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EntertainmentBasil Brush to stage 'adults-only' Edinburgh Festival Fringe show

11:05  16 april  2019
11:05  16 april  2019 Source:   scotsman.com

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Basil Brush , the beloved TV puppet, is to make his debut at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with a "no holds barred" adult - only show . In a break from fronting children's shows and appearing on light entertainment programmes, Basil 's new show promises a "unique comedic take on everything from

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe (often referred to as simply The Fringe ) is the world's largest arts festival , which in 2018 spanned 25 days and featured more than 55

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He is expected to be joined by some of the biggest names on the Fringe with a stage incarnation of his famous Basil Brush Show.

Billed as "Britain's most lovable fox" and a "national treasure," he will also be taking on one of the biggest Fringe venues this August.

He will stage a family fun show at 1pm every day at Underbelly's Cow Barn in George Square, before a no-hold-barred night-time show, "Basil Brush: Unleashed," at 6.45pm.

Basil Brush to stage 'adults-only' Edinburgh Festival Fringe show © Getty (Photo by Shirlaine Forrest/Getty Images)

Publicity material for his adults-only show states: "Expect Basil Brush’s trademark anarchy as he takes on the world with everything from Love Island to Westminster getting a comic brushing.

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Basil Brush is making the move from wholesome family fun to an adults - only show at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival .

Basil Brush is making the move from wholesome family fun to an adults - only show at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival .

"With nightly guests, this is going to be one hell of a debut."

Basil Brush to stage 'adults-only' Edinburgh Festival Fringe show © Getty (Photo by Shirlaine Forrest/Getty Images)

Basil said: "I'm looking forward to entertaining young kids In the middle of the day and grown up kids in the evening. What better place on earth to do this than the prestigious Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It'll be boom booming marvellous."

Basil's TV career has seen him appear alongside The Goodies, Petula Clark, Cilla Black, Bruce Forsyth, French & Saunders and Eamonn Holmes, and on shows like the Chase, Fantasy Football League, Blue Peter and The Weakest Link.

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