The Glasgow International Comedy Festival brings big laughs to the big apple!

The city that gave you Billy Connolly returns to the New York Comedy Festival for one night only on Thursday 8 November 2012.

‘The Glasgow International Comedy Festival Presents’ is a spectacular showcase of Scottish stand-up, featuring a line-up of the finest comics and festival performers as part of the prestigious New York Comedy Festival.

Returning for a second year due to demand, Gallus globetrotter and star of STV Bruce Devlin (‘Super slick compere' Scotsman) introduces an evening of top Scottish comedy at Stand Up NY. Featuring critically acclaimed Glaswegian Scott Agnew (A comedy performance peppered with killer gags delivered with deadly accuracy.’ Evening Times), the award winning and darkly sublime Mark Nelson (‘Blistering material which pushes dangerously near the boundaries of good taste.’ Sunday Times) and multi talented comedian, actress, writer and star of NBC’s Last Comic Standing Wendy Wason ‘Intelligent, heartfelt and entertaining’ The List
New Yorkers can enjoy a preview of Europe’s largest comedy event, which celebrates its eleventh anniversary in 2013. Join in the fun at Glasgow’s biggest birthday party when the festival returns to the city between Thursday 14 – Sunday 31 March 2013.

Tickets for some festival shows are already on sale, including stand-up superstars Jimmy Carr, Harry Hill, Al Murray, Daniel Sloss, Chris Addison and Richard Herring with hundreds of shows still to be announced. Find out more and book tickets at

Win a trip to New York

The festival is giving two UK comedy fans the chance to win a trip to New York for the show, including return flights courtesy of United Airlines!

Discover the Big Apple with United’s nonstop flights from Glasgow to New York/Newark, operated by Continental Airlines. Plan your trip to the U.S from Glasgow at

The prize includes four nights’ accommodation at the Hotel Beacon, the jewel of the Upper West Side. Find out more at

For your chance to win, including the opportunity to meet the comedians backstage at the show, tune in to Clyde 1, the festival’s official radio partner, from Monday 22 October 2012 or check out

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