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ThreeWeeks Editor’s Letter: Week Three edition is out!
ThreeWeeks Editor’s Letter: Week Three edition is out!

21 August 2013

So, with our Week Three edition now on the streets, this is traditionally the point in the Festival where I write something along...

Jack McNamara: Top Five films to never take to the stage
Jack McNamara: Top Five films to never take to the stage

20 August 2013

There are a number of plays on at the Fringe this year adapted from movies. One of the adaptations we tipped at the...

Marsha Shandur: Getting serious about writing funny
Marsha Shandur: Getting serious about writing funny

20 August 2013

Marsha Shandur spoke to more comedians than it’s possibly safe to do so for her ‘Marsha Meets’ podcasts for Xfm. Now she is...

Letter to Edinburgh: The Axis Of Awesome's Lee Naimo
Letter to Edinburgh: The Axis Of Awesome's Lee Naimo

20 August 2013

Regular faces from Festivals past, but not here this year, address the Fringe community. This week, Lee Naimo of Axis Of Awesome, who...

Luke Wright: Fringe Poesy 3
Luke Wright: Fringe Poesy 3

20 August 2013

Fringe favourite Luke Wright entertains you, the ThreeWeeks reader, with a weekly poem for Festival 2013. Enjoy the third and final one here,...

Mary Bourke: Opening the Muffragette Hall Of Fame
Mary Bourke: Opening the Muffragette Hall Of Fame

18 August 2013

There's a refreshing amount of comedy focused on and championing the feminist cause at the Fringe this year, including Mary Bourke's great show...

The Maydays: The ten best (and worst) confessions
The Maydays: The ten best (and worst) confessions

17 August 2013

Improv group The Maydays' show 'Confessions' always begins with, well, confessions. From the audience that is. Real life confessions that the group then...

Chris Stokes: Telling it like it possibly could potentially might be
Chris Stokes: Telling it like it possibly could potentially might be

16 August 2013

At this year's Fringe, Chris Stokes is telling it like it possibly could potentially might be. And here in his ThreeWeeks column he...

Benny Davis: A Playlist
Benny Davis: A Playlist

15 August 2013

So, let's team up once again with our sister media CMU for an Edinburgh Festival-themed addition to its regular guest playlist slot. And following...

ThreeWeeks Editor’s Letter: Week Two edition is out!
ThreeWeeks Editor’s Letter: Week Two edition is out!

14 August 2013

And so it's Wednesday again, which means yet another Weekly Edition of ThreeWeeks hit the streets this morning. It's only the Week Two...

Keith Farnan: Top Five Fears
Keith Farnan: Top Five Fears

13 August 2013

While the Urban Fox Theatre Company considers fear in the Festival's theatre programme this year, Irish stand-up Keith Farnan also ponders some phobias...

Letter To Edinburgh: Asher Treleaven
Letter To Edinburgh: Asher Treleaven

13 August 2013

Regular faces from Festivals past, but who are not here this year, send a letter to the Fringe community via the pages of...

David Morgan: What makes someone beautiful?
David Morgan: What makes someone beautiful?

13 August 2013

"David Morgan wishes he was pretty" says the programme blurb. Well his show is pretty. In that it's called 'Pretty'. And that's beautiful....

Luke Wright: Fringe Poesy 2
Luke Wright: Fringe Poesy 2

13 August 2013

Fringe favourite Luke Wright entertains you, the ThreeWeeks reader, with a weekly poem for Festival 2013. Enjoy the second below, then catch Luke’s...

Lili la Scala: Easy vintage at the Fringe? No such Thinge!
Lili la Scala: Easy vintage at the Fringe? No such Thinge!

13 August 2013

If you are performing at the Fringe, you need to look the part. And we mean 24/7. Here is Lili la Scala with some...

Rhys Mathewson: The last £10 you have to spend
Rhys Mathewson: The last £10 you have to spend

12 August 2013

So, it's half way through the Fringe, you've got just ten pounds left to your name, how do you entertain yourself? Rhys Mathewson...

I Am Bev: And this is my Edinburgh...
I Am Bev: And this is my Edinburgh...

11 August 2013

Newly appointed Fringe superstar Beverley - star of Eleanor Thom's show 'I Am Bev' - may be new to the Festival as a performer, but...

Tim FitzHigham: Three week challenges
Tim FitzHigham: Three week challenges

10 August 2013

Fringe legend Tim FitzHigham has been on many journeys and set himself many challenging tasks over the years to provide the marvelous stories that fill...

Brett Goldstein: Contains themes of an adult nature
Brett Goldstein: Contains themes of an adult nature

9 August 2013

Brett Goldstein takes on pornography in his latest Fringe show, not particularly as part of any moral agenda, but because his efforts to...

Edinburgh International Festival: A Playlist
Edinburgh International Festival: A Playlist

8 August 2013

All this week our sister media, music business website CMU, has been exploring the musical sides of the Edinburgh Festival, including the music types...

