Hal Cruttenden and John Hastings | Tue 3 Jul | The Bread Shed | 7.30pm | £5/3
Another great one-two punch of Edinburgh Fringe previews from two heavyweights of stand up. Hal Cruttenden is consistently referred to as one of the best comics on the circuit and his longer form shows where he is able to delve deeper in to material make for marvellous viewing. John Hastings is the Canadian funnyman who nearly got knocked out by Dennis Rodman at one gig and with his acerbic wit and fearless attitude its not hard to see why. Five pound for the pair of them is a bit daft to be honest. This event has now been cancelled.

Notflix | Thu 5 Jul | The Lowry | 8pm | £12/10
A bit of a departure from our usual lists of straight stand up with the inclusion of Notflix, a fully improvised musical comedy playing at The Lowry for one night only. An Edinburgh smash, the all female cast take inspiration from whatever the audience has recently watched on Netflix (other streaming services are available (but not as zeitgeisty)) and running with it into a full musical like no other, with each performance completely unique to that audience.

Glenn Wool | Sat 7 Jul | Gorilla | 7.30pm | £10
Group Therapy get ready for the Edinburgh Fringe with one of their biggest line ups yet. Headliner Glenn Wool has been packing them in for just over 20 years in both his home country of Canada and his adopted home of Britain. Alongside Glenn will be the woman ‘exploring the thin line between the eccentric and the mental’ Harriet Dyer who has built a cult following for her honest and hilarious stand up based around her own mental health issues.  Also on the bill is one half of sketch duo The Delightful Sausage, Amy Gledhill who’s sharp and surreal wit is welcome on any bill at any time. All hosted by the ‘frighteningly tall’ Tom Wrigglesworth, there really is something for everyone.

Tue 3 Jul - Sat 7 Jul
John Stansfield
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Tue 3 Jul 2018