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2012 While there are plenty of top quality comedians, sketch groups and comedy-related goings-on at the Fringe, there are some you should definitely see. In fact, you need to see them. Teetering on the precipice of very big things, catch them before they go stratospheric, prices soar, they sell out their respective runs and you’re left being like “oh for god’s sake I made a massive error.” Which nobody wants...

DARAN JOHNSON

LIAM WILLIAMS

Words Stevie Martin Photos Claudine Quinn

ELIS JAMES

Appearances on 8 out of 10 cats, The Rob Brydon Show, Russell Howard’s Good News, Dave’s One Night Stand It’s hard to describe Welsh-born James without reverting to: “you know when someone’s just really funny? Yeah. That.” Infectiously enthusiastic, James is one of the more experienced performers on the list, this being his fourth Fringe. With anecdotes and observations delivered with absolute ease, just go and see him. You’ll understand what we mean. PLEASANCE COURTYARD 7:00PM – 8:00PM, 1–27 AUG, NOT 14, £5 – £12

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ELIS JAMES

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