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Hunt & Darton: Discover what’s on the menu
Hunt & Darton: Discover what’s on the menu

21 August 2012

If you go down to St Mary’s Street today - and that’s basically the road...

Linn Lorkin: Meet the Fringe’s Piano Bar Lady
Linn Lorkin: Meet the Fringe’s Piano Bar Lady

21 August 2012

When Linn Lorkin brought her show about her time playing piano bars in the 1980s...

Juliana Carneiro: All aboard with the magnificent Théâtre du Soleil
Juliana Carneiro: All aboard with the magnificent Théâtre du Soleil

21 August 2012

Théâtre du Soleil’s ‘Les Naufragés du Fol Espoir’ is a production on a massive scale,...

Molly Naylor: In the middle with a robot heart
Molly Naylor: In the middle with a robot heart

21 August 2012

Well, we thought ‘My Robot Heart’ – a collaboration between poet and writer Molly Naylor...

Peter Michael Marino: Desperately seeking Peter
Peter Michael Marino: Desperately seeking Peter

21 August 2012

Peter Michael Marino is in Edinburgh to tell the painfully true tale of his musical...

Luke Toulson: Not getting argumentative
Luke Toulson: Not getting argumentative

21 August 2012

We’ve been fans of Luke Toulson ever since he first came to our attention as...

Chris McCausland: Shattering expectations
Chris McCausland: Shattering expectations

21 August 2012

Chris McCausland has a pretty good record of pleasing ThreeWeeks reviewers, so it seemed like...

John Robins: Into the real comedy zone
John Robins: Into the real comedy zone

21 August 2012

A ‘TOWIE’ star may have stopped him from getting his big TV break, but that’s...

Vikki Stone: Hot and messy
Vikki Stone: Hot and messy

21 August 2012

After a very successful Fringe debut in 2011, Vikki Stone is back wowing ticket-buyers and...

DeAnne Smith: The sweet life
DeAnne Smith: The sweet life

21 August 2012

Canadian-American comedian DeAnne Smith is back in Edinburgh promising her audience the “sweet life” treatment....

Hartley Kemp, C Venues: The Venue Directors
Hartley Kemp, C Venues: The Venue Directors

18 August 2012

C is one of the biggest venue operations at the Fringe, having run venues in...

Kekoa Kaluhiokalani, Gryphon Venues: The Venue Directors
Kekoa Kaluhiokalani, Gryphon Venues: The Venue Directors

18 August 2012

Gryphon Venues first emerged at the Fringe last year, setting up home in the Point...

Lucia & Scot: On that flamenco bug
Lucia & Scot: On that flamenco bug

15 August 2012

Last year one of our reviewers saw Lucia and Scot (sitting at the front of...

The Flanagan Collective: Somewhere between this world and the next
The Flanagan Collective: Somewhere between this world and the next

15 August 2012

‘Beulah’ – one of a number of shows The Flanagan Collective is presenting under the...

Jonathan Prag: The secrets of classical guitar
Jonathan Prag: The secrets of classical guitar

15 August 2012

Jonathan Prag has been delighting Fringe crowds with his classical guitar recitals for many years...

Tricity Vogue: Ukulele chat
Tricity Vogue: Ukulele chat

15 August 2012

Tricity Vogue, especially with her ukulele hat on, cuts a striking figure, and has, in...

Jackinabox Productions: Playing with memories
Jackinabox Productions: Playing with memories

15 August 2012

Jackinabox Productions are staging two shows at this year’s Fringe, though the one that first...

Dan Nightingale: Well conceived notions?
Dan Nightingale: Well conceived notions?

15 August 2012

We were impressed with the concept: take nearly-twelve ill conceived ideas and turn them into...

Tony Law: Nonsense to the max
Tony Law: Nonsense to the max

15 August 2012

Comedian Tony Law is a Fringe veteran, not to mention a Fringe favourite, and not...

The Ginge, The Geordie & The Geek: Standing out from the crowd
The Ginge, The Geordie & The Geek: Standing out from the crowd

15 August 2012

Fringe success story The Ginge, The Geordie and The Geek have been appearing around Edinburgh...

Molly Taylor: Transported to the Fringe
Molly Taylor: Transported to the Fringe

14 August 2012

As a long term users and lovers of public transport, the ThreeWeeks editors were immediately...

The Alchemist Theatre: An isolated territory
The Alchemist Theatre: An isolated territory

14 August 2012

‘Sealand’ intrigued us from the start. A ‘broken Britain’ themed piece, inspired by the rather...

