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Aug 15, 2015

This podcast episode features two veterans of the Edinburgh Fringe: actor and writer Pip Utton and comedian and animator Howard Read.

Pip Utton's one-man shows have been a popular feature on the Fringe for more than two decades. This year, he is reviving one of his most popular shows, Adolf, but he will also launch a brand new show in which he plays Margaret Thatcher.

Adolf will be at The Assembly Rooms on George Street for just one performance on 22 August. Playing Maggie will run at the same venue from 7 to 30 August. For more information about Pip, see www.pip-utton.co.uk.

Howard Read has had a number of hit Fringe and touring shows as part of a double-act with his animated sidekick Little Howard, as well as two series on CBBC and a Royal Variety Performance. This year, he is launching a brand new character, a tiny elephant called Annabelle, in a show for a younger audience.

Howard Read and Steve Pretty are performing Annabelle's Skirting Board Adventure at Just the Tonic at The Community Project at 11:30AM from 6 to 30 August. Howard Read: Man (Work in Progress) is at Banshee Labyrinth as part of PBH's Free Fringe from 8 to 22 August. For more information about the shows and future tours, see www.howardread.com or www.littlehoward.co.uk.

For information about all Fringe shows and to book tickets, go to www.edfringe.com.