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The Secret Reviewer #5: The Fringe

Every month our clandestine critic - a professional comedy pundit, writing exclusively for BCG Pro - will reveal the murky truths behind that infamous trade, and live comedy generally. Raves, rants, star ratings and stars vanishing: get set for a rare snoop beyond the curtain. This month: reviewing at the Edinburgh Festival.

"Here we are now, entertain us!" growled a furious Kurt Cobain, as he skulked on a plastic chair in a muggy portacabin at the 1990 Edinburgh Fringe, waiting for a nervous new comic to attempt to shove every bit of the hit-and-miss material they'd cobbled together so far...

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