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The End of Eddy

The End of Eddy

The End of Eddy is a heartfelt, autobiographical play based on the book En Finir avec Eddy Bellegueule by Édouard Louis, in which the author shares experiences of his difficult youth growing up in a working class family in a village in Northern France and his struggle coming to terms with his sexuality… 

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Waiting for Godot
Waiting for Godot

Considered to be one of the greatest plays ever written, Samuel Beckett’s Waiting For Godot is famously a play about nothing… 

Autobiography
Autobiography

Blinding with science comes to mind in Autobiography, choreographed by Wayne McGregor. Startling dance, breath-taking in its precision and complexity this piece, inspired by the structure of the human genome and specifically McGregor's own, is almost impenetrable in meaning… 

Love Cycle: Love Chapter 2
Love Cycle: Love Chapter 2

Love Chapter 2 by L-E-V, choreographed by Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar, is a twin-piece to OCD Love, both part of the Edinburgh International Festival… 

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‘What I like about Edinburgh audiences is that they’re up for adventure’ – Meow Meow

‘What I like about Edinburgh audiences is that they’re up for adventure’ – Meow Meow

Meow Meow is an international actress, singer, and dancer. She’s performed her works with The London Philharmonic Orchestra, played Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Shakespeare’s Globe and toured her own work around the world. She returns to the Edinburgh International Festival for the European Premiere of Meow Meow’s Little Mermaid, a playful cabaret reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale… 

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The Royal Court’s Elyse Dodgson on the Joy of Directors who Support Writers
The Royal Court’s Elyse Dodgson on the Joy of Directors who Support Writers

As part of the Edinburgh International Festival the Royal Court was invited to present a series of rehearsed readings by playwrights from Chile, China, Cuba, Lebanon, Palestine and Ukraine under the theme of New and Now... 

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HOME

HOME

You are cordially invited to a magical house party on the grandest scale. HOME builds an entire house before your very eyes, and then explores how it turns into a home. With fixtures, fittings, and finally inhabitants. And even – maybe – a little help from you… 

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Boards of Canada’s ‘Hi Scores’
Boards of Canada’s ‘Hi Scores’

Berlin-based classical collective, s t a r g a z e have teamed up with an extraordinary mix of musical talents over the years; Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo, The Magnetic North, Julia Holter, Nils Frahm, Matthew Herbert and many more… 

Alan Cumming presents Club Cumming
Alan Cumming presents Club Cumming

Club Cumming began in Alan’s Studio 54 dressing room after performances of Cabaret on Broadway in 2015, where pals like Sting, Gareth Pugh and Monica Lewinsky would come backstage to party with him into the wee hours… 

Since Yesterday
Since Yesterday

With Sacred Paws, Bossy Love, and The Van T’s, and a special performance from the Since Yesterday Supergroup playing the music of Strawberry Switchblade, Ettes, Sophisticated Boom Boom, The McKinley’s and more When Scotland’s music scene exploded out of the underground and in to the mainstream in the early 80s, groups were usually all male…