Lanternhouse Laughs: Raymond Mearns, Christopher MacArthur Boyd

Sat 27 May (19:30)

Studio Theatre
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!

Raymond Mearns (Compère)
Raymond Mearns is perhaps best known for his appearances in Limmy’s Show and as an Actor in the movies “Ae Fond Kiss” and “It’s a Free World” both directed by legendary British film director Ken Loach.
Raymond started doing stand-up comedy in 1994 and has performed regularly all across the UK and internationally where he is noted for his ability to deliver sharp observational material combined with lightning-quick improvisation.

Weegie Hink Ae That
From sketches to songs aboot aw things Scottish, come see these wee comical dafties dae what they dae best! Fast-paced, witty comedy with clever twists on Scottish culture! The Weegie Boys will have ye creasing yersel from start to finish! So Weegie Hink Ae That?
Starring Gregor Mackay, Conor Hardie and Elliot Hanigan, the boys have proved an undeniable hit both on stage and online, having sold out Edinburgh Fringe runs and performed as headline club acts along with producing numerous viral sketches via BBC Scotland.

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.

Christopher MacArthur Boyd (Headliner)
Fast becoming a Fringe festival favourite, Christopher’s debut hour Home Sweet Home was officially the best reviewed of any Scottish stand-up at the Edinburgh Fringe: ‘A debut hour that seems endlessly enjoyable’ (The Skinny). 2019 saw Christopher returning with a sell-out run of Dreamboat: ‘This diminutive Glasgow comedian has the ability to not only find the funny, but to exploit it to the max’ (One4Review). Christopher has followed this up by winning Best Breakthrough Act at the 2019 Scottish Comedy Awards and being listed the 59th funniest person in Scottish history, on a list of 60.
Christopher co-stars in BBC Scotland’s Up For It, with the second series airing in the spring 2020. Other TV credits include hosting BBC Scotland’s The Comedy Underground. Christopher has also made appearances on BBC Scotland’s Breaking The News, BBC Radio 4 Extra’s Stands Up At The Fringe. and BBC Radio 4’s Fred at The Stand, and Evil Genius with Russell Kane.

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Dates

  • 27May

      Sat 19:30pm
      Studio Theatre

      Tickets £10.00-12.00.

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