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Edinburgh Fringe is a comedy institution, gathering the greatest comedians from across the globe and allowing them to showcase their beautiful talents, observations and laughter. 

Even the greatest comics need an opportunity to hone and finesse their routines, and Newcastle residents are particularly lucky as Josie Long has decided to do just that at The Stand on Tuesday 19th July.

Josie Long has been in the game long enough for anyone in the know to already be well aware of her vast plethora of accolades and achievements. One of alternative comedy’s most appealing voices, the comic has challenged traditions old and new with her routines feeling personal, affecting, candid and emotive. Now heralded as one of the country’s finest offerings, the comic is toying with new material which promises to be an experimental experiment, throwing paint at the wall and seeing which of her silly and hilarious ideas sticks.

Also mounting the stage is Liam Withnail, the social media sensation who has been amassing views by the millions. Winning Amused Moose’s Outstanding Show Award and Edinburgh Fringe 2019 Scottish Comedy Award, Liam Withnail returns to the stage with new material that will bring smiles to fans old and new. 

Josie Long and Liam Withnail perform at The Stand, Newcastle on Tuesday 19th July.

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