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Comic Fringes

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

Series 9

1. The Understudy

First broadcast: Friday 23rd August 2013

Crammed into her tiny dressing room, an actress looks back on the highs and lows - mainly lows - of her life and career. A poignant and funny monologue written and performed by Jenny Éclair.


2. Kill Dilly

First broadcast: Friday 30th August 2013

Larry has been (mostly) happily married to Dilly for forty-five years. Things have deteriorated, however, since his retirement and now Larry is contemplating murder. Ludicrous and funny tale by award-winning Irish comedian Aisling Bea.


3. I Bought A Monkey To Stand Out In The New York Art Scene

First broadcast: Friday 6th September 2013

A man goes to great lengths to put his hometown of Bishopbriggs on the map. The title says all. Absurd story written and read by actor, writer and comedian Sanjeev Kohli.