Winston Ruddle: The Fringe's
Winston Ruddle: The Fringe's "big African party", you’re all invited

8 August 2012

Mother Africa promises dance, music, acrobatics; the modern, the traditional, colour, noise and humour. This...

Rhys Darby: He should definitely be here
Rhys Darby: He should definitely be here

8 August 2012

New Zealander Rhys Darby, award winning comedian and sometime star of that ‘Flight Of The...

Drennon Davis: Pajamas on for imaginary radio chat
Drennon Davis: Pajamas on for imaginary radio chat

8 August 2012

Award-winning American character comedy duo The Pajama Men are doing a shorter run than normal...

Sarah Kendall: Stands up
Sarah Kendall: Stands up

8 August 2012

Comedian Sarah Kendall is a long term ThreeWeeks favourite. In fact, we like her so...

Carol Tambor: A Fringe love affair
Carol Tambor: A Fringe love affair

7 August 2012

Carol Tambor has been coming to the Festival for a very long time. She is...

Jane Bom-Bane: High hats and harmoniums
Jane Bom-Bane: High hats and harmoniums

7 August 2012

We love Jane Bom-Bane for a whole number of reasons, but not least because, for...

Gael Le Cornec: Understanding Claudel
Gael Le Cornec: Understanding Claudel

7 August 2012

French-Brazilian actress Gael Le Cornec returns to the Fringe this year to portray the talented...

Hannah Gadsby: Art, history, marriage and Mary
Hannah Gadsby: Art, history, marriage and Mary

7 August 2012

Hannah Gadsby came to the Fringe with two shows last year, and our reviewers were...

Casual Violence: Doing comedy casually and violently
Casual Violence: Doing comedy casually and violently

7 August 2012

Casual Violence burst (or, beeped loudly, maybe?) onto our radar last year with a distinctive...

Tara Kilbourne and Darren Neale, Greenside: The Venue Directors
Tara Kilbourne and Darren Neale, Greenside: The Venue Directors

2 August 2012

Tara Kilbourne and Darren Neale thought they would be working at someone else’s venue when...

Mark Grist: The rogue rap battler reveals all
Mark Grist: The rogue rap battler reveals all

27 July 2012

In the midst of the recession, Mark Grist gave up a job in teaching to...

Angelin Preljocaj: Hidden talents help create a thousand years of peace
Angelin Preljocaj: Hidden talents help create a thousand years of peace

25 July 2012

When Angelin Preljocaj first began work with the Bolshoi Ballet the plan was for them...

Doug Segal: Reading minds and influencing people at the Fringe
Doug Segal: Reading minds and influencing people at the Fringe

25 July 2012

Given the increasing number of popular magic and mind reading shows at the Fringe in...

Chilly Gonzales: Talk of the town
Chilly Gonzales: Talk of the town

25 July 2012

Since his first album in 2000, Chilly Gonzales has been busy taking the rap genre...

Rhod Gilbert: Liberating stand-up
Rhod Gilbert: Liberating stand-up

25 July 2012

After taking a year off from the Edinburgh festivities, Fringe favourite Rhod GIlbert returns with...

Phill Jupitus & Thom Tuck: Fringe comedians form a theatrical Coalition
Phill Jupitus & Thom Tuck: Fringe comedians form a theatrical Coalition

25 July 2012

Phill Jupitus and Thom Tuck on their Fringe 2012 theatre project 'Coalition'. To be fair, the...

William Burdett-Coutts, Assembly: The Venue Directors
William Burdett-Coutts, Assembly: The Venue Directors

10 July 2012

One of the longest established venue names at the Edinburgh Fringe is surely Assembly (thirty...

Adam Alton Bedlam: The Venue Directors
Adam Alton Bedlam: The Venue Directors

4 July 2012

At the South end of George IV Bridge, just round the corner from the Fringe's...

Jonathan Mills: The EIF Director
Jonathan Mills: The EIF Director

29 June 2012

If it’s five weeks now until the start of the Edinburgh Fringe, that means it's...

Charles Pamment, Space Venues: The Venue Directors
Charles Pamment, Space Venues: The Venue Directors

18 June 2012

In the first of a series of interviews with the people running venues at the...

 
Alexandra Spencer-Jones, Action To The Word: Quick Quiz
Alexandra Spencer-Jones, Action To The Word: Quick Quiz

24 July 2012

Action To The Word return with their acclaimed production of 'A Clockwork Orange' ("breathtaking -...

