Russell Brand cancels Carling Weekend: Reading Festival gig

Laryngitis sets his tour back

Russell Brand has cancelled his appearance at Carling Weekend: Reading Festival.

The comedian was forced to cancel a performance at Edinburgh International Conference Centre yesterday (August 23) due to a bout of laryngitis.

He has rescheduled the cancelled gig for August 27, conflicting with his Carling Weekend: Reading Festival appearance.

Brand has risen to fame presenting ‘Big Brother’s Big Mouth’. He also compered 2006’s ShockWaves NME Awards.