Richard Wilson forced to cancel Fringe show

Richard Wilson forced to cancel Fringe show

Legendary One Foot in the Grave actor Richard Wilson has been forced to cancel his Fringe show after suffering a heart attack. The 80-year-old, who is best known for playing Victor Meldrew in the BBC’s One Foot in the Grave sitcom, is currently in hospital. It has been reported in the media that his agent, John Grant, has confirmed that he is now in stable condition. Wilson was due to reprise the role for a…

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Edinburgh Fringe 2016 programme unveiled

Edinburgh Fringe 2016 programme unveiled

The programme for this year’s Edinburgh Fringe has been officially unveiled, boasting 50,266 performances of 3,269 shows in 294 venues across the Capital. Despite a small drop in the number of shows – down 1.3% from 3,314 last year – the Fringe remains the largest arts festival in the world. Shona McCarthy, the festival’s new chief executive, said: “The breadth and diversity of talent that comes to the Fringe is unparalleled, and this year is…

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