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Pomme Is French For Apple: The art of flirting
Pomme Is French For Apple: The art of flirting

22 August 2014

Well, we couldn’t let the Festival finish without offering our readers some flirting advice could we. Could we? Well, seemingly no. So, thanks aplenty...

Nick Hall: An anti-literacy campaign
Nick Hall: An anti-literacy campaign

22 August 2014

After three weeks performing in a former children's library, Nick Hall is launching an anti-literacy campaign. Ahead of his final show (go see it, 3.55pm...

Tom Neenan: The incident at the Half Moon Inn (A Fringe ghost story)
Tom Neenan: The incident at the Half Moon Inn (A Fringe ghost story)

22 August 2014

As we head into this final weekend of Fringe madness, how about we sit back, relax for a few minutes, and share some ghost...

Jason Cook: Celebrating broken flyerers
Jason Cook: Celebrating broken flyerers

21 August 2014

Veteran Edinburgh type Jason Cook – Clatterschenkfieternmaus alumnus and creator of TV’s ‘Hebburn’ – back this year with his latest show ‘Broken’, surveys...

Alfie Moore: Scottish law
Alfie Moore: Scottish law

21 August 2014

Former police sergeant and star of Radio 4’s ‘It's A Fair Cop’, Alfie Moore, always likes to give some time, while at the...

ThreeWeeks Editor’s Letter: Week Three issue is out today!
ThreeWeeks Editor’s Letter: Week Three issue is out today!

20 August 2014

Ah, Edinburgh Festival. You’ve done that thing again, haven’t you? You slipped by in the blink of an eye, despite the fact you...

Caroline Kaplan: Twelve Lessons I’ve Learned About Comedy After Seeing 34 Shows at the Fringe
Caroline Kaplan: Twelve Lessons I’ve Learned About Comedy After Seeing 34 Shows at the Fringe

20 August 2014

As we near the finale of Festival 2014, how about some thoughts from an American first-time Fringe performer and attendee? Take it away Caroline...

Letter To Edinburgh: Damian Sandys
Letter To Edinburgh: Damian Sandys

19 August 2014

Director Damian Sandys isn’t in Edinburgh this Festival. So he wrote this letter instead. Dear Edinburgh, This trial separation has been an interesting period. For...

Ria Lina: Five lessons to teach in homeschool
Ria Lina: Five lessons to teach in homeschool

18 August 2014

Having decided to homeschool her kids, Ria Lina suddenly realised what fun she could have devising her own curriculum. With her ’School Of Riason’...

Dane Baptiste: Ten things to do at the Fringe when you’re dead (that is, you died on stage)
Dane Baptiste: Ten things to do at the Fringe when you’re dead (that is, you died on stage)

18 August 2014

So every comedian’s been there. The night you died on stage. But you know what, you can survive it. You will survive it. And...

Jim Campbell: The do’s and don’ts of Fringe flat sharing
Jim Campbell: The do’s and don’ts of Fringe flat sharing

17 August 2014

Jim Campbell knows a thing or two about personal space. Well, it's what he called his Fringe show, that is for certain. But what about...

Joey Page: This is not a quiz
Joey Page: This is not a quiz

17 August 2014

This, we can’t stress enough, is not a quiz. Though if you are wondering whether or not you are eligible to attend Joey...

Titty Bar Ha Ha: The Great Escape
Titty Bar Ha Ha: The Great Escape

16 August 2014

If you're feeling the strain as we approach the end of Week Two, perhaps it's time for a 'great escape' from the Festival...

Baba Brinkman: Religious Rap-Ture
Baba Brinkman: Religious Rap-Ture

15 August 2014

ThreeWeeks Editors’ Award winner Baba Brinkman is back at the Fringe this year with not one, not two, but three shows, including ‘The...

John Robertson: A ThreeWeeks nifty history
John Robertson: A ThreeWeeks nifty history

15 August 2014

'A Nifty History Of Evil', one of three shows featuring a John Robertson at the Fringe this year, promises "2000 years of humans, sinister...

Reviews Feature: Adventures at the children’s Fringe
Reviews Feature: Adventures at the children’s Fringe

14 August 2014

ThreeWeeks Co-Editor Caro Moses and our children's show correspondent Cecily, aged 7, review shows for younger Fringe-goers. Since having a child, I have been forced, by law,...

Abigoliah Schamaun: How to talk dirty and influence people
Abigoliah Schamaun: How to talk dirty and influence people

14 August 2014

“She looks for jokes in places where Frankie Boyle fears to tread” said The Skinny of Abigoliah Schamaun. But if you think shock comedy...

Reviews Feature: Reviewing the ****ing Fringe
Reviews Feature: Reviewing the ****ing Fringe

13 August 2014

ThreeWeeks Podcast Editor Tom Bragg checks out the shows with censored titles. Having set myself the remit of reviewing only shows with an asterisk...

