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Rayguns Look Real Enough: Heading for the Hall Of Fame?
Rayguns Look Real Enough: Heading for the Hall Of Fame?

21 August 2014

Rayguns Look Real Enough are back in Edinburgh with their unique blend of mash-up rock and tiger suits (well, just the one tiger...

Vladimir Shcherban: Belarus Free Theatre
Vladimir Shcherban: Belarus Free Theatre

20 August 2014

Belarus Free Theatre is a bold arts organisation, established to present ideas and issues usually denied public debate by the Belarusian dictatorial regime....

Dan Clark: Brings him selfie back to the Fringe
Dan Clark: Brings him selfie back to the Fringe

20 August 2014

Edinburgh veteran Dan Clark hasn’t done a full run at the Fringe for seven years, and it’s got to be said, we missed...

Catriona Knox: Post-boom bloom
Catriona Knox: Post-boom bloom

20 August 2014

You, like us, may have first come across the super-talented Catriona Knox as one third of the rather successful sketch troupe the Boom...

Gein’s Family Giftshop: A Question For Three
Gein’s Family Giftshop: A Question For Three

19 August 2014

We put the same question to all three members of a Fringe trio.  What gift would you take home (for yourself or a loved...

Njo Kong Kie: A musical picnic with a twist
Njo Kong Kie: A musical picnic with a twist

19 August 2014

‘Picnic In The Cemetery’ is one of three shows brought to the Fringe by the Macao-based collective Point View Art Association. It’s a...

Philip Whitchurch: Re-imagining the Bard
Philip Whitchurch: Re-imagining the Bard

18 August 2014

If you’ve so much as walked past your television set in the last couple of decades, you will surely recognise Philip Whitchurch from...

Mr B: Edinburgh for chaps
Mr B: Edinburgh for chaps

17 August 2014

Chap-hop pioneer (or 'superstar', to cite the show name) Mr B is back at the Fringe. And this time he’s promising “chap-hop, acid ragtime,...

Erin Kamler: Fuelling debate on the theatre Fringe
Erin Kamler: Fuelling debate on the theatre Fringe

15 August 2014

Erin Kamler’s musical ‘Land Of Smiles’ tackles the complex issue of human trafficking, interestingly casting a critical eye over the anti-trafficking movement. We spoke...

Massive Dad: A Question For Three
Massive Dad: A Question For Three

15 August 2014

We put the same question to all three members of a Fringe trio. What is the best life advice you’ve ever been given? STEVIE MARTIN:...

Curtis Uhlemann: Together through conflict
Curtis Uhlemann: Together through conflict

15 August 2014

A young musician searches through his late grandmother’s trunk and discovers mementoes of her life, which together tell the story of two people,...

Lucy Ayrton: Splitting mermaids at the Fringe
Lucy Ayrton: Splitting mermaids at the Fringe

15 August 2014

After winning much acclaim with her 2012 show ‘Lullabies To Make Your Children Cry’, Lucy Ayrton returns to the Fringe with a modern...

Rebecca Hill & Bradley Leech: Women’s stories, men’s voices
Rebecca Hill & Bradley Leech: Women’s stories, men’s voices

14 August 2014

Women’s stories, men’s voices. It’s a simple concept, but it creates a powerful piece, challenging society’s perceived gender norms. ‘Travesti’ began with the...

Sophie Willan: Meet the novice detective
Sophie Willan: Meet the novice detective

14 August 2014

Stand-up Sophie Willan becomes the Novice Detective for Fringe audiences this year as she retells the true story of how she and her...

Fringe comics heckle Christ
Fringe comics heckle Christ

13 August 2014

As they always say, anyone’s welcome to do stand-up at the Edinburgh Fringe, just as long as they can take the heckles. Though...

Janey Godley & Ashley Storrie: Act To Act
Janey Godley & Ashley Storrie: Act To Act

13 August 2014

Fringe legend Janey Godley, or “the slightly wicked godmother of Scottish comedy” if you want her own description, is back at the Festival....

Tom Blackmore: Peace and freedom in song
Tom Blackmore: Peace and freedom in song

12 August 2014

Edinburgh-born David Maxwell Fyfe was a lawyer and politician in the mid Twentieth Century, perhaps best known for being a prosecutor at the...

Fascinating Aida: A Question For Three
Fascinating Aida: A Question For Three

11 August 2014

We put the same question to all three members of a Fringe trio. A question for Fascinating Aida: What do you wish you’d known before...

Jason Hewitt: Cleverly crafting claustrophobia
Jason Hewitt: Cleverly crafting claustrophobia

11 August 2014

2014 has been a big year for Jason Hewitt, with his debut novel just published, and now his first full-length play on the...

Chris Martin: Fringe responsibilliness
Chris Martin: Fringe responsibilliness

10 August 2014

Chris Martin is back with a brand new show at this year’s Fringe - ‘Responsibilliness’ - an exploration of the responsibilities that come...

BEASTS: A Question For Three
BEASTS: A Question For Three

9 August 2014

We put the same question to all three members of a Fringe trio. A question for BEASTS: What one thing is guaranteed to split...

