'We haven't made a profit for five years': risky business at Edinburgh fringe
Running a festival venue is about more than booking acts and selling tickets. From converting lecture rooms to spending £25,000 on Astroturf, we reveal the costs of putting on a showTen years ago, at the Edinburgh festival, Anthony Alderson became the not very proud owner of 44 Vauxhall Astras... [Read More]
Alex Salmond to star in Edinburgh Fringe show
Ex-first minister to host Alex Salmond Unleashed – billed as mix of comedy, music, political reminiscence and chats with guestsAlex Salmond vowed to bounce back after losing his parliamentary seat last month. “You’ve not seen the last of my bonnet and me,” he said, paraphrasi... [Read More]
Alex Salmond to star in Edinburgh Fringe show
Ex-first minister to host Alex Salmond Unleashed – billed as mix of comedy, music, political reminiscence and chats with guestsAlex Salmond vowed to bounce back after losing his parliamentary seat last month. “You’ve not seen the last of my bonnet and me,” he said, paraphrasi... [Read More]
Masai Graham's organ donor gag is Edinburgh fringe's funniest joke
Award goes to care worker who says winning gag isn’t his best – ‘only the clean ones get on the list’ – but he’s not complainingHe is a 35-year-old care worker from West Bromwich who is a diehard Newcastle United fan. But that’s not the joke.Masai Graham&rsq... [Read More]
Masai Graham's organ donor gag is Edinburgh fringe's funniest joke
Award goes to care worker who says winning gag isn’t his best – ‘only the clean ones get on the list’ – but he’s not complainingHe is a 35-year-old care worker from West Bromwich who is a diehard Newcastle United fan. But that’s not the joke.Masai Graham&rsq... [Read More]
Masai Graham's organ donor gag is Edinburgh fringe's funniest joke
Award goes to care worker who says winning gag isn’t his best – ‘only the clean ones get on the list’ – but he’s not complainingHe is a 35-year-old care worker from West Bromwich who is a diehard Newcastle United fan. But that’s not the joke.Masai Graham&rsq... [Read More]
Episode #60: Daniel Sloss
Daniel Sloss is only 25 but already has eight tours of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival under his belt, plus five appearances on American television via Conan in the past couple of years. How did he get so big in Scotland and around the world at such a young age? And why is his latest solo […] [Read More]
John Oliver Begs Scotland to Stay in the UK on 'Last Week Tonight'
by Megh Wright This Thursday Scotland will be voting on a referendum to secede from the UK, and on Last Week Tonight, John Oliver broke down both sides of the debate in a segment that's full of references to haggis, Nessie, bagpipe music, and a special visit at the end from Scotland's national anima... [Read More]