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Contact Information

5 York Place, Edinburgh New Town EH1 3EB
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01315587272
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Opening Hours

Mondays: 7.30pm - 12am
Wednesdays: 7.30pm - 12am
Fridays: 7.30pm - 12am
Sundays: 7.30pm - 12am
Tuesdays: 7.30pm - 12am
Thursdays: 7.30pm - 12am
Saturdays: 7.30pm - 12am
The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh
About The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh

Established in 1995, the club runs three purpose built venues in Edinburgh Glasgow and Newcastle. They are all week with a varied programme of contemporary comedy featuring the best Scottish and international comedians.

Started by a bunch of enthusiasts as a hobby, The Stand has now become a successful commercial company, but one that is true to its roots of developing new comedy in Scotland and giving audiences variety and value.

The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh programme includes the Red Raw beginners’ nights, improvised comedy, sketch shows, the all female Wicked Wenches, plus Irish and Scottish showcases. Together with solo shows from better known performers and prime stand-up every weekend, there’s always something going on.

Many performers and critics regard the clubs as among the best comedy venues in the world. Just over one hundred thousand people came last year. Maybe it’s time to come and see for yourself.

Upcoming Events

The Friday Show

The Friday Show

17 November 2017
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

18 November 2017
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
Phil Wang

Phil Wang

19 November 2017
Comedian Phil Wang is on his first tour of the UK. Catch him at The Stand Comedy Club, Edinburgh on November 19th!
Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

19 November 2017
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

20 November 2017
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Benefit in aid of Refugee Community Kitchen and CRIBS International

Benefit in aid of Refugee Community Kitchen and CRIBS International

21 November 2017
Please join us for a fantastic night of comedy in support of Refugee Community Kitchen and CRIBS International.
Topical Storm

Topical Storm

22 November 2017
Bulletin Board Caledonia presents Mark Nelson, Keir McAllister, Stuart Murphy and Vladimir McTavish in Topical Storm.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

23 November 2017
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

24 November 2017
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

25 November 2017
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
Comedy Kids

Comedy Kids

25 November 2017
Come and join us for an afternoon of giggles, snorts and talent as Tribe Porty Youth Theatre come to the Stand!
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

26 November 2017
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy!
Susie McCabe: Let’s Get Physical

Susie McCabe: Let’s Get Physical

26 November 2017
Susie McCabe, the fastest selling act at Glasgow Comedy Festival brings her tour to The Stand Comedy Club!
Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

26 November 2017
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

27 November 2017
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Fern Brady - Suffer, Fools!

Fern Brady - Suffer, Fools!

28 November 2017
Following two shows that sold out through word of mouth Scottish comedian Fern is back for another Scottish hour.
Benefit in aid of Health in Mind

Benefit in aid of Health in Mind

29 November 2017
The Stand Comedy Club, Edinbugh is hosting a benefit night in aid of local mental health charity, Health in Mind.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

30 November 2017
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

01 December 2017
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

02 December 2017
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

03 December 2017
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

03 December 2017
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Red Raw

Red Raw

04 December 2017
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Midweek Comedy Cabaret

Midweek Comedy Cabaret

05 December 2017
Break up the week with the Midweek Comedy Cabaret at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh in December!
Viva La Shambles

Viva La Shambles

06 December 2017
Join anarchic makers of madness Viva La Shambles for their monthly night of chaotic live comedy at The Stand!
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

07 December 2017
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

08 December 2017
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
A Christmas Cabaret

A Christmas Cabaret

09 December 2017
Join Bruce Devlin for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show in a fast paced festive hour at The Stand Comedy Club!
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

09 December 2017
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
The Harry and Chris Show 2

The Harry and Chris Show 2

10 December 2017
Harry Baker and Chris Read bring their unique mix of comedy, melody, poetry and best-matery to The Stand Comedy Club.
Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

10 December 2017
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
The Stand Christmas Special

The Stand Christmas Special

11 December 2017 - 16 December 2017
Join The Stand Christmas Special... With Mark Nelson, Micky Bartlett, Ria Lina, Robin Grainger and host Stu Murphy.
A Christmas Cabaret

A Christmas Cabaret

16 December 2017
Join Bruce Devlin for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show in a fast paced festive hour at The Stand Comedy Club!
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

17 December 2017
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy!
Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

17 December 2017
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

17 December 2017
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Red Raw

Red Raw

18 December 2017
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Midweek Comedy Cabaret

Midweek Comedy Cabaret

19 December 2017
Break up the week with the Midweek Comedy Cabaret at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh in December!
Topical Storm

Topical Storm

20 December 2017
Bulletin Board Caledonia presents Mark Nelson, Keir McAllister, Stuart Murphy and Vladimir McTavish in Topical Storm.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

21 December 2017
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

22 December 2017
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

23 December 2017
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
A Christmas Cabaret

A Christmas Cabaret

23 December 2017
Join Bruce Devlin for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show in a fast paced festive hour at The Stand Comedy Club!
Hootfest!

