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Taha

Summerhall 4–13 August (not 7), 11.150am The story of Palestine's refugees – and of those who remained in their homeland after 1948 – filtered through the poetry of Taha Muhammad Ali and performed by Amer...
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The Sky is Safe

Summerhall 2–27 August (not 3, 14, 21), 7.45pm Dogstar's Matthew Zajac stars in his own play about a privileged westerner meeting a Syrian refugee in Istanbul. Ben Harrison's production is put together by...
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Second Copy 2045

Summerhall 4–27 August, 10.15am Morocco's Youness Atbane imagines himself in the year 2045 looking back on the modern-day art scene and blurring the line between fact and fiction. Part of the Arab Arts Fo...

The Last Queen of Scotland

Underbelly, Cowgate 3–26 August (not 9, 16), 6.50pm Stellar Quines, working with the National Theatre of Scotland and Dundee Rep, present Jaimini Jethwa's play about a Ugandan-Asian forced to flee by Idi ...
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A Hundred Different Words for Love

Summerhall 2–27 August (not 3, 21), 4.30pm James Rowland went down well last year with Team Viking, a tribute to a dead friend. He's in similar emotionally touching territory this time as he considers the...

Angela Barnes: Fortitude

Pleasance Courtyard 2 – 27 August (not 14), 7.15pm A self-confessed late bloomer who only began comedy at 33 and didn't fall in love until two years ago, Angela Barnes has hit 40 with none of the trappings th...

Andy Zaltzman: Satirist for Hire

The Stand Comedy Club 3 & 4 15 – 27 August, 3pm Finally attracting some of the recognition given to his long-time cohort and Last Week Tonight host John Oliver, Andy Zaltzman is a stand-up for those who l...

All Aboard The Marriage Hearse

All Aboard The Marriage Hearse takes place in a living room and follows the ins and outs of a heated argument between long term couple, Sean and Amy. Just back from a wedding, slightly tipsy and with marriag...

Richard III

Shakespeare’s most evil creation Richard III is brought to new repugnant heights in Thomas Ostermeier’s new production. Lars Eidinger, adorned with fake humpback and club foot, slinks across the stage to a l...

Will Greenway: The Way the City Ate the Stars

In Underbelly’s Clover, around 4:10pm, a man and women - later introduced as Will and Kathy – take the stage. They start to sing of a city that is dark yet stars still shine as the show’s performer/writer makes...
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