I No Sale 01 The Century reterences please. Nicholas Parsons will be raconteuring and such. without so much as a peep from Peter Fenn (sorry). An Evening With Nicholas Parsons (Fringe) Nicholas Parsons, Queen’s Hall (Venue 72) 668 2019, 21 Aug, 10.30pm. £6.50 (£4.50), 22 Aug, 7.30pm. £7 (£5).

I Big Nazo otter us a traglcomic cabaret teaturing lite-like replicas ol the Tory Cabinet. judging by this picture.

The Vision 0t Nostrildamus (Fringe) Big Nazo, Theatre Workshop (Venue 20) 226 5425. 19-31 Aug. 7.45pm. £5 (£3.50).

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I Nothing to do with BCCl. these Czecks come guaranteed at a good time. The Richest Men On Earth (Fringe) The Czecks. Assembly Rooms (Venue 3) 220 4349. unliil 31 Aug. 9.45pm. £6.50 (£5.50). weekends £7.50(£6.50).

I ‘So Platty plays itoverto Beardo who knocks itback to latGaz. . .'The intricacies of the 4-4-2 system are explained in Arthur Smith‘s post ltalia ‘90 comedy.

An Evening With Gary Lineker (Fringe). Assembly Rooms (Venue 3) 220 4349. 9—24 Aug, 10pm. £6.50 (£5.50). Sat/Sun £7.50 (£6.50).

IAIready gaininga reputation as one otthis year's Fringe must-see crazies. MrPP hailslrom Australia. Say no more... Mr PP (Fringe). Pleasance (Venue 33) 556 1513. 741 Aug (not Thursdays). 11pm. £5.50(£4.50). weekends £6 (£5).


Our trained panel of experts otter their recommendations lrom the tried and tested hotshots in Week One and the highlights lorWeekTwo.

Lily Savage Incisive Merseyside wit in drag. with (‘oronation Street references to boot. Storming the Assembly Rooms late-night crowds.

Frank Skinner Hilarious unpleasantness at the Pleasance from our cheeky chappie cover star. Sharp comedy with the inhibition switch turned down to ‘low'.

Stomp The Yeero people bang dustbins and assorted household objects to sterling effect. late-night at the Assembly Rooms. Kicking up a racket with wit and verve.

The Mapapa Acrobats As exclusiver previewed at The List party. Gasp in amazement at the rhythmic agility of this troupe at Assembly/Wildcat on The Meadows.

Bob Downe ()ld crimplene features is back again. crooning with confidence and oozing charm along with related secretions down at the ) Pleasance.

Ubu Rex with Scenes from Macbeth l Alfred Jarr_v. crazy name. crazy guy. The National Theatre ol'Craiova

give Alfie a Romanian going-over at the Empire Theatre and. oh those Costumes.

Mark Steel The Socialist Workers Party member with wit. and a new set promising more personal material at the (iilded Balloon.

The Czechs Bouncing no more. but better than ever. churning out their comic surrealism in song at the Assembly Rooms. (‘zech them out.

Cymbeline The Wales Actors‘ (‘ompanv take to the hills (well. (‘alton Hill) for their version of Shakespeare's(‘eltic classic. Bring a broll)‘.

Bad More compelling social realism from the ( irassntarket Project. this time working with votingollentlers

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