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Tears and snot won't endear you to your audience - and sound engineers don't want you sneezing on their mics either. Picture: PA

Susan Morrison: Pass the tissues, I’ve got Fringe flu already

On Tuesday my Fringe flu arrived, out of season. It’s traditional for the ­comedians, actors and probably the flyerers to collapse into soggy heaps, working their way through entire boxes of man-sized tissues whilst watching daytime TV at the end of August, but here I was, in the middle of the ­action, with an entire head full of gunk, a throat lined with barbed wire, and about seven shows to get through.

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