Comic Fringes

Comic Fringes : The Complete Series 8

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Comic Fringes - Three comedians specially commissioned by BBC Radio 4 to write and perform their own short stories. All recorded live in front of an audience at 2012's Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Series 8 features Russell Kane 'The Three Times I Dumped Eleanor, and the Manner of her Death', James Acaster 'Sorry for Your Loss' and Mark Watson reading 'Club Sandwich'.
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  • BBC Digital Audio
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 1471388298
  • 9781471388293

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Bridget Christie is a stand-up comedian, writer and actor. She is the winner of the Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award (2013), South Bank Sky Arts Award for Comedy (2014), Rose D'Or International Broadcasting Award (2014) and four Chortle comedy industry awards, voted for by comedy fans, from 2014 and 2015. She was also nominated for a Radio Academy Award (2014) and a British Comedy Award for Best Female Television Comic (2014). Her 2013 show A Bic for Her became the top-selling comedy show at the Soho Theatre ever.

Bridget can also load and fire a 17th century musket (though not while under pressure or any time constraints), scuba dive and drive a tractor. She lives in north London with her family and cat.

Joe Lycett is a British comedian who has appeared on numerous TV shows including Live At The Apollo, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Celebrity Juice and Never Mind the Buzzcocks. His radio credits include hosting the BBC Radio 4 panel show It's Not What You Know. Sarah Millican has had 2 BAFTA nominations, 6 nominations for British Comedy Awards and won The People's Choice: Queen of Comedy in 2011. Her debut DVD, Chatterbox Live, was the biggest selling stand-up DVD by a female comedian of all time. She has appeared on numerous comedy shows including QI, Mock the Week, Have I Got News For You, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Live at the Apollo, Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, and presented three series of her own show, The Sarah Millican Television Programme. Mark Watson was born in Bristol in 1980. A stand-up comedian, he recently gained international attention with the world's first solo 24-hour show, which won three Edinburgh Festival awards and was described by the Scotsman as 'one of the defining moments of fringe comedy, sure to become a cultural legend'. He had previously won the 2002 Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award, and been nominated for the Perrier Best Newcomer Award in 2001 with the show 'Far Too Happy'. He is the author of the novel Bullet Points. Multi-award-winning comedian, presenter, actor, author and scriptwriter RUSSELL KANE is best known for the BBC Sounds podcast, Evil Genius which has become a flagship show and was the best performing original podcast on the platform. Russell's other podcast, Boys Don't Cry, also features regularly on the iTunes podcast chart.

Recent TV appearances include The Apprentice You're Fired, Antiques Roadtrip, Stupid Man, Smart Phone and the host of three series of Live At The Electric. Other TV appearances include Live at The Apollo, Michael McIntyre's Big Show, Love Island Aftersun, Comedians Giving Lectures, 8 Out of 10 Cats, The Crystal Maze and Celebrity Juice.

Winner of Best Show in 2010 at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, Russell went on to make history as the first comedian to win both the Edinburgh Award and Melbourne Comedy Festival's Barry Award in one year.

Russell is currently touring his sell-out show The Fast and The Curious throughout UK, Ireland and Scandanavia as well as continuing his ever-popular topical online rants 'Kaneings'.
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