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Comic Fringes

BBC Radio 4 stand-up. 41 episodes (11 series), 2000 - 2015.

Comic Fringes

Comedians read their own short stories in front of audiences at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Genre
Stand-Up
Broadcast
2000 - 2015
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
41   (11 series)
Producer
Kirsteen Cameron

Comic Fringes presents short stories written and read by leading comedians. The episodes are recorded in front of a live audience at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

The first four series tended to feature established stories being read out by actors.

The show took a break after Series 4. When it returned in 2009, the format was changed to focus on well known stand-up comedians reading out their own stories written specifically for the programme.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 14th August 2000 on BBC Radio 4
Last new broadcast
Sunday 6th September 2015 on BBC Radio 4 at 7:45pm
Length of episodes
15 minutes
Last repeat
Saturday 4th May 2019 at 10:40pm on Radio 4 Extra
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