How to be Both by Ali Smith – A Theatrical Exploration

Sat 18 Aug 16:30 – 18:00

Part of the Playing With Books series of events at the 2018 Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Brave, innovative and multi award-winning, Ali Smith’s How to Be Both is the dual-narrative novel that confirms her as one of Britain’s most talented living writers. In this special partnership with the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, theatre-maker Claire Duffy works with actors and a musician to create a 45-minute live performance inspired by the book. Afterwards, they are joined on stage by Ali Smith to discuss her unforgettable novel.

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