It's easy to downplay the importance of comedians. With their rubbery faces, silly voices and jokes about mother-in-laws (okay so we need to start watching a better variety of comedy) they can seem like glorified court jesters.
Their Is This Thing On? exhibition showcases the work of 100 artists who have created paintings, prints and sculptures to pay tribute to their favourite joke-makers.
If you happen to be in Melrose then head on down as it will be running until the end of March.