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The Big Sick | Movie review by Steve Bennett

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How comedians handle reviews | Lorna Shaw has some pre-Fringe tips

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With less than a month to go before the Edinburgh Fringe kicks off, with our shows in bloom and our delicate egos at the helm, comedians thoughts begin to turn…

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Andy leads the Field

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We didn't mean to deceive! | Comics hit back over Chortle's blurb-shaming

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Some of the comedians Chortle ‘named and shamed' for misleading Edinburgh Fringe blurbs yesterday have complained that their inclusion in our list was…

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Here is the first preview clip of hospital set sitcom Porters.

The comedy, which starts on Dave in September, stars Ed Easton from sketch group Gein's Family Gift Shop as a hospital porter.

The cast of the three 40-minute episodes also includes Chewing Gum's Susan Wokoma, Claudia Jessie, Jo Joyner, Sanjeev Bhaskar – and Rutger Hauer.

It has been written by Dan Sefton, wh also works part time in an A&E ward in Devon.

First look at Porters

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