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Edinburgh International Festival Conversations line-up announced

Edinburgh International Festival is delighted to announce an exciting and high profile array of performers for its Edinburgh International Festival Conversations this August, in partnership with BBC Arts Online.

Dance legend Sylvie Guillem, theatre and film actor Juliette Binoche and innovative theatre-makers, Robert Lepage and Simon McBurney will take part in these intimate conversations held in front of a small studio audience in Edinburgh, whilst being streamed live across the world on bbc.co.uk/arts

This brand new series will be presented, individually, by experienced broadcasters Deborah Bull and Jamie MacDougall.

Free tickets for the conversations will be made available exclusively online. People can register their interest here and on Twitter and be entered into a ticket ballot and successful applicants will be advised closer to the event.

You can also ask the artists questions on Twitter in advance of the conversation by tweeting using the hashtags #askguillem, #askbinoche, #asklepage or #askmcburney.

Find out more about the Edinburgh International Festival Conversations here

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