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Tony Carter Along with his buddy Harry Ainsworth, our favourite ex-New Dealer cuts up a cabaret rug at the Snatch Social. The Liquid Room, Edinburgh, Thu 2, 9, 16 Nov.
Alun Cochrane He might talk like a bold Yorkshireman but he’s Glasgow through and through as this towering comic (height and laugh-wise) gets all droll on our asses. See caption. The Stand, Glasgow, Thu 2 Nov; the Stand, Edinburgh, Fri 3 & Sat 4 Nov.
Shappi Khorsandi The little Anglo-Iranian lass who disproved the doubters in August joins the SiStars! brigade. See panel. The Stand, Edinburgh, Tue 7 Nov; the Stand, Glasgow, Wed 8 Nov.
John Hegley The Lutonian with attitude chucks his Uncut Confetti upon us. The Stand, Glasgow, Mon 13 Nov; The Stand, Edinburgh, Tue 14 Nov.
Little Britain Is there no end to the Lucas/Walliams bandwagon? Nope. See 5 Things. Playhouse, Edinburgh, Tue 14 Nov.
Phil Nichol Fresh from scooping the big comedy gong in August, the former Corky Juice Pigger takes his Naked Racist schtick westwards. The Stand, Glasgow, Thu 16 Nov.