Comedy

Stand-up comedy, parody, and the like.

Former First Minister of Scotland and ex-MP Alex Salmond kicked off his debut Fringe show yesterday with special guest, Conservative Brexit Secretary, David Davis MP.

Owle Schreame’s Droll is an engaging piece of late night lunacy performed for the “Merriment and Delight and Wise Men and the Ignorant”.

There was a total of 3,269 shows at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe which ends today. With that many shows, it follows that there are many awards.

The winner of this year’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards is Richard Gadd from Fife with his intense personal show Monkey See Monkey Do, based on the emotional repercussions of a sexual assault sever

Ruby Wax came into the auditorium to resounding applause and clearly revelled in the very supportive welcome that she received.

As the title suggests, When you Improv on a Star is what you expect; a Disney musical, based purely on audience input.

For over 30 years, the outrageously talented trio that is Fascinating Aïda has been entertaining audiences in their unique subversive style.

West Bromwich-based comic Masai Graham has won this year's Dave Award for the Funniest Joke of the Fringe.

In the 1980s, the TV sitcom Hi-de-Hi, set in a 1960s holiday camp run by yellow coats with all its behind the scene shenanigans, was riding high in the popularity charts.