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Podcast Extras: Tongue Fu
Podcast Extras: Tongue Fu

23 August 2013

Interview with Chris Redmond from Tongue Fu about his spoken word late show. Includes clips from Chris, Luke Wright and Arthur Smith -...

John Hinton: More than just a theory - Einstein in Edinburgh
John Hinton: More than just a theory - Einstein in Edinburgh

20 August 2013

Edinburgh’s Science Festival may be in April, but a little bit of scientific fun can usually found in the city’s August festival month...

The Wrong Crowd: Folklore on the Fringe
The Wrong Crowd: Folklore on the Fringe

20 August 2013

ThreeWeeks’ Tom Bragg meets the company behind Baba Yaga based show ‘Hag’. Baba Yaga is an evil character in Slavic folklore who lives in...

Mary Paulson-Ellis & Audrey Grant: Exploring artists and their materials
Mary Paulson-Ellis & Audrey Grant: Exploring artists and their materials

20 August 2013

Ruffled Russell is the creation of writer Mary Paulson-Ellis and painter Audrey Grant, who - having decided to collaborate on a project together...

Orange Tree Productions: Cultures collide between the empires
Orange Tree Productions: Cultures collide between the empires

20 August 2013

 “West End material – touching, beautiful and exploding with life and vibrance”, said our reviewer after experiencing ‘Between Empires’, a new musical from...

Podcast Extras: Suman Biswas
Podcast Extras: Suman Biswas

20 August 2013

Suman Biswas gives us an interview and comedy song from his show 'Suman Biswas: Still Alive After Amateur Transplants' - catch the full...

Kuopio Town Theatre: A Mammoth Fringe Finnish
Kuopio Town Theatre: A Mammoth Fringe Finnish

20 August 2013

Presented as part of a great initiative run by the Finnish Ministry Of Education And Culture, Kuopio City Theatre’s ‘Mammoth’ is an innovative play...

Birthday Girls: Happy Birthday to you… for in fifty years time
Birthday Girls: Happy Birthday to you… for in fifty years time

20 August 2013

You may well have come across Beattie Edmondson, Rose Johnson and Camille Ucan before as one half of sketch comedy group Lady Garden....

Familia de la Noche: Very possibly the greatest liars of all the Festival
Familia de la Noche: Very possibly the greatest liars of all the Festival

20 August 2013

‘The Greatest Liar In All The World’ is a dark sequel to the story of Pinocchio. Puppets, shadow theatre, masks, magic and live...

Matt Okine: Toasting an Edinburgh newcomer
Matt Okine: Toasting an Edinburgh newcomer

20 August 2013

Having been declared Best Newcomer at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival last year, Matt Okine has brought the show that won him the prize...

Dean Friedman & JD Henshaw: Musical fun that’s silly and smelly
Dean Friedman & JD Henshaw: Musical fun that’s silly and smelly

20 August 2013

Dean Friedman is a long-term Fringe favourite in the festival’s music programme, but this year there’s another place to enjoy his songs too....

Tomás Ford: Electric Fringe cabaret… at midnight
Tomás Ford: Electric Fringe cabaret… at midnight

20 August 2013

Having built a following back in Australia, Tomás Ford arrived at the Edinburgh Fringe for the first time last year with a Free...

Podcast Extras: The God Particle
Podcast Extras: The God Particle

19 August 2013

Performance and interview with Abby Guinness and Ruben Crow from 'The God Particle' about quantum physics, the crossover between science and religion and...

Podcast Extras: Burton's Last Call
Podcast Extras: Burton's Last Call

18 August 2013

Performance and interview with George Telfer from the show 'Burton's Last Call' about the roller coaster life of Richard Burton and his relationship...

Will Franken: Edinburgh benefits
Will Franken: Edinburgh benefits

13 August 2013

"Part character comedy, part one-man sketch show, Franken is an arresting and devastating stage presence" said our reviewer of this man after seeing...

Diane Spencer: Hurricane warning
Diane Spencer: Hurricane warning

13 August 2013

'Hurricane Diane' has hit the Fringe, as Diane Spencer takes to the stage each day to talk you through her 'Calamity Jane Asher'...

Hungry Bitches: Hipsters beware
Hungry Bitches: Hipsters beware

13 August 2013

The Hungry Bitches are back at theSpace @ Symposium Hall with a show first performed at the Fringe last year, and further developed...

The Real MacGuffins: Big in Israel (allegedly)
The Real MacGuffins: Big in Israel (allegedly)

13 August 2013

We loved The Real MacGuffins' show at Festival 2011, but then last summer, with those Olympic-style distractions, they were nowhere to be found....

