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Thursday, 27 April 2017

Bright Club Edinburgh #41.0 Catch

Catch another dose of Bright Club Edinburgh on Tuesday 2 May
The Stand Comedy Club (York Place)
Doors at 7.30pm, show begins 8.30pm


Joy Jarvie - What the duck!
Sébastien Dall'Ozzo - Anti-cancer vampire
Keshav Bhatnagar - Humour us with a future
Liam Brierley - Animal maladies
Sam Abboud - Law, boll@x & Brexit
Pete Gwynne - ***CLASSIFIED***
Kate Cross -  Dear me!
Kirsty Graham - And then it hit me

With compere Susan Morrison

Tickets £5
available on the door & from

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Bright Club Edinburgh #40 Bearing

On course for more academic comedy
Tuesday 24 Jan @ The Stand Comedy Club Doors at 7.30pm, show begins 8.30pm  (5 York Place EH1 3EB)

Starring the well read:

Kat Rezai – girls don’t fart
Zac Baynham-Herd – peanut butter blockchain
Kat Kjellström Corbet – upcycling rejection
Adam Julians – naughty Santa
Mags Normand – dressing up with lasers
Rhiannon Grant – from mice to men
Maaria Ginai – liver let die

Revolving around compere Susan Morrison

Tickets £5
available on the door and from

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Bright Club Edinburgh #39 Why?

Tuesday 25 Oct at The Stand Comedy Club
A chemistry special for some reason


Carole Morrison – the leaky pipe
Lewis Fenton  – at war with the elephants
Angelos Stamos  – the blind leading the blind
Stephanie Urwin  – eat. sleep. chemistry. repeat.
Kelly Gallagher  – bridging the gap
Sam Hughes  – neither sexy nor cool
Chris Mowatt  – off the bench (replaces Sesha)

Supervised by compere Susan Morrison

Doors at 7.30pm, show begins 8.30pm
Tickets £5 available on the door and from

Saturday, 25 June 2016

Bright Club Edinburgh #38+/-Unclear

It's our fifth birthday - so time to contemplate what else we might have achieved in the past five years. But also a Bright Club show!

Join us for more of the usual out of the ordinary stand-up comedy.

Probably starring:

Adrian Smales – “Searching for the aging well”
Chris Heunen – “Quantum information antics”
Claire Ann Balfour – “Ways of making you talk”
Hans Sonntag – “Networking or not-working”
Keshav Bhatnagar – “Peake”
Liam Robertson – “Anyone for atomic tennis?”
Zachary Baynham-Herd – “Gorilla warfare”

& certainly hilarious compere Jay Lafferty

Doors at 7:30pm, show begins at 8:30pm. Tickets £5 available on the door and in advance from our lovely hosts, The Stand Comedy Club.

Thursday, 21 April 2016

Bright Club Edinburgh #37.0 Assignment

Tuesday 26th April, at The Stand Comedy Club, Edinburgh

Join us as we mark World Intellectual Property Day by doing what we were going to do anyway - a stand-up comedy show featuring funny-interesting academic types.

Starring, the patently (pending) hilarious:

Valentina Ferro : The dark side of physics
Aurelien Ammeloot : Computer 1 - Human 0
Klaudia Kleczkowska : 50 shades of science
Stephen Darling : That’ll learn you
Jonathan Wyatt : Stand-up: counselling on legs
Adam Julians : Holy interpenetration

With compere Phil O'Shea

Mark it as a priority date in your lab books

Doors at 7.30pm, show begins 8.30pm
Tickets £5 available on the door and from

Thursday, 18 February 2016

Bright Club Edinburgh #36.0 Degrees

Bright Club Edinburgh returns! ...And the first show of 2016 brings plenty of new academic comedy talent.

Tuesday 23 Feb @ The Stand Comedy Club Doors at 7.30pm, show begins 8.30pm


Tom Rye    –    “Striving for mediocrity”
Frances Ryan   –   “Getting a reputation”
Mags Normand   –   “Frickin' lasers”
Daphne Loads   –   “Self expression”
Chris Thomson   –   “Prophet and loss”
Valerie Bentivegna – “Songs from the gut”
Cristian Redondo – “Further and further away”

and hilarious compere   Jay Lafferty

Tickets £5 available on the door and from

Thursday, 24 December 2015

Christmas riddle crossword

Solve the anagram of letters in yellow squares to find out
“What tastes better than it smells?”

1 Bought by the metre, but worn by the foot (6)
7 Traditionally, this man has two or three balls (7)
9 So delicate that saying its name breaks it (7)
11 This lady is a gem (5)
12 Has a neck, but has no head (6)
13 Begins with t, is filled with t, and ends in t (6)
15 Travels the world but stays in one spot (5)
17 Joins two people, but touches only one (7,4)
19 The more you take, the more you leave behind (5)
20 Often drawn on camels (5)
2 A thing with only one hand (3)
3 Easy to get into - hard to get out of (7)
4 Tall when young and short when old (6)
5 Can go up a chimney down but can’t come down a chimney up (8)
6 Obvious Christmas gift for woodland bears (6,5)
8 Has space, but no room - you can enter but you can’t leave (8)
10 Best way to stop food going bad (3,2)
14 Said by surprised pig (5)
16 Trees you carry in your hands (5)
18 A dry liquid (3)