TEN days of great music, comedy, film and much more take over North Berwick from tomorrow (Friday) as the popular Fringe by the Sea festival returns to the town for its 10th anniversary.

Among the big names taking part this year are Badly Drawn Boy, The Sugarhill Gang and Jerry Sadowitz, as well as the likes of Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson and saxophonist Tommy Smith.

The opening night tomorrow sees 80s rappers The Sugarhill Gang and the Furious Five take to the stage.

Former Bishop of Edinburgh Richard Holloway also appears, with other attractions tomorrow including Philip Contini and his Be Happy Band and a performance by comedian Simon Evans.

Saturday features a packed programme of events and shows, including a performance by infamous comedian Jerry Sadowitz, saxophonist Tommy Smith and BBC presenter Sally Magnusson, while former Mercury Prize winner Badly Drawn Boy performs in the Simpson Spiegeltent.

Sunday sees Judy Murray, mother of tennis stars Sir Andy and Jamie, take to the stage, as does soul singer Mica Paris, while children and families can enjoy Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall.

Monday’s line-up includes Mr Boom, Withered Hand, singer and harpist Rachel Newton, and Lach: The New York Chronicles.

On Tuesday, folk musicians The Hot Seats perform, while there is a feast of cabaret from Marcel Lucont and the varied sounds of SymphRONica.

Wednesday features Ruth Davidson appearing in a lunchtime conversation with Sir David Steel, while regulars Geno Washington and the Ram Jam Band, and folk duo Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain, return once more.

Next Thursday (August 9) The Manfreds take to the Simpson Spiegeltent, while North Berwick Drama Circle perform Five Face the Phantom, with a second showing taking place the following day.

Among the highlights next Friday (August 10) will be Shooglenifty, while also set to take to the stage is singer-songwriter Dean Owens, who will be paying tribute to country music legend Johnny Cash.

As the festival enters its second weekend, performers next Saturday (August 11) include ska band Bombskare, Samba Sene and Diwan, and Terry Hall, formerly the lead singer of The Specials, who performs a DJ set.

Then closing the festival next Sunday (August 12) are performers including The Clash tribute band London Calling, the Heart and Soul Swing Band, and Ultimate Bowie.

A number of local acts are performing at the festival - for a round-up, click here.

Many more events take place throughout the town over the course of the 10-day festival, including a full programme of films put on by NB Movies, while there is plenty of children’s entertainment too.

Tickets are on sale at fringebythesea.com, where there is also a full programme of all the entertainment on offer over the course of the festival.