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The cartoons of the 2016 International Festival

Illustrator Graeme McNee turned the 2016 Edinburgh International Festival into a series of beautiful cartoons.

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert | The Comic

Illustrator Graeme McNee went along to the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert, here's the comic version!

Top Tips for the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

Five ways to make your Virgin Money Fireworks Concert experience at the International Festival fantastic!

Richard III | The Comic

Illustrator Graeme McNee went to see Richard III, here's his comic commentary about the play.

The winners of the International Festival Young People's Jury awards

18 International Festival Young People's Jury members, hailing from schools across Edinburgh, have attended 19 productions and events throughout August, inscrutably assessing all they have seen...

The International Festival Young People's Jury

Creative Learning Officer Emma Hay tells us a little more about the International Festival Young People's Jury

The Toad Knew Comic

Illustrator Graeme McNee went along to James Thierrée's mesmerizing show The Toad Knew at the International Festival.

Patricia Petibon & Susan Manoff | The Comic

Illustrator Graeme McNee went along to Patricia Petibon & Susan Manoff at the International Festival - here is what he thought!

The swarm intelligence of bees told with ballet | The comic

Illustrator Graeme McNee re-creates the sensuality, brutality and elegance of the Scottish Ballet in this comic about Emergence.

Who are the International Festival Young People's Jury?

Have you spotted the Young People's Jury around at the International Festival this year? Read more about what they've been up to.

Photos and videos from Anything That Gives Off Light

A brand new collaboration between Brooklyn-based theatre company the TEAM and the National Theatre of Scotland, Anything That Gives Off Light has its world premiere at the International Festival

Honesty, courage and sappy songs | The Comic

Illustrator Graeme McNee went to see Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs - here is what he thought!

Thoughts on The Glass Menagerie | The Comic

Delve into illustrator Graeme McNee's memories of John Tiffany's production of The Glass Menagerie.

Natalia Osipova & Guests - the comic

A review of Natalia Osipova and Guests in comic form, by Graeme McNee.

monumental in comic form

Read more about the monumental experience in comic form

Round Up | Standard Life Opening Event: Deep Time

The Standard Life Opening Event: Deep Time saw mapped projections light up Edinburgh Castle and Castle rock with monumental digital animations exploring the theory and history of deep time.

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