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August 2014
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See IN TIME O STRIFE at the Parliament on Sunday 17 August

See IN TIME O STRIFE at the Parliament on Sunday 17 August - 13 Aug 2014

There will be a showcase performance of In Time o’ Strife on Sunday 17 August at 4pm at the Scottish Parliament as part of the Festival of Politics. The 45 minute showcase of Joe Corrie’s drama about a Fife mining community during the General Strike will be followed by a discussion and question and answer […]

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Play about war wins James Tait Black Prize for Drama

Play about war wins James Tait Black Prize for Drama - 12 Aug 2014

Cannibals by British playwright Rory Mullarkey has won this year’s James Tait Black Prize for Drama. The play is Mullarkey’s first full-length play and the second work to win the drama category for Britains oldest literary awards. Cannibals is set in a remote region of Eastern Europe. It centres on the story of Lizaveta, who […]

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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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Social media preview of Dear Scotland in Edinburgh

Social media preview of Dear Scotland in Edinburgh - 16 Apr 2014

Thursday 24th April, 11am – 12pm, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh Be the first to see scenes fromDear Scotland, a promenade performance through one of Scotland’s most beautiful buildings where the artworks have been given voice by twenty of the countrys leading writers. Photograph or record scenes from the production, grab exclusive content for your […]

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Social media preview of The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler in Glasgow

Social media preview of The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler in Glasgow - 04 Apr 2014

Thursday 10th April, 1.30pm – 2.30pm, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow Take part in an exclusive event celebrating the opening of of The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler, a musical and visual journey based on the songs, stories and poems of one of Scotlands most iconic exiles. Photograph or record scenes from the show, grab exclusive content […]

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