Simon Evans: Being Leashed
Simon Evans: Being Leashed

8 August 2013

Simon Evans returns to the pages of ThreeWeeks to explain why he prefers his comedians to be 'Leashed'. I have called my show for...

ThreeWeeks Editor’s Letter: Week One edition is out!
ThreeWeeks Editor’s Letter: Week One edition is out!

7 August 2013

Whoa, is the Week One edition of ThreeWeeks out already? It doesn't seem that long since I was thinking about the whole week...

Letter To Edinburgh: Tiernan Douieb
Letter To Edinburgh: Tiernan Douieb

6 August 2013

Regular faces from Festivals past, but who are not here this year, send a letter to the Fringe community via the pages of...

Bryony Kimmings: Meet your Fringe role models…
Bryony Kimmings: Meet your Fringe role models…

6 August 2013

Performance artist Bryony Kimmings is no stranger to quirky life-projects to inform her theatre, though her latest venture is the most ambitious yet....

Luke Wright: Fringe Poesy
Luke Wright: Fringe Poesy

6 August 2013

Fringe favourite Luke Wright entertains you, the ThreeWeeks reader, with a weekly poem for Festival 2013. Enjoy the first below, then catch Luke's...

The Dead Secrets: Top Five Edinburgh Secrets
The Dead Secrets: Top Five Edinburgh Secrets

6 August 2013

Comedy sketch troupe The Dead Secrets are in Edinburgh right now performing their latest show 'Bulletproof Jest'. As a group they are new...

Ben Van Der Velde: Why I'm saving the handwritten letter
Ben Van Der Velde: Why I'm saving the handwritten letter

6 August 2013

Ben Van Der Velde (who was judged by one of our reviewers last year to be 'flawless', incidentally) is concerned that the rise...

MJ Hibbett: A Fringe guide for bands
MJ Hibbett: A Fringe guide for bands

6 August 2013

While comedy and theatre often dominate, all cultural genres are obviously represented at the Fringe. And that includes the music community. Some artists...

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

26 July 2013

This is it people, the Edinburgh Festival 2013 is almost upon us (unless you're a Jazz Festival fan I suppose, in which case...

Mrs Moneypenny: SuperScrimping at the Fringe
Mrs Moneypenny: SuperScrimping at the Fringe

25 July 2013

Mrs Moneypenny from the Financial Times and Channel 4 show 'SuperScrimpers' investigates how to 'do the Fringe' on a tight budget. Despite Edinburgh’s reputation...

Champagne Cabaret: Five Sparkling Wines You Have To Meet This Year At The Fringe
Champagne Cabaret: Five Sparkling Wines You Have To Meet This Year At The Fringe

9 July 2013

This August the team from OzCabaret will be helping Fringe-goers recover from their gruelling Festival days - and to prepare for an evening of...

Joey Page: Five tips for surviving the Fringe
Joey Page: Five tips for surviving the Fringe

8 July 2013

And so, as Festival 2013 approaches, Team ThreeWeeks have decided that award-nominated comedian Joey Page - who routinely garners sparkling reviews from our...

ThreeWeeks Editor's Letter: All about the Editors' Awards
ThreeWeeks Editor's Letter: All about the Editors' Awards

2 July 2013

I spend one weekend being sociable, come back to my desk, and someone has let July begin. Who did that? Come on, own...

Romesh Ranganathan: Rom Com and Rom Com Doms
Romesh Ranganathan: Rom Com and Rom Com Doms

1 July 2013

Romesh Ranganathan may be a relative newcomer to Edinburgh – this is his first full solo show – but he's already made a...

ThreeWeeks Editor’s Letter: Introducing the ThreeWeeks review team
ThreeWeeks Editor’s Letter: Introducing the ThreeWeeks review team

25 June 2013

So here we go with another update from ThreeWeeks, as July approaches and this year's Edinburgh Festival gets ever closer. Everything sorted yet? No,...

Adam Kay, Amateur Transplant-er: Why doctors leave medicine for comedy
Adam Kay, Amateur Transplant-er: Why doctors leave medicine for comedy

24 June 2013

So, why exactly would you give up a career in medicine to try your hand at comedy full time? Amateur Transplants man Adam...

Brendon Burns, Fringe Guru: Top five tips for what to do when your numbers are low
Brendon Burns, Fringe Guru: Top five tips for what to do when your numbers are low

24 June 2013

Fringe legend - or "guru" from this point onwards, in fact - Brendon Burns returns to the pages of ThreeWeeks with some advice...

ThreeWeeks Editor’s Letter: Preview Edition is underway
ThreeWeeks Editor’s Letter: Preview Edition is underway

19 June 2013

So, hello again, and welcome to the latest update from ThreeWeeks, as that there Edinburgh Festival gets ever closer! We have now begun work...

ThreeWeeks Editor's Letter: Back for 2013
ThreeWeeks Editor's Letter: Back for 2013

11 June 2013

You know the Edinburgh Festival is getting very close when we start landing in your inboxes once again, don't you? According to the Fringe...

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