The Power of Plays 12 août 2017 13:30-12 août 2017 15:00 Festival The Studio, Potterrow EH8 9BL 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