Multi award-winning Theatre Uncut are at the forefront of political new writing. Their plays have been read and performed by over 6,000 people in 26 countries over the past 5 years. Now Theatre Uncut present six of their most globally successful political short plays, by leading writers Clara Brennan, Vivienne Franzmann, Kieran Hurley, Dennis Kelly, Neil LaBute and Stef Smith. You can add your voice to the current debates around austerity, democracy, authoritarianism and protest in their signature discussions held after each performance. Herald Angel, Fringe First and Spirit of the Fringe winners.
Post-show discussion – guest panelists now confirmed as follows:
Mon 24th – Stephanie Knight from North Edinburgh Theatre Project
Tues 25th – Comedian and activist Mark Thomas
Willie Sullivan from Electoral Reform Society Scotland
Weds 26th – Scotsman critic Joyce McMillan
Thurs 27th – Playwright Stef Smith
Fri 28th – Actor and Theatre-Maker Lucy Ellinson (currently in The Christians at the Traverse)
Sat 29th – Writer, Actor and Theatre-Maker Daniel Bye (whose show Going Viral is also at Summerhall)
Sun 30th – Ruby Glaskin, Producer of the Walking The Tightrope plays about freedom of expression in the arts
- 17 May 2018Summerhall’s Festival Programme 2018
- 23 April 2018Fringe Box Office positions. Applications now closed.
- 18 April 2018Fringe 2018 Bar Positions. Applications now closed.