Loose Quimmin

Pauline Goldsmith & Derek McLuckie
Yesbar
Thursday 24 March 18.00

£7/£5 book online

Comedy duo Goldilucks and the Freak Hairs (Pauline Goldsmith & Derek McLuckie) serve up a eclectic cocktail of post modernist pishy mish mash thriving on the outer limits of punland caberet and shit television. They have created Loose Quimmin as a reponse to the current global crisis and to amuse the Queen on her chamber pot. Strained through an ever changing panoply of character assumptions – think Ben Hur without Jesus and just the leprosy.

Derek McLuckie – ‘This c**t knows whit he’s daein.’ (Fiona Patterson, Staff Care Manager at ScotCare)

Pauline Goldsmith – ‘Making steady progress.’ (Sandyford Counselling)

Part of The Glasgow International Comedy Festival  http://www.glasgowcomedyfestival.com/

Scott Capurro’s Gay Turnaround

Blackfriars Basement
Friday 25 March 21.15

£10/£8 book online

Award winning comedian Scott Capurro (USA), known for his work on several UK TV programmes, including The Wright Stuff, 8 Out of 10 Cats and The Truth About Gay Animals, will be performing his one person show Scott Capurro’s Gay Turnaround at Blackriars Basement.”‘If you thought comics like Ricky Gervais pushed boundaries then nothing will prepare you for Scott Capurro. Having won the coveted Perrier award in 1994, the San Franciscan comic has gone from strength to strength while refusing to sell out, making each show more uncompromising than the last. He is, in my opinion, the bravest and funniest comedian on the circuit.’ GQ Magazine ‘Ferocious’ Chortle *****’Vaingloriously poisonous’ Scotsman ***** ‘Comic equation: Larry Grayson x (Lenny Bruce + Chris Rock)’ Guardian *****
Award winning comedian Scott Capurro (USA), known for his work on several UK TV programmes, including The Wright Stuff, 8 Out of 10 Cats and The Truth About Gay Animals, will be performing his one person show Scott Capurro’s Gay Turnaround at Blackriars Basement.
‘If you thought comics like Ricky Gervais pushed boundaries then nothing will prepare you for Scott Capurro. Having won the coveted Perrier award in 1994, the San Franciscan comic has gone from strength to strength while refusing to sell out, making each show more uncompromising than the last. He is, in my opinion, the bravest and funniest comedian on the circuit.’ (GQ Magazine)
‘Ferocious’ (***** Chortle)

‘Vaingloriously poisonous’ (***** Scotsman)

‘Comic equation: Larry Grayson x (Lenny Bruce + Chris Rock)’ (***** Guardian)

Part of The Glasgow International Comedy Festival  http://www.glasgowcomedyfestival.com/

Julian Clary – The Joy of Mincing

King’s Theatre
Friday 25 March 19:30

£23/£20* book online

Julian Clary, national trinket, author, TV and radio star is coming up your way…

The Joy of Mincing is Julian Clary’s celebration of 30 years as a camp comedian. There is so much to tell you: the ups and downs of his sordid love life, the true and heart stopping account of how he saved Dame Joan Collins’ life, and don’t start him on the perils of his DIY electrical home enema kit.

On stage Julian will proudly wear his well deserved M.B.E (Mincer of the British Empire). It was the last thing he expected to receive when he knelt down in front of Prince Charles in the scullery at Buckingham Palace…

And because Julian gives and gives (until it hurts) he will be handing out honours to the lucky few in the audience too. This is Julian at his filthy best. Live and unplugged at the Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Come and witness a masterclass in camp comedy.

‘He never falters. You think knob jokes are easy? Clary makes them flow like cheap German wine. It’s absolute fluff, but he pulls it off.’ Dominic Maxwell, Times

‘Outrageously funny. A master comedian at the top of his game.’ Andrew Edwards, What’s On Stage

*this ticket price includes the ATG £1.25 restoration levy.

Part of The Glasgow International Comedy Festival  http://www.glasgowcomedyfestival.com/

In Conversation with Standard Issue

Oran Mor
Tuesday 22 March 20:00

£12 book online

The sharp and witty online women’s magazine hosts a killer line-up of funny women talking about comedy, women, feminism and other topics as yet undecided. Join Sarah Millican, Susan Calman, Jo Caulfield* and Standard Issue editor Mickey Noonan for what’s bound to be an excellent evening of chat. www.standardissuemagazine.com*Line-up subject to change

*Line-up subject to change

Part of The Glasgow International Comedy Festival  http://www.glasgowcomedyfestival.com/

Paul Sinha – Postcards From the Z-List

The Stand Comedy Club
Saturday 19 March 19.30

£12/£10 book online

Looking back, critically acclaimed, award-winning stand-up Paul Sinha found life as a travelling single gaysian delivering lefty, liberal jokes was quite straightforward. Now he has to juggle the responsibilities of being an uncle, being in an actual relationship for the first time in twenty years, and being that bloke, from that quiz, in that poorly fitting white suit. ***** Broadway Baby***** one4review**** Scotsman**** Fest **** Edinburgh Festivals Magazine**** Skinny **** Time Out
Looking back, critically acclaimed, award-winning stand-up Paul Sinha found life as a travelling single gaysian delivering lefty, liberal jokes was quite straightforward. Now he has to juggle the responsibilities of being an uncle, being in an actual relationship for the first time in twenty years, and being that bloke, from that quiz, in that poorly fitting white suit.

