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An early start at the Fringe today, with Grieg and a Cuppa from 10am-12pm, the Arts Council presentation & funding surgery from 10.30am-3.30pm and Bring Your Own Baby Comedy at 12pm. At 7.30pm comedian Simon Caine looks at the difference between social media and real life in Every Room Is A Panic Room If You Overthink Enough, Remix Jazz Orchestra are at the Minster with The Evolution of the Big Band and former David Cameron adviser Sarah Southern presents her second stand-up show Tentatively Tory. Then at 9pm the laughs keep coming with Harvey Greenfield Is Running Late and Jim Campbell.

Jim Campbell, Tonight, 9pm
Comedian and podcaster Jim brings his new work-in-progress show Beefto the Purple Turtle. It features songs, mime, improv, games and best of all, none of those things.

“A delightful, intellectual charmer of a stand-up routine” – Broadway Baby★★★★
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Conversations With Trees, Friday, 7pm

As featured on BBC Radio 3 yesterday and specially commissioned for Reading Fringe. Clog dancer & accordion player Hannah James, Norwegian jazz drummer  Thomas Stronen & BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Jackie Oates come together for this unique collaboration, curated by Late Junction presenter Fiona Talkington. Book tickets

Tom Glover: A Glover Not A Fighter, Tomorrow, 7.30pm
Lactose intolerance. Bike rides. Urinals. Tom Glover is a comedian not afraid to tackle the big issues. Catch this rising star of stand-up ahead of his Edinburgh run next month.

“A firm audience favourite” Chortle
“Absolutely brilliant” Joel Dommett
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A Special Relationship, Friday, 7.30pm
Everything is totally fine and normal in both the UK and the US. So what will Transatlantic comedy duo Andy Valvur & Tony Dunham find to talk about? Head to the Penta on Friday for everything you always wanted to discover about cricket & baseball but couldn’t be bothered to Google. Book tickets.