Richard Gadd wins Edinburgh Festival Fringe comedy award

The first Scot to win the biggest comedy award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for three decades has vowed to keep performing in tiny venues - to keep the emotional power of his work.
Richard Gadd, whose material explores the impact of suffering a sexual assault four years ago, is the first home-grown act since Arnold Brown in 1987 to win the coveted Edinburgh Comedy Awards prize.
The free Fringe has got anarchy at its heart. It is fundamentally experimental in its nature. It is anti-authoritarian. It places the artist first. Richard Gadd The Fife comic, who has built a cult following on... read more

 
28 August 2016 in Lifestyle, Views: 42
Source: Scotsman
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