Nicola Sturgeon

Scotland gives green light to indoor comedy

Indoor comedy can resume in Scotland from Monday after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced a relaxation of lockdown measures.

Chortle, 11th May 2021

No date for return of live entertainment in Scotland

First minister Nicola Sturgeon says she is "optimistic" about summer 2021, despite not setting a date for the return of non-capacity-limited events.

IQ, 16th March 2021

Janey Godley to join First Minister in comedy sketch

Janey Godley will join First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in this year's STV Children's Appeal telefundraiser. The First Minister will "address the nation" to call for support for the STV Children's Appeal, which raises money for vulnerable children and young people across Scotland. However, her words will be dubbed over by Godley's tongue-in-cheek, "Glasgow patter" impression of the First Minister that has become familiar to Scots throughout 2020.

Ruth Suter, Glasgow Evening Times, 16th October 2020

Scottish Covid-19 measures raises fears about Fringe

The measures announced by Nicola Sturgeon to tackle Covid-19 may add to concerns about this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The Scottish First Minister has advised that mass gatherings of over 500 attendees should be cancelled from next week.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 12th March 2020

What I think Rab C Nesbitt would say to Nicola Sturgeon

Govan's honest chancer, Rab C Nesbitt, can still hold his own among shows as good as latest hit Guilt and it would be interesting to hear his take on politicians like Nicola Sturgeon, Boris Johnson and the rest, writes Aidan Smith.

Aidan Smith, The Scotsman, 19th November 2019

Matt Forde announces guests for Political Party Podcast

It was announced today, Monday 22nd July, that the former leader of the Scottish Labour Party Kezia Dugdale will join Matt Forde for a Political Party Edinburgh Festival Fringe special on the 14th August at 3pm at the Gilded Balloon Debating Hall. The First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party Nicola Sturgeon will join Matt for the second special on the 20th August at 1.30pm at the same venue.

Avalon, 22nd July 2019

The Last Leg: Re-United Kingdom review

The message running through the evening was that, following the example of Jo Cox, we should seek to set aside our differences and remember what we have in common.

Ed Power, The Telegraph, 17th June 2017

Preview - The Last Leg: Re-United Kingdom

Inspired by the courageous MP, Jo Cox, tonight's extended episode of The Last Leg, is dedicated to all her hard work and beliefs.

Eloise Craven-Todd, On The Box, 16th June 2017