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.

We create an epic rock atmosphere

| by Catherine Love

KILN's Olivia Winteringham talks about borrowing from Greek myth and plundering the heavy metal sounds of Birmingham for the company's show THE FURIES.

Looking ahead

| by Catherine Love

Two of our international delegates share what they are looking forward to in Showcase week.

Late recommendations

| by Catherine Love

Recommendations from the British Council Theatre and Dance team at this year's Fringe.

Common Ground

| by Eleanor Turney

Chris Thorpe talks to Eleanor Turney about the importance of cultural exchange, his show, Confirmation, and finding common ground.

Overview to UK Theatre and Dance

| by Catherine Love

The British Council hosted a panel with Lyn Gardner and Gillie Kleiman. Catch up on the discussion in tweets.

Music is a universal language

| by Tom Spencer

Tom Spencer, producer of HUG, remembers his first experience of this remarkable show, and shares his hopes for the piece’s future.

Fringe first-timers

| by Tim Etchells

Tim Etchells from Forced Entertainment looks forward to the company's first visit to the Edinburgh Fringe and explains why now is the right time for them to be part of the Edinburgh Showcase.