Music from a "punk rock poetess", two heavy metal bands, a climbing centre and the late Richard Burton will all star in this year's Edinburgh International Festival programme.
Music from a \"punk rock poetess\", two heavy metal bands, a climbing centre and the late Richard Burton will all star in this year's Edinburgh International Festival programme.
LIGHTBULB MOMENT: Artistic director Jonathan Mills launches this year's Edinburgh Festival, which has the theme of technology. Picture: PA/Danny Lawson
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Phil Miller Arts Correspondent
Jonathan Mills, artistic director of the EIF, has chosen the theme of technology for this year's event, which will take place between August 9 and September 1.
The event, one of the most challenging of his tenure, also features two mini-festivals: Dance Odysseys, led by Scottish Ballet, and a Samuel Beckett retrospective led by the Gate Theatre and Pan Pan Theatre of Dublin.
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