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Fresh From The Fringe

Fresh From The Fringe

  • Radio stand-up
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2012 - 2019
  • 13 episodes (8 series)

Radio 4 presents listeners with a selection of the best comedians who have performed at the Edinburgh's Fringe. Stars Jason Cook, Mark Watson, Andrew Maxwell, Alex Edelman, Nish Kumar and Tom Allen

Key details

Genre
Stand-Up
Broadcast
2012 - 2019
Channels
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
13 (8 series)
Stars
Jason Cook, Mark Watson, Andrew Maxwell, Alex Edelman, Nish Kumar and Tom Allen
Producers
Lyndsay Fenner and Joe Nunnery
Companies

This programme aims to bring the funniest, brightest and most exciting new comedy acts from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe directly to BBC Radio 4 and Red Button audiences.

In the earlier series Jason Cook hosted a London-based showcase, but in recent years the show was recorded at the festival itself with different comedians as hosts.

Additional details

Production
Studio

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 22nd October 2012 at 11pm on BBC Radio 4
Last new broadcast
Thursday 22nd August 2019 at 11pm on BBC Radio 4
Most recent repeats

Recording details

  • BBC Radio Theatre - 2012
  • Bush Hall - 2013
  • BBC Radio Theatre - 2014
  • BBC Edinburgh Fringe venue - 2015 onwards

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