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Leading up to the Showcase, we will be asking the participating companies to share their stories on our blog. Join in the conversation and find out more about their experience of being in the Edinburgh Showcase by becoming part of our network. Follow us on Twitter at @UKTheatreDance and join the conversation on #EdShowcase.

Coming soon: Edinburgh Showcase 2019 call for entries

| by Cathy Gomez

UK artists and companies, this is your two-week call! Get ready to apply to be part of the British Council's renowned showcase for international programmers at the Edinburgh Festivals

Edinburgh Showcase round-up

| by Eleanor Turney

The Showcase can pass in a bit of a blur because there's so much going on! Never fear, here's a photo montage of the week

How the Showcase happens

| by Eleanor Turney

In this, the twentieth year of our Edinburgh Showcase, Eleanor Turney talks to Showcase Manager Becky Hinton about the logistics of running such a big event and what’s changed in the past few years

Imagine 2037: Tal Afar

Anmar Taha, an artistic director from Iraq, based in Sweden, takes us to Arthur's Seat and imagines a conversation between mother and child.

Picks of the festivals

| by Eleanor Turney

What's the best show you've seen this Fringe? Eleanor Turney asks delegates and artists to share their favourite shows

Imagine 2037: Closer

Gaël Cornec's piece for Imagine 2037 is about love, loss and the passage of time

Standing on uneven ground

| by Eleanor Turney

Palmyra, a Showcase late recommendation, tackles world issues through clowning and a lot of broken crockery. Its creators, Bertrand Lesca and Nasi Voutsas, tell Eleanor Turney about making the show, feeling European and asking big questions

Imagine 2037: The Telescope

Australian playwright Brooke Robinson imagines a future of flying cars and extra-terrestrial visitors