Susan Calman's Fringe Benefits. Susan Calman. Copyright: BBC.

Susan Calman's Fringe Benefits

BBC Scotland and BBC Two Scotland factual about the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 4 episodes (2 series), 2018 - 2019. Features Susan Calman.

Series 1

Susan Calman's Fringe Benefits. Image shows from L to R: Frank Skinner, Sarah Kendall. Copyright: BBC.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 9th August 2019

Among those joining Susan on the sofa for the first show at the BBC festival base will be Larry Dean, Iain Stirling, Ronni Ancona, Frank Skinner and Lewis Macleod, with stand-up from Jo Caulfield.

In-depth Guide

Susan Calman's Fringe Benefits. Copyright: BBC.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 16th August 2019

Susan goes 'head to head' with Scottish mindreader Colin Cloud for some probing chat, as well as getting the best and funniest festival stories from comedians Phoebe Robinson, Nick Helm, Iain Stirling and Jay Lafferty, as well as Game of Thrones actor Daniel Portman, and writer Gary McNair.


Susan Calman's Fringe Benefits. Copyright: BBC.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 23rd August 2019

Susan Calman's Fringe Benefits is getting the comedy inside story from a range of seasoned performers. Among the line-up is Janet Ellis, who has been appearing at the book festival, acting legends Arabella Weir and Cora Bissett, and comedians Nish Kumar and Mark Nelson.