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1001Love And Orangutans By Romesh Ranganathan2014081720190121 (BBC7)A comic tale from Romesh Ranganathan, Best Newcomer nominee at 2014's Edinburgh Comedy Awards.

Short story series featuring new writing by leading comedians, recorded live in front of an audience at 2014's Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2014.

Romesh Ranganathan reads his comic story in front of an audience at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Short stories written by comedians and read by them at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

1002Bad Fairytale By Grainne Maguire2014082420190128 (BBC7)An alternative fairy tale written and read by Grainne Maguire.

Short-story series featuring new writing by leading comedians, recorded live in front of an audience at 2014's Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

A stand-up comic and comedy-writer, Maguire received a prestigious BBC Radio 4 Comedy Writer's bursary in 2013. She’s written topical jokes for The Now Show and The News Quiz.

Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2014.

Comedian Grainne Maguire reads her story in front of an audience at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Short stories written by comedians and read by them at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

1101Cats Who Walk Like Gentlemen, By Robert Florence2015090620160703 (R4)
20190114 (BBC7)
Robert Florence's comic short story reveals the dark doings of the Scottish Illuminati.

Short stories written by comedians and read by them at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Robert Florence reveals the dark doings of the Scottish branch of the Illuminati.

Short story series featuring new writing by leading comedians.

Recorded live in front of an audience at 2015's Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

As well as his interest in secret societies, Robert Florence is the acclaimed writer and co-creator of BBC Scotland's cult sketch show Burnistoun.

Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

Robert Florence's comic short story reveals the dark doings of the Scottish Illuminati.

Short stories written by comedians and read by them at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

1102Pick Me Up, By Angela Barnes2015082320190107 (BBC7)A bittersweet story by Angela Barnes, recorded at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2015.

Short stories written by comedians and read by them at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.