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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 www.thestand.co.uk

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

Starring:

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
www.thestand.co.uk

Thursday, 24 December 2015

Christmas riddle crossword


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

Across
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)
Down  
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)



Sunday, 29 November 2015

A little rest

That's it for 2015 - 7 shows including the Fringe and Explorathon.

We are now going to have a little lie down to dream about writing journal papers.  We will be back next year.  The show dates at The Stand Comedy Club will be:

23rd February
26th April
28th June
25th October


Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Bright Club Edinburgh #35.0 Selection

Tuesday 24th November
Bright Club Edinburgh's last show of 2015!

Starring:
Neil Lent – “Meta-pedagogue”
Stephen Dnes – “Embassy hopping”
Liam Brierley – “Sick sense of humour”
Stephanie Zihms – “Confessions of a rock lover”
Jamie Brogan – “Mixing oil and water”
Ana Navarrete – “Brain collector”
Philip Wadler – “Computability”

With compere Andrew Learmonth

Doors at 7.30pm, show begins 8.30pm
Tickets £5 on the door or in advance from www.thestand.co.uk
At The Stand Comedy Club (5 York Place EH1 3EB)

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)

Starring:
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 www.stand.co.uk (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