Theatre coverage from Edinburgh Festival 2016

Pick another genre | Pick another year | Sign up for ThreeWeeks updates by email

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.

Check the theatre archives: 15 | 14 | 13 | 12 | 11 | 10


Three To See on 28 Aug: The Ruby In The Smoke, Bethany Black, We Are Ian
Three To See on 27 Aug: Adler & Gibb, E15, Doug Segal
Three To See on 26 Aug: Brush Theatre, I Who Have Hands More Innocent, Jayde Adams
Three To See on 25 Aug: Hamlet In Bed, Annie Siddons, Guitar Multiverse
Casting Call Woe: Audition nightmares relived
Gideon Irving: From the living rooms of the world to the Edinburgh Fringe
Three To See on 24 Aug: The Marked, Lucy McCormick, Aunty Donna
Shôn Dale-Jones: Hoipolloi and The Duke
Three To See on 23 Aug: Jerry Finnegan’s Sister, Revolt, A Good Clean Heart
Speedy News #04: Chilcot readings, Fringe feuds, more awards
Delia Olam: Finding Tahiri
Three To See on 22 Aug: Grimm An Untold Tale, The Lounge, Knightmare Live
Photo Shoot: Gideon Irving
Three To See on 21 Aug: Superwomen Of Science, Angel by Henry Naylor, The Blind Date Project
Three To See on 20 Aug: Mark Watson, Sh!t Theatre, Margaret Thatcher Queen Of Game Shows
Three To See on 19 Aug: Lucy Porter, The Unknown Soldier, Lolly 2
Three To See on 18 Aug: Susan Calman, Mercury Fur, John Robertson
Recipe Corner: Chopping up some chillies with Clair Whitefield
Guy Masterson: The dos and the don’ts of going solo
Three To See on 16 Aug: Mark Thomas, Glasgow Girls, Royal Vauxhall
Speedy News #03: Awards, controversies and strikes
Three To See on 15 Aug: Rose Matafeo, zazU, Alix In Wundergarten
Three To See on 14 Aug: Gideon Irving, The Glass Menagerie, Two Man Show
Sean Kempton: The horror of audience participation
Three To See on 13 Aug: Baby Wants Candy, All Quiet On The Western Front, Mark Thomas
Afsaneh Gray: What is Britishness?
Three To See on 12 Aug: Mairi Campbell, This Is Not Culturally Significant, Trainspotting
Three To See on 11 Aug: Poggle, Finding Joy, Tomorrow Maybe
Three To See on 10 Aug: Sofie Hagen, Pierre Novellie, Ghost Quartet
Robert Shaw: Inside intelligence on the Fringe’s new play thriller
Holly&Ted: Girl power pond style
Henry Maynard: Darkness and puppets
Sarah Hehir: Zeroing in on zero hours contracts
Lucy Garland: Making a path through the forest
Tim Carlsen: Creating Moko
Three To See 2016: Shows that are something unusual
Three To See 2016: Shows with twins
Three To See 2016: Shows with parental involvement
Three To See 2016: Musicians gone theatrical
Stephen Greer: Your guide to Glasgow at the Fringe
Kid Carpet: Building castles on the Fringe