Lanternhouse Laughs – August 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!


Scott Agnew (Compère)
Scott Agnew is a Glaswegian critically acclaimed stand-up and compere performing around the UK and internationally. Considered one of the best storytellers in the business, Agnew is a former journalist with TV presenting credits (MTV, BBC Three, STV) and also radio appearances (BBC FiveLive, BBC Radio Scotland, Clyde 1, Galaxy FM) under his belt. The Scottish Comedian of the Year 2008 has entertained up and down the UK and internationally and is a regular headliner for the likes of Jongleurs, Highlight, The Stand and The Comedy Club as well as hosting in front of 8000 at Glasgow’s Gay Pride march in 2012.

Eddy Brimson
Eddy Brimson is equally at home internationally having taken to the stage from Norway to China with just about everywhere in between. He was one of the first ever comics to perform in Myanmar and invitations to perform at the Altitude Festival in the French Alps, the New Zealand International Comedy Festival and both the Melbourne and Perth Comedy Festivals in Australia have secured his place in the comedy industry.

Mark Black
Mark Black is a Glasgow-based comedian and musician whose unique stand-up style has attracted viral attention on social media. His material is taken from his chaotic life and it has already brought him to the Scottish Comedian of the Year final in 2021 and So You Think You’re Funny? 2022 first runner-up.

Lou Conran (Headliner)
Host of R4Extra’s Comedy Club and critically acclaimed podcast Spit or Swallow. “One to watch” BBC New Talent Hot Lister Lou Conran is a superlative storyteller and masterful at spinning a yarn. Voted Best Compere 2020/21 by her peers in the Comic Comic’s Award, she is highly respected on the circuit and is on the rise. Her new show compromises of hilarious anecdotes, stories and the minutiae of life. Light relief through the shite of life. As seen on BBC, CH4 & ITV. Sarah Millican, “Hilarious” The Scotsman. “Masterful at owning a room” Edinburgh Guide.


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