JL Roberts and Nadia Kamil The twosome that brought us Staggered Spaces way back in 2006 return with a Behemoth. A what?

See Comedy, page 20.

Mortal Engine

Australia's Chunky Move dance company explores human interaction and mortality in this dramatic assault on the senses. See Dance, page 35.


Anne Enright Having just scooped the Booker for The Gathering Enright arrives in Edinburgh with fresh offerings. See Books, page 9.

Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller

The Canadian pair's first Scottish exhibition features six breathtaking installations.

See Visua/ Art, page 70.


John Pinette The large and larger-than life comic is a true giant of the contemporary stand-up circuit.

See Comedy, page 22.

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; vibrant adaptation of a poem by ; Mahmoud Darwish.

f See Theatre, page 52.


Love, passion and drugs are explored in verse- form in Rob Benson's brilliant one-man show. See Theatre, page 66.

Louis CK

Life after 40 has never been so funny and unexpected as in the hands of Ricky Gervais' favourite comedian.

See Comedy, page 78.

Roby Lakatos The violinist hypnotises with a fusion of gypsy and classical at the International Festival. See Mus/c, page 45.

Potted Pirates

Riotous swashbuckling fun with consummate send-up veterans Dan and Jeff.

See Kids, page 43.