ALEX Salmond ... Unleashed has added two extra Edinburgh Fringe shows following overwhelming demand for tickets.

Tickets are now on sale for showings at 6.15pm on August 26 and 27, with more than 5000 already sold for the former First Minister’s original schedule.

The show will consist of Alex’s thoughts and stories, conversations with some specially chosen friends, music, and comedy – and audiences will have a chance to question him on just about anything they like.

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Each performance will involve a different celebrity guest from the world of politics, showbiz and sport. Guests will not be announced before the show, but will be revealed to the audience when they arrive on stage.

Bookings can be made at assemblyfestival.com, on 0131 623 3030 or from Assembly box offices.