The Stand Comedy Club V

The Stand Comedy Club V
34-38 York Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3HU
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Aaaaaaargh! Macbeth… Without the Shakespeare Bollocks

Bruce Fummey / The Stand Comedy Club Bruce’s comic observations probe deep into medieval Scotland. Shakespeare shamefully misrepresented a man who, in his time, was a popular Scottish king. His death, at the hands of Malcolm, led to Anglicisation of Scotland… and eventually "the English play". ‘His research is deep…

Tue 22 Aug

Stand 6

£10 / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 17:20 – 18:20

Wed 23 Aug

Stand 6

£10 / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Stand 6

£10 / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 27 Aug

Alex Love: How to Win a Pub Quiz

Alex Love / The Stand Comedy Club This highly interactive show is part stand-up, part actual pub quiz. Expand your trivia, compete against other teams, witness results. Returning for its fourth year, prepare for facts, niche-referenced nonsense, and prizes. Full for 2015, sold-out 2016. ‘That the energy and humour are…

Wed 23 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 25 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 27 Aug

And They Played Shang-A-Lang

Craft Theatre Company / The Stand Comedy Club And They Played Shang-A-Lang tells the story of what life was like growing up in 70s Edinburgh. James Douglas has been killed in a car crash and his niece has decided to put on the last play that he was working on, in memory of her uncle. Through laughter, tears and 70s hit…

Tue 22 Aug

Stand 6

£12 (£11) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 13:35 – 14:35

Wed 23 Aug

Stand 6

£12 (£11) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Stand 6

£12 (£11) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 27 Aug

The Best of Scottish Comedy

The Stand Comedy Club / Various Talk about doing what it says on the tin! Here you go, simply the best comics on the contemporary Scottish circuit. At least four acts on every bill, with seasoned headliners joining. Previous guests include Frankie Boyle, Kevin Bridges, Fred MacAulay, Des Clarke, Arnold Brown, Gary…

Tue 22 Aug

Stand 6

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:10 – 22:40

Wed 23 Aug

Stand 6

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Stand 6

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 27 Aug

Carl Hutchinson Live!

Carl Hutchinson / The Stand Comedy Club ‘An absolute must… the next big thing!’ (Skinny). As seen on Comedy Central’s The Chris Ramsey Show. The Geordie is back! Expect the usual from Hutchinson: killer gags, hilarious stories and his trademark twisted logic that has made Carl a must-see fixture in the comedy world…

Tue 22 Aug

Stand 5

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Wed 23 Aug

Stand 5

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Stand 5

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 26 Aug

Dana Alexander: The Milk Is Not Free, But Sometimes It Is on Sale

Dana Alexander / The Stand Comedy Club Join Dana Alexander in her fifth Edinburgh Show, as she navigates through the matrix of the modern world of dating. This full-time singleton and recent cougar has had her fair share of dating disasters. How has online dating and female independence changed the culture of…

Tue 22 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 22:15 – 23:15

Wed 23 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 27 Aug

Funny for a Grrrl

Mary Bourke / Various / The Stand Comedy Club Three fabulous comediennes on an amazing bill for an afternoon of comedy you'll never forget, all hosted by the fantastic Mary Bourke. 'An amazingly fun afternoon' (Evening Herald). 'Witty, fresh and clever' (BroadwayBaby.com). 'A great hour spent in the company of some…

Tue 22 Aug

Stand 6

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 16:05 – 17:05

Wed 23 Aug

Stand 6

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Stand 6

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 27 Aug

Jo Caulfield: Older. Wiser. Smarter. Meaner.

  • 3 stars

Jo Caulfield / The Stand Comedy Club Award-winning comedian. Razor-sharp. Scandalous. Hilarious. Sarcastic. Opinionated. Mouthy. Filthy. Wine connoisseur. Happy drunk. Con artist. Fabricator. Featured on Have I Got News For You, Mock The Week, Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow, John Bishop Show. 'One of Britain’s smartest…

Tue 22 Aug

Stand 6

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 19:50 – 20:50

Wed 23 Aug

Stand 6

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Stand 6

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 27 Aug

John Robertson: Dominant

  • 4 stars

CatFace Talent / John Robertson / The Stand Comedy Club More unstructured stand-up from the Cardinal of Chaos, the Ayatollah of Abuse, the Duke of Puke, John Robertson. Chaotic, spontaneous, loud. A truly unique live experience. ★★★★★ (Skinny). ★★★★★ (ThreeWeeks). ★★★★ (Scotsman). ★★★★ (List). ★★★★ (Edinburgh Festivals…