***** Broadway Baby
***** one4review
**** Scotsman
**** Fest
**** Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
**** Skinny
**** Time Out

Part of The Glasgow International Comedy Festival  http://www.glasgowcomedyfestival.com/

Zoe Lyons: Live

The Stand Comedy Club
Friday 18 March 19.40

£12/£10 book online

Zoe Lyons returns to the Glasgow Comedy Festival with a new Work-In-Progress show packed with her trademark high energy routines. As seen on Live at the Apollo (BBC2), Mock the Week (BBC 1) and The John Bishop Show (BBC1). ‘Lyons has what it takes to delight any crowd’ Guardian‘Zoe Lyons really cuts the mustard’ ScotsmanPart of The Glasgow International Comedy Festival
Zoe Lyons returns to the Glasgow Comedy Festival with a new Work-In-Progress show packed with her trademark high energy routines.

As seen on Live at the Apollo (BBC2), Mock the Week (BBC 1) and The John Bishop Show (BBC1).

‘Lyons has what it takes to delight any crowd’ (Guardian)

‘Zoe Lyons really cuts the mustard’ (Scotsman)

Part of The Glasgow International Comedy Festival  http://www.glasgowcomedyfestival.com/

Craig Hill – Playing with My Selfie

Fri 18 & Sat 19 Mar, 7.30pm £15.50 Oran Mor,
Hillhead Street, Glasgow
Tickets 0844 873 7353 book online

Get snap happy with Scotland’s favourite kilted treasure for an evening of gloriously camp, no-holds-barred comedy… Craig Hill live and unleashed!

Hot on the heels of last year’s hysterically funny, sold out national tour, don’t miss the chance to see Craig flashing his kilt pins, striking a pose and calling for ‘Lights, Camera… and, most definitely, Action!’

Bring your Auntie…Bring your Hubby…Bring your Selfie!

Recommended age 16+ / Approx 2 hours including an interval.

“Riotously funny…. he’s that rare thing, a naturally funny comedian” – The Independent

“Absolutely hilarious!… A laugh-out-loud performance from beginning to end… An hour with Hill makes for a cracking show… Irresistible!” – The List

“Funny as hell’ – Scotland on Sunday

“Class. Risque, rib-tickling and absolutely screaming from the rafters… Hill actually has to wait until
the audience stop laughing before he can start again. It’s absolutely hilarious” – Evening News

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival  http://www.glasgowcomedyfestival.com/

Cock

TRON THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS
COCK
by Mike Bartlett
Audio Described
BSL
Captioning

9th – 20th February 2016
Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5EZ
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‘Why are you telling me I have to know what I am? It doesn’t matter. I love him because he makes me toast in bed and he’s scared of cling film. I love her because she makes me feel as old as I really am. She’s gentle’

After his long-term gay relationship breaks down, John unexpectedly meets a woman with whom he discovers new pleasures and excitement. With the ex-boyfriend preening and strutting in the background, and his new girlfriend uncovering a whole different side to his personality, John is increasingly wracked with guilt and indecision about who he is and what he wants. When a civilised dinner party to discuss the way forward rapidly descends into a messy cockfight, John has to make a choice. What will he do?

Tron Theatre Company’s production of Mike Bartlett’s sharp and witty play will be the first UK staging since its Royal Court premiere six years ago.

‘With the precious exception of literati like Oscar Wilde and his beloved Bosie, quarrelling lovers are never as articulate and entertaining as they are in Cock.’ Variety

Featuring James Anthony Pearson, Johnny McKnight, Isobel McArthur & Vincent Friel

Written by Mike Bartlett
Directed by Andy Arnold

Also on tour:

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen Tuesday 23 Feb
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Thursday 25 -Saturday 27 February

Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

GFT / Sat 20 Feb (23.15)
Tickets £5 Book online

An immortal document of one of the most enigmatic, striking and excessive periods in music, D A Pennebaker’s concert film is regularly recognised as one of the greatest ever. In his Ziggy Stardust guise for the final time, David Bowie and his backing band, The Spiders from Mars, are on savagely beautiful form – tearing through classics of the era such as ‘All the Young Dudes’ and ‘Oh! You Pretty Things’ with joyful abandon.

The film will be preceded by a screening of Let’s Dance: Bowie Down Under (Gibbs & Shah, 11m, 2015). This short documentary looks at David Bowie a decade later, during the making of his 1983 hit ‘Let’s Dance’.

Sound & Vision / Director D A Pennebaker
UK 1973, 1h28m, PG Thanks to DCD Rights

Presented as part of Glasgow Film Festival 2016 http://visitgff.glasgowfilm.org/

Wildness

Tramway / Tue 23 Feb (19.30)
Tickets £5 book online

Rooted in the tropical underground of Los Angeles nightlife, Wildness is a documentary portrait of the Silver Platter, a historic bar in the MacArthur Park area that has been a home for Latin/LGBTQI immigrant communities since 1963. With a magical-realist flourish, the bar itself becomes a character in the film, narrating what happens when a group of young artists create a weekly performance art/dance party called Wildness. What does ‘safe space’ mean, and who needs it? And how does it differ among us? At the Silver Platter, the search for answers to these questions creates coalitions across generations.

Programmed by Tramway and presented in association with the ICA with support from The Foyle Foundation. (www.ica.org.uk)
Crossing the Line / Director Wu Tsang, USA 2012, 1h14m, some subtitles, N/C 15+

Presented as part of Glasgow Film Festival 2016 http://visitgff.glasgowfilm.org/