Bright Club

Check out Bright Club, smart stand-up from the academic community, with live music and banter a-plenty, at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!

Bright Club

About Bright Club

Bright Club’s unique blend of comedy and academia has made waves across the country, with a storming sell-out show at the 2011 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and support from the likes of Robin Ince, Josie Long, Susan Morrison and Bruce Morton.

Join us as funny academics from Scotland's universities stand up for your entertainment and enlightenment, with live music and banter a-plenty!

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Bright Club are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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