The Stand

The Stand
High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1EW
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Alasdair Beckett-King: The Interdimensional ABK

Mick Perrin Worldwide The award-winning Alasdair Beckett-King returns to this timeline with a dimension-hopping stand-up comedy show. Is a better world possible? Yes! It already exists, but you don’t live there. ABK makes the best of a bad timeline in this ramshackle jaunt through a multiverse of wonders. Also, Winston…

Tue 16 May 2023

£15 / 0191 300 9700

Alun Cochrane: Stuff and Nonsense

Lee Martin for Gag Reflex Presents Comedian Alun Cochrane has been seen on various TV comedy shows over the years, including Mock The Week, Have I Got News For You, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and 8 Out of 10 Cats – he found these hard as he didn't like interrupting people. He's also known as The Cockerel from Frank…

Sun 16 Oct

£15 (Members £15) / 0191 300 9700

An audience with Dazza

You've seen him deep fry everything under the sun and you've seen him make the best (worst) culinary concoctions on the planet. You've seen him on the small screen, and the less small screen. From viral internet idiot to TV's Come Dine With Me's most glorious loser (but a winner in our hearts). But now it's time to meet…

Sat 29 Oct

£11 (Members £11) / 0191 300 9700

Babatunde Aleshe: Babahood

Join the multi award winning star of Celebrity Gogglebox as he talks family and fatherhood in this highly anticipated debut tour. As seen on Jonathan Ross Comedy Club (ITV1), Rhod Gilbert’s Growing Pains (Comedy Central) and Mo Gilligan’s Black British & Funny (Channel 4).

Sat 4 Feb 2023

£13.50 / 0191 300 9700

Best Of Northern

Exactly what it says on the tin! Four of the best Northern comics seasoned headliners joining forces with newer kids on the comedy block. Line-ups TBC Line-up subject to change.

Sat 8 Oct

£20 (£15; Members £15) / 0191 300 9700

Sat 15 Oct

£20 (£15; Members £15) / 0191 300 9700

Sat 22 Oct

£20 (£15; Members £15) / 0191 300 9700

Sat 29 Oct

£20 (£15; Members £15) / 0191 300 9700

Brennan Reece: Crowded

Live Nation in association with United Agents Finally allowed to reconnect with human people again, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Brennan has forgotten how to do it and needs your help. You’d think he’d be amazing with crowds after being on Live At The Apollo, Celebrity Coach Trip and Joe Lycett’s tour. But the world…

Sun 29 Jan 2023

£12 (Members £12) / 0191 300 9700

The Delightful Sausage: Nowt But Sea

The biggest-titted Edinburgh Best Show nominees return in their darkest-ever adventure. Learn the horrifying true story of what happened when Amy and Christopher-Louise decided to hide from their problems on a remote island. As tensions flare and psyches fray, how will Yorkshire's finest meat-themed duo survive? As…

Sun 9 Oct

£10 / 0191 300 9700

Elf Lyons: Love Songs to Guinea Pigs

A surreal tale of love and loneliness from comedian Elf Lyons.

Mon 17 Oct

£15 / 0191 300 9700

Elf Lyons: Raven

Mick Perrin Worldwide in association with BBAM Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show nominee Elf Lyons floats to the Fringe with her new horrifying comedy show inspired by Stephen King. Part mad clown comedy spectacle, part Hammer horror. Elf becomes your own personal Pennywise as she merges horror techniques with old school…

Mon 17 Oct

£15 (Members £15) / 0191 300 9700

Fern Brady: Autistic Bikini Queen

Incisive comedy from one of Scotland's best up-and-coming stand-ups.

