Billy Connolly adds extra night to Usher Hall run

Scottish comedy legend Billy Connolly has added a fifth date to the Edinburgh run of his Scottish High Horse Tour.

The 71-year-old decided to add the additional date after tickets to the initial run sold out in less than an hour. He will now perform at The Usher Hall on 4th, 5th, 7th, 8th and 15th October. The star, who hasn’t performed in Edinburgh for over five years, was recently hailed as the most influential comedian of all time.

Tickets are set to go on sale via at 9am on Monday.