Punchline comes to Birnam this Friday!

5 Oct

Punchline, Birnam

Punchline Comedy is back with another exciting comedy lineup!

Having played big Scottish venues such as Usher Hall, HMV Picture House and Perth Concert Hall, the comedy heavyweights return to Perthshire, this time for a very special intimate show at the picturesque Birnam Arts Centre on Friday 9th October.

Defining a generation of new classic comedy, Punchline showcases the rising stars of the comedy circuit before they become household names. Punchline has built up a great reputation of presenting the hottest acts from around the UK, previous shows have included the likes of Frankie Boyle, Josh Widdicombe, Seann Walsh and Nick Helm.

For the first time, Punchline delivers an all Scottish line-up, 3 acts and 1 compere, all hand-picked fresh from this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Headliner ‘That Funny Blind Guy’ Jamie MacDonald: one man, one mic, one white stick. Starring at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, Jamie performed at the prestigious Assembly venue with his critically acclaimed show ‘Oblivious’. ‘One of the funniest Scottish comedians on the circuit’ (Sunday Herald), Jamie is fast creating a comedic stir.

Jim Smith is Perthshire’s very own comedy farmer, ‘Scottish Comedian of the Year’ finalist and ‘So You Think You’re Funny’ Finalist. Farmer Jim returns from a sold out Edinburgh Fringe run of his hilarious show ‘Farmed and Dangerous’. Quite literally back on home soil, Jim makes his long awaited stand up debut at Birnam Arts.

Robin Grainger, Laughing Horse Semi-Finalist, was part of the ‘Stand Rising’ showcase show, The Stand Comedy Club’s nod to the rising stars of the future. Robin is funny, original and unforgettable. ‘A confident man who commands the stage’ (Skinny)

From ‘Rab C Nesbitt’ to ‘Britain’s Got Talent’, award-winning comedian and actress Anna Devitt is a well-established comedian and your perfect host. ‘Devitt surely has one hand on the title of female successor to Frankie Boyle’ (Scotsman)

Tickets are selling fast – buy yours now at http://www.birnamarts.com/whats-birnam-arts/?ee=41

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