Thu 2 Feb 2023

£17.60 / 0191 300 9700

Helen Bauer: Madam Good Tit

Berk's Nest in association with Blue Book Management 2019's Best Newcomer nominee and your favourite self-aware stand-up returns with an hour about self-confidence, self-esteem and self-care. It's the year of "the self" and Helen is trying to be the change she wants you to see. As seen on Live at The Apollo and star of…

Thu 27 Oct

£15.87 / 0191 300 9700

Jason Byrne: Audience Precipitation

He’s back for more comedy chaos! Jason has learnt over the past few years that we all need to “play” a bit more in our lives. With this in mind, Jason will do what he does best, connecting with the audience in a way no other comic can. Whether it’s inviting or dragging (as it has been known) people up onto stage and…

Mon 21 Nov

£19.50 / 0191 300 9700

Jason Byrne: Unblocked

Jason Byrne has not only had his heart unblocked and been given a new lease of life, but his whole career has been unblocked too! The constipation of Covid has been cleared, live entertainment has been colonically irrigated and readied up for us all. The bans from social media platforms have been lifted and Jason is back…

Mon 21 Nov

£19.50 (Members £19.50) / 0191 300 9700

Joe Black: Club Cataclysm

Join RuPaul's Drag Race UK's dark cabaret reprobate Joe Black for an evening of devilish dirge, vaudevillian villainy and musical mayhem. Indulge yourself amongst the neon lit rubble as we veer ever quicker towards the end of the world as we know it. Accordion, Ukulele and Piano in tow, the soundtrack to the end has never…

Thu 10 Nov

£22.50 / 0191 300 9700

Jordan Brookes: I've Got Nothing

The comedian tries to find human connection before the world ends.

Thu 20 Oct

£15.40 / 0191 300 9700

Jordan Brookes: This Is Just What Happens

IAM What do you do when the end of the world finally comes and you realise it’s going to happen slowly and boringly? No sudden meteor strike. No thrilling zombie apocalypse. Just a gradual ebbing away of life as you knew it. Do you fight to fix things before it gets worse, dedicating your life to making the world around…

Thu 20 Oct

£14 (Members £14) / 0191 300 9700

Justin Moorhouse: Stretch & Think

Justin is back: still funny, yet middle aged. A brand new show that may contain: Yoga, getting older, Madonna, shoplifters, Labradoodles, middle-aged cyclists, The Menopause, running, hating football fans but loving football, not drinking, funerals, is Tapas a rip off?, Captain Tom, Droylsden, the environment…

Sat 29 Apr 2023

£16.50 / 0191 300 9700

Kiri Pritchard-Mclean: Home Truths

Berk's Nest in association with PBJ Management & Little Wander Kiri Pritchard-McLean is back and a lot has happened over the last few years. She’s moved back to her home island of Anglesey and gotten some rescue chickens. You can expect jokes about skinny jeans, learning Welsh and white supremacy – something for…

Sat 15 Oct

£15 (£13) / 0191 300 9700

Lauren Pattison: It Is What It Is

Lauren Pattison / Strip Light Productions Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee Lauren is back with a brand-new show. She is reluctant to say what it is about because if the last year has taught her anything, it's life can change fast… it is what it is. Let’s just say sometimes you need to fall apart to rebuild…

Sat 8 Oct

£12 (Members £12) / 0191 300 9700

Maisie Adam: Buzzed

Maisie Adam: Buzzed (Work In Progress) Fresh from Live at The Apollo, Mock The Week, and The Last Leg, Best Newcomer nominee Maisie Adam is back with a brand new show for 2022, 'Buzzed'. Rammed with witty observations, high-octane energy and some right good jokes. This high-energy show promises to be better than whatever…

Thu 6 Oct

£15 / 0191 300 9700

Marcel Lucont: Le “Best Of”

Top 10 Comedy Shows, Edinburgh Fringe 2019 -Telegraph. Britain's favourite French comedian presents his greatest oeuvres from the past decade, with a live band to abuse. Expect deadpan wit, supreme sex poetry, soaring miserablist chansons and Gallic superiority. As seen on Comedy Central At The Comedy Store, The John…

Tue 1 Nov

£14 (£12; Members £12) / 0191 300 9700

Mark Thomas: 50 Things About Us

Storytelling and stand-up about the British identity and the 'divided wasteland that some of us call the United Kingdom' from comedian Mark Thomas.

