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Gareth Waugh has been described as “One of the fastest rising stars of the Scottish comedy circuit” by the BBC. Starting comedy in 2010 he has twice been a finalist in Scottish Comedian of the Year and appeared on several Radio 4 programmes including Jo Caulfield’s Speakeasy, Radio 4 Stands Up, The John Moloney Show and more.His live work includes most of the major UK clubs and he has also toured with the likes of Kathryn Ryan, Daniel Sloss, Iain Stirling, Jamali Maddix and Tom Stade.
Carina MacLeod is originally from the Isle Of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides & has worked professionally the Gaelic Media for the last 22 years. Her credits include voicing over Peppa Pig in Gaelic. She trained as actor at Mountview Theatre School in London.Carina is currently Scotland’s only bilingual stand up comedian, performing in English throughout the Scottish Comedy Circuit as well as performing in Gaelic at such events as the Scottish Gaelic Awards & also The Royal National Mod. She has also supported Fred MacAulay on a Hebridean. She has also performed at Stand Up NY in New York and in Berlin at Cosmic Comedy Showcase Night.
Rosco McClelland is riding the Scottish comedy revival, hotly tipped as one of its brightest stars, with bags of potential and professional accolades to prove he is one to watch.
“He has matured massively into an act who enjoys taking chances.. (shows) non stop progression towards stardom” – Chortlen His successful Edinburgh Festival Fringe show last year, Rosco delved deep to find out what makes him tick, using psychedelic storytelling to traverse through a life-changing event. ‘How I Got Over’ was based on his brush with death as a teenager, and discovery of a life threatening heart condition. His blasé outlook on mortality makes for some deliciously dark comedy, while his wandering mind concocts strange and surreal tangents and observations, which were the highlights of the show.
The Reverend Obadiah Steppenwold III is not your average holy man. Not for the faint-hearted or easily offended! ‘Laugh? I almost shat myself… Sacrilegious and divinely hysterical’ (List). ‘The man is a tornado, a fount of pitch-perfect jokes coupled with quite masterful timing and material that flouts the very laws of censure… Utterly challenging and well-crafted, it is, of course, howlingly funny’ ***** (Metro). ‘Unforgettable character comedy’ (Edinburgh Evening News). ‘I liked the vicar. That was proper stuff’ (Robert Plant).
Susan Morrison was one of the first MC’s to perform at The Stand Comedy Club a very long time ago. She’s been making people laugh ever since, from Aberdeen to Bournemouth. She’s veteran of more than 20 Edinburgh Fringes and her family love that she is away from home so much. It makes life quieter for them.