Book online or call: 01904 717 362 Open 8am - 10pm, 7 days a week

Alexei Sayle to Return to Edinburgh Fringe

Date Posted: 14/03/13

Alexei Sayle to Return to Edinburgh Fringe

Comedian Alexei Sayle is to perform at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival for the first time in almost 20 years, it has been announced.

The 60-year-old will play the 200-seater Stand 3 for the festival's final two weeks, performing the show he's been touring around the UK since last year, reports chortle.co.uk.

The news was first revealed by The Stand's owner Tommy Sheppard in an interview with Scottish broadcaster STV.

During the interview, he also announced that Stewart Lee, Sarah Millican, Brendon Burns, Tony Law and Simon Evans will be on the venue's line-up for this year's Fringe, which runs from August 2nd to 26th.

A number of other performers have also been confirmed at appearing at the festival this summer, including the likes of comedians Ed Byrne and Gyles Brandreth and spoken word artist Scroobius Pip.

Meanwhile, those planning on visiting the Scottish capital during the festival should book hotels in Edinburgh sooner rather than later, as these tend to fill up quickly.

Posted by Louise Millard

Events & Festivals News

The O2 Arena

The O2 Arena

For the best in music, sports and comedy, check out our fab events at London's greatest venue - The O2 Arena!

Cultural Events

Cultural Events

For must-see cultural exhibitions and tours, there's no better starting point than our Cultural Events page!

Sports Event Breaks

Sports Event Breaks

Treat yourself and watch some world-class sports on our always-thrilling, ever-exciting Sports Breaks!

Themed Breaks

Themed Breaks

From mini-cruises to Murder Mystery nights, our popular Themed Events are great for a break with a difference!

Music Events

Music Events

For a host of great music events and festivals up and down the country, check out our music events page!

SuperBreak uses a secure server to encrypt and protect all communication of personal details and credit card information between yourself and the SuperBreak reservation system. Our secure server is authenticated and certificated by GlobalSign.com, making your booking 100% secure. Your details are also protected under the Data Protection Act. If you have any questions with regard to the use of your personal data, please email marketing@superbreak.com.

Travel Aware - Staying Safe and Healthy Abroad

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office and National Travel Health Network and Centre have up-to-date advice on staying safe and healthy abroad. For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information check www.gov.uk/travelaware and follow @FCOtravel and Facebook.com/FCOtravel

Keep informed of current travel health news by visiting www.travelhealthpro.org.uk

The advice can change so check regularly for updates.

Eboracum Way
Artemis House
York
North Yorkshire
YO31 7RE
GB

Project=Concert-and-Events-2017

Version=1001926 @ 12/06/2018 07:48:24

Last rendered @ 20/06/2018 12:38:32

Last rendered @ 20/06/2018 12:38:32

x-forward-port: ""

X-Forwarded-Proto: "https"

Is Secure? True

Is Mobile? False

Machine: VWEB11

Controller: News

Action: NewsItem

View: ~/Views/News/NewsItem.aspx

Firebug

 

Please enter a destination or hotel name to search for.