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The Edinburgh Festival is the world’s greatest theatre fest. You will find grand theatrical productions in the Edinburgh International Festival, though it is the Fringe that really overflows with theatre. From student and amateur groups to the world’s leading independent theatre companies, there is something for everyone, with a particularly good selection of new plays.

ThreeWeeks Editors' Awards presented for 2015
ThreeWeeks Editors' Awards presented for 2015

29 August 2015

We presented our ThreeWeeks Editors’ Awards at theSpace @ Surgeons Hall library this morning, celebrating...

Three To See on 29 Aug: Edmund The Learned Pig, The Remnants, Going Viral
Three To See on 29 Aug: Edmund The Learned Pig, The Remnants, Going Viral

28 August 2015

Three recommended shows for Friday at the Edinburgh Festival 2015. Edmund The Learned Pig Say we: “The design...

Total Theatre Awards presented for 2015
Total Theatre Awards presented for 2015

28 August 2015

The Total Theatre Awards have been presented for Edinburgh Festival 2015, with seven gongs presented...

TW Podcast at the Edinburgh Festival 28.08.15
TW Podcast at the Edinburgh Festival 28.08.15

28 August 2015

It's the TW Podcast at the Edinburgh Festival. This week, we chat to the Giraffe...

‘A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing’ wins Amnesty prize
‘A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing’ wins Amnesty prize

27 August 2015

Annie Ryan’s stage adaptation of Eimear McBride’s best-selling book ‘A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing’,...

Luke Wright: The stay-at-Fringe dandy
Luke Wright: The stay-at-Fringe dandy

27 August 2015

Luke Wright has been a stand-out name in the Fringe’s spoken word strand for way...

Three To See on 27 Aug: Confirmation, Sofie Hagen, Bromance
Three To See on 27 Aug: Confirmation, Sofie Hagen, Bromance

26 August 2015

Three recommended shows for Thursday at the Edinburgh Festival 2015. Confirmation A top tip this one. Say we:...

Three To See on 26 Aug: Monkey Poet, Emma Hall, 1972
Three To See on 26 Aug: Monkey Poet, Emma Hall, 1972

25 August 2015

Three recommended shows for Wednesday at the Edinburgh Festival 2015. Monkey Poet – Spaceage Simian (pictured) ThreeWeeks Editors’...

Emma Hall: With 621 opinions, you have to choose
Emma Hall: With 621 opinions, you have to choose

25 August 2015

Emma Hall promises 621 opinions in her impactful and thought-provoking one-woman show ‘We May Have...

Three To See on 25 Aug: Hitch, Japan Marvelous Drummers, Stuart Bowden
Three To See on 25 Aug: Hitch, Japan Marvelous Drummers, Stuart Bowden

24 August 2015

Three recommended shows for Tuesday at the Edinburgh Festival 2015. Hitch Go see this show. Say we: “Cabaret...

Amee Smith: Voyage around a father
Amee Smith: Voyage around a father

23 August 2015

In ‘Acts Of Redemption’, a series of funny, bittersweet and moving monologues, Amee Smith plays...

TW Podcast at the Edinburgh Festival 23.08.15
TW Podcast at the Edinburgh Festival 23.08.15

23 August 2015

It’s the TW Podcast at the Edinburgh Festival. This week we chat to Lisa Gornick about...

Three To See on 24 Aug: Jimmy McGhie, Women's Hour, BEASTS
Three To See on 24 Aug: Jimmy McGhie, Women's Hour, BEASTS

23 August 2015

Three recommended shows for Monday at the Edinburgh Festival 2015. Women’s Hour A absolute must-see this show, if...

Photo Shoot: From Kat's camera
Photo Shoot: From Kat's camera

22 August 2015

The ThreeWeeks photo team have been busy capturing some of our favourite shows and performers...

Rebecca Perry: An ode to ginger (or the redheaded renaissance)
Rebecca Perry: An ode to ginger (or the redheaded renaissance)

21 August 2015

Rebecca Perry is presenting her ‘Confessions Of A Redheaded Coffeeshop Girl’ at the Gilded Balloon...

Total Theatre Awards shortlists announced
Total Theatre Awards shortlists announced

20 August 2015

More awards for you now, and one of our favourites amongst the long line of...

Three To See on 21 Aug: Women’s Hour, Roughs (For Radio), BARBU Electro Trad Cabaret
Three To See on 21 Aug: Women’s Hour, Roughs (For Radio), BARBU Electro Trad Cabaret

20 August 2015

Three recommended shows for Friday at the Edinburgh Festival 2015. Women’s Hour “Sh!t Theatre have one hour in...

Another awards round up: Angels, Posters and more
Another awards round up: Angels, Posters and more

19 August 2015

OK, we gave you an update on The Scotsman’s first batch of Fringe First winners...

Three To See on 19 Aug: Off The Mic, Simon Thacker, The Very Grey Matter Of Edward Blank
Three To See on 19 Aug: Off The Mic, Simon Thacker, The Very Grey Matter Of Edward Blank

18 August 2015

Three recommended shows for Wednesday at the Edinburgh Festival 2015. Off The Mic (pictured) 'Off The Mic' is...

Angella Kwon: Showcasing Korea at the Fringe
Angella Kwon: Showcasing Korea at the Fringe

18 August 2015

This year’s Edinburgh Fringe includes its first ever showcase of Korean work, presenting dance, comedy...