Tue 29 Nov

£17.50 / 0191 300 9700

Mark Thomas - Black and White

Mark Thomas / The Stand Comedy Club Hi-de-hi darlings – welcome back. Expect creative fun from one of our oldest surviving alternative comics. Taking down politicians. Mucking about. New ideas and finding hope. This award-winning comedian (is there any other type?) asks how did we get here? What are we going to do about…

Tue 29 Nov

£17.50 (£10) / 0191 300 9700

Matt Reed's Xmas Knees Up

It's nearly Xmas and all through the house there's loads of noise because its nearly Xmas. It's a license to day drink. Come celebrate Xmas with the comedians as they're all self employed and have no office parties till now. Local comedian Matt Reed (was on telly once years ago, you wont have seen it) hosts a select group…

Sun 18 Dec

£8.50 / 0191 300 9700

Michelle De Swarte: Moved

Presented by Live Nation in association with United Agents. Michelle has been on the move since birth; she's moved country four times, been homeless three times, been a fashion model, a cleaner, a reporter, presenter, writer, cat sitter and actor. Married, divorced, on drugs, off drugs. In ‘Moved’, Michelle breaks down…

Sat 11 Mar 2023

£13 / 0191 300 9700

Olga Koch: Just Friends

Berk's Nest in association with IAM Star of Mock the Week, QI, Late Night Mash, Frankie Boyle's New World Order and Edinburgh's Best Newcomer nominee, Olga Koch brings you the rollercoaster romcom you aren't tall enough to ride. Strap in. Directed by Charlie Dinkin. 'Uproarious, gleefully obscene comedy' (Guardian). 'One…

Tue 11 Oct

£15 (Members £15) / 0191 300 9700

Ray Bradshaw: The Ray Bradshow

Ray Bradshaw is an international, multi award-winning stand-up comedian who has sold out shows globally. Ray was handpicked to support John Bishop on his recent arena tour and has previously supported Frankie Boyle on his last two tours. His last show Deaf Comedy Fam was a huge success and won awards both in the UK and…

Sat 19 Nov

£12 (Members £12) / 0191 300 9700

Rhys James: Spilt Milk

Show And Tell in association with United Agents The boy from Mock the Week (BBC Two), Roast Battle (Comedy Central), The News Quiz and star of Rhys James Is… (BBC Radio 4) returns to Edinburgh. I'm not being hyperbolic when I, the editor of this website, tell you that Rhys James is my favourite comedian in the world.

Thu 27 Apr 2023

£16 / 0191 300 9700

Rob Auton: The Crowd Show

Avalon The Crowd Show is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about crowds by award-winning writer, actor and podcaster Rob Auton. The Crowd Show is a show suitable for anybody who wants to be in the crowd for this show. 'A genuine original. Poetical, philosophical, humane, completely charming and funny to boot. (Guardian).

Sat 5 Nov

£12 (Members £12) / 0191 300 9700

Sarah Keyworth: Lost Boy

Chambers Touring If comedy equals tragedy plus time, then boy, this is going to be good. As seen and heard on Live at the Apollo, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Dark Horse (Comedy Special) on Amazon Prime Video, Roast Battle, The Guilty Feminist Podcast and BBC Radio 4's Are You A Boy Or A Girl? 'Powerful, poignant and achingly funny…

Fri 28 Oct

£14.85 (£12.65) / 0191 300 9700

Shane Todd – Live!

Northern Ireland's most exciting and beloved comedian; Shane Todd returns to the Leicester Square Theatre for an hour of hilarious stand-up comedy. The star of weekly podcast series; 'Tea With Me’ and ‘We’re Not F**cking Historians’, Shane has previously supported Bill Burr on tour; performed regularly throughout the UK…

Thu 24 Nov

£20 / 0191 300 9700

Si Beckwith: Bricks

Bricks is a new stand-up show from comedian Si Beckwith. A show about becoming a new step-parent, about what family means and a tiny bit about Lego. For Fans Of: daftness, swearing, punk, Lego, silliness, stories, good trainers, wrestling, people trying their hardest, Green Day, Kevin Smith films, books, mucking about.