Jack Lowe, Curious Directive: Quick Quiz
Jack Lowe, Curious Directive: Quick Quiz

23 July 2012

Fringe First winners Curious Directive return with a devised piece about the aftermath of empire,...

The Super Serious Show: Quick Quiz
The Super Serious Show: Quick Quiz

20 July 2012

It's a 'mash-up' comedy show from LA no less, with stand-up, sketch, character bits and...

Benny Boot: Quick Quiz
Benny Boot: Quick Quiz

19 July 2012

"Charming, disarming and proper fucking funny", or so says a certain Mr Tim Minchin, jokesmith...

Richard Herring: Quick Quiz
Richard Herring: Quick Quiz

18 July 2012

Fresh from his much acclaimed stint as a Guest Editor at ThreeWeeks last August (OK,...

Felicity Ward: Quick Quiz
Felicity Ward: Quick Quiz

17 July 2012

A regular on the Aussie comedy network, and originally part of the Australian sketch comedy...

Frimston And Rowett: Quick Quiz
Frimston And Rowett: Quick Quiz

16 July 2012

"A whirl of tight sketches that never overstay their welcome" said ThreeWeeks of this duo's...

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre: Quick Quiz
Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre: Quick Quiz

13 July 2012

Ah, the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre. You've checked their YouTube channel right? Well, if...

Anne Chmelewsky, Through The Looking Screen: Quick Quiz
Anne Chmelewsky, Through The Looking Screen: Quick Quiz

12 July 2012

When a Fringe comedy show has 'light opera' listed as its secondary genre, well, that's...

Mark Thomas: Quick Quiz
Mark Thomas: Quick Quiz

11 July 2012

I haven't actually flicked through the entire archive to check, but I'm pretty sure Mark Thomas...

Chris Ramsey: Quick Quiz
Chris Ramsey: Quick Quiz

9 July 2012

Fresh from his nomination for the Edinburgh Comedy Award last August, Chris Ramsey returns with...

Todd En Bratt: Quick Quiz
Todd En Bratt: Quick Quiz

6 July 2012

Often seen on stage improvising in a musical fashion as part of The Showstoppers, Lucy...

Jim Jeffries: Quick Quiz
Jim Jeffries: Quick Quiz

5 July 2012

Former ThreeWeeks cover star and Fringe favourite Jim Jeffries may be about to embark on...

Arabella Weir, Comedians Theatre Company: Quick Quiz
Arabella Weir, Comedians Theatre Company: Quick Quiz

3 July 2012

Perhaps best known for her 'Fast Show' appearances, though, of course, having also appeared in...

Andrew Bird, Global Village Fete: Quick Quiz
Andrew Bird, Global Village Fete: Quick Quiz

2 July 2012

When Andrew Bird dealt with the topic of country life in his show 'Village Fete'...

Tim FitzHigham: Quick Quiz
Tim FitzHigham: Quick Quiz

28 June 2012

ThreeWeeks Editors' Award winning Fringe marvel Tim FitzHigham returns to the Festival with a brand...

Paul F Taylor, The Pauly Show: Quick Quiz
Paul F Taylor, The Pauly Show: Quick Quiz

27 June 2012

"Gleeful and insistent silliness" said a ThreeWeeks reviewer of offbeat stand-up Paul F Taylor. And...

Tom Deacon: Quick Quiz
Tom Deacon: Quick Quiz

26 June 2012

Having first arrived at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2008 via Avalon's Comedy Zone new talent...

Pete Johansson: Quick Quiz
Pete Johansson: Quick Quiz

25 June 2012

Long-established Canadian stand-up Pete Johansson has become something of a Fringe favourite since his Edinburgh...

Sammy J and Randy: Quick Quiz
Sammy J and Randy: Quick Quiz

22 June 2012

Neither Sammy J nor Randy (he's the one of the left) will need any introduction...

Rich Peppiatt, One Rogue Reporter: Quick Quiz
Rich Peppiatt, One Rogue Reporter: Quick Quiz

21 June 2012

"Career suicide at its most shocking" says the blurb, though Rich Peppiatt has already burned...

Waen Shepherd, Comedians Theatre Company: Quick Quiz
Waen Shepherd, Comedians Theatre Company: Quick Quiz

20 June 2012

The latest production from the Comedians Theatre Company, "a series of explosive revelations unravel the...

Craig Campbell: Quick Quiz
Craig Campbell: Quick Quiz

19 June 2012

Fifteen years ago Craig Campbell and two other Canadian stand-ups - Glenn Wool and Stewart...

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