Explore

Want to delve deeper into the world of Scottish theatre? Welcome to Explore.

Immerse yourself in artistic films that bring theatre to the screen. Peek behind the curtain with rehearsal videos, interviews and behind-the-scenes content. Get your teeth into the big questions in our features and articles. And dive into our archives to find out more about the shows you’ll never forget.

 

 

National Theatre of Scotland on Screen

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Dear Europe: Second Citizen | Extract

"We didn’t fit and we didn’t want to fit. But we sought like-minded souls wherever we went.” Second Citizen by…

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Dear Europe: Death Becomes Us | Extract

“Into chaos we will come Wild swinging Running blind into the sun Burning” Along with her musical collaborators and community…

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Remember Us | Music Video

Remember Us is our first ever music single, composed by Harry Myers Covill and Kayleigh Shields and performed by Kayleigh Shields.

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BEHIND THE SCENES

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Them! – In Rehearsal

Join the cast of Them! and director Stewart Laing in the rehearsal room.

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The Cheviot, The Stag and The Black, Black Oil – In Rehearsal

Join the cast of The Cheviot, The Stag and The Black, Black Oil and director  Joe Douglas in the rehearsal room.

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My Left / Right Foot – In Rehearsal

Join the cast of My Left Right Foot and director Robert Softley Gale in the rehearsal room.

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BEHIND THE THEMES

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From the heights of the Cairngorms to the streets of Glasgow: all in a day’s work

With the founding principle of being a theatre without walls, everyone at the National Theatre of Scotland is ready for…

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My Left Foot: The Cripping Up Debate by Judith Drake

There has been heated discussion in recent years around the rights and wrongs of ‘cripping up’ but this hasn’t always…

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The Enduring Appeal of The Cheviot, The Stag and The Black, Black Oil by Joe Blythe

Few plays in Scotland can boast a reputation as exalted as that of The Cheviot, The Stag and the Black,…

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APPS

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If you are in Dundee and have a iPhone, a love of all things gothic and spooky, and an hour…

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Past Productions

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Dear Europe - Nuremberg

22/06/2019 – 23/06/2019

GERMANY, NUREMBERG

Two guest performances in English of the National Theatre of Scotland’s Dear Europe (2019) at the State Theatre Nuremberg –…

The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil

16/05/2019 – 22/06/2019

NEWCASTLE, SCOTTISH TOUR

A ceilidh through Scotland’s past – and present This legendary piece of Scottish theatre tells the story of the exploitation…

My Left / Right Foot - the Musical

24/04/2019 – 25/05/2019

BRIGHTON, DUNDEE

★★★★★ “Fight for a ticket, it’s a must see show” – British Theatre Guide Birds of Paradise and National Theatre…

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