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Tragic Ruby McCollister takes on Edinburgh, ‘the live-performing Olympics of the world’
Ruby McCollister in a flowing white gown, for her Edinburgh debut
macabre cabaret

Tragic Ruby McCollister takes on Edinburgh, ‘the live-performing Olympics of the world’

Edinburgh Fringe should be affordable for all – acts and audience alike
A packed Royal Mile during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Scotland, UK
Robin Ince

Edinburgh Fringe should be affordable for all – acts and audience alike

Izzy-wizzy, let's get busy with 75 facts about Sooty on his 75th birthday!
Sooty, Sweep and Soo with Harry and Matthew Corbett. Image supplied
TV

Izzy-wizzy, let's get busy with 75 facts about Sooty on his 75th birthday!

Gina Yashere: 'I was terrified some unscrupulous people would try to out me'
Letter to my Younger Self

Gina Yashere: 'I was terrified some unscrupulous people would try to out me'

Gina Yashere: For UK Black comics it's a nightclub policy – 'one in, one out'
Gina Yashere
racism

Gina Yashere: For UK Black comics it's a nightclub policy – 'one in, one out'

Robin Ince: As a stand-up comedian, it's best to not know what you're doing
A microphone with stage lights in the background
Robin Ince

Robin Ince: As a stand-up comedian, it's best to not know what you're doing

Big Swiss review: For once, a genuinely hilarious comic novel
Big Swiss book cover
Comic novel

Big Swiss review: For once, a genuinely hilarious comic novel

Jim Moir, Nancy Sorrell, Chris Packham and the fine art of birdwatching
conservation

Jim Moir, Nancy Sorrell, Chris Packham and the fine art of birdwatching

Clive Anderson: 'I think it's good not to be a sycophant'
Clive Anderson
a life in Comedy

Clive Anderson: 'I think it's good not to be a sycophant'

Jon Richardson: 'My first gig was terrifying'
Jon Richardson
Comedy

Jon Richardson: 'My first gig was terrifying'

Cash Carraway on Rain Dogs: 'We always see working-class stories through a middle-class gaze'
Fleur Tashjain and Daisy May Cooper as Iris and Costello Jones in Rain Dogs
interview

Cash Carraway on Rain Dogs: 'We always see working-class stories through a middle-class gaze'

Lily Savage: British drag pays tribute to a queen
Lily Savage on the Big Breakfast
Drag

Lily Savage: British drag pays tribute to a queen

'I want to help people to come together collectively for a solution': Dane Baptiste becomes a Big Issue Ambassador
Dane Baptiste
campaigning

'I want to help people to come together collectively for a solution': Dane Baptiste becomes a Big Issue Ambassador

Louis CK’s sold-out show at Madison Square Garden proves there’s no such thing as cancel culture
Comedy

Louis CK’s sold-out show at Madison Square Garden proves there’s no such thing as cancel culture

Aisling Bea: 'I am a born protester, an up-in-arms person'
Aisling Bea
community

Aisling Bea: 'I am a born protester, an up-in-arms person'

Monty Python's silly walks recommended by doctors to stay healthy
Fitness

Monty Python's silly walks recommended by doctors to stay healthy

How to help Aisling Bea rally people power against hunger
AISLING BEA photo by Joseph Sinclair
Community

How to help Aisling Bea rally people power against hunger

David Jason: 'I find it difficult to believe that Del Boy is so beloved'
David Jason
TV

David Jason: 'I find it difficult to believe that Del Boy is so beloved'

In Trip Hazard, Rosie Jones proves to be an unlikely inspiration
Lady Leshurr and Rosie Jones abseil the National Lift Tower in Northampton for Channel 4's Trip Hazard
TV review

In Trip Hazard, Rosie Jones proves to be an unlikely inspiration

Otessa Moshfegh's Lapvona review: Comic, compelling and pulsing with perversity
candles
Book reviews

Otessa Moshfegh's Lapvona review: Comic, compelling and pulsing with perversity