Edinburgh Festival Line Up 2017

THE SHAPE OF THE PAIN

2 - 26 August (not 14 or  21) | 7.30pm

Directed by Rachel Bagshaw

Written by Chris Thorpe

With an original score by Melanie Wilson

One woman attempts to articulate her experience of pain. Physical pain with no apparent cause. Also, she's met someone and they want to make this work. A new show from this Fringe First award-winning team.

The Old Lab | Summerhall | presented as part of Northern Stage

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YVETTE

2 - 26 August (not 14) | 2.15pm

Written and performed by Urielle Klein Mekongo

Directed by Rebecca Atkinson Lord

A one-woman show with original music about family, friends, virginity, lightys, garage mixes, Hello Kitty underwear, an "uncle" who lurks in the shadows, a stolen childhood, growing up with a secret and surviving. Based on a true story.

Pleasance Below | Pleasance Courtyard

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PLAN B FOR UTOPIA

21 - 27 August | 10.30am

Joan Cleville Dance

Tipping between humour and pathos, Plan B fr Utopia is a fresh and original combination of dance, theatre and storytelling exploring the role that imagination and creativity can play as a catalyst for chance. Part of the Made in Scotland Showcase and British Council Showcase 2017.

Pleasance 2 | Pleasance Courtyard

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STATUS

21 August, 9pm, Traverse

23 August, 10am, Northern Stage @ Summerhall

Written by Chris Thorpe | Directed by Rachel Chavkin

We all have a nationality. If I reject it, I wonder who I'm handing power to. And what they might do with it. When people talk about 'national values', I wonder what they really mean. Status is me talking, and maybe singing, about all that. A rehearsed reading. 

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