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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.
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...

3 To See ED2014: Shakespearean Twists
3 To See ED2014: Shakespearean Twists

22 July 2014

Every year the Fringe boasts a large number of Shakespeare-related plays. Some are your standard stagings, others are adaptations, others still are inspired by...

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...

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...

3 To See 2014: ThreeWeeks endorsed Theatre
3 To See 2014: ThreeWeeks endorsed Theatre

21 July 2014

ThreeWeeks Co-Editor Caro turns her beady eyes to the theatre section next, and chooses three shows from companies and people that have received...

Allen Barton: Years To The Day
Allen Barton: Years To The Day

20 July 2014

Sitting in the Pleasance's theatre programme, 'Years To The Day' is an examination of the nature of friendship in an online age. Two...

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...

 
Look out for reviews of the theatre programme at Festival 2014 here from early August.

  • 3 To See ED2014: Theatre for Older Children
  • More spaces and more nova for the C Fringe this year
  • Lucy Benson-Brown: Cutting Off Kate Bush
  • Long list published for Fringe’s eco-award
  • 3 To See ED2014: Top Improv Comedy Tips
  • Edinburgh Comedy Awards judging panel confirmed
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