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NO BED FOR THE NIGHTS

Isabel Lloyd's first trip to the Edinburgh Fringe, as an actress in the 80s, didn't go quite to plan read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsEdinburgh festivalIsabel Lloydtheatre

A CLEMATIS AND A KNOB GAG

Thirty-seven years on, the comedy producer John Lloyd returns to stand-up. Charles Nevin explains why read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsCharles NevincomedyEdinburgh festival

HUMOUR FROM THE EMERALD ISLE, CHILLING TRANSLATIONS FROM CHINA

Edinburgh: An up-and-coming funny woman, Ma Jian on China's children, Red Bastard gets provocative, Three Lions prove familiar and Chris Ware pulls a crowd read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsEdinburgh festivalideasTalkstheatre

HAMLET, DOIG AND AN IMPATIENT AUDIENCE

Edinburgh: Simon Willis is frustrated by the Wooster Group's "Hamlet" but impressed by George Monbiot, and Robert Butler delights in Peter Doig's paintings read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsEdinburgh festivalideasTalkstheatre

IS THE INTERNET MAKING US SMARTER?

Ahead of Intelligent Life's talk on technology and our minds, Robert Butler introduces the topic and our panel read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsEdinburgh festivalideasRobert Butlertechnology

EDINBURGH FESTIVALS: A SELECTIVE GUIDE

Intelligent Life will be at Edinburgh, blogging about comedy, readings, theatre and exhibitions. Here are our ten festival highlights.  read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtArtscomedyEd CummingEdinburgh festivalExhibitionsMUSICSimon WillistheatreTim de Lisle

KNAUSGAARD'S KALEIDOSCOPE

Found in Translation: Simon Willis finds his way through a Norwegian novel of enthralling candour read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsbooksFound in translationJuly/August 2013Karl Ove KnausgaardSimon Willis

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