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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.
More gongs: Malcolm Hardee, Herald and Stage awards presented
More gongs: Malcolm Hardee, Herald and Stage awards presented

26 August 2013

It's a busy weekend for awards, the one at the end of the Fringe, with plenty of gongs being dished out. In addition...

Flurry of awards presented alongside last batch of Fringe Firsts
Flurry of awards presented alongside last batch of Fringe Firsts

23 August 2013

There was a flurry of award giving at Assembly Hall this morning as The Scotsman handed out the final batch of Fringe First...

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...

Jack McNamara: Top Five films to never take to the stage
Jack McNamara: Top Five films to never take to the stage

20 August 2013

There are a number of plays on at the Fringe this year adapted from movies. One of the adaptations we tipped at the...

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...

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...

Second batch of Fringe First and Herald Angels presented
Second batch of Fringe First and Herald Angels presented

17 August 2013

What's that, another batch of Fringe First and Herald Angel awards being dished out? Why, yes, I think it is. The former presented...

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....

First batch of Fringe Firsts and Herald Angels presented
First batch of Fringe Firsts and Herald Angels presented

10 August 2013

So we are off already with the Festival awards for 2013, with The Scotsman presenting its first batch of Fringe First awards -...

Bryony Kimmings: Meet your Fringe role models…
Bryony Kimmings: Meet your Fringe role models…

6 August 2013

Performance artist Bryony Kimmings is no stranger to quirky life-projects to inform her theatre, though her latest venture is the most ambitious yet....

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...

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'...

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:...

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...

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...

3 To See ED2013: Because I felt like it
3 To See ED2013: Because I felt like it

24 July 2013

ThreeWeeks Co-Editor Caro Moses recommends theatre shows at this year's Edinburgh Fringe. The Oldest Man In Catford (pictured) Yes, I know what you’re thinking. And...

3 To See ED2013: Reviewer recommended theatre
3 To See ED2013: Reviewer recommended theatre

24 July 2013

ThreeWeeks Co-Editor Caro Moses recommends theatre shows at this year's Edinburgh Fringe. Fade (pictured) This is a new play, and so I can’t claim that...

3 To See ED2013: Devils and demons
3 To See ED2013: Devils and demons

24 July 2013

ThreeWeeks Co-Editor Caro Moses recommends theatre shows at this year's Edinburgh Fringe. Devil In The Deck This show is from Unusual Productions, the ThreeWeeks Editors’...

3 To See ED2013: Film adaptations
3 To See ED2013: Film adaptations

24 July 2013

ThreeWeeks Co-Editor Caro Moses recommends theatre shows at this year's Edinburgh Fringe. Birdhouse (pictured) ‘Birdhouse’ is kind of based on Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’, and tells...

3 To See ED2013: Hollywood types
3 To See ED2013: Hollywood types

24 July 2013

ThreeWeeks Co-Editor Caro Moses recommends theatre shows at this year's Edinburgh Fringe. Longing For Grace (pictured) Grace Kelly is a bit of a legend, really,...

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...

Gambon and Egan to appear in EIF's Beckett season
Gambon and Egan to appear in EIF's Beckett season

13 June 2013

The Edinburgh International Festival this week confirmed that Michael Gambon and Peter Egan will both appear at this year's festival as part of...

 

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