The Edinburgh Festival starts today! Celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, it’s the largest annual arts festival in the world, which has performers and audiences alike returning year after year.
A seasoned Edinburgh festival-goer is award-winning comedy writer and Christian, James Cary. He’s written for the likes of BBC shows such as Miranda and My Family, and he’s also the author of the 2013 Edinburgh fringe hit, The God Particle.
This year he’s back with with something new: a historical comedy all about the Reformation. It’s called A Monk’s Tale.
He tells us why Christianity can so often seem to be the butt of the joke in comedy…