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The virtual events that are trying to fill the Edinburgh Fringe void kick up a gear tonight with the first Fringe Friday gala gig, hosted by Suzi Ruffell, Jason Byrne doing a gig from his Irish home town, and the Free Festival co-ordinating a busy on-line line-up

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... including a new YouTube sketch series from comedy ventriloquist Paul Zerdin and Graeme Garden in conversation.

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Nish Kumar talks about Trump's disastrous interview with Axios' Jonathan Swan in the latest monologue on Hello America.

And he recalls an earlier encounter when the interviewer lobbed only softball questions at the President.

Kumar’s topical show is shot in London but aimed at an audience of American subscribers to the Quibi app, which offers short-form video content.

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