The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas

The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas


Wednesday 17 July 2024

  • Price

    from £11.00
  • Doors:

  • Starts:

  • Finishes:

    21:30 approx
  • Duration:

    90 mins approx
  • Age

    18 And Above



Show Information

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

Take three top academics, some dangerous ideas, add one comedian and it’s the force of nature that is the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas (CODI). Hosted by comedian Susan Morrison, and now in its twelfth year, CODI is ninety minutes of rapid-fire research from some of the finest minds in the country.




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Trauma+Time-PTSD=Comedy! Comedy and therapy for PTSD have a lot in common: both deal with the absurd, and rely on authenticity to be good. Clinical psychologist Edel McGlanaghy reveals the funny side of trauma!

Venue Details

The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh

5 York Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EB

0131 558 7272