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The spoken word section of the Edinburgh Fringe has grown considerably in recent years, and this is where you’ll find coverage of all the shows falling under that genre, plus wordy-based talks, debates, readings and other such events within the Edinburgh International Book Festival and the Festival Of Politics.

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...

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...

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,...

Guest tips: Let’s talk about the words
Guest tips: Let’s talk about the words

27 July 2014

The inclusion of a stand alone spoken word section in the Fringe programme was very welcome indeed, providing a home for the brilliant...

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...

3 To See ED2014: Talks And Walks
3 To See ED2014: Talks And Walks

20 July 2014

Another reason to be in Edinburgh at Festival time is all the brilliant talks, walks and other events going on across the city....

3 To See ED2014: Edinburgh International Book Festival
3 To See ED2014: Edinburgh International Book Festival

18 July 2014

ThreeWeeks Co-Editor Caro Moses is beyond excited about the programme for this year's Edinburgh International Book Festival, and is frankly gutted that two...

"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...

 

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