The Best of Northern

The Stand Comedy Club brings you some of finest North East comedians who regularly reside at The Stand's Newcastle Comedy Club.

The Best of Northern

About The Best of Northern

North East comedians on one exclusive line-up!

Hot on the heels of our popular compilation showcases, we felt it only right to bring you some of finest who regularly reside at The Stand's Newcastle Comedy Club.

Check listings for full line-up.

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

Other Events at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh or Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The End of the World Show

The End of the World Show

20th February 2019
Join Keir McAllister, Vladimir McTavish, Stu Murphy and special guests as they compete for very last laugh in oblivion at The End of the World Show.
Ulster American

Ulster American

20th February 2019 - 2nd March 2019
Following a sold-out world premiere run as part of Traverse Festival 2018, Ulster American returns to the Traverse for a strictly limited run.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

21st February 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

22nd February 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

23rd February 2019
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years.
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

24th February 2019
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

24th February 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

24th February 2019
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy!
Red Raw

Red Raw

25th February 2019
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Bright Club

Bright Club

26th February 2019
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

Bright Club

26th February 2019
Check out Bright Club, smart stand-up from the academic community, with live music and banter a-plenty, at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Benefit In Aid Of Edinburgh Women’s Aid

Benefit In Aid Of Edinburgh Women’s Aid

27th February 2019
Please join us at The Stand Edinburgh for a night of great comedy in support of Edinburgh Women’s Aid on 27th February!
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

28th February 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

1st March 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Stand Academy

Stand Academy

2nd March 2019
Have you wanted to try stand-up comedy? Then try the brand-new Stand Academy, where seasoned professional working comedians will be your tutors for a tough but fun bootcamp.
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

2nd March 2019
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years.
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

3rd March 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

4th March 2019
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Stephen Bailey: Our Kid

Stephen Bailey: Our Kid

5th March 2019
Everyone’s favourite ‘guilty pleasure’ Daily Record, stand-up comedy star, Stephen Bailey is back on tour with his brand-new show ‘Our Kid’ and stops off at The Stand Edinburgh on 5th March.
Bona Fide

Bona Fide

6th March 2019
Bona Fide asks the cream of Scotland’s comics to perform material written for one night only at The Stand Comedy Club!
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

7th March 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

8th March 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Steve Bugeja: Almost

Steve Bugeja: Almost

9th March 2019
Steve Bugeja hits the road for his third and largest UK tour to date with 'Almost' and you can catch him at The Stand Edinburgh on Saturday 9th March!
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

9th March 2019
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years.
Simon Munnery: The Wreath

Simon Munnery: The Wreath

10th March 2019
British Comedy Award nominee, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and Chortle Award winner Simon Munnery brings his new show to the Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh on 10th March.
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

10th March 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

11th March 2019
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

14th March 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

15th March 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Keith Farnan: Kidocracy

Keith Farnan: Kidocracy

16th March 2019
Kidocracy is an interactive comedy show for children aged 6+, where children get to rule because grown-ups have made such a mess!
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

16th March 2019
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years.
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

17th March 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker

Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker

17th March 2019
Following his highly anticipated return to the Edinburgh Fringe 2018, award-winning comedian Justin Moorhouse is pleased to announce the UK tour of his brand-new show, Northern Joker!
Red Raw

Red Raw

18th March 2019
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Paul Sinha: The Two Ages Of Man

Paul Sinha: The Two Ages Of Man

19th March 2019
Paul Sinha is 48 and is pondering the unthinkable. Is he past it? Was Shakespeare wrong? Are there only Two Ages of Man? Catch him at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh on 19th March!
Andy Zaltzman: The Bugle Live

Andy Zaltzman: The Bugle Live

20th March 2019
Hosted by Andy Zaltzman, the hit global podcast 'The Bugle Live' returns to Edinburgh to address the world's latest news with its trademark cocktail of incisive satire and premium-grade hogwash!
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

21st March 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

22nd March 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

23rd March 2019
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years.
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

24th March 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

25th March 2019
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Al Murray: Landlord Of Hope And Glory Tour 2019 - Work in Progress

Al Murray: Landlord Of Hope And Glory Tour 2019 - Work in Progress

27th March 2019
Citizens of Hope and Glory! Our new tomorrow beckons. A new tomorrow that smells reassuringly of yesterday, but with wifi!
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

28th March 2019
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

29th March 2019
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

30th March 2019
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years.
Tom Stade: I Swear To...

