Venue 5: The Stand Comedy Club


Stand 1 on York Place is the home of The Stand clubs. Stand 2 (also listed as Venue 5b) is at 16 North Street, EH2 1HJ.

Shows at this venue in 2011

The Broken Windows Policy. David MacGregor.

The Broken Windows Policy

  • Sketch show
  • 7
  • 15 Aug 2011

One night only! The Stand Comedy Club's resident sketch troupe brings you a riotous cabaret of weird and wonderful skits...   Full listing

Steve Gribbin: Laugh at First Sight. Steve Gribbin.

Steve Gribbin: Laugh at First Sight

  • Stand-up
  • 9
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2011

A life-affirming, music-saturated stampede through the 25 years of Steve's life as a professional comedian, featuring Morrissey, merchant bankers, BNP...   Full listing

Phill Jupitus: Stand Down. Phill Jupitus.

Phill Jupitus: Stand Down

  • Stand-up
  • 12
  • 3-14, 16-21 & 23-28 Aug 2011

Surprising like Oates climbing back into Scott's tent with a cheery hello is surprising. Jupitus returns to what he does...   Full listing

Markus Birdman: Dreaming. Markus Birdman.

Markus Birdman: Dreaming

  • Stand-up
  • 8
  • 4-14, 16-22 & 24-28 Aug 2011

People say follow your dreams. They don't mean it. They mean get a job. Dreams are like children, follow them...   Full listing

The Best of Scottish Comedy.

The Best of Scottish Comedy

  • Stand-up
  • 12
  • 5-28 Aug 2011

Fourteenth side-splitting year. Quality showcase with Caledonia's finest. Old favourites and rising stars. Four great comics for 12 quid. Changes...   Full listing

Political Animal.

Political Animal

  • 10
  • 8-11, 15-18 & 22-25 Aug 2011

The Fringe's only and possibly best political stand-up gig returns to The Stand to take issue with a planet that...   Full listing

The Stand Late Show. Copyright: London Weekend Television.

The Stand Late Show

  • Stand-up
  • 15
  • 5-7, 12-14, 19-21 & 26-28 Aug 2011

Late night Fringe comedy at its best. Twelve superb showcases from Scotland's favourite club. Five comics, two hours, late bar....   Full listing