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John Kearns takes the Edinburgh Comedy Award
John Kearns takes the Edinburgh Comedy Award

23 August 2014

The Edinburgh Comedy Awards have been presented for 2014, with John Kearns taking the overall prize this year, which is quite a rise...

ThreeWeeks Editors' Awards 2014 presented
ThreeWeeks Editors' Awards 2014 presented

23 August 2014

The ThreeWeeks editors presented their annual awards at the Surgeon’s Hall Library this morning, celebrating the ten shows, performers and ventures that the...

Editors' Awards incoming, plenty more awards already in
Editors' Awards incoming, plenty more awards already in

22 August 2014

The ThreeWeeks Editors’ Awards take place once again tomorrow morning at 11am at the Surgeons Hall Library, within theSpace @ Surgeons Hall. We...

Total Theatre Awards return
Total Theatre Awards return

21 August 2014

The Total Theatre Awards are back for another Fringe, celebrating, in the programme’s own words, “artists and companies presenting innovative work within devised...

Edinburgh's comedy award frenzy
Edinburgh's comedy award frenzy

20 August 2014

So, it’s busy busy on the comedy awards front as the Fringe reaches its final furlong, with the Edinburgh Comedy Award shortlists published...

Slayer launches new Fringe comedy prize
Slayer launches new Fringe comedy prize

19 August 2014

His Fringe programme having generated both an Edinburgh Comedy Award and two Malcolm Hardee Awards last August, Bob Slayer has decided it is...

Showcasing at the Fringe: Welsh Dance Strand
Showcasing at the Fringe: Welsh Dance Strand

18 August 2014

There are many reasons performers come to the Edinburgh Fringe, but an important one is the opportunity to showcase work in front of...

More winners in the theatre Fringe
More winners in the theatre Fringe

17 August 2014

Here we go again with another batch of award winners from the theatre Fringe. First up we have The Scotsman presenting its second batch...

Finalists announced for Amused Moose Laughter Awards
Finalists announced for Amused Moose Laughter Awards

16 August 2014

The finalists were announced yesterday for the Amused Moose Laughter Awards supported by 2entertain. The second strand of Amused Moose’s annual comedy awards...

Tricity Vogue’s uke awards return on a bigger stage
Tricity Vogue’s uke awards return on a bigger stage

15 August 2014

I’ve always thought it would be useful if we gave each weekend of the Fringe a name, creating markers with which to refer to...

Time for a musical interlude? Checking out the Acoustic Music Centre
Time for a musical interlude? Checking out the Acoustic Music Centre

14 August 2014

In his music tips at the start of the Festival, Daniel Cainer recommended ThreeWeeks readers take in some of the folk heroes that...

Rory Mullarkey presented with drama award at the Fringe
Rory Mullarkey presented with drama award at the Fringe

13 August 2014

As we pass the half-way point of this year’s Edinburgh Festival we are now heading into the awards zone with gongs aplenty due...

Artists For Gaza to stage fundraiser for MAP tonight
Artists For Gaza to stage fundraiser for MAP tonight

12 August 2014

A special Fringe show will take place tonight at The Assembly Rooms to raise funds for Medical Aid For Palestinians, a British-based charity...

Eddie Izzard leads tributes from the Fringe to Robin Williams
Eddie Izzard leads tributes from the Fringe to Robin Williams

12 August 2014

Few non-Edinburgh news stories burst the often-called ‘Fringe Bubble’, meaning that once you’re on the inside world events generally pass you by. But...

How do you flyer? Editors' Award winner launches training workshops for flyerers
How do you flyer? Editors' Award winner launches training workshops for flyerers

11 August 2014

For newer acts at the Festival a daily dose of flyering the streets of Edinburgh is as much a part of the Fringe...

Doodle and rhyming plugs from Edinburgh Fringe 2014
Doodle and rhyming plugs from Edinburgh Fringe 2014

10 August 2014

On the first weekend of the Fringe at the Meet The Media event we asked performers to sell their shows through a doodle or...

Trav shows dominate in first Fringe First batch
Trav shows dominate in first Fringe First batch

10 August 2014

And so we’re off with the Festival awards train. The Scotsman presented its first batch of Fringe First gongs on Friday, the awards...

