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November 2014
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Theatre practitioners open sessions

Theatre practitioners open sessions - 28 Oct 2014

WEDNESDAY 26th NOVEMBER 2015 National Theatre of Scotland Rehearsal Room, Civic House, 26 Civic Street, Glasgow G4 9RH Session 1: 10.00am 1.00pm Session 2: 2.00pm 5.00pm The National Theatre of Scotlands Learn department is looking to expand the pool of freelance theatre practitioners with whom we work. So were holding two open sessions […]

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Let The Right One In heads to New York

Let The Right One In heads to New York - 28 Oct 2014

St. Ann’s Warehouse, New York, to present the American premiere of the National Theatre of Scotland’s Let The Right One In, directed by Tony and Olivier Award-winner John Tiffany, 20 January – 15 February 2015. We are delighted to announce that St. Anns Warehouse in Brooklyn will present the American premiere of our critically acclaimed […]

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Watch The Tin Forest International Performing Company online

Watch The Tin Forest International Performing Company online - 25 Sep 2014

If you’re missing the balmy summer days of Glasgow 2014 or if you couldn’t make it to the city you can now watch The Tin Forest International Performing Company performances online. Inspired by The Tin Forest story and by a string of iconic Clydeside landmarks, The Tin Forest International Performing Company brought Glasgows riverside to […]

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Write your postcard to Scotland

Write your postcard to Scotland - 21 Aug 2014

This year we’ve been asking audiences to share their rants and regrets, love letters or break-up sentiments, advice or demands, hopes and dreams to create a living record of this momentous year. Audiences who attended shows throughout the year from Lossiemouth to Paisley, Edinburgh to Orkney and from Mull to Stirling and everywhere in between […]

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Script reading programme now open

Script reading programme now open - 01 Jul 2014

We are pleased to welcome submissions to our script reading programme which has now reopened. We work with a trained team of highly skilled stage script readers, who read every play we receive. The readers recommend the plays that have most impressed them to the artistic team for consideration for development opportunities. We are hoping […]

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Watch Dear Scotland on The Space

Watch Dear Scotland on The Space - 13 Jun 2014

If you didnt make it along to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in April to see Dear Scotland, or if you just want to revisit the magic, you can now watch the performances on newly launched arts website The Space. The Space is a project set up by the BBC and the Arts Council of […]

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The James Plays Young Debaters

The James Plays Young Debaters - 06 Jun 2014

Calling all youth groups, school debating societies, youth clubs, youth theatres or any group of young people with a voice that want to be heard. As part of The James Plays, we are looking to engage with ten groups of 16-25 year olds who are up for a good debate. From 18 August to 26 […]

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The Tin Forest Festival at the South Rotunda Tickets now on sale

The Tin Forest Festival at the South Rotunda Tickets now on sale - 05 Jun 2014

Tickets are now on sale for The Tin Forest Festival, a two week, Games-time programme of theatre, music, poetry, spoken word, visual art and ideas, created by the National Theatre of Scotland, to be held at a transformed South Rotunda and other Clydeside locations. Following on from events in Govan, Springburn, The East End and […]

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Tickets on sale for The Tin Forest Community Events

Tickets on sale for The Tin Forest Community Events - 20 May 2014

This year communities across Glasgow have been creating performances to share in Springburn, Govan, the East End and South West Glasgow inspired by The Tin Forest book by Helen Ward and Wayne Anderson. (Buy your tickets here) Its about a wee old man who lives in a wide windswept place, near nowhere and close to […]

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James Tait Black Prize for Drama longlist announced

James Tait Black Prize for Drama longlist announced - 07 May 2014

Game shows, gangsters and online dating add drama to longlist. The 14 nominations for the James Tait Black Prize for Drama chosen from more than 180 plays world-wide showcase a range of diverse productions from a mix of new and established writers. Scottish playwrights win the most nominations, with plays by David Harrower, […]

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Latest Feature

PROFILE Laurie Sansom

PROFILE Laurie Sansom - 01 Jul 2013

I knew when I was at school that I wanted to work in theatre. I grew up in a village in Kent and we didnt have much access to theatre but a series of drama teachers at school got me interested and I felt most at home in the drama studio, devising and writing. For […]

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Latest Review

Reviews for Rantin

Reviews for Rantin - 12 Feb 2014

Unique and enticing – The Scotsman An encapsulation of a Scotland that stretches from the Stornoway ferry to a private dining room in Edinburgh, via Donald Trump’s Menie Estate and a supermarket in Port Glasgow. The Guardian Hurleys writing is exquisite.- The Stage The stories are by turns funny, poignant and gloriously internationalist […]

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