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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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2016, Episode 1

Newsjack host Nish Kumar showcases the cream of stand-up and sketch comedy from this year's festival. This edition features Australian stand-up Tom Ballard, rising star Sophie Willan, hilarious double-act and previous Best Newcomer nominees Lazy Susan and the unique comic genius that is Paul Foot.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 16th August 2016
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 19th August 2016 5:30am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 19th August 2016 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 19th August 2016 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 19th August 2016 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Tom Ballard Guest
Sophie Willan Guest
Celeste Dring (as Lazy Susan) Guest
Freya Parker (as Lazy Susan) Guest
Paul Foot Guest
Production team
Joe Nunnery Producer

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