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For Robin Williams line-up announced

Nish Kumar will host the show.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 14th July 2019

The stars who made it big at the Edinburgh Fringe

'I saw them long before they became famous' is a common Fringe-goer's boast. But, as Fiona Shepherd discovers, there's a good reason for that.

Fiona Shepherd, The Scotsman, 8th July 2017

Mike McShane to headline Robin Williams charity gig

The American comedian will pay tribute to his friend, Robin Williams, at the gala which aims to shine light on many important mental health issues.

Paul English, Daily Record, 15th August 2015

Absolutely Anything review - cheap and cheerless

Simon Pegg plays a teacher endowed with godlike powers and Robin Williams, in his final film role, supplies the voice of a dog. But it's far from funny.

Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian, 14th August 2015

Fringe comedy preview: For Robin Williams

There is perhaps no greater evidence of the impact that Robin Williams' life and death has had on the comedy community than the benefit gig at The Liquid Rooms this Tuesday.

Fred Fletch, The Skinny, 10th August 2015

Fringe 2015 - For Robin Williams: A Benefit Gig

Line-up confirmed so far includes: Nish Kumar (MC), Tony Law, Trygve Wakenshaw, Tiernan Douieb, Alex Edelman, Sofie Hagen, ACMS in the guise of Thom Tuck and John-Luke Roberts, and the Weirdos collective (whose 2012 Christmas shows saw them perform Spielberg's Hook live on stage, with the award-winning John Kearns in Williams' role of Peter Pan).

Phyllis Stephen, The Edinburgh Reporter, 29th July 2015

Mental Health Foundation announces Fringe comedy gala

Line-up includes Felicity Ward, Le Gateau Chocolat, Carl Donnelly, Bryony Kimmings & Tim Grayburn and an improv tribute to the late Robin Williams with Mike McShane and friends.

Henry Northmore, The List, 16th July 2015

Ricky Gervais interview

This week sees the DVD release of Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, with Ricky Gervais back in action as the museum director Doctor McPhee. This sees him reunited with Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Steve Coogan and the much-missed Robin Williams.

Gervais talks to HuffPostUK about why he was so tickled by this particular franchise, what and who makes him laugh and what made Williams so special...

The Huffington Post, 7th April 2015