Incubator Theatre plans silent protest over cancelled show
Incubator Theatre plans silent protest over cancelled show

9 August 2014

The cast of the cancelled Fringe show ‘The City’ hope to stage a one-off protest performance in Bristo Square later today, but with...

New London culture podcast looking for Edinburgh transfers
New London culture podcast looking for Edinburgh transfers

8 August 2014

The ThreeWeeks Podcast is fully up and running for Festival 2014, with Richard Tyrone Jones and Dean Friedman both guesting on the latest...

Hunt & Darton lead a Fringe bake off
Hunt & Darton lead a Fringe bake off

8 August 2014

ThreeWeeks Editors’ Award winning Hunt & Darton are back at the Fringe, though this time with a special competition that kicked off at...

Underbelly confirms 'The City' will not go ahead
Underbelly confirms 'The City' will not go ahead

7 August 2014

Underbelly yesterday confirmed that it had been unable to find a new home for Incubator Theatre’s ‘The City’, which had been due to...

Paines Plough pop-up in a Roundabout for their Fringe programme
Paines Plough pop-up in a Roundabout for their Fringe programme

7 August 2014

Paines Plough will be familiar to anyone with even a passing interest in the Fringe’s theatre strand, the acclaimed new writing theatre company...

A Fringe full of ventures Part 2: Forest Fringe
A Fringe full of ventures Part 2: Forest Fringe

6 August 2014

Yesterday we remarked on how the Edinburgh Fringe is also a festival of cultural entrepreneurialism, resulting in a plethora of exciting cultural business ventures...

A Fringe full of ventures Part 1: Freestival
A Fringe full of ventures Part 1: Freestival

5 August 2014

Whilst widely regarded as the biggest cultural festival of them all, the Edinburgh Fringe is also a significant forum for cultural entrepreneurialism. Behind the...

Renkow takes first comedy gong of the Fringe
Renkow takes first comedy gong of the Fringe

4 August 2014

We may only be a few days into the Festival, but we have a Fringe winner for you already. The finals of Amused...

Virgin takes Fringe comedy to the skies
Virgin takes Fringe comedy to the skies

3 August 2014

We all know every room in Edinburgh becomes a venue in August, but it seems even that isn't enough space for the ever...

David O'Doherty to perform extra gig tonight to support fellow Fringe show
David O'Doherty to perform extra gig tonight to support fellow Fringe show

2 August 2014

The always marvellous David O'Doherty will perform an extra one-off show at SpaceCabaret @ 54 tonight at 10.30pm to help out another Fringe...

Patrick Monahan on his preview night surprise
Patrick Monahan on his preview night surprise

1 August 2014

So Patrick Monahan may have won a ThreeWeeks Editors' Award two years ago, but this time round he gets the First Night Surprise...

The Fringe's Meet The Media more important than ever, says ThreeWeeks Co-Editor
The Fringe's Meet The Media more important than ever, says ThreeWeeks Co-Editor

1 August 2014

The big Meet The Media event takes place at Fringe Central tomorrow - Saturday 2 Aug - the annual bash where performers from...

Chavkin and Thorpe for Fringe Central Welcome Address
Chavkin and Thorpe for Fringe Central Welcome Address

31 July 2014

The Fringe Society yesterday announced that multiple award winning director Rachel Chavkin and four time Fringe First writer Chris Thorpe will deliver tomorrow's...

Underbelly postpones controversial Israeli-backed show, seeks alternative venue
Underbelly postpones controversial Israeli-backed show, seeks alternative venue

31 July 2014

Bosses at Underbelly have been forced to put on hold hip hop theatre show 'The City' after protests over the production receiving state...

Edinburgh Fringe kicks off today (unofficially speaking)
Edinburgh Fringe kicks off today (unofficially speaking)

30 July 2014

And so, while the Edinburgh Fringe officially kicks off on Friday with an opening address at Fringe Central - the deliverer of which...

The ThreeWeeks podcast returns
The ThreeWeeks podcast returns

29 July 2014

With the ThreeWeeks Daily now well and truly up and running, the preview edition of our weekly magazine winging its way around Edinburgh,...

