The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas : Marginal Gains & A Hacked Toothbrush

The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas : Marginal Gains & A Hacked Toothbrush


Sunday 22 August 2021

  • Price

    From £0.00 to £10.00
  • Doors:

  • Starts:

  • Finishes:

    15:30 approx
  • Duration:

    60 mins approx
  • Age

    16 And Above (16+)


Show Information

Please note, unless otherwise stated, all of our performances are strictly over 18s only

The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas: Marginal Gains & A Hacked Toothbrush

Two top academics, two dangerous ideas and your host comedian Susan Morrison. Professor Alan Gow (Heriot-Watt University) is looking for the simple things that could help us stay sharp as we age. And Garry Scobie (The University of Edinburgh) reveals how and why criminals are targeting you, your home, even your toothbrush – and how to fight back!


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- also sell an allocation from 29 July 2021

Communication will also be made closer to the event. Booking and attendance restrictions apply as per UK or Scottish legislation and advice. 

- All tickets come with safe socially distanced seating from other parties. All bubbled seating is unreserved with table service 

- Show duration is 60 minutes

- Venue doors open 60 minutes before the show start time. Please arrive early and allow time for distanced queueing

- Booking Bubbles must be maximum of 4 households in Scotland. We cannot accept groups larger than 6 (if bubble size is available for show) and we reserve the right to refuse entry. 

- Masks are currently mandatory within performance venues as per Scottish Legislation. Please bring your own or one will be supplied for use during your visit.  

- During your visit, payments are contactless. Orders can be made by browser app by scanning QR code at your table or payment taken by contacless payments

- COVID Safe cleaning protocols are in practice before, during and after each event. 

-  If restrictions are relaxed, venue capacity may be safely increased which still allows for all tickets to still be seated. We will only do this if safe to do so and keep our customers informed. We will always follow government guidance.

- All tickets are provided with seating but if you require particualr seating due to medical needs please email [email protected] after your booking so we can add a note to your booking. 

- If you cannot attend due to showing symptoms or feeling unwell, please contact [email protected] to discuss rescheduling your booking. 

- Most importantly - enjoy seeing a live comedy show with your friends or family in a safe environment! 


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Venue Details

Stand 1, The Stand Comedy Club

5 York Place, , Edinburgh, EH1 3EB

0131 558 9005