This August the Edinburgh Festival celebrates its 70th anniversary. To mark the occasion, we have asked a plethora of performers about their personal Fringe experiences.

To kick us off, the cast of the iconic improv show 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' get all nostalgic as they return to the Edinburgh stage once again. Today, Stephen Frost.

CLICK HERE to read Stephen Frost's answers to the Quick Quiz.

'Whose Line Is It Anyway? - Live At The Fringe' is on at Assembly Rooms from 3-27 Aug.
The TW:TALKS podcast returns for Edinburgh Festival 2017. In this first edition we TW:TALK with Phil Wang as he gets ready to perform his new stand-up show 'Kinabalu'. We discuss Wang's first Edinburgh show, winning Chortle awards, his Footlights stint, the sketch shows as part of Daphne, and his upcoming first UK tour.

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Phil Wang performs 'Kinabalu' at Edinburgh Festival 2017 at the Pleasance Courtyard from 2-27 Aug. 
ThreeWeeks Co-Editor Caro Moses helps you navigate the festival with her Three To See tips. Today comedy favourites, three new musicals and some top music shows.


Yianni Agisilaou: Pockets of Equality | Banshee Labyrinth | 5-27 Aug (pictured)
It's a memorable name, so if you've already been exposed to the work of this esteemed purveyor of comedy, then I am pretty sure you'll recall it. If you haven't been, then it's time, because Yianni is completely awesome. So awesome that we gave him an award that time, and we have never once regretted it. His show this year is inspired by an issue close to my heart - the fact that they don't put proper bloomin' pockets in women's clothes - so I am not going to miss this one.

Ian Smith - Snowflake | Underbelly Med Quad | 2-27 Aug
The trouble with a name like Ian Smith, on the other hand, is that it doesn't quite stand out here in the UK as much as something like Yianni Agisilaou. However, this comedian stands out when it comes to what our reviewers think of him because they have never, ever said a bad word about him, and he's always getting top starred critiques. Don't think twice about it, just book tickets now, I guarantee it will be a good night.

Michael Legge - Jerk | The Stand Comedy Club 2 | 3-27 Aug
Another deserving ThreeWeeks Editors' Award-winner, the brilliant Michael Legge, who'll be wondering aloud about something I often wonder aloud about myself, given all the daily horrors, mini horrors and micro horrors going on in the world: Why aren't people more ashamed of themselves? Sounds like he'll be demanding answers, though, so maybe do some preparation before you go.


SiX | Sweet Grassmarket | 3-27 Aug
So many musicals that make it to edfringe are the sort that we've seen over and over again, so it makes us very happy when people go to the effort of staging nice new ones. This has a double appeal (well, for me at least, because I like history) because it brings together Henry VIII's six long suffering wives to perform as a world famous girl band. "Divorced, beheaded, live in concert!" Hurrah.

Atlantic: A Scottish Story + Atlantic: America And The Great War | Assembly Hall | 3-27 Aug
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland always brings great stuff to the Festival and I will wager that this year will be no exception. This year's offerings involve collaboration with American Music Theatre Project at Northwestern University in Chicago, and two related productions with a transatlantic theme. I'm expecting them both to be super.

A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) | Pleasance Courtyard | 2-28 Aug (pictured)
"Sally's a happy person. She doesn't let little things get her down and almost never cries. But she's got an illness. It makes her feel like she isn't the person she wants to be... But she doesn't want anyone to know about it". The excellent Jon Brittain is the creative brain behind this show, which features music by the brilliant Matthew Floyd Jones and mixes storytelling, live music and sketch comedy.


XFRMR | The Leith Volcano | 22-26 Aug (pictured) 
This is a rather interesting science/art/music melange, in which artist Robbie Thomson uses the sonic capabilities of the Tesla coil to create an extraordinary work, synthesising sound waves that alter the frequency of the coil's output to produce distorted tones and harsh percussive stabs. Fascinating.

Dangerous Women | SpaceTriplex | 21-26 Aug
There are lots and lots of acapella shows at the fringe, but if you're a fan of acapella, or looking for a great family outing, then this troupe of singers - The Accidentals - should definitely be on your list, because they've a number of well reviewed, sell out Fringe shows behind them. You will definitely have a good time with this all-female, fun loving lot.

Martin Creed's Words And Music | The Studio | 4-27 Aug
Another mash up of art and music, this time over at the Edinburgh International Festival, where artist, musician and Turner Prize-winner Martin Creed presents a "delightfully nonconformist" evening of "words, music and more". Expect said evening to land somewhere between a contemporary music hall show and an art lecture, and to be punctuated by silliness, humour and subversion in the artist's highly original style.
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