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Find your way into The Tin Forest

Find your way into The Tin Forest - 17 Jul 2014

The Tin Forest events begin again next week as part of the Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme. Here’s a breakdown of what’s on - Name: The Tin Forest Internationional Performing Company Date: Monday 21st & Tuesday 22nd July & Wednesday 23rd July Venue: 5 Clydeside locations (Mon & Tues), The South Rotunda Courtyard (Wed) What: The […]

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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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THE MAKING OF US free film screening on Friday 4th July

THE MAKING OF US free film screening on Friday 4th July - 27 Jun 2014

The Making Of Us, a 48 minute film, commissioned by Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art, produced in partnership with National Theatre of Scotland, will be showing at Tramway 4 on Friday 4th July at 7pm. The film was originally performed and shot on location at Tramway in April 2012, where the live audience became […]

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Announcing five new members of the Board of Directors

Announcing five new members of the Board of Directors - 25 Jun 2014

The National Theatre of Scotland announced today the appointment of five new members to serve on its Board of Directors, under the leadership of Chair, Seona Reid DBE. From October 2014, the Board will expand to 14 members through the joining of Alison Lefroy Brooks, Janette Harkess, Karen Hogarty, Ian Ritchie and Robert Softley Gale. […]

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Five Minute Theatre Live Broadcast begins 5pm Monday 23rd June

Five Minute Theatre Live Broadcast begins 5pm Monday 23rd June - 23 Jun 2014

The Great Yes, No, Don’t Know Five Minute Theatre Show will begin a 24 hour live broadcast on Monday 23rd June at 5pm. You can watch all the action live and online at fiveminutetheatre.com To find out how you can watch live performances from hubs across Scotland visit the Five Minute Theatre blog. Filed under: […]

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Five Minute Theatre Schedule Announced

Five Minute Theatre Schedule Announced - 19 Jun 2014

There are over 180 theatre pieces created by poets, primary school pupils, film-makers, families, community groups, teenagers, visual artists and professional theatre-makers in this year’s Five Minute Theatre. The five minute dramas will be broadcast from across the globe from places including Rutherglen, East Timor, Los Angeles, Lancaster, Texas, Leeds, Istanbul, New Jersey, South Australia, […]

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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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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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