BEFORE the main event kicks off on July 21 in York, the Great Yorkshire Fringe is to present a series of shows at the Central Methodist Church in St Saviourgate. Confirmed so far are Andy Hamilton: Change Management on May 16 and Susan Calman: The Calman Before The Storm on May 19.

Hamilton is the co-creater/writer of Outnumbered, What We Did On Our Holiday and Drop The Dead Donkey, star of Old Harry’s Game and a radio and television regular on The News Quiz, I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, Q.I. and Have I Got News For You.

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Susan Calman: celebrating ten years of comedy. Picture: Steve Ullathorne

Calman is back with a brand new show in her tenth year in comedy. You may have seen or heard her on Q.I., Have I Got News For You, The News Quiz, Listomania or Mock The Week; now you have the opportunity to see her in person, life size if you will.

Tickets for these 7.30pm shows are on sale at £20 for Hamilton, £16 for Calman, at