Talk of the town: Dreamliner trip is a Boogie Wonderland

Rich Hall. Picture: Complimentary

Rich Hall. Picture: Complimentary

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WE all have dreams that we hope could come true, and the arrival in the skies above Edinburgh of BA’s Dreamliner fulfilled the long-held wish of one top city DJ.

Forth Radio’s Boogie was among those taking a maiden flight on the jumbo jet and was quickly captivated with auto-tinting windows, USB ports and, most excitingly, seat-to-seat chat options. And after landing again he admitted: “Amazing airplane. Quiet, smooth, interactive. #love”

Hall strikes it Rich with love action

IT seems that love has been in the air at the Fringe – or at least at one particular Fringe show.

Rich Hall’s Hoedown, featuring the laconic observations of the United States’ greatest stand-up, has gone down so well with audiences that it has led to not one, not two but three proposals to long-term partners in the audience. No word on how many of the lucky girls accepted the offer, though surely the risk of being heckled by Hall would be enough to see them say yes.

Flyering circus

With a week of the Fringe already gone the flyers are beginning to pile up, while the locals are losing patience. Once resident appealed to the council: “Can we make some areas a “No Flyering Zone” next year. Like the Meadows. Or my route to work. Or me? #edFringe”

Vision on for Kane

Let’s hope comedian Russell Kane sees the funny side of extra comments being added to some of the show posters he has dotted around Edinburgh. Talk of the Town has already been informed of at least two which make reference to what could now be viewed as the slightly unfortunate positioning of his pet Pug.