Adam's Big Apple gift

Hills donates show profits

Adam Hills has donated his proceeds from the Perrier Pick Of The Fringe show to New York firefighters.

The donation is specially apt as his show is entitled Go You Big Red Fire Engine, named after a phrase once shouted by an enthusiastic audience member, who was a fireman.

The Australian comic performed his show at Her Majesty's Theatre on Sunday alongside fellow Perrier nominee Daniel Kitson.

Published: 17 Oct 2001

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