Edinburgh – August 2017

Breakfast Plays: B!RTH at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

August 15-20 and 22-27

4 of the Birth Plays will be part of the Traverse Theatre programme at the Edinburgh Festival.


OUROBOROS by Swati Simha (India)
Wed 16, Sun 20 & Fri 25 Aug

Q&Q by Liwaa Yazji (Syria)
Thu 17, Tue 22 & Sat 26 Aug

CHOICES by Stacey Gregg (UK)
Tue 15, Sat 19 & Thu 24 Aug

SO FAR AS A CENTURY’S REACH by Kirsten Greenidge (USA)
Fri 18, Wed 23 & Sun 27 Aug

Start your festival day with these script-in-hand performances, and enjoy a breakfast roll and tea/coffee with your ticket.

Tickets cost £15.50 and are available at the Traverse Theatre online.


Special event: B!RTH panel discussion, Wednesday 16 August 2017

LSTM’s Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health is delighted to host a stimulating debate following the performance of Ouroboros on

Wednesday 16 August, 11.00-13.00

at the Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Street EH2 2PQ.


Panelists include:

Sarah Brown – Founder and President, Theirworld

Professor James Dornan – Chair Health & Life Sciences Ulster University & Consultant Gynaecologist

Dr Sharon Cameron – Consultant Gynaecologist, Co-Director Clinical effectiveness Unit of Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare UK, Editor of BJOG: International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The event is free but places are limited and can be booked by emailing cmnh@lstmed.ac.uk.

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