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Thursday August 17: Desiree Burch, The Creative Martyrs, Eleanor Tiernan, Ken Cheng, Jody Kamali, Jenny Bede, Jon Long, Cam Spence, Samantha Baines, James Loveridge, MC Kiri Pritchard Mclean

PLEASANCE DOME, 6.40pm. Tickets.


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Tuesday August 16: Laura Lexx, Glenn Moore and more... Laughing Horse @ City Cafe, 9.15pm. FREE!

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Here is the set which won Riordan DJ the 2017 Chortle Student Comedy Award at the Edinburgh Fringe on Monday night.

The 21-year-old takes home a £1,000 prize  and follows in the footsteps of previous winners such as Joe Lycett, Phil Wang and Adam Hess.

Originally from Exmouth, he studies medicine at the University of Bristol.

Riordan DJ: Chortle Student Comedy Award winner

His triumphant set from the final

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