Today’s choice: On Behalf of Nature | Dance Odysseys | Al Murray
Today’s selection of standout events from the Edinburgh Festivals, featuring On Behalf of Nature, Dance Odysseys and Al Murray.
Theatre: On Behalf of Nature
Lyceum Thetare, tonight and 17 August, 8pm; 18 August, 2.30pm; more info
Meredith Monk, creator of the extraordinary Songs of Ascension, returns with an environment-themed show.
Dance: Dance Odysseys
Festival Theatre, various times, until 19 August; more info
Scottish Ballet begins a four-day festival-within-a festival for the EIF. Read Kelly Apter’s preview of the programme.
Comedy: Al Murray
Underbelly, tonight and tomorrow, 7pm; more info
The Pub Landlord makes a brief return to the Fringe. He’s also at the Gilded Balloon on Saturday with an irreverent take on the independence debate.