Die Roten Punkte: Art rock cabaret
Die Roten Punkte: Art rock cabaret

13 August 2013

Meine Damen und Herren, the cabaret Fringe has some serious indie credentials this year, as Germany's finest indie rock duo Die Roten Punkte return...

The Paper Birds: Perspectives through the ages
The Paper Birds: Perspectives through the ages

13 August 2013

As they celebrate their ten year anniversary, The Paper Birds have become quite a mature theatre company, and in their latest production it...

Amy Gilmartin: Fearing at the Fringe
Amy Gilmartin: Fearing at the Fringe

13 August 2013

The Urban Fox Theatre Company explore fears - both common and uncommon - in their new work 'Globophobia' at Sweet Grassmarket this Fringe....

Oliver Emanuel: Children's theatre on the edge
Oliver Emanuel: Children's theatre on the edge

13 August 2013

In amongst the many and varied treats on offer in the Fringe's children's programme is the acclaimed one-man theatrical piece 'Titus', an English...

Podcast Extras: Phone Whore - A One Act Play With Frequent Interruptions
Podcast Extras: Phone Whore - A One Act Play With Frequent Interruptions

13 August 2013

Interview and performance from Cameryn Moore from the show 'Phone Whore: A One Act Play With Frequent Interruptions' - catch the full hour...

Worbey And Farrell: Deviating on the keys
Worbey And Farrell: Deviating on the keys

12 August 2013

Worbey And Farrell's piano recital with a difference tours the world, though feels particularly at home at the Edinburgh Fringe. Unfortunately they're only here...

Podcast Extras: The Boss Of It All
Podcast Extras: The Boss Of It All

10 August 2013

It's a podcast interview with the director and cast from New Perspectives' stage adaptation of Lars Von Trier's film 'The Boss Of It All'. ThreeWeeks'...

Matthew Young: No pale imitation
Matthew Young: No pale imitation

7 August 2013

There is plenty of music on in Edinburgh during the Festival, even if it gets overshadowed sometimes by all the theatre and comedy,...

EastEnd Cabaret: Slightly dirty talk
EastEnd Cabaret: Slightly dirty talk

6 August 2013

One of our very favourite Ed Fringe acts, EastEnd Cabaret, are back with a vengeance, as well as a new show. Throughout August,...

The Boy With Tape On His Face: Photo Interview
The Boy With Tape On His Face: Photo Interview

6 August 2013

Having wowed the crowds and picked up the Panel Prize from the Edinburgh Comedy Awards last August, The Boy With Tape On His...

Tamsin Fitzgerald: 2Faced Dance
Tamsin Fitzgerald: 2Faced Dance

6 August 2013

2Faced Dance are one of those companies that you can really rely on to produce something a little bit special; and they've garnered...

Monkey Poet: Spoken word, actually
Monkey Poet: Spoken word, actually

6 August 2013

A regular feature of the Edinburgh Fringe since 2009, Monkey Poet has received countless numbers (well, they probably are countable, but still, there...

Arielle Gray, Chris Isaacs and Tim Watts: From Alvin Sputnik to 'It's Dark Outside'
Arielle Gray, Chris Isaacs and Tim Watts: From Alvin Sputnik to 'It's Dark Outside'

6 August 2013

From the team that brought you the highly acclaimed 2011 Fringe venture that was 'The Adventures Of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer' comes...

The Grandees: A Grandee return
The Grandees: A Grandee return

6 August 2013

The Grandees entertained the ThreeWeeks team for three consecutive Fringes, but then they went away for a few years. But now they are back with...

Cerrie Burnell: Creating magic
Cerrie Burnell: Creating magic

6 August 2013

Cbeebies presenter Cerrie Burnell is surely well known to toddlers, younger children, and their parents all over the UK. So I'm willing to...

The Magnets: A Cappella n Rock n Roll
The Magnets: A Cappella n Rock n Roll

6 August 2013

Six man musical outfit The Magnets have been performing top class a cappella at the Edinburgh Fringe for as long as we can...

Haley McGee: Oh my, wild and absurd on the solo Fringe
Haley McGee: Oh my, wild and absurd on the solo Fringe

6 August 2013

In a compelling programme of one-person plays showing at the Hill Street Theatre this Festival, Haley McGee's self-penned, self-performed piece 'Oh My Irma'...

Podcast Extras: Bob And Jim
Podcast Extras: Bob And Jim

31 July 2013

Chris Cooke interviews Bob and Jim, and then the comedy duo give us a song from their show 'Two Stars' - catch all...