Three To See on 17 Aug: Bathtime, Balletronic, Bucket
Three To See on 17 Aug: Bathtime, Balletronic, Bucket

16 August 2015

Three recommended shows for Monday at the Edinburgh Festival 2015. The Monday of Week Two is...

Ben Norris: Talking love, loss and motorways
Ben Norris: Talking love, loss and motorways

16 August 2015

In his “one-man show about love, loss and motorways” - ‘The Hitchhiker's Guide To The...

TW Podcast at the Edinburgh Festival 16.08.15
TW Podcast at the Edinburgh Festival 16.08.15

16 August 2015

It's the TW Podcast at the Edinburgh Festival. And a little bit later than advertised...

Three To See on 16 Aug: Ben Norris, The Last Kill, James Acaster
Three To See on 16 Aug: Ben Norris, The Last Kill, James Acaster

15 August 2015

Three recommended shows for Sunday at the Edinburgh Festival 2015. The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Family We’ll...

Three To See on 15 Aug: Jessie Cave, The Bookbinder, Splitfoot
Three To See on 15 Aug: Jessie Cave, The Bookbinder, Splitfoot

14 August 2015

Three recommended shows for Saturday at the Edinburgh Festival 2015. Jessie Cave – I Loved Her (pictured) “Jessie...

First Fringe Firsts presented for 2015
First Fringe Firsts presented for 2015

14 August 2015

Is it awards time already? Oh yes, the first batch of Fringe Firsts were presented...

Three To See on 14 Aug: Fills Monkey, The School Of Night, Scaramouche Jones
Three To See on 14 Aug: Fills Monkey, The School Of Night, Scaramouche Jones

13 August 2015

Three recommended shows for Friday at the Edinburgh Festival 2015. Fills Monkey – Incredible Drum Show Tipped...

Samuel Brett Williams: Top Ten Theatre Walk-Outs
Samuel Brett Williams: Top Ten Theatre Walk-Outs

13 August 2015

Partly to reassure any Fringe performers who have experienced some walk outs this Festival -...

Elspeth Turner: Ballads of old inspire writing new
Elspeth Turner: Ballads of old inspire writing new

13 August 2015

In ‘SpectreTown’ playwright Elspeth Turner explores the traditions, history, dialect and folk songs of North...

Three To See on 12 Aug: Valiant, Jazzamatazz!, Jonny Awsum
Three To See on 12 Aug: Valiant, Jazzamatazz!, Jonny Awsum

11 August 2015

Three recommended shows for Wednesday 12 Aug at the Edinburgh Festival 2015. Valiant (pictured) “Horribly uncomfortable, but...

Three To See on 11 Aug: Penny Ashton, Jethro Compton, Jonny And The Baptists
Three To See on 11 Aug: Penny Ashton, Jethro Compton, Jonny And The Baptists

10 August 2015

Three recommended shows for Tuesday 11 Aug at the Edinburgh Festival 2015. Promise And Promiscuity: A...

Three To See ED2015: A bonus set from Meet The Media
Three To See ED2015: A bonus set from Meet The Media

9 August 2015

Caro’s pre-Festival Three To See tips - as featured in our preview edition - are...

Three To See ED2015: Something A Little Different
Three To See ED2015: Something A Little Different

8 August 2015

As we get close to completing our Three To See recommendations for 2015, there's still...

Three To See ED2015: Theatrical Solo Shows
Three To See ED2015: Theatrical Solo Shows

7 August 2015

ThreeWeeks Co-Editor Caro Moses is still busy tipping, this time three solo shows from the...

Three To See ED2015: ThreeWeeks Approved Theatre
Three To See ED2015: ThreeWeeks Approved Theatre

7 August 2015

ThreeWeeks Co-Editor Caro Moses with three more theatre shows for you to see, all from...

TW Podcast at the Edinburgh Festival 06.08.15
TW Podcast at the Edinburgh Festival 06.08.15

6 August 2015

It's the TW Podcast at the Edinburgh Festival. This week, as the Festival gets properly...

John Hinton: Why threes are (scientifically) magic
John Hinton: Why threes are (scientifically) magic

5 August 2015

We like the number three. For obvious reasons. Though let’s not forget, three is also...

Shelley Mitchell: Performing with angels
Shelley Mitchell: Performing with angels

5 August 2015

You may or may not have heard of Gitta Mallasz, but hers is an amazing...

Three To See ED2015: Verbatim Performances
Three To See ED2015: Verbatim Performances

30 July 2015

It's ThreeWeeks Co-Editor Caro Moses with three striking and bold verbatim performances for you to...

Three To See ED2015: Autobiographical
Three To See ED2015: Autobiographical

30 July 2015

ThreeWeeks Co-Editor Caro Moses tips three fantastic autobiographical theatre pieces. The Man Called Monkhouse If you are...

Stuart Bowden: Reversing into the Fringe
Stuart Bowden: Reversing into the Fringe

28 July 2015

Having wowed our reviewers not once, not twice, not thrice, but four times in total...

Máire Clerkin: Confessions of a dodgy Irish dancer
Máire Clerkin: Confessions of a dodgy Irish dancer

27 July 2015

Nearly three decades on since last performing at the Edinburgh Fringe with The Hairy Marys...

 

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  • Comedy awards flow at the Edinburgh Fringe
  • ThreeWeeks Editors’ Awards presented for 2015
  • Three To See on 29 Aug: Edmund The Learned Pig, The Remnants, Going Viral
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