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59 Productions' Deep Time event at Edinburgh Castle, which opened the Edinburgh International Festival. Photo: Leo Warner 59 Productions' Deep Time event at Edinburgh Castle, which opened the Edinburgh International Festival. Photo: 59 Productions

Edinburgh International Festival

The Edinburgh International Festival is an annual performing arts festival that takes place in Scotland’s capital city every August. Performances include opera, dance, spoken word, and theatre. The Festival occurs at the same time as the Edinburgh Fringe.

A revival of Ionesco's Rhinoceros is the major winner at this year's Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland.The co-production between Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum Theatre, the Edinburgh International Festival...

Director Katie Mitchell is to make her Edinburgh International Festival debut this August as part of a residency by Paris-based Theatre des Bouffes du...

Scottish arts organisations have criticised ‘devastating’ cuts to children’s theatre companies in the latest funding round, labelling them a “huge blow” to the sector. Creative...

Alan Ayckbourn's The Divide was not a divisive show. It was panned by pretty much every critic who saw it after opening as the...

Edinburgh International Festival has extended director Fergus Linehan's contract for an extra three years, meaning that he will run the festival until at least...

Love is thoroughly aired in Alex Olle's Italian-set La Boheme for Teatro Regio. It is all a bit skeletal to start with, the singing between...

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe has posted record ticket sales for the fifth year running with an estimated 2,696,884 tickets sold in its 70th-anniversary year. This...

Something remarkably febrile lies at the centre of Nederlands Dans Theater’s Edinburgh triple bill. A man in the throes of death recalls a life...

This really is Forced Entertainment. Tim Etchells' Real Magic compels a cast of three – core company members Richard Lowdon and Claire Marshall, plus regular collaborator Jerry Killick – to...
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