Edinburgh Festival Day 11: Perrier Award

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THE SHORTLIST for the 1993 Perrier Pick of the Fringe Award for best comedy reads as follows: rejuvenated comic Donna McPhail at the Gilded Balloon (8.30pm); abrasive, hi-energy Scots stand-up Parrot, Stepping Stones (9.15pm); Johnny Meres for his sweet and soulful story of the decline of a child star in My Booze Hell at Stepping Stones (8pm); all-singing, all-dancing Canadian cabaret act, Corky and the Juice Pigs, Music Box (11.15pm); Phil Kaye for his comic shenanigans with hair, Gilded Balloon (8.45pm); outstandingly slick American impro-man (and co-star of Whose Line Is It Anyway?) Greg Proops, Assembly Rooms (12 midnight), and the much-fancied elastic-bodied Lee Evans, Assembly Rooms (11pm). The winner will be announced at midnight on Saturday.

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