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Fresh From The Fringe

BBC Radio 4 stand-up from the Edinburgh festival. 11 episodes (7 series), 2012 - 2018. 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

Genre
Stand-Up
Broadcast
2012 - 2018
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
11   (7 series)
Starring
Jason Cook, Mark Watson, Andrew Maxwell, Alex Edelman, Nish Kumar and Tom Allen
Producers
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.

Production Details

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 22nd October 2012 on BBC Radio 4 at 11pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 16th August 2018 on BBC Radio 4 at 11pm
Last repeat
Friday 24th August 2018 at 5:30am on Radio 4 Extra
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