Living Pictures - Diary of a Madman
Living Pictures - Diary of a Madman ©

Sinéad Rushe

The British Council Edinburgh Showcase 2015  (7 - 31 August) will include three Welsh theatre productions.

The British Council’s biennial Edinburgh Showcase is the single biggest opportunity for UK theatre companies to introduce their work to international promoters. The programme comprises of new work that represents the very best of contemporary theatre and dance, reflecting the breadth and diversity of British performing arts.

  • Sherman Cymru’s play ‘Iphigenia in Splott’ by Gary Owen, will be performed in Edinburgh at the King Dome, Pleasance, 24 - 30 August. Owen's funny and moving adaptation of a tragic Greek myth boldly explores social injustice.
  • Cardiff based director and performer, Jo Fong, will present ‘An Invitation…’, a fascinating performance that blurs the boundaries of dance and ‘takes playfulness very seriously’, at Dance Base, 25 - 26 August
  • Living Pictures’ production, Diary of a Madman, a new adaptation based on the classic short story by Nikolai Gogol, will travel from Cardiff to perform at Zoo, Venue 124, from 7 – 30 August (except 16 and 23 August).

Arts organisations – meet British Council Wales Head of Arts at the Edinburgh Festival

Want to find out how you can work with the British Council? Our head of arts, Rebecca Gould will be attending the Edinburgh Festival,from 23-30 August. If you’d like to meet her for a chat please contact

Jo Fong - An Invitation...
Jo Fong - An Invitation... ©

Jamie Morgans

Sherman Cymru, Iphigenia in Splott
Sherman Cymru, Iphigenia in Splott ©

Mark Douet

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