Edinburgh 2020: My Light Shines On

Kirsty Wark And Su A Lee Royal Mile

In August 2020, the biggest cultural festival in the world fell silent for the first time in 73 years but this celebratory film demonstrates Edinburgh’s enduring festival spirit. Kirsty Wark and Su-a Lee present new work by the National Theatre of Scotland, Scottish Ballet, Scottish Opera, Royal Scottish National Orchestra and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra commissioned by the Edinburgh International Festival. Comics, writers, musicians and artists perform in sites across the city representing the Book, Art and Fringe festivals along with the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. And Alan Cumming, Fiona Shaw and Akram Khan are among the famous faces looking back at some legendary performances

BBC Scotland and www.eif.co.uk