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The Thursday Show
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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 £7.50 less. Come down early and take advantage of our lovely home-cooked hot food too!
With Dan Nightingale, Liam Withnail, Lauren Pattison, Liam Farrelly and host Raymond Mearns.
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Dan is a huge star of the national circuit and is a resident compere and act at Manchester's Famous Frog and Bucket Comedy Club. He is an act not to be missed! 'Nightingale can make just about anything funny. He's lightning-quick' (Time Out) 'A superb compilation of brilliantly crafted stories written by someone who unquestionably has a keen and instinctive eye for comedy. Nightingale's buoyant energy makes for entertaining stand up' (Broadway Baby) 'Dan's laughing, we're laughing... funny as hell' (Leicester Mercury) 'A witty and incredibly well timed comic' (Arts Award Voice) 'It is his powers of observation that make him so entertaining. Outrageously funny' (KeepingupwithNZ) 'Magnetic, entertaining and wonderfully funny' (Three Weeks).
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'Cockney Motorhouse Liam Withnail has been entertaining the audiences of Scotland, and beyond for upwards of 6 years... hilarious storytelling, acute observations and unbelievable anecdotes' (www.seetickets.com) 'Outrageously hilarious' (Adelaide Advertiser) 'Good, anarchic fun' (The Scotsman) 'MC Liam Withnail deserves a special nod for getting the pace of the gig just right, with some slick, fast-paced banter with the crowd. He kept roughly on time with 20 acts to get through, while making sure every competitor came out to a pumped-up audience' (The Skinny).
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From Newcastle-on-Tyne and one of the brightest young talents on the comedy scene who is beginning to make her presence known across the country. Finishing runner-up in 2014's Funny Women, she went on to make the finals of almost every major comedy competition, including the prestigious BBC New Comedy Award in 2016. In August 2017 Lauren sold out her debut run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with her critically acclaimed show Lady Muck. This 5 star show was so popular three extra shows were added and subsequently sold out. Not only was ‘Lady Muck’ the best reviewed show at The Pleasance this year, Lauren also won a Herald Angel Award and was nominated for Best Newcomer 2017 at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards.
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Raymond is a comedian, actor, writer and musician. Following his appearances on BBC's Limmy's Show, Raymond is bringing some much-needed mirth and merriment to the airts and pairts of Scotland. And he is definitely the man for the job. Whether engaged in hilarious audience interaction or simply sending down more gags per minute than a Glasgow circuit judge, Raymond's shows are unmissable. 'A personality so huge it fills the room' (The List) 'Every line that issues from this man is funny' (www.Chortle.co.uk) 'Exceptionally funny and cathartic' (The Scotsman) 'A genuine improvisational genius' (Frankie Boyle).
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The Stand Comedy Club
- 5 York Place
- EH1 3EB