Tom Stade: I Swear To...

31st March 2019
After last year's smash-hit UK tour, Canadian comedy legend Tom Stade returns with a new show, picking up just where he left off.
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

31st March 2019
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy!
Viva La Shambles

Viva La Shambles

3rd April 2019
Join anarchic makers of madness Viva La Shambles for their monthly night of chaotic live comedy at The Stand!
Kieran Hodgson: ’75

Kieran Hodgson: ’75

16th April 2019
Character comedian Kieran Hodgson returns to The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh with '75, the epic and surprising tale of how Britain joined Europe in the first place.
Stand Academy

Stand Academy

1st June 2019
Have you wanted to try stand-up comedy? Then try the brand-new Stand Academy, where seasoned professional working comedians will be your tutors for a tough but fun bootcamp.
Eleanor Conway: Walk of Shame - Part 2 (Reality Bites)

Eleanor Conway: Walk of Shame - Part 2 (Reality Bites)

8th June 2019
Eleanor Conway's Walk of Shame - Part 2 (Reality Bites) is a coming of age show. Two decades too late! Catch her at The Stand Edinburgh on 8th June!
Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience

Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience

1st August 2019 - 26th August 2019
Receiving rave reviews in 2018, the brand new, fully immersive comedy 'Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience' comes to the Edinburgh Fringe for the first time in 2019.
Confetti and Chaos

Confetti and Chaos

1st August 2019 - 26th August 2019
Confetti and Chaos, the 5-star all-in-one dining experience that has fun and mayhem bursting from the seams of a wedding dress, is returning to Edinburgh Fringe!
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

1st August 2019 - 26th August 2019
Don't miss the legendary show, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience, when it returns for its 11th Edinburgh Fringe!
Edinburgh Festival Fringe:  Craig Hill: Bottoms Up!

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Craig Hill: Bottoms Up!

2nd August 2019 - 25th August 2019
Join Craig Hill as he pops his cork to toast his 21st show at the fringe - this is one fun mixer that will keep you fizzy all the way to the bottom.
Fringe Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

Fringe Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

2nd August 2019 - 24th August 2019
Come along for some good exercise and great fun with Edinburgh Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall during the Festival Fringe!
Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Jimeoin: Ramble On!

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Jimeoin: Ramble On!

2nd August 2019 - 25th August 2019
You’ve seen him on TV including ‘Live at the Apollo’ and ‘Royal Variety Performance’ But nothing beats seeing Jimeoin live – don't miss his incredible 26th Edinburgh fringe!
Forth on the Fringe

Forth on the Fringe

9th August 2019 - 10th August 2019
Forth on the Fringe is our annual one stop shop for all the essential acts you need to see at this year’s Edinburgh Festival. See it at Edinburgh Playhouse on 9th and 10th August!
Daniel Sloss: X

Daniel Sloss: X

15th August 2019
Daniel Sloss returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with his international smash-hit show 'Daniel Sloss: X' to mark his first ever headline gig at the Edinburgh Playhouse.
A Massaoke Night at the Musicals

A Massaoke Night at the Musicals

16th August 2019 - 17th August 2019
This is your chance to sing along with the fantastic and versatile Massaoke band, guided by giant video lyrics, as they raise the curtains on all your favourite show tunes.
Stand Academy

Stand Academy

14th September 2019
Have you wanted to try stand-up comedy? Then try the brand-new Stand Academy, where seasoned professional working comedians will be your tutors for a tough but fun bootcamp.
Stand Academy

Stand Academy

16th November 2019
Have you wanted to try stand-up comedy? Then try the brand-new Stand Academy, where seasoned professional working comedians will be your tutors for a tough but fun bootcamp.

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