Izzard to lead multinational comedy gala
Izzard to lead multinational comedy gala

28 July 2014

As if your Fringe schedules weren't full enough already, that darn Eddie Izzard has just demanded you clear a late night slot just...

Former Editors' Award winners tip shows for ThreeWeeks readers
Former Editors' Award winners tip shows for ThreeWeeks readers

27 July 2014

Four past winners of the ThreeWeeks Editors' Awards have provided their own tips for shows to see from this year's Edinburgh Fringe. The ThreeWeeks...

The A-Z of Edinburgh Festival 2014
The A-Z of Edinburgh Festival 2014

26 July 2014

It's pretty much upon us, isn't it? Welcome to Edinburgh 2014, the biggest festival in the world. Actually, it’s several festivals all happening...

More spaces and more nova for the C Fringe this year
More spaces and more nova for the C Fringe this year

25 July 2014

You need a very long memory indeed to remember an Edinburgh Fringe without the C venue, it having been a major operator at...

Long list published for Fringe's eco-award
Long list published for Fringe's eco-award

24 July 2014

Edinburgh Festival awards aren't all about the best jokes and nifty scripts, and each year since 2010 the Center For Sustainable Practice In...

Edinburgh Comedy Awards judging panel confirmed
Edinburgh Comedy Awards judging panel confirmed

23 July 2014

Ah, the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, 34 years old this summer. Yep, once again a team of laugh connoisseurs will be roaming the city...

Pale Imitation Festival 2014 line-up announced
Pale Imitation Festival 2014 line-up announced

22 July 2014

The founder of the Edinburgh-based Song, By Toad record label and music blog, Matthew Young, has announced that the Pale Imitation Festival will...

Northern Stage moves southwards to a new home at the Fringe
Northern Stage moves southwards to a new home at the Fringe

21 July 2014

After two years with a Fringe base at St Stephen's church in the New Town, Northern Stage are this year setting up home...

Referendum debates run throughout much of the 2014 Festival Of Politics
Referendum debates run throughout much of the 2014 Festival Of Politics

20 July 2014

In a year when politics - and one political debate in particular - is at the top of most agendas in Scotland, the...

HiBROW and Odeon take the Fringe to the UK's cinema screens
HiBROW and Odeon take the Fringe to the UK's cinema screens

19 July 2014

HiBROW, a digital venture that documents the arts online, has announced an alliance with the Odeon group which will see highlights from this...

Greenside extends with new Nicolson Square venue
Greenside extends with new Nicolson Square venue

18 July 2014

Some have called the Greenside venue on the Royal Terrace behind Calton Hill one of the secret gems of the Edinburgh Fringe, though...

theSpace celebrates two decades at the Fringe with even more spaces
theSpace celebrates two decades at the Fringe with even more spaces

17 July 2014

The venue operation with one of the biggest show counts at the Edinburgh Fringe celebrates two decades at the Festival this year, and...

Packed lined up confirmed for this year's Waverley Care Gala
Packed lined up confirmed for this year's Waverley Care Gala

16 July 2014

Ah, the Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Gala in aid of Waverley Care. It's always a packed night of top stand-up, even if the time I...

Sinfini offers a menu of SoundBites to help you navigate the EIF's musical line-up
Sinfini offers a menu of SoundBites to help you navigate the EIF's musical line-up

4 July 2014

The Edinburgh International Festival has a 'digital media partner' for the first time this year, in the form of "cutting through classical" website...

Mills plots a conflicted finale at the EIF this August
Mills plots a conflicted finale at the EIF this August

24 June 2014

Having noted the headlines of this year's Fringe and Book Festival programmes, perhaps we should also run through the basics of this summer's Edinburgh...

"Let's talk" about the Edinburgh International Book Festival

11 June 2014

Ladies and gentlemen, let’s talk. Though only when it’s time for questions from the floor, we don’t want any unruly disruptions during the...

Fringe Programme is launched - so here are the customary show/genre stats
Fringe Programme is launched - so here are the customary show/genre stats

6 June 2014

The official programme for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014 was unleashed yesterday, with the customary announcement that this will be, once again, the...

 

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