Edinburgh Festival / Day 8: Apparently . . .

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Eamon Morrissey has been irritated by the audience reaction to his consumption of four pints of Murphys and a 'bowl of malt' in the Flann O'Brien adaptation, The Brother (Assembly Rooms). 'Leaving the theatre,' he protests, 'some members of the audience smell the empty glasses I leave behind on stage. I presume they are checking to see if the drinks are real. Just because the show is about drink. Cheek of them] If the show was about sex would they be so nosey?' . . . Graham Norton is less than enamoured with the Pleasance Attic, where he is performing Charlie's Angels Go to Hell: 'I guess it's the Anne Frank memorial space,' he says. 'Except more people found her.'