Media Release: Stand up to stigma

FIVE comics from across Scotland will entertain scores of guests at a special charity benefit night in aid of Epilepsy Scotland on Wednesday 19 October at The Stand Comedy Club, Glasgow.

Hosted by Ayrshire comedian, Billy Kirkwood, the four acts include fellow comic and raconteur Patrick Rolink, 2009 Scottish Comedian of the Year John Gavin, comedienne Rhona McKenzie and social commentator Bruce Morton.

If you fancy a good laugh, the chance to win prizes and support a good cause call 0141 427 4911 for tickets costing £10 or visit


Notes to Editor

* Photo opportunity:  Epilepsy Scotland’s comedy acts will be available for photos on 19 October at 8pm in The Stand Comedy Club, 333 Woodlands Road Glasgow G3 6NG.

* Epilepsy Scotland works with 54,000 people affected by epilepsy to ensure that their voice is heard. We campaign for improved healthcare, better information provision and an end to stigma. One person in 97 has this common serious neurological condition. Contact our helpline (0808 800 2200), email, text 07786 209501, or download information from our website:

For more details please call: Robyn Friel, fundraiser, Tel: 0141 427 4911.

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