The Power of Plays, 12 août 2017 14:30-12 août 2017 16:00, Edinburgh International Festival .

Journalists, writers and cultural commentators discuss the unique ability theatre has to examine differing perspectives, effect change and unravel layers of complexity in times of political turmoil.

The panel includes writer and journalist Raja Shehadeh; broadcaster Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and the Royal Court’s International Director Elyse Dodgson and will be chaired by David Greig, writer and Artistic Director of the Royal Lyceum Theatre.

Part of the Edinburgh International Festival and British Council season Spirit of ’47