ThreeWeeks Editor’s Letter: Week Two issue is out today!
ThreeWeeks Editor’s Letter: Week Two issue is out today!

13 August 2014

Ooof, I'm tired and it's not even the middle of middle week yet. Well, it's not when I'm writing this, even if it...

Barry Ferns: Top ten Fringe publicity stunts
Barry Ferns: Top ten Fringe publicity stunts

13 August 2014

Creativity is bursting from the seams of Edinburgh over the Festival, it’s everywhere. And not just on stage, it’s also in the PR...

Short & Curly: The penis on the posters Who Dunnit?
Short & Curly: The penis on the posters Who Dunnit?

13 August 2014

Remember that time Kunt & The Gang distributed cock n ball stickers all over Edinburgh, ensuring every comedian with a poster stuck to...

Reviews Feature: Shows by Chris
Reviews Feature: Shows by Chris

13 August 2014

ThreeWeeks Co-Editor Chris Cooke reviews comedy shows featuring, well, a Chris. How big a narcissist do you need to be to only review shows...

Letter To Edinburgh: Nat Luurtsema
Letter To Edinburgh: Nat Luurtsema

12 August 2014

Nat Luurtsema is taking a year off the Edinburgh Fringe. So she sent everyone else this letter... Hi guys!! I’m hearing a great buzz about...

Aidan Goatley: Top Scottish films
Aidan Goatley: Top Scottish films

10 August 2014

If you're looking for a break from the Festival frenzy, and fancy kicking back for a couple of hours with a good movie,...

Maddy Carrick: How to survive a day at the Fringe with the kids
Maddy Carrick: How to survive a day at the Fringe with the kids

8 August 2014

If you are planning to spend a day at the Fringe with your little ones, you might be feeling a little bit daunted...

Thanks for the (Fringe) memories: The Nualas
Thanks for the (Fringe) memories: The Nualas

8 August 2014

Undeniably Fringe favourites back in the day, The Nualas are back at the Festival for the first time in over a decade. Yes,...

Paul Nathan: Taking to the Fringe streets
Paul Nathan: Taking to the Fringe streets

7 August 2014

When you think of the cabaret Fringe you normally picture the late night gatherings that occur in vaults and lofts and dark corners...

A poem from Justice Radiator
A poem from Justice Radiator

6 August 2014

We are Jeremy Steam-Irons and Clarence Pennywether. Together we are Justice Radiator. Poetry on patrol. Taking down injustice with word bullets. Open your minds - we are...

ThreeWeeks Editor's Letter: Week One issue is out today!
ThreeWeeks Editor's Letter: Week One issue is out today!

6 August 2014

So, it's now in full swing. Nothing can stop it now. The Festival is well and truly under way. It's hard to believe, isn't...

Letter To Edinburgh: Doug Segal
Letter To Edinburgh: Doug Segal

5 August 2014

I know what you’re all thinking, where the hell is that Doug Segal, freaking people out with his mentalist skills? Well, he’s not at...

Sarah Campbell: Top Fringe worries
Sarah Campbell: Top Fringe worries

30 July 2014

This is the biggest cultural extravaganza on the planet bar none. For you ticket buyers that can result in the fear that the show...

Chris Turner: Standing up, not digging down
Chris Turner: Standing up, not digging down

27 July 2014

Chris Turner’s tutors at Oxford were never convinced he was really committed to Archaeology & Anthropology. They’re perceptive these Archaeology types, given Turner...

ThreeWeeks Editor's Letter: Preview edition is go!
ThreeWeeks Editor's Letter: Preview edition is go!

25 July 2014

Yes, the Festival is now almost upon us, and the ThreeWeeks Preview Edition for 2014 is now available to download. Meanwhile those of...

Allen Barton: Years To The Day
Allen Barton: Years To The Day

20 July 2014

Sitting in the Pleasance's theatre programme, 'Years To The Day' is an examination of the nature of friendship in an online age. Two...

Mark Restuccia: How to fill a stand-up's day
Mark Restuccia: How to fill a stand-up's day

19 July 2014

Mark Restuccia was previously seen at the Fringe presenting a treatise on how to succeed at internet dating, and an explicit expose of...

Sam Brady: 8 simple ways to be kind at the Fringe
Sam Brady: 8 simple ways to be kind at the Fringe

17 July 2014

He may be a failed Buddhist monk, but that hasn't stopped Sam Brady from setting out on a mission to spread a little...

ThreeWeeks Editor's Letter: Here we go again!
ThreeWeeks Editor's Letter: Here we go again!

5 June 2014

Ladies and gentleman, performers and punters, show-hypers and dream-makers, joke-tellers and gin-drinkers, basically the Edinburgh Festival massive one and all, yes, it's that...

 

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