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Underbelly Topside; 12.00pm (Aug 14-24 only)

‘The attention to detail is extraordinary’
★★★★★ Edinburgh Evening News
‘No show quite like this on the Fringe’
★★★★★ British Theatre Guide
‘Built on imagination and fun’
★★★★★ TV Bomb

Tony Law: Enter The Tonezone
The Stand Comedy Club; 12.10pm

‘Law proves there is a fine line between genius and insanity’
★★★★★ Edin Blogger
‘Madness, mayhem and mourning’
★★★★★ Three Weeks
‘Infectiously funny’
★★★★ Time Out
‘An emotional core to the nonsense’
★★★★ Chortle
‘A force of funny’
★★★★ The List

Simon Munnery sings Soren Kierkegaard
The Stand Comedy Club; 3.55pm

‘Munnery is, quite simply, what the Fringe is for’
★★★★ The Scotsman
‘One of the very best comedians out there’
★★★★ Broadway Baby
‘Packed with inventive absurdism’
★★★★ The Herald

Fylm School
Assembly Rooms; 6.00pm (Aug 4 only)

‘Surreal, whimsical and always inexplicably hilarious’
★★★★ Three Weeks

Standby For Tape Back-Up by Ross Sutherland
Summerhall; 8.30pm

‘A Fringe must-see…extraordinary’
The Observer
‘Consuming, compelling, hypnotic’
★★★★★ The Stage
‘I’ve rarely found myself so rapt by a piece of theatre’
★★★★★ Fest Magazine
‘Achingly beautiful, simultaneously soothing and stirring’
★★★★★ A Younger Theatre
‘Touching, complex, and extremely entertaining’
★★★★★ Ed Fest Mag
‘A profound and endlessly multivalent show’
★★★★★ Three Weeks
‘Could well be one of the stand-out Fringe performances’
★★★★★ TV Bomb
‘Beautifully poetic’
★★★★ Time Out
‘Startlingly original’
★★★★ The Telegraph
‘Dizzyingly clever’
★★★★ The Independent
‘A mesmerising performance’
★★★★ Broadway Baby
‘A genius storyteller’
★★★★ Edinburgh Spotlight
★★★★ Edinburgh Guide
‘Entertaining and novel’
★★★★ Fringe Guru
‘Poignantly ephemeral’
★★★★ What’s On Stage

Josie Long: Cara Josephine
The Stand Comedy Club; 8.40pm

‘Raucously silly and profoundly moving’
★★★★★ Edinburgh Evening News
‘A sincere, wonderful, hilarious, life-affirming triumph’
★★★★★ Three Weeks
‘A clever, sweet and genuinely affecting show’
★★★★★ One4Review
‘One of the most heartfelt, intelligent comics around’
★★★★★ Public Reviews
‘Nothing short of joyous’
★★★★★ Giggle Beats
‘If she doesn’t win an award, I quit’
★★★★★ Broadway Baby
‘An original and unflagging spirit’
★★★★ The Times
‘Brings fantasy and fervour to affairs of the heart’
★★★★ The Guardian
‘Effortlessly engaging’
★★★★ Metro
‘Lyricism and earnest personal insight’
★★★★ Chortle
‘Queen of alternative comedy’
★★★★ Ed Festivals Mag
‘Her funniest yet’
★★★★ Fest Mag
‘An Edinburgh legend’
★★★★ Beyond The Joke
‘Infectiously enthusiastic’
★★★★ The Scotsman
‘Beguiling charm’
★★★★ Arts Desk
‘Unequivocally delightful’
★★★★ The List
‘Hilarious and touching’
★★★★ What’s On Stage