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Fresh From The Fringe

Fresh From The Fringe

  • Radio stand-up
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2012 - 2023
  • 15 episodes (9 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

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2012 - Fresh From The Fringe: 2012

Jason Cook hosts a showcase of the best new acts from the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe.

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Further details

Featuring stand-up from Nish Kumar, Celia Pacquola and Dan Schreiber, character comedy from Kieran Hodgson and music from Jonny & the Baptists and Mae Martin.


An extended version of the show, also featuring interviews and outtakes, was available on the BBC Red Button service.

Broadcast details

Monday 22nd October 2012
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Saturday 13th October 2012 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 18th August 2020 11:00pm Radio 4

Cast & crew

Jason Cook Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Nish Kumar Guest
Celia Pacquola Guest
Dan Schreiber Guest
Kieran Hodgson Guest
Mae Martin Guest
Jonny Donahoe (as Jonny & the Baptists) Guest
Paddy Gervers (as Jonny & the Baptists) Guest
Amy Butterworth (as Jonny & the Baptists) Guest
Production team
Lyndsay Fenner Producer

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