The Brighton Comedy Festival began with a cacophony of laughter induced by the opening Gala which is set to reverberate across the seaside town for the next two weeks. Read more »
Renowned drug trafficker, mystery-man and charmer – Howard Marks – has begun his 22-date tour of the UK telling tales from his remarkable life. Read more »
The Edinburgh Fringe has been accused of artificially inflating the number of ticket sales at this years festival by including free performances in the total number of ‘sold’ tickets. Read more »
Ever found yourself looking for a quiet oasis to escape the Fringe? In the latest of our 'Secret Edinburgh' series Helen Arney packs her towel and heads to Warrender Swim Centre.
Comedian Pete Jonas, whose show has Dark side of the Poon has become one of the most talked about shows at the Edinburgh Fringe after being slated by comedy website Chortle, has penned an open lett Read more »
Rev actor, Newsjack host, Thick of It scene-stealer, Balamory's dancing inventor...Miles Jupp has an absurdly long CV, but it's his stand up that's taking centre stage this summer as he Read more »
Have you headed to the Fringe as a performer for the first time? Have you survived the opening excitement and the woes of 'Black Wednesday? ticket gloom?' Fear not! Read more »
Who likes penguins? Not the biscuits. The other ones. You know with little black jackets and the waddling.
Comedian Frank Skinner has left directors at the Assembly in disarray after quitting his Fringe show at the last minute. Read more »
To kick start our series, Keith Farnan tells us why he has decided not to break with Irish tradition and recommend his favourite Edinburgh drinking hole, Under The Stairs as his Secret Edinburgh.
Doubts have been cast over the future of the Edinburgh Comedy Festival after one of its key venue managers voiced concerns over the direction the venture - and her own venue - were heading. Read more »