comedy

Looking for some great Comedy Specials on NETFLIX?

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Nothing beats the social experience of laughing together at a live gig with friends. However for the times when we can’t get out to see live comedy, there’s Netflix comedy specials. Netflix heavily features US comedians and why not there are some great ones and realistically it’s unlikely that many of us will have the pleasure of seeing them live. So, sit back, feet up and enjoy some serious laughs with some of my favourite Netflix specials featuring Maria Bamford, Louis CK and Dave Chappelle.Maria_Bamford_Old_Baby_KeyArt_Hor_FM

http://www.culturesonar.com/comedy-specials/

Why we laugh?

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Sophie Scott explains the neuroscience of why we laugh, in this great TED TALK. Did you know you are 30 times more likely to laugh when you with others than alone?515411226

https://www.ted.com/talks/sophie_scott_why_we_laugh?utm_campaign=tedspread–a&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare

Not sure how to get to Carrickvale golf course for the next OTL gig?

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Our next OTL gig is at Carrickvale golf club on the 30th of September. A location map is included below. It is on the tram line, get off at Balgreen station! Hope to see a full house.
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Carrick Vale golf club is right beside Carrick Knowe golf club! 
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Carrickvale Golf Club
29 Glendevon Park, Edinburgh EH12 5UZ

BBC confirm French & Saunders 30th Anniversary Special (OTL is very excited)

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The BBC has confirmed initial details of a new Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders Christmas special, marking their sketch show’s 30th anniversary.

via BBC confirm French & Saunders 30th Anniversary Special — Comedy.co.uk – British Comedy News

Globetrotter

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Nik Coppin travels the world doing comedy, Australia, Norway, North America, Indonesia, Thailand, Germany & Spain are just a few of the places he’s been this year! This will be his first time in Peebles! Let’s make it a memorable one.

OTL favourite Gary Meikle talks to BBC news magazine

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Gary in this picture on the far left after the OTL gig in January at West Linton bowling club, talks to BBC News about his comedy and his daughter Ainsley. Gary has also gigged for OTL at Peebles Rugby club. We hope to have him back in the near future!img_0581

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/magazine-41324799/my-dad-jokes-about-my-first-period

Laughter therapy?

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https://www.helpguide.org/articles/mental-health/laughter-is-the-best-medicine.htm

For some laughter therapy, check out the top 100 comedy films in one of our earlier blogs or come to see some live comedy at an Over The Lyne gig.

Laughter is the Best Medicine

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  1. Reduces Heart Disease
  2. Natural painkiller
  3. Helps you burn calories and lose weight
  4. Helps you sleep
  5. Decreases stress
  6. Makes you look younger
  7. Boosts relationships

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Over The Lyne Gallery

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Over The Lyne Comedy Club

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Over The Lyne Comedy Club is all about bringing Stand Up comedy to local communities. Laughter brings communities together and is the best medicine!