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Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Bright Club Edinburgh Explorathon '15

Fri 25 September @ The Stand Comedy Club Doors at 4.30pm, show begins 5.30pm (5 York Place EH1 3EB)

Margaret Stewart – “Rockin', rollin' & colourin' in”
Sam Abboud – “Law - while it's still legal”
Clare Taylor – “You are not alone”
With special guest, comedian & computer scientist
Matthew Collins – “Ctrl + Alt + Delight”

Compere and music
Mark Malarkey & Pauline Vallance “The Dreaded Lurgi”

Tickets FREE (special show age 16+)
Can be obtained in advance from (with 50p booking fee)

EXPLORATHON (European Researchers’ Night Scotland) is funded by the European Commission under the Marie SkÅ‚odowska-Curie Actions Programme

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Bright Club Edinburgh #34.0 Forth

Tuesday 21 July at The Stand Comedy Club, Edinburgh
Our 4th Birthday show - starring:

Becky Boulton – “Sex, Bugs, Rock n' Roll”
Klaudia Kleczkowska – “Quantum Crap”
Lynsey Hall – “Warning! May contain nuts”
Cristian Redondo Lours – “Rockstar Physicists”
Jonathan Pettitt – “The Astounding Worm Boy!”
Yvonne Waddell – “Yeah, It's a Real Language”
Maneesh Kuruvilla – “What? Where? When?”

Doors at 7:30pm, Show begins at 8:30pm
Tickets £5 available on the door and in advance from The Stand Comedy Club, Edinburgh

Bright Club at the Edinburgh Fringe

We are back at the BBC tent for another big Bright Club Fringe Show
26 August at 7pm, BBC@Potterrow

Kyle Marian Viterbo (1)
Maneesh Kuruvilla (2)
Dr Matt Winning (3)
Dr Sarita Robinson (4)
Prof Divya Jindal Snape (5)
Alexander Raeside (6)

1) MSc Student in Science Communication and Public Engagement at The University of Edinburgh
2) PhD Student in Psychology & Neuroscience at the University of St Andrews
3) Research Associate in Environmental Economics, University College London
4) Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Central Lancashire
5) Professor of Education, Inclusion and Life Transitions at the University of Dundee
6) PhD student in Plant Science at the University of Dundee

Tickets are free - apply on the BBC website before 29th July

Friday, 22 May 2015

Bright Club Edinburgh #33.3 Record

Tuesday 26 May @ The Stand Comedy Club
Doors at 7.30pm, show begins 8.30pm

Sander Keemink – “The bickering brain”
Alexandra Kuznetsova – “Is not certain”
Emanuele Trucco – “Of fish and admin”
Rory Telfer – “Acceptable mediocrity”
Adam Julians – “Holy interpenetration”
Lubna Kerr – “Mixed breed – mixed feed”
Kyle Viterbo – “If bones could talk”

Plus an incomparable compere
Tickets £5
available on the door and from

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Bright Club Edinburgh #32.0 Power

Bright Club Edinburgh returns to The Stand comedy club on Tuesday 28th April for more of the same different comedy.


Clare Taylor – “Microscopic menace”
Belen Martin-Barragan – “Let maths decide”
Mark Brite – “The entrepreneurial sociologist”
Stephen Darling – “What Bill forgot”
Danielle Eiseman – “Worth one’s trash”
Philip Wadler – “Computability”
Phil O’Shea – “Philosophy”

Overseen by compere Garry Dobson

Doors at 7:30pm. Show begins at 8:30pm.
Tickets are £5 (available on the door and in advance from The Stand)

Friday, 20 February 2015

Bright Club Edinburgh #31.0 Smart

Tuesday 24 Feb @ The Stand Comedy Club Doors at 7.30pm, show begins 8.30pm  (5 York Place EH1 3EB)

Spinning the funny with the interesting:

Jonathan Wyatt – “Counselling on a scale of 1 to 5”
Brian Morton – “Surrogate science”
Suzanne McEndoo – “Quantum computer says no”
Lubna Kerr – “Food glorious food”
Mark Malarkey – “Weirdly natural sex”
Lewis Dean – “Apes of wrath”
Maneesh Kuruvilla – “Rate me”

Stitched together by compere Jay Lafferty

Tickets £5
available on the door and from

Sunday, 16 November 2014

Bright Club Edinburgh #30.0 Radiance

Tuesday 25 Nov @ The Stand Comedy Club, Edinburgh

Maneesh Kuruvilla – “How may I assist you?”
Philip Wadler – “Turingery”
Kirsty Graham – “Pick up lines for the family”
Nathan Goodfriend – “Why am I in charge?”
Johnny Isaac – “Love's labour's lost”
Kate Cross – “Actually, it's about ethics…”

Finished off by Pete Gwynne
All overseen by compere Stu Murphy

Doors Open:19:30
Show Begins:20:30
Tickets £5 available on the door and in advance from The Stand's website

(Line up change from the poster.  Maneesh Kuruvilla replaces Tom Fleming)