Josh Hollis

Seymour Mace To Host Brand New Panel Show At The Stand

Seymour Mace To Host Brand New Panel Show At The Stand

The Newcastle Stand will add another string to their already-burgeoning comedic bow next month with the launch of a brand new panel show hosted by surreal comedian and venue favourite Seymour Mace. The show, titled ‘Questionable Time’, will launch on Sunday February 16 at 7pm, and will feature a hilarious cocktail of improvisation and pre-planned […]

 Josh Hollis

Giggle Beats Comedy Quiz Showbiz Backing

Giggle Beats Comedy Quiz Showbiz Backing

The makers of TV's Hebburn are joining forces with local comedy website Giggle Beats

The production arm of award-winning sitcom Hebburn are hoping for another Geordie hit – when they sponsor a new comedy night on Tyneside. Baby Cow Productions and Channel X will sponsor the Giggle Beats Comedy Quiz when it launches at The Stand Comedy Club, Newcastle, on Sunday 5 January. The industry giants, who co-produced Jason Cook’s […]

 Josh Hollis

The Stand Gets Quizzical

The Stand Gets Quizzical

Giggle Beats Comedy Quiz takes up residency at The Stand

Can you name every episode of Friends? Do you know how tall Ronnie Corbett is in feet and inches? Thought you were wasting your life watching daily repeats of Auf Wiedersehen, Pet? Well think again. The Stand, Newcastle’s home of live stand up comedy, is delighted to announce a partnership with leading comedy website Giggle Beats […]

 Sarah Bailey

Review: Electric Comedy @ The Tyneside Cinema

Review: Electric Comedy @ The Tyneside Cinema

The Tyneside Cinema bring some of the regions best comics together for a new monthly stand-up night

The first night of a new venture is enough to fill even the most popular venues with the smallest sense of dread. But entering the Tyneside Cinema bar for the premier of Electric Comedy, there was a relaxed atmosphere, tinged with a little excitement. Even the compère, comedy underwhelmist Seymour Mace, couldn’t deny his excitement […]