Tue 22 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 18:15 – 19:15

Wed 23 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 26 Aug

Lost Voice Guy: Inspiration Porn

Lost Voice Guy / The Stand Comedy Club Inspirational internet memes are everywhere these days and Lost Voice Guy is sick of being an unintentional porn star. Come and see why the award-winning comedian and star of BBC Radio 4 is not your inspiration, and why he thinks these stupid memes are bollocks. The Guardian says…

Tue 22 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 13:15 – 14:15

Wed 23 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 27 Aug

Michelle McManus’s Reality: The Musical

Michelle McManus Michelle returns to the Festival with her debut one-woman show, which received five-star reviews across the board on its first sell-out run. An upfront take on her life since winning Pop Idol, with fabulous show tunes from Chicago to Cabaret, Les Miserables to Chess. This feel-good evening is set to…

Tue 22 Aug

Stand 6

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 18:35 – 19:35

Wed 23 Aug

Stand 6

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Stand 6

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 27 Aug

Mitch Benn: I'm Still Here

Mitch Benn / The Stand Comedy Club Congratulations! It's 2017 and you're still here! So is Mitch, 'the country's leading musical satirist' (Times), looking backwards, forwards and sideways, trying to make the world a better place one silly song at a time. Join him as he looks back over what, for the lack of a better…

Tue 22 Aug

Stand 6

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 14:50 – 15:50

Wed 23 Aug

Stand 6

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Stand 6

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 27 Aug

Phill Jupitus: Achtung!/Acting!

Phill Jupitus / The Stand Comedy Club Like a hirsute Frankenstein, Phill Jupitus digs up and revives the two breakout stars of 2014’s You’re Probably Wondering Why I’ve Asked You Here, stage legend Vernon Herschel Harley and German WWII U-boat ace Korvettenkäpitan Kurt Schiffer. Over the course of a worryingly intimate…

Tue 22 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 14:30 – 15:30

Wed 23 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 27 Aug

Somethings Old, Somethings New

Liz Lochhead and Steve Kettley / The Stand Comedy Club A selection of favourites, old and new, from those (ouch) fifty years of performance poetry, theatre pieces and bittersweet, polemical, comical, in-character monologues by the former National Poet of Scotland. And bluesy, soulful, sometimes very silly saxophone…

Tue 22 Aug

Stand 6

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 11:40 – 13:20

Steve Gribbin: Shunted Again

Lakin McCarthy / The Stand Comedy Club Veteran train traveller and highly experienced stand-up comedian Steve Gribbin rails against the current state of Britain’s railway system. Using his very worst journeys as examples, Steve takes us on a (de)tour of cancellations, delays and overcrowding that’s enough to drive you…

Tue 22 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 15:45 – 16:45

Wed 23 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 27 Aug

Viv Groskop: Anchorwoman

Viv Groskop Following last year’s five-star sold-out run, BBC Radio 4’s Viv Groskop presents Anchorwoman, a show exploring our relationship with the news, asking why exactly all the news is so annoying at the moment. From fake news to alternative facts via digital overload and the collapse of print journalism, there…

Tue 22 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Wed 23 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 26 Aug

Vladimir McTavish: Scotland the State of the Nation

Vladimir McTavish / The Stand Comedy Club Following Fringe sell-outs in 2015 and 2016, and a successful tour of Australia and New Zealand, Vladimir McTavish returns to The Stand with a brand new topical show. After another political rollercoaster of a year, 'Scotland’s top satirical stand-up' (Morning Star) takes an…

Tue 22 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 19:30 – 20:30

Wed 23 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Stand 5

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 27 Aug

Wife

Airlock Theatre / The Stand Comedy Club 'I desire you would remember the ladies, and be more generous and favourable to them than your ancestors' (Abigail Adams, former First Lady, 1776). Mrs Icarus, Eleanor Roosevelt, Queen Herod, Constance Wilde, Mrs Quasimodo… Based on and incorporating The World’s Wife by Carol Ann…

Wed 23 Aug

Stand 6

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Stand 6

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 25 Aug

Stand 6

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 27 Aug

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