Singers, circus and sensational backstage secrets; PICK OF THE fringe.
Byline: BEV LYONS
SATURDAY GET YOUR OWN BACK: LIVE! Gilded Balloon: Teviot Debating Hall Aug 13-19, 21-31, 4.30pm (PS13) Dave Benson Phillips presents this live version of the fast-paced, slapstick 90s TV game show where contestants get gunged.
SUNDAY BARBU ELECTRO TRAD CABARET Underbelly Circus Hub August 7-29, 9.50pm (PS17.50) Fusion of traditional acrobatic skills and contemporary circus.
MONDAY ...AND THIS IS MY FRIEND Mr LAUREL Pleasance Courtyard, Aug 13-18, 20-31, 12.35pm (PS9.50-12) Jeffrey Holland stars in this show about friendship, memories and two remarkable lives.
TUESDAY GOBSMACKED! Underbelly George Square, August 13-16, 18-31, 4.30pm (PS13-16) Created by the producers of the Soweto Gospel Choir and The MAGNIFICENT SEVEN Gobsmacked! Magnets, seven singers redefine the limits of the human voice. A cappella like you've never heard before.
WEDNESDAY TIFF STEVENSON: MAD MAN The Stand Comedy Club 5 &6, 4.05pm (PS10) The self-proclaimed feminist is a stand-up comedian, actor and writer. He has an honest style and instant likability.
THURSDAY RICHARD MELVIN PRESENTS...LIVE AT THE STAND PODCAST The Stand Comedy Club August 13-16, 18-20, 2pm (PS8) Richard and his podcast return with a combination of stand-up, songs, sketches and chat from the best of the Fringe.
FRIDAY DORIS, DOLLY AND THE DRESSING ROOM DIVAS August 6-30 Assembly Hall, Rainy Hall, 6.15pm (PS14-16) Secrets, songs and love lives are discussed as three make-up girls bitch, compete, harmonise and laugh with irreverent and heartbreaking backstage tales.