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BBC: Newsnight

BBC Two Join Kirsty Wark for a live broadcast as a panel of leading cultural figures select a winner from our competition to find the best Scottish Referendum themed performance. This is a free event ticketed via random draw. To enter the draw, please visit bbc.co.uk/tickets. Follow @BBCEdFest for listings. This is…

BBC @ Potterrow, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

BBC

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

BBC: Bridget Christie Minds the Gap

BBC Radio 4 Bridget Christie returns to BBC Radio 4. In the first episode of her new series, she presents her unique take on the state of modern feminism. Fred MacAulay plays a man. This is a free event ticketed via random draw. To enter the draw, please visit bbc.co.uk/tickets. Follow @BBCEdFest for listings. This…

BBC @ Potterrow, Edinburgh

Sun 24 Aug

BBC

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Blabbermouth

This 12-hour live celebration of Scottish music and spoken word features a collection of artists, actors, politicians, journalists, sportspeople, singers and scientists performing their favourite pieces of Scottish writing. A chance to celebrate Scotland's contribution to the world in the final hours before the referendum.

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Wed 17 Sep

£10 (£8) per session; £30 (£20) for day ticket / 0131 473 2000

Breathe

A look at the complex, fundamental process of breathing through the lenses of science, medicine, and literature. Developed by Orlando Gough through dialogue with staff and patients in the Churchill Hospital Respiratory Medicine department.

The North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford

Sat 1 Nov

£14 (£10) / 01865 319450

Part of Breath Festival.

  • 21:00

Confession and Death by Torture Experience

Auld Reekie Tours Ltd Hosted in our Medieval Torture Exhibition with some instruments from Nuremberg and Bamburg Castles in Germany from the late 1500s and early 1600s. We will graphically explain how these instruments were applied to the helpless victims in order to extract confessions and usually a slow agonising…

Auld Reekie Tours Meeting Point, Edinburgh

Wed 20 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£6 (£5) / 0131 557 4700

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£6 (£5) / 0131 557 4700

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£6 (£5) / 0131 557 4700

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 25 Aug

It Might Get Ugly

Live Nation The night that challenges comedians to be honest to the point of regret. Karl Schultz hosts a different line-up every night, inviting an eclectic mix of the Fringe's most exciting talent to perform a set unlike any other. Established already in London and Copenhagen, featuring acts from Harry Hill to John…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 20 Aug

Upstairs

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Upstairs

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Upstairs

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 24 Aug

You've Never Seen Pain Expressed Like This

A dance/conversation in which the performers – Miss Prissy, Storyboard P and the Legendary Pony Zion Garcon – perform and talk in response to questions about the meanings and contexts of styles of urban American dance. Moderated, or at any rate delivered, by dancer and writer Danielle Goldman, author of I Want to be…

Tramway, Glasgow

Sat 27 Sep

£6 for Sat pass; £14 for weekend pass / 0845 330 3501

Part of ARIKA14 Episode 6: Make a Way Out of No Way.