Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award 2017

We are delighted to announce that a huge number of Summerhall Fringe shows have been included in the longlist for the Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award 2017.

The Freedom of Expression Award honours an Edinburgh Festival Fringe theatre production of excellent artistic merit that builds understanding and raises awareness about human rights in an inspirational way. Around 70 longlisted productions are reviewed by a team of volunteer reviewers and a panel of professional theatre critics.

Included in the longlist at Summerhall are:


Arab Arts Focus: Dance Double Bill

Becoming Scheherazade

The Believers Are But Brothers

Foreign Radical

I Am Faransis W

Instructions for Border Crossing

Last Resort

A Machine they’re Secretly Building

Ramy: In the Frontline


The Sky is Safe



What if I told you

Your Love is Fire

You’ve Changed


We are looking forward to finding out the shortlist later in the month.