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FAST FRINGE

Tuesday August 22: Noise Next Door, John-Luke Roberts, Steve Bugeja, Delighful Sausage, Andy Field, Evelyn Mok, Dylan Gott, Maria Shehata, Gareth Richards, George Rigden, Viggo Venn, Mikey Clark, MC Thom Tuck

PLEASANCE DOME, 6.40pm. Tickets.

BEST OF STUDENT COMEDY

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Tuesay August 22: Matt Winning, Tom Gidman, MC Rahul Kohli and more. Laughing Horse @ City Cafe, 9.15pm. FREE!

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'I fricking love history' | Tony Law on what inspires his comedy

'I fricking love history'

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Punching Up

That gag's been coined before! | Dave's joke of the Fringe has previously been broadcast... on Dave

That gag's been coined before!

The joke that TV channel Dave today named as the best on the Fringe has already been told on one of the broadcaster's most popular shows.And when Dave Gorman cracked…

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Videos

World Poetry slam champion Harry Baker and jazz musician Chris Read performed an extract from their Edinburgh show at Chortle's Fast Fringe

In an introductory song they said their double act ‘offered a whole new world like Jasmine and Aladdin/but whack another lad in/ and then get rid of Jasmine’ and compared themselves to the Mario Brothers.

Their show, Harry & Chris 2 is at Just The Tonic @ The Mash House at 2:20pm.

Harry and Chris at Chortle's Fast Fringe

Extract from their Edinburgh show

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