Finest stand-up headlining Perth Comedy Night on Friday 5th May

Perth Comedy Night

5th MAY 2017


Perth Beer Festival marquee

North Inch
Perth and Kinross
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Finest stand-up headlining Perth Comedy Night on Friday 5th May

New to 2017’s Perth Beer Festival, Perth Comedy Night promises a night of brilliant stand-up comedy headlined by Perthshire’s own Fred MacAulay and Bruce Fummey, Joe Heenan and Jim Smith.

Perth Comedy Night, sponsored by Tan International, will get Perth Beer Festival weekend off to a great start bringing Scotland’s finest stand-up to the heart of Perth alongside a selection of beers from local brewers, Inveralmond Brewery and the Innis & Gunn range.  All proceeds raised go to Perthshire Rugby.  In Jim Smith’s words, “fine excuse for a post lambing /calving /sowing night oot”!

Fred MacAulay

Having sold out his Glasgow International Comedy Festival shows, Fred MacAulay joins us prior to the start of his next tour.  “Fred’s brand of humour mixes cheek, sarcasm and satire and has entertained people for three decades. If you’ve seen him before, you know it’s good comedy. And for new fans, come and see the man once described as “Scotland’s rising star of comedy” and now “Legend””.  Source: Janice McKnight,

Bruce Fummey

Perth-born Bruce has been making people laugh since an early age. He has a cheeky and vivacious comedy style which has been appreciated by comedy audiences in the UK and internationally and in 2014 he was named the Scottish Comedian of the Year. “Bruce Fummey had the crowd belly-laughing in seconds“. Herald & Post.

Joe Heenan

Joe Heenan performed his first gig in Edinburgh in 1995, and is a regular at the Fringe & now regular compere at the Stand comedy clubs in Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Jim Smith

The Perthshire farmer turned stand-up with regular slots at The Stand, The Fringe and has been a finalist in the Scottish Comedian of the Year.

Tickets are £20 each available at

  • Venue: Perth Beer Festival marquee, North Inch, Perth
  • Bar opens 6.30pm, show starts 8.30pm.  Food will be available throughout the night.  Event will finish 23.30
  • Follow Perth Beer Festival on Facebook and Twitter, @PerthBeer
  • All proceeds raised from the weekend will support Perthshire Rugby.
  • Over 18s only

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