Edinburgh Fringe who’s who #4 – top 10 newcomers

Here are the pick of this year's bounding young (?) pups making their solo Edinburgh debut.   David_Trent2-198x300David Trent – Spontaneous Comedian Multimedia mentalist performs his boisterous debut show. 10.45pm, Pleasance Courtyard. Who Is Nish Kumar? An absolute bloody natural. Makes stand-up look easy. 8.2opm, Underbelly Bristo Square Kieran Hodgson – Supervillain Versatile as hell character comedian, one half of ace sketch duo Kieran and the Joe. 1.15pm, Voodoo Rooms (free)  Trevor Noah – The Racist Slick and highly impressive young stand-up from South Africa. 7.15pm, Pleasance Courtyard Luisa Omielan – What Would Beyoncé Do? A high-energy yet vulnerable show from a charismatic performer. 10.45pm, Meadow Bar (free). Adam Larter – Happy New Year Inventive, prop-heavy fun from the hugely promising Larter. 1.15pm, Captain Taylor's Coffee House (free) Suzi Ruffell; Let's Get Ready To Ruffell Another hugely natural and likeable stand-up. 6pm, Pleasance Courtyard Daniel Simonsen – Champions Unorthodox and hotly tipped Norwegian stand-up. 7pm, Pleasance Courtyard Discover Ben Target Deadpan oddball who likes his stunts/props/body paint. 4.55pm, Underbelly Cowgate Jessie Cave: Bookworm Simon Amstell-affiliated geeky character comedy from a former Harry Potter actor. 2.30pm, Underbelly Cowgate Other bright young things to look out for are Joe Lycett, Rob Beckett, Jenny Fawcett (Lou Ford) and Chris Stokes

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