Making a Stand

Scottish club plans to expand

Graham Norton has been added to the bill of a charity fundraiser at the Edinburgh Festival.

The Channel 4 star has been confirmed for the money-spinner in aid of gay rights group Stonewall Scotland on August 22.

Ross Noble, Jeff Green and Puppetry of the Penis have also been added to the line-up for the Edinburgh Playhouse show, headlined by Julian Clary

Names previously confirmed include Phill Jupitus, Rich Hall, Johnny Vegas, Rhona Cameron, Mike Wilmot, Adam Hills and Cyderdelic.

To book tickets, priced £16 (£15 concessions), call 0870 606 3424.

Norton will also be hosting the finals of the Channel 4 new act competition So You Think You're Funny while in Edinburgh.

Published: 17 Aug 2001

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The virtual events that are trying to fill the Edinburgh Fringe void kick up a gear tonight with the first Fringe Friday gala gig, hosted by Suzi Ruffell, Jason Byrne doing a gig from his Irish home town, and the Free Festival co-ordinating a busy on-line line-up

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... including a new YouTube sketch series from comedy ventriloquist Paul Zerdin and Graeme Garden in conversation.

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