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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Like Flying | The Project

Moving through the familiar ground of the Scottish school from the assembly hall to the playground, ...

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How The Earth Must See Itself | Short Film

Created by Lucy Cash and Simone Kenyon How The Earth Must See Itself  is a short film produced by th...

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The Cheviot, The Stag and The Black, Black Oil | The Cheviot Song

An extract from The Cheviot, The Stag and The Black, Black Oil performed by Jo Freer.   Pre...

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BEHIND THE SCENES

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From System to Stage – The Panopticon

There is a moment in rehearsals where the actors become wild things. They gnash their terrible teeth...

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How The Earth Must See Itself – Behind the Scenes

Created by Lucy Cash and Simone Kenyon How The Earth Must See Itself  is a short film produced by th...

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Rocket Post on Screen – Behind the Scenes with Bellag and Gerhard

Rocket Post returns for special Glasgow screenings and family workshops in October. A special fil...

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BEHIND THE THEMES

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Making Art out of Life – Jenni Fagan on Making the Panopticon

Working on The Panopticon is not something anyone can do lightly. Yet there is a lot of humour, hope...

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“There are more effective ways of being me”: THEM! and the staging of (un)reality by Harry Wilson

Stewart Laing and Pamela Carter’s THEM! for National Theatre of Scotland explores identity, technolo...

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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 Sc...

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APPS

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Other

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

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Past Productions

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Rocket Post on Screen / Post Nan Rocaidean Air an Sgàilean

22/11/2019 – 18/10/2019

  Rocket Post On Screen July, 1934. The Western Isles. A small crowd stand on a beach and watch...

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Rocket Post Workshop

22/11/2019 – 18/10/2019

A family drama workshop in Gaelic in Glasgow, following the screening of Rocket Post.   Rocket ...

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Special Screening - How The Earth Must See Itself (A Thirling)

22/11/2019 – 13/11/2019

INVERNESS

“So there I lie … between the fire of the rock and the fire of the sun, scree, soil and water,...

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