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Edinburgh International Festival: Cold Blood
Sat 4 to Mon 6 August | King's Theatre

Edinburgh International Festival: Cold Blood

Cold Blood is a remarkable live, feature-length cinema-dance show. It’ll make you smile, laugh, and gasp in amazement. It’s like nothing you’ve ever experienced before.

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Edinburgh International Festival: The Barber of Seville
Sun 5, Tue 7 & Wed 8 August | Festival Theatre

Edinburgh International Festival: The Barber of Seville

Deceit and deception; trickery and disguise – and all in the name of love. Dashing young Count Almaviva falls desperately in love with the ravishing Rosina, locked away by her lecherous guardian Dr Bartolo – who has designs on her himself, as soon as she comes of age…

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Edinburgh International Festival: Ane Satyre of the Thrie Estaitis
Tue 7 August | The Studio

Edinburgh International Festival: Ane Satyre of the Thrie Estaitis

A workshop, presentation, and discussion. Performed only twice to royalty and commoners in Fife and Edinburgh in the 1550s, Ane Satyre is a breathtaking work that challenges the corruption of the church, aristocracy, business and government through its tale of a young king tempted away from the path of wisdom by vice and debauchery.

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Edinburgh International Festival: Love Cycle
OCD Love: 9 & 11 August, Love Chapter 2: 10 & 12 August | King's Theatre

Edinburgh International Festival: Love Cycle

OCD Love and Love Chapter 2 Two shows from L-E-V Dance Company Sharon Eyal is one of the most exciting choreographic talents to emerge in recent years. Working with multimedia designer Gai Behar, she formed L-E-V Dance Company, creating work that is stark, uncompromising and fiercely beautiful, powerful in its expression of emotion and obsession.

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Edinburgh International Festival: Hocus Pocus
Fri 10 to Sun 12 August | The Studio

Edinburgh International Festival: Hocus Pocus

A spellbinding spectacle for children from seven years old and their families, Hocus Pocus weaves together dance, theatre, visual art and bewitching lighting to tell a wondrous story of how bravery and confidence can overcome darkness and fear.

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Edinburgh International Festival: Autobiography
Sat 11 to Mon 13 August | Festival Theatre

Edinburgh International Festival: Autobiography

Trailblazing choreographer and director Wayne McGregor has been radically redefining dance in the modern era with his own company, at The Royal Ballet where he has been Resident Choreographer since 2006, and internationally. He has an unmistakable visual style that pushes the body to ever greater virtuosity.

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Edinburgh International Festival: The Beggar's Opera
Thur 16 to Sun 19 August | King's Theatre

Edinburgh International Festival: The Beggar's Opera

Swarming with highwaymen, thieves, jailors, pimps and prostitutes, John Gay’s savagely satirical and wildly entertaining ‘ballad opera’ invites you into a world of greed, crime, poverty, inequality – and outrageous comedy. Where politicians and officials are just as corrupt as the lowlife below them. And where, if you want to get ahead, all you can do is join them.

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Edinburgh International Festival: Xenos
Thu 16 to Sat 18 August | Festival Theatre

Edinburgh International Festival: Xenos

A new solo work by Akram Khan, marking the great dancer's final performances in a full-length production.

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Edinburgh International Festival: Eurovision Young Musicians 2018
Sat 18 & Sun 19 | The Studio

Edinburgh International Festival: Eurovision Young Musicians 2018

Experience the classical music stars of tomorrow – 18 of the most exciting young performers from right across Europe.

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Edinburgh International Festival: The End of Eddy
Tue 21 to Sun 26 August | The Studio

Edinburgh International Festival: The End of Eddy

Born into poverty in an isolated village in rural France, a boy grows up amongst hard men and women living hard and violent lives.

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Edinburgh International Festival: Home
Wed 22 to Sun 26 August | King's Theatre

Edinburgh International Festival: Home

You are cordially invited to a magical house party on the grandest scale. HOME builds an entire house before your very eyes, and then explores how it turns into a home. With fixtures, fittings, and finally inhabitants. And even – maybe – a little help from you.

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Edinburgh International Festival: La Cenerentola
Fri 24 to Sun 26 August | Festival Theatre

Edinburgh International Festival: La Cenerentola

Ingenious optical illusions, sumptuous video projections and unstoppable comedy.

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Garbage
Tue 4 Sep | Festival Theatre

Garbage

Don't miss Garbage Version 2.0 at the Festival Theatre this September, plus special guests Honeyblood.

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Screening: Julie
Thu 6 September | Festival Theatre

Screening: Julie

Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production, directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: The Deep Blue Sea) and broadcast live from the National Theatre to cinemas.

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Astronomical
Sat 8 Sep | Festival Theatre

Astronomical

A spectacular evening featuring a stunning showcase of high level acrobatics, tumble and dance.

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Screening: The Merry Wives of Windsor
Wed 12 September 2018 | Festival Theatre

Screening: The Merry Wives of Windsor

The only way is Windsor in this new production of Shakespeare's merry comedy.

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The Trocks documentary: Rebels on Pointe
Thu 13 September | Festival Theatre

The Trocks documentary: Rebels on Pointe

The unforgettable individuals who make up the company provide exclusive backstage access and amazing dance performance.

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Rob Brydon - I am Standing Up
Fri 14 Sep | Festival Theatre

Rob Brydon - I am Standing Up...

I Am Standing Up represents Rob Brydon’s first stand up tour since his sell out national tour and West End run of 2009.

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Ocean Film Festival
Sat 15 September | Festival Theatre

Ocean Film Festival

Surfs up! An incredible selection of the world’s most amazing films from both above and below the water’s surface.

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Rip it Up - The 60s
Sat 15 September | King's Theatre

Rip it Up - The 60s

Following the smash hit success of Rip It Up Dancing Through The 50s last year – which sold over 50,000 tickets and was acclaimed as the most exciting Strictly Come Dancing spin-off tour ever – Rip It Up brings the fabulous soundtrack of the 1960s to life in an explosion of song and dance!

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