Fringe celebs

This article is from 2008.

Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers

Star turns

There’s more than a smattering of well-kent faces at this year’s Fringe. David Laing presents his pick of the celebs

Joan Rivers

The funnywoman and enemy of Loose Women stars in her play on the ups and downs of ageing, Work in Progress by a Life in Progress.
Udderbelly’s Pasture, 0844 545 8252, 7–25 Aug, 3.45pm, £18–£25 (£15).

Karen Dunbar

The Chewing the Fat star gets serious in Denise Mina’s A Drunk Woman Looks at the Thistle.
Assembly Rooms, 623 3030, 2–25 Aug (not 12, 19), 10.10pm, £11–£12 (£10–£11). Previews 31 Jul & 1 Aug, £5.

Clive James

King of anecdotes, the mellifluous Clive James, talks through his encounters with the rich and famous in In Conversation.
Assembly Rooms, 623 3030, 19–24 Aug, 4.30pm, £13–£15 (£12–£14).

Britt Ekland

Britt On Britt reveals all about her life as a Swedish sex kitten, whether we want her to or not.
Assembly Rooms, 623 3030, 3–25 Aug (not 20), 6.30pm, £10.50–£11.50 (£9.50–£10.50). Previews 31 Jul–2 Aug, £5.

Simon Callow

In A Festival Dickens, the venerable Callow presents two of the novelist’s monodramas.
Assembly Rooms, 623 3030, 8–25 Aug (not 11, 18), 2pm, £17.50–£20 (£15–£18). Preview 7 Aug, £10.

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