Hootfest!

27 December 2017 - 31 December 2017
Laugh your way to the end of the year with very special guest at The Stand, Scotland’s favourite comedy club.
A Christmas Cabaret

A Christmas Cabaret

30 December 2017
Join Bruce Devlin for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show in a fast paced festive hour at The Stand Comedy Club!
Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

31 December 2017
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Midweek Comedy Cabaret

Midweek Comedy Cabaret

02 January 2018
Break up the week with the Midweek Comedy Cabaret at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh in December!
Viva La Shambles

Viva La Shambles

03 January 2018
Join anarchic makers of madness Viva La Shambles for their monthly night of chaotic live comedy at The Stand!
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

04 January 2018
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

05 January 2018
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

06 January 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
Gein’s Family Gift Shop

Gein’s Family Gift Shop

07 January 2018
Gein’s Family Gift Shop, the multi award-winning sketch group, are back at The Stand Comedy Club on 7th January.
Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

07 January 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

08 January 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Bona Fide

Bona Fide

09 January 2018
Bona Fide asks the cream of Scotland’s comics to perform material written for one night only at The Stand Comedy Club!
Matt Reed Gag Reels

Matt Reed Gag Reels

10 January 2018
Matt Reed Gag Reels - Ridiculous games and jokes a plenty with two teams of amazing comics hosted by Matt Reed.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

11 January 2018
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

12 January 2018
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

13 January 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

14 January 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

15 January 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Ahir Shah: Control

Ahir Shah: Control

16 January 2018
Ahir Shah has enjoyed packed runs at the Edinburgh Fringe, the Soho Theatre, and a national tour and you can see him now at The Stand Comedy Club on 16th January.
Topical Storm

Topical Storm

17 January 2018
Bulletin Board Caledonia presents Mark Nelson, Keir McAllister, Stuart Murphy and Vladimir McTavish in Topical Storm.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

18 January 2018
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

19 January 2018
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

20 January 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

21 January 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

22 January 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Fin Taylor and Kiri Pritchard-McLean Double Bill

Fin Taylor and Kiri Pritchard-McLean Double Bill

23 January 2018
Don't miss this special double bill of Fin Taylor and Kiri Pritchard-McLean at The Stand Comedy Club on 23rd January!
Burns Night Special 24th January

Burns Night Special 24th January

24 January 2018
Celebrate Burns Night in style with an evening of top comedy at The Stand Comedy Club, Edinburgh on 24th January!
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

25 January 2018
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

26 January 2018
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

27 January 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

28 January 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Burns Night Special 28th January

Burns Night Special 28th January

28 January 2018
Celebrate Burns Night on 28th January with an evening of top comedy and some traditional Scottish fayre!
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

28 January 2018
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy!
Red Raw

Red Raw

29 January 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Andy Zaltzman Live

Andy Zaltzman Live

30 January 2018
Join us for a night of great comedy when Andy Zaltzman returns to The Stand Comedy Club on 30th January.
Midweek Comedy Cabaret

Midweek Comedy Cabaret

31 January 2018
Break up the week with the Midweek Comedy Cabaret at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh in December!
Benefit in aid of Scope

Benefit in aid of Scope

31 January 2018
Please join us at The Stand Comedy Club on 31st January for a fantastic night of comedy in support of Scope!
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

01 February 2018
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

02 February 2018
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

03 February 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

04 February 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

05 February 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Viva La Shambles

Viva La Shambles

07 February 2018
Join anarchic makers of madness Viva La Shambles for their monthly night of chaotic live comedy at The Stand!
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

08 February 2018
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

09 February 2018
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

10 February 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
Iain Stirling: U Okay Hun?

Iain Stirling: U Okay Hun?

11 February 2018
BAFTA-winning comedian Iain Stirling is back with a new stand up tour after a summer narrating smash hit Love Island!
Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

11 February 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

12 February 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Bona Fide

Bona Fide

13 February 2018
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

15 February 2018
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

16 February 2018
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

17 February 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

18 February 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

19 February 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Topical Storm

Topical Storm

21 February 2018
Bulletin Board Caledonia presents Mark Nelson, Keir McAllister, Stuart Murphy and Vladimir McTavish in Topical Storm.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

22 February 2018
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

23 February 2018
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

24 February 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

25 February 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

26 February 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

01 March 2018
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

02 March 2018
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

03 March 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

04 March 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

05 March 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

08 March 2018
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

09 March 2018
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

10 March 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

11 March 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

12 March 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

15 March 2018
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

16 March 2018
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

17 March 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

18 March 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

19 March 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

22 March 2018
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

23 March 2018
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

24 March 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu & Garry’s Free Improv Show

25 March 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Red Raw

Red Raw

26 March 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

29 March 2018
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

30 March 2018
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

31 March 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!

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