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Fresh From The Fringe

BBC Radio 4 stand-up from the Edinburgh festival. 13 episodes (8 series), 2012 - 2019. Stars Jason Cook, Mark Watson, Andrew Maxwell, Alex Edelman and others.

Fresh From The Fringe

Radio 4 presents listeners with a selection of the best comedians who have performed at the Edinburgh's Fringe

2012 - 2019
BBC Radio 4
13   (8 series)
Jason Cook, Mark Watson, Andrew Maxwell, Alex Edelman, Nish Kumar and Tom Allen
Lyndsay Fenner and Joe Nunnery

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.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 22nd October 2012 on BBC Radio 4 at 11pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 22nd August 2019 on BBC Radio 4 at 11pm
Last repeat
Tuesday 15th September 2020 at 11:00pm

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