The Best of Scottish Comedy

Talk about doing what it says on the tin! Here you go a carload of simply the best comics on the contemporary Scottish circuit.

The Best of Scottish Comedy

About The Best of Scottish Comedy

4th Aug 2022 to 28th Aug 2022
Doors 8pm, Show starts 8.30pm
The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh
5 York Place, Edinburgh New Town EH1 3EB
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Please note all line-ups are subject to change

Talk about doing what it says on the tin! Here you go a carload of simply the best comics on the contemporary Scottish circuit.

At least four acts on every bill with seasoned headliners joining forces with newer kids on the comedy block.

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Expect creative fun from one of our oldest surviving alternative comics when Mark Thomas comes to the Stand Edinburgh with a preview of his new show, Black and White as part of Edinburgh Fringe!
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Jo Caulfield: Bad Attitude

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The Friday Show

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Selected dates between 3rd September 2022 - 10th December 2022

The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
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Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
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Steve Hofstetter

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Helen Bauer: Madam Good Tit

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28th September 2022

Helen Bauer, 2019's Edinbrugh Fringe Best Newcomer nominee and your favourite self-aware stand-up, returns with a show about self-confidence, self-esteem and self-care!
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Sean McLoughlin: So Be It

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Jen Brister: The Optomist

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Elf Lyons: Raven

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15th October 2022

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Kiri Pritchard-Mclean: Home Truths

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16th October 2022

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