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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...

Stephen Sutcliffe

Look beyond the surface of Stephen Stucliffe's mixed-media works  Stephen Sutcliffe recommends you watch his video works twice. Like music that insinuates itself on repeated listens, the Glasgow-based artist's...

Tom Ward: Chortle Award 2016

Describe your show to us. It’s a show about re-tracing your steps – all the usual really. Expect very poor attempts at seriousness and sincerity for about 3 min somewhere in the middle, either side of HIGHLY...

Meow Meow

"Post, post modern diva" and queen of 21st century cabaret Meow Meow brings her dazzling retelling of The Little Mermaid to the Edinburgh International Festival  Equally at home in a Berlin nightclub, or appea...

Rash Dash: First Fringe Award

Describe your show to us Two Man Show is part essay, part play, part movement piece, part punk gig. No one element could exist without the others. It’s about how patriarchy has defined our culture, our sense of...