Podcast Extras: Below The Belt
Podcast Extras: Below The Belt

29 July 2013

Ham-On-Why give us a scene from their play 'Below The Belt', plus chat to ThreeWeeks' Chris Cooke about the show. 'Below The Belt'...

Scary Little Girls: Putting more Brontë in your cabaret
Scary Little Girls: Putting more Brontë in your cabaret

25 July 2013

Scary Little Girls are a prolific company, with their output encompassing literary celebrations, storytelling gatherings, school workshops and some very fine cabaret. It’s in...

Shane Shambu: Cultures combine for these reality power games
Shane Shambu: Cultures combine for these reality power games

25 July 2013

Shane Shambu (performing on the right in the photo) may have first discovered dance, as a child, on the orders of his mother,...

Fine Chisel: Fine Fringe fusions
Fine Chisel: Fine Fringe fusions

25 July 2013

Fine Chisel are a multi-talented bunch with an eclectic mix of shows in their oeuvre. Last year they staged no less than three...

Patrick Monahan: Cakes and hugging
Patrick Monahan: Cakes and hugging

8 July 2013

Just under twelve months ago we gave this man one of our esteemed Editors' Awards in recognition of him being so damned good, something...

Scroobius Pip: Words, words, words
Scroobius Pip: Words, words, words

1 July 2013

Probably best known for his hip-hop output with collaborator Dan Le Sac, Scroobius Pip has been an active player in the spoken word...

Bridget Christie: No bic for her
Bridget Christie: No bic for her

1 July 2013

The super-talented Bridget Christie has been coming to the Festival for quite some time now, notching up a grand total of seven solo...

Lior: Checking into the Fringe flow
Lior: Checking into the Fringe flow

24 June 2013

Amidst all that comedy and theatre, some people miss the excellent music programme at the Fringe each year, and those who find it...

Brian Mitchell & Joseph Nixon: Pitching Daddy and Haystacks at the Fringe
Brian Mitchell & Joseph Nixon: Pitching Daddy and Haystacks at the Fringe

17 June 2013

For anyone who grew up in the UK in the 1970s or 1980s, Big Daddy and Giant Haystacks, probably the most famous characters...

Dan Cook: Beyond the Banjax, serving some Fringe time
Dan Cook: Beyond the Banjax, serving some Fringe time

17 June 2013

We first came across Dan Cook as one quarter of the rather fine sketch comedy group Delete The Banjax, who we followed for...

 
Zoe Lyons: Quick Quiz
Zoe Lyons: Quick Quiz

5 August 2013

Fringe favourite Zoe Lyons is a 'Pop-Up Comic' this Festival, performing every single day at The Assembly Rooms. But first, the all important...

James Acaster: Quick Quiz
James Acaster: Quick Quiz

5 August 2013

2012 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee James Acaster is back once again with more topical stand-up, performing every night of the Festival with no...

Jacob Edwards: Quick Quiz
Jacob Edwards: Quick Quiz

5 August 2013

Comedian, writer and actor Jacob Edwards presents his debut solo show at the Fringe this year, having previously appeared as one half of double-act...

The Ginge, The Geordie & The Geek: Quick Quiz
The Ginge, The Geordie & The Geek: Quick Quiz

4 August 2013

Fringe faves The Ginge, The Geordie & The Geek, who will arrive with a six-part sketch show on BBC2 later this year, are...

Dan Nightingale: Quick Quiz
Dan Nightingale: Quick Quiz

4 August 2013

We had a good chatter with Dan Nightingale at last year's Fringe, but as he returns to Edinburgh for 2013 with new show ‘Love...

The Wrong Crowd: Quick Quiz
The Wrong Crowd: Quick Quiz

4 August 2013

Rachael Canning and Hannah Mulder from The Wrong Crowd, whose show 'Hag' is showing at Underbelly Cowgate, answer the ThreeWeeks Quick Quiz questions. TW:...

Carey Marx: Quick Quiz
Carey Marx: Quick Quiz

3 August 2013

Two times winner of the Best International Show prize at the New Zealand Comedy Festival, Carey Marx is back at the Fringe, performing...

Jammy Voo: Quick Quiz
Jammy Voo: Quick Quiz

3 August 2013

Jammy Voo presents 'Birdhouse', a new play following four forgotten survivors of the infamous attack from Hitchcock's 'The Birds', showing at Assembly George Square....

Rob Wilson, Impromptu Shakespeare: Quick Quiz
Rob Wilson, Impromptu Shakespeare: Quick Quiz

3 August 2013

The team from KPS Productions will improvise their way through a brand new Shakespeare-style play everyday of the Festival with 'Impromptu Shakespeare' at Underbelly...

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