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What to see at Edinburgh Fringe and EIF 2019: 15 of the best shows

We've whittled the world’s biggest arts festivals down to the shows we're looking forward to the most at the 2019 Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

By Andrzej Lukowski

Boasting over 50,000 performances in over 300 venues, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe will once again be the talk of the arts world this summer. For three weeks (July 31–August 26 2019), the Scottish capital becomes home to comedy giants, serious thespians, hilarious first-timers - and a bunch of genuine weirdos - all putting on shows left, right and centre. So where to start? Cut to the chase with our pick of tickets to fight for at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019, plus the Edinburgh International Festival. 

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