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Edinburgh Fringe performers have spoken of how they fell victim to a scam over their…

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Zach & Viggo | Edinburgh Fringe comedy review by Steve Bennett

Zach & Viggo

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Last year, the debutant Norwegian-American double act…

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Friday August 18: Red Bastard, John Hastings, Harry & Chris, Sarah Bennetto, Sarah Jeyworth, Rob Oldham, Huge Davis, Eshaan Akbar, Tamar Broadbent, Phil Dunning, Joe Jacobs, MC Jimmy McGhie

PLEASANCE DOME, 6.40pm. Tickets.


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Friday August 18: With double Edinburgh Comedy Award winner John Kearns! Plus Steve Bugeja, Hari Sriskantha and Frank Foucault. Laughing Horse @ City Cafe, 9.15pm. FREE!

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Punching Up

The John and Oko of the Fringe | Edinburgh stunts round-up

The John and Oko of the Fringe

• Patrick Monahan and his partner Lily Lovett, a fellow comic and daughter of Red Dwarf star Norman, are planning to be the John Lennon and Yoko Ono of the…

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Comedian Athena Kugblenu has admitted she likes Donald Trump, despite her better judgement.

‘I really wanna hate him,’ she says in her Edinburgh Fringe show. ‘BUT he makes white people angry! He does in 140 characters what it took us 400 years to do.’

Here she is talking politics in Chortle's Fast Fringe:

Her Fringe show, KMT, is on at Underbelly Med Squad at 17:50.

Athena Kugblenu on Donald Trump

At Chortle's Fast Fringe

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