedy.’ ★★★★ Time Out
‘Joyously inventive.’ ★★★★ Scotsman
‘More than a little Spike Milligan about him.’ Exeunt Magazine
Duration 1 hr


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Michael Redmond's Sunday Service

Sunday 20th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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Michael Redmond's Sunday Service

Sunday 20th May 2018

Our popular Sunday show has resident Irish funnyman Michael Redmond at the helm. With emphasis on the chilled and the laid back (they don’t come much more laid back than Michael) this show will help you get the most out of the dying embers of the weekend before work looms at the start of the week.


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Barbara Nice: Raffle!

Monday 21st May 2018


19:30


20:30



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Barbara Nice: Raffle!

Monday 21st May 2018

Join the Edinburgh Fringe’s favourite housewife Barbara Nice for an evening of proper good fun. Entrance price includes a complimentary raffle ticket!
Barbara Nice was all-conquering in her four-part BBC Radio 2 sitcom broadcast in March 2017.
Experience this critically acclaimed tip-top character comedy live - from ‘Phoenix Nights’ actress and comedian Janice Connolly. A playful life-affirming show for all the family including the chance to win a prize off Barbara’s table.
With her enviable track record of garnering five star reviews and sell-out shows, Barbara will put a smile on your face and a spring in your step with this new show about chance and luck.
'the response from the crowd sheer, unquestioning joy' **** Bath Theatre
***** Chortle
***** Edinburgh Evening News





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Red Raw

Tuesday 22nd May 2018


19:30


20:30



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Red Raw

Tuesday 22nd May 2018

Our long-running weekly new comedy 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.
We can no longer take reservations for this show without a pre-payment. You can still book and pay online
Or YOU CAN PURCHASE TICKETS ON THE DOOR FROM 7.30PM
We hold back 100 tickets for sale just on the door on the night – please note that due to massive demand, tickets sold on the door are limited to one per customer.
It’s advisable to be there for doors opening as this show regularly sells out!


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Angela Barnes - Fortitude

Wednesday 23rd May 2018


19:30


20:30



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Angela Barnes - Fortitude

Wednesday 23rd May 2018

'She’s just a gloriously down-to-earth, straight talking and extremely funny comic' Guardian
Following another sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival the Mock The Week regular and host of BBC R4’s Newsjack Angela Barnes will be taking her ‘beautifully structured show’ Scotsman Fortitude on the road.
On November 9th 2016, two momentous things happened to Angela, which have deeply affected her. Donald Trump won the US election and she turned 40.
Now, Angela is in no rush to join the ranks of middle aged, she’s only just getting started. She didn’t become a comedian until 33, only learnt to swim when she was 37, didn’t fall in love until 38 and passed her driving test at 39. Why the hurry? She is un-pensioned, un-married, un-mortgaged and a fully paid-up member of the Peter Pan generation. People have stopped asking Barnes what she’s going to be when she grows up, and instead want to know when she is going to settle down; she hasn’t been bothered by the ticking of the biological clock, thus far – maybe it’s missing batteries. But what happens when the choices you make aren’t your choice anymore? Does her body have different ideas about the future?
'Storming hour of stand-up' ★★★★ Fest
Before becoming a comedian, Angela worked in health and social care. Since then Angela has become a regular on BBC’s The News Quiz, Newsjack and Mock The Week. She has also appeared on BBC Three’s Russell Howard’s Good News, Russell Kane’s Whistle Stop Tour (BBC Radio 2), and BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show.
'feels like a sure-fire bet the instant she utters her opening lines' Scotsman



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The Thursday Show

Thursday 24th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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The Thursday Show

Thursday 24th May 2018

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.
With Scott Capurro , Damian Clark and host JoJo Sutherland .




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The Friday Show

Friday 25th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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The Friday Show

Friday 25th May 2018

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.
With Scott Capurro , Damian Clark and host JoJo Sutherland .


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The Saturday Show

Saturday 26th May 2018


19:30


21:00



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The Saturday Show

Saturday 26th May 2018

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 Glasgow. Five different acts on every bill including our top drawer resident comperes and the best headliners from the UK and abroad.
Please note we require a payment in advance for Saturday evenings, there is a 50p surcharge per ticket for all card payments.
With Scott Capurro , Damian Clark and host JoJo Sutherland .


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Bank Holiday Special

Sunday 27th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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Bank Holiday Special

Sunday 27th May 2018

Celebrate the Bank Holiday in style with a night of top comedy!
With Scott Capurro , Damian Clark and Michael Redmond .



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Red Raw

Tuesday 29th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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Red Raw

Tuesday 29th May 2018

Our long-running weekly new comedy 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.
We can no longer take reservations for this show without a pre-payment. You can still book and pay online
Or YOU CAN PURCHASE TICKETS ON THE DOOR FROM 7.30PM
We hold back 100 tickets for sale just on the door on the night – please note that due to massive demand, tickets sold on the door are limited to one per customer.
It’s advisable to be there for doors opening as this show regularly sells out!
With headliner Micky Bartlett .

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SCRAM!

Wednesday 30th May 2018


19:30


20:30



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SCRAM!

Wednesday 30th May 2018

SCRAM! is the brand new sketch and ensemble night from some of Scotland’s finest new comedians. A team of the country’s most exciting young talent take over the Stand for a night of sketches, stand-up and improv guaranteed to set your week off on a high.

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The Thursday Show

Thursday 31st May 2018


19:30


20:30



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The Thursday Show

Thursday 31st May 2018

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.
With Mark Nelson , Catherine Bohart , Stephen Halkett and host Scott Gibson .



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