Tamsin Clarke: Remembering a revolutionary
Tamsin Clarke: Remembering a revolutionary

9 August 2014

You may not be familiar with the story of Manuela Saenz but you possibly should be. A revolutionary in the Latin American wars...

Marcel Lucont & Yacine Belhousse: Act To Act
Marcel Lucont & Yacine Belhousse: Act To Act

9 August 2014

Paris-based stand-up Yacine Belhousse, who supported Eddie Izzard on a recent French tour, is in Edinburgh this month to perform an all-English show...

David Bolger: Issues through dance
David Bolger: Issues through dance

8 August 2014

CoisCéim Dance Theatre’s ‘Missing’ is a very impactful piece, exploring the high number of people who go missing each year, in the company’s...

KlangHaus: Site responsive sounds
KlangHaus: Site responsive sounds

7 August 2014

There are plenty of great gigs at the Fringe, but few will feel quite so perfectly placed within this genre-bending festival as ‘KlangHaus’....

Rob Winlow: Austen’s life on the musical stage
Rob Winlow: Austen’s life on the musical stage

6 August 2014

Having previously penned the Fringe musical show ‘Armada’, actor, director and writer Rob Winlow returns to the Festival with new show ‘Austen’, as...

Axis Of Awesome: The axis most awesome returns
Axis Of Awesome: The axis most awesome returns

6 August 2014

Axis Of Awesome are Fringe legends, though only one third of the Fringe’s own rock band was at the Edinburgh Festival last year,...

Jessica Sherr: Playing with Bette Davis
Jessica Sherr: Playing with Bette Davis

5 August 2014

Jessica Sherr was once told she had Bette Davis eyes. A simple remark that led to her researching the entire life story of...

David Lee Morgan: Honest words
David Lee Morgan: Honest words

4 August 2014

In amongst a particularly strong spoken word selection in the Free Fringe this year, David Lee Morgan’s show stands out, as he follows...

Figs In Wigs: Fringe show offs
Figs In Wigs: Fringe show offs

3 August 2014

“You're so vain you probably think this show is about you” say Figs In Wigs, the self-declared “lowbrow answer to avant-garde”. The popular...

Celia Pacquola: Seeing how it all works out
Celia Pacquola: Seeing how it all works out

2 August 2014

Originally from Melbourne, Celia Pacquola has become a favourite at both her home city's annual comedy festival and the Edinburgh Fringe. And the...

Ramin Gray: Completing the Bard
Ramin Gray: Completing the Bard

31 July 2014

“A writer reading ‘Hamlet’ for the first time is gradually losing his eyesight” says the show’s blurb. “As he realises he will never...

Nadia Brooks: Speaking about the words
Nadia Brooks: Speaking about the words

29 July 2014

Nadia Brooks is a ‘lexophile’ with a passion for rhyming, alliteration and entertaining words; and she’s coming to Edinburgh as the Lexicon Lady,...

Natasha Gilmore: Alternative perspectives
Natasha Gilmore: Alternative perspectives

28 July 2014

There are plenty of children’s shows at the Fringe which are actually as entertaining for grown ups, but what if the kid’s show...

Guy Retallack: A musical retelling of the 'thrill killers' crime
Guy Retallack: A musical retelling of the 'thrill killers' crime

26 July 2014

The true story of Leopold and Loeb, the so called ‘thrill killers’ of 1920s Chicago, has inspired several films and plays, perhaps most...

Zoe Lyons: Champion mustard cutter
Zoe Lyons: Champion mustard cutter

24 July 2014

Long-term ThreeWeeks favourite Zoe Lyons is back at the Fringe this year with a brand new show called ‘Mustard Cutter’, an hour of...

Lucy Benson-Brown: Cutting Off Kate Bush
Lucy Benson-Brown: Cutting Off Kate Bush

24 July 2014

“Cathy is having a crisis”, says the blurb. “And she's venting on YouTube through the medium of Kate Bush”. Well you gotta check...

Dan Schreiber: The idiot elf arrives at the Fringe
Dan Schreiber: The idiot elf arrives at the Fringe

23 July 2014

Dan Schreiber is one of the 'QI elves' to which Stephen Fry often refers on the popular BBC panel show, helping dig up...

Dan Clarkson: Another Potted Fringe show is elementary
Dan Clarkson: Another Potted Fringe show is elementary

22 July 2014

Beginning as a piece of street theatre in 2005, 'Potted Potter', condensing all seven of the Harry Potter books into just seventy minutes,...

Apphia Campbell: Voicing the inspiration of Simone
Apphia Campbell: Voicing the inspiration of Simone

21 July 2014

Inspired by the music and work of Nina Simone, and one particular event in the legendary singer’s life, Apphia Campbell conceived, wrote and...

Christeene: Enter the machine
Christeene: Enter the machine

17 July 2014

Flying in from Austin, Texas and taking over one of the Underbelly vaults this Fringe, ‘The Christeene Machine’ offers a “gender-blending booty-pounding perversion of...

Susan Calman: The lady like Fringe
Susan Calman: The lady like Fringe

13 July 2014

Her neighbours may call her "the mad cat lady", but round here Susan Calman is a ThreeWeeks favourite, back at the Fringe this year...

 

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  • Photo Shoot: Editors’ Award winners
  • ThreeWeeks Editors’ Awards 2014 presented
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