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Bright mural on the gable end on North Junction Street, depicting Leith's connection to the sea
  • Writer's pictureRosalind Romer

Leith Comedy Festival presents…Christopher Macarthur-Boyd, Amy Matthews and Billy Kirkwood

At last! Live comedy! Leith Comedy Festival is taking over The Biscuit Factory in Leith, bringing you laughter from Scotland’s finest comedians. God knows we need it.

When: 7.30pm - approx 9pm on Thursday 14th October 2021

Where: The Biscuit Factory in Leith

First up, we have Amy Matthews, a bright new comedian who’s going places. Award winner and one of The List's ‘HOT 100’, she explores the absurdity of modern life with zest. ‘Her star feels very much in the ascendant’ The Wee Review

For the main act, we are thrilled to present Christopher Macarthur-Boyd, a firm favourite and rising star on the Scottish circuit and beyond. Bursting with energy and good vibes, catch him now before he becomes a household name. ‘On the cusp of something big, and you don't want to miss it’ Daily Record

Hosted by the turbo charged Billy Kirkwood, triple Scottish Comedy Award winner. ‘Effortlessly funny, something for everyone’ Metro

Praise for our previous comedy shows: ‘You can guarantee the night will host a fantastic mix of top class comedians’ STV

Age 16+ due to venue licensing and swearing

Tickets are £15 + booking fee


A secret code for priority booking will be sent out on Wednesday at noon to get in ahead of the crowd. Don't miss out - join up at



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