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Edinburgh Fringe: Last chance saloon for seeing these shows

Don’t panic, the Fringe has another ten days in her yet, but while most performers – including almost all the comedians – will be seeing it through to the end, many call it a day around the halfway point. Here are the four and five-star shows to catch this weekend before they leave town (or decamp to the beer gardens).

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The Vaselines' Eugene Kelly and Frances McKee

Edinburgh International Festival: The Pastels and The Vaselines reunited

With the National Museum of Scotland’s Rip It Up exhibition giving due credit to Scotland’s punk, post-punk and indie musicians, it’s only appropriate (if a little uncanny) that cult heroes The Pastels and The Vaselines should appear together on a bill curated by the similarly independent-spirited Neu! Reekie! collective for the highfalutin International Festival.

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Edinburgh Fringe 2018: 10 comedy shows you must see

Edinburgh Fringe 2018: 10 comedy shows you must see

There are 1,408 comedy shows alone being staged at the Edinburgh Fringe this year, far too many for one person to try to see. But these are the stand-out performers who had our critics rolling on the floor. Here’s our pick of this year’s must see comedy shows.

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