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Newcastle’s much-loved comedy club, The Stand, have joyously returned to their weekend shows, with a whole host of fabulous comedy line-ups on offer every Friday and Saturday night. Three comedians plus one compere come together to provide 90 minutes of entertainment, making one fun-filled night. Highlights this month include Lost Voice Guy Friday 2nd/Saturday 3rd), Kai Humphries (Friday 9th/Saturday 10th), Fred MacAulay (Friday 16th/Saturday 17th), Dave Johns and newcomer Amy Matthews (Friday 23rd/Saturday 24th) and Katherine Tanney plus compere Matt Reed (Friday 30th/Saturday 31st), with loads more supporting acts to be announced.

Be quick to book as the capacity is limited to 91 to make things as comfortable and safe as possible for everyone.

Other shows of note this month include Tiff Stevenson’s 2019 critically acclaimed solo show Mother, which delves into the extreme sport of womanhood and Tiff’s vision of the future, free from class war, poverty and consent issues (Tuesday 6th); and Newcastle’s legendary improv troupe The Suggestibles return with Carry On Improvising (Thursday 15th), 80 minutes of socially distanced, un-sanitised hilarity, all based on your suggestions, guaranteed to provide a roller-coaster of madcap and irreverent hilarity.

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