Lanternhouse Laughs – May 2023

Stand-up Comedy

Have a great Saturday night out with our Lanternhouse Laughs, in association with Gilded Balloon, one of Scotland’s leading and best-loved comedy production companies!

Rob Kane (Compère)*
Since starting comedy in 2006 Rob Kane has been to the final of the Scottish comedian of the year and the Amused Moose competitions. He is a regular on the circuit and has appeared on BBC Scotland’s Scot Squad and flagship football/comedy show Off the ball.

Mark Black
Scottish comedian Mark Black’s stand-up style has gained a lot of attention, recently taking him to the Scottish Comedian of the Year final 2021. Mark, along with his brother Paul Black, amassed millions of views with their viral online sketches, appearing in BBC comedy show The State of It and BBC’s Pity Party, written by his brother.

Kathleen Hughes
Kathleen Hughes is a Glaswegian comedian who began performing stand-up in January 2020, globally considered the worst possible time to become a comedian. Her writing has been featured on BBC Radio Scotland’s Breaking the News and BBC Radio 4’s Newsjack. So You Think You’re Funny? 2021 finalist.

Marc Jennings (Headliner)*
Glaswegian comedian Marc Jennings is one of the country’s brightest new comedic talents. Marc is a regular panellist and writer on BBC Scotland’s satirical news show Breaking the News and has appeared on the new stand-up television series The Comedy Underground (BBC Scotland). A three-time Scottish Comedian of the Year finalist, Marc sold-out his entire run at the Edinburgh Festival in 2019 and has garnered a significant online following after several clips of his stand-up went viral, amassing in excess of 5 million views and gaining more than 30,000 followers online.

* Please note that Raymond Mearns and Christopher Macarthur Boyd are no longer available to perform due to unforeseen circumstances. Rob Kane and Marc Jennings will instead perform this evening.


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