Sun 23 Oct

£7 (£5; Members £5) / 0191 300 9700

Simon Brodkin: Troublemaker

The comic and creator of the hugely popular Lee Nelson is back on stage a new stand-up show.

Sun 26 Mar 2023

£25.20 / 0191 300 9700

Simon Day and Friends

Character comic Simon Day (BBC's The Fast Show, The Simon Day Show, Brian Pern and King Gary) performs some of his much loved Fast Show characters including Billy Bleach, Dave Angel Eco Warrior and Tony Beckton. A night of hilarious comedy.

Mon 7 Nov

£20 (Members £20) / 0191 300 9700

Spontaneous Potter: The Unofficial Improvised Parody

Grab your wands, don your house robes, and apparate yourselves to The Stand! A very magical improv show awaits… Spontaneous Potter is an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, based on an audience suggestion of a fanfiction title. An entirely new Potter adventure is magically improvised on the spot - with live…

Sun 11 Dec

£10 (Members £10) / 0191 300 9700

The Suggestibles: Improv Comedy Joyride

You supply the suggestions. They supply the laughs! Be prepared for an edge-of-your-seat improv comedy joyride from Newcastle's hot-fast hilarians, The Suggestibles. Hold on, as their show is a speeding rollercoaster of spontaneous games, skits, sketches and songs, that'll make you shake with laughter, topped off with…

Thu 13 Oct

£12.50 (Members £12.50) / 0191 300 9700

Thu 17 Nov

£12.50 (Members £12.50) / 0191 300 9700

Thu 8 Dec

£12.50 (Members £12.50) / 0191 300 9700

Tom Houghton: Honour Tour

“The Honourable” Tom Houghton has been storming the comedy circuit with his hilarious stories and sharp-eyed silver spoon observations. Whether it's growing up with a Dad who is the Ex-Chief of Defense Staff, living in the Tower of London or lifting the lid on the all-boys boarding school environment. Every tale will…

Sun 5 Mar 2023

£15 / 0191 300 9700

Tom Stade: The High Road

Blue Jeans Management Tom's been trying to remember what was important before responsibility and fear got in the way. He’s simplified his life; sold his house and embarked on another round of misadventures. Armed with his usual sense of mischief, he'll be tackling all manner of gritty issues: What does Love Honey have to…

Sun 30 Oct

£18.50 (Members £18.50) / 0191 300 9700

Troy Hawke

Fresh from finding and proving decisive links between IKEA, the CIA and the Nazi’s, Troy Hawke, 1930’s throwback homeschooled investigator Troy Hawke battle a new enemy on behalf of all people everywhere…the bastard saboteur that lurks in our own minds…

Fri 7 Oct

£15 / 0191 300 9700

Urzila Carlson

Urzila Carlson South African-born, New Zealand-based award-winning Urzila Carlson's natural, straight up style has audiences eating out of her hand the moment she takes the stage. 'Effortlessly likeable, a well-paced stream of belly-laughs' (Sydney Morning Herald). 'A refreshing alternative to the ubiquitous rage comic…

Sat 11 Feb 2023

£15 / 0191 300 9700

Your Aunt Fanny: Muff Said

Your Aunt Fanny Your Aunt Fanny are an all-womxn theatre company from the North East of England. Muff Said is their latest offering, a comedy sketch show that vividly captures a night out on the town with your wildest, oldest, filthiest friend. We will pull your leg then pat you on the back just like any trusty friendship…

Tue 18 Oct

£12 (£10; Members £10) / 0191 300 9700

Zoe Lyons: Entry Level Human

  • 3 stars

The stand-up comic and Mock the Week regular discusses not really knowing what she's doing in life.

Sun 12 Feb 2023

£17.60 / 0191 300 9700