BBC - photos - BBC Edinburgh Fringe - 2011

At the Fringe from 12-27 August 2011

Our pop-up venue: BBC@Potterrow

In Pictures: The best of the BBC at the Fringe

The sun sets over our last evening at the Fringe

The site from above

The winner of the Fosters Comedy Award Adam Riches on stage for BBC Three's live show


The autographs board from our Green Room, with The Hoff centre stage

Autographs Board

The Hoff sings a duet with Scott Mills live on Radio 1


Also at the cabaret was a man who could do many a thing with a hoop

Man throws a hula-hoop

Mark Watson and Rhod Gilbert took part in a terrific New Comedy Award masterclass

Mark Watson

On the opening night, a boy braved the rain

Boy in the rain

As did one of our volunteers

Volunteer in a poncho

And a man in an orange jacket

Man in an orange jacket

Backstage, The Hoff emerged from his hour at the Fun and Filth Cabaret

The Hoff, Scott Mills and Nick Grimshaw

Some of the nation's finest comedians have performed in the last fortnight, including Jason Byrne


David Mitchell


Arthur Smith and Phill Jupitus

Arthur and Phill

Richard Herring, also alongside Arthur

Richard and Arthur

Frisky and Mannish

Frisky and Mannish

Sam Simmons


The Boy with Tape on His Face


Josie Long


Chris Ramsey


Russell Kane

Russell Kane

Nick Helm


Scottish Slam Poetry Champion Young Dawkins hosted a brilliant Poetry Slam


Bands and street performers provided regular night-time entertainment

A band

Ricky Gervais and Warwick Davis arrived in town to talk about Life's Too Short

Ricky and Warwick on Segways

Comedy School headmaster Arthur Smith got stuck into laughter yoga

laughter yoga

And a bit of discipline

Arthur Smith

Richard Herring arrived to present an edition of Richard Herring's Objective

And Nicholas Parsons took charge of two more editions of Just a Minute


Back at the Radio Cabaret, Dappy popped Greg James' balloons

And shared a laugh with Nick Grimshaw

Whilst dancers brought the show to a close


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