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5* for Potted Sherlock

ThreeWeeks have just published this fantastic five-star review of Potted Sherlock, Potted Sherlock (Dan and Jeff – Festival Highlights) In this new show Dan and Jeff turn their attention to the entire canon of Sherlock Holmes stories (there are 60, don’t you know, if you count all the short ones as well as the long […]

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Final shows today!

Today’s your last chance to catch one of our shows at Edinburgh Fringe 2014 – we hope you’ve had a great festival!

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4* for Potted Sherlock

‘This is a 70 minute madcap romp, executed by a company who have perfected the art of farce’ – Read the full review at Edinburgh Spotlight.

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Another 4* review for Potted Sherlock

‘A cracking show for kids and grown-ups alike.’ – Read the full review here at BroadwayBaby.com

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New photos of Potted Sherlock

Check out this gallery of production photos of the sell-out premiere season of Potted Sherlock.

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4* for Potted Sherlock

‘Great family entertainment’ – read the full review at British Theatre Guide

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5* for Potted Sherlock from The List

‘Cultural references come thick and fast – some for the adults, some for the kids, most for all – and, like Sherlock Holmes himself, cleverness and wit triumphs over a seemingly impossible task.’ – Hot on the heels of being named a Top 20 show by The List, Potted Sherlock has a 5 star review […]

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4* for Potted Sherlock

‘This is a cracking family friendly show’ – Read the full review at ThePublicReviews.com here.

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How onstage and offstage friendship fuels Potted success

Dan and Jeff, the double act behind the successful Potted series of family shows, celebrate a decade of working together next year. Here, they talk about how their friendship has survived ten years and four shows, and how it differs on and off the stage.

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What happens when a double act gets a third wheel?

Dan and Jeff have been a double act for nearly ten years, winning international acclaim and two Olivier Award nominations for their shows Potted Potter and Potted Panto. In their fourth and latest show, Potted Sherlock, they introduce a third cast member (a girl!) for the first time. That duty falls to Lizzie Wort. Here, […]

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Potted Sherlock’s top six Holmes head-scratchers

Arthur Conan Doyle wrote 60 Sherlock Holmes tales in total – four novels and 56 short stories. Dan and Jeff, with Lizzie Wort, cover all 60 in 70 minutes of Potted Sherlock, directed by Hanna Berrigan. Here are six of their favourites.

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All our Edfringe shows 241 today and tomorrow!

All of our shows are participating in the Fringe 241 ticket promotion on Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th August, so you can see even more shows for even less money both today and tomorrow! Why not use this opportunity to complete the #FHChallenge?

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4* review for Potted Sherlock

‘I would not hesitate to recommend anyone going along… A tremendous performance!’ – Read the full review at One4Review.com

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My Festival Highlights Challenge – Day Two

Day Two of my #FHChallenge starts an interview with Hollywood actor Michael Nouri, who is playing the English-speaking narrator in the Italian production of Siddhartha, The Musical.

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List Interview with Potted Sherlock’s Dan Clarkson

Have a read this great interview about the latest Potted show that appears in the new issue of The List.

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My Festival Highlights Challenge – Day One

After a late night at the technical rehearsal for Eric and Little Ern, Day One of my Festival Highlights Challenge started with a 10am production office meeting. Producer James Seabright went through the first day’s advance sales for all nine shows and set the street team, under the direction of Julia Bolden, with targets.

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Are you up for the Festival Highlights challenge?

For the past 12 years, Festival Highlights has presented some of the most popular and acclaimed shows on the Fringe. For 2014, we’ve handpicked nine we think you’ll love. To encourage you to see them all – and share your views on them – we’ve launched the Festival Highlights Challenge (#FHChallenge)!

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Why Sherlock is ripe for potting…

Arthur Conan Doyle wrote four novels and 56 short stories about the great detective Sherlock Holmes. In Potted Sherlock, Dan and Jeff (a.k.a. Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner) race through all 60 cases in 70 minutes. Here, they discuss with our guest editor Terri Paddock why Holmes was crying out for the irreverent but always […]

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