Nish Kumar says he ‘still believes in the Edinburgh Fringe’ as festival is accused of ‘elitism’

Nish Kumar has spoken out in defence of the Edinburgh Fringe as it is accused of…

Jerry Sadowitz defends exposing himself on stage after cancellation of ‘unacceptable’ Fringe comedy show

Comedian Jerry Sadowitz has defended exposing himself on stage in his Edinburgh Fringe comedy show that…

Leo Reich, Literally Who Cares?!, Edinburgh Fringe review: Obnoxious, narcissistic – and impeccably funny

I’m in my mid-20s and Leo Reich’s comedy makes me feel old. On stage, the 23-year-old…

Pleasance Theatre says Jerry Sadowitz gig was cancelled after ‘unprecedented number of complaints’

Edinburgh’s Pleasance Theatre has put out a new statement addressing the decision to cancel a stand-up…

Jerry Sadowitz: Comedian’s Fringe show cancelled by venue bosses due to ‘unacceptable’ material

Venue bosses have cancelled a show by controversial Scottish comedian Jerry Sadowitz at the Edinburgh Fringe…

Lara Ricote: ‘I won the Funny Women award on a terrible day – I had gotten my hearing aids stuck in my ear’

For comedian Lara Ricote, her race, gender and disability have always been a big part of…

Edinburgh Fringe: Frankie Boyle says a lot of performers at ‘elitist’ festival are ‘parasites’

Frankie Boyle has said that many of the acts performing at the Edinburgh Fringe are “parasites”…

Rosie O’Donnell says she’s ‘feeling bad’ for making fun of Anne Heche before ‘horrifying’ car crash

Rosie O’Donnell has expressed her regret for making past jokes about Anne Heche in light of…

Jayde Adams interview: ‘Women are smashing it, babes. Men are having to work a bit harder’

Jayde Adams is frowning at a group of obnoxiously loud men. Their laughter is drowning out…

Patti Harrison: ‘Not everyone is ready to have a laugh at beheading videos’

As a child bored at home in Ohio, Patti Harrison would pretend to be a basking…