Scenes for Survival | Scott and Laura


10 Jun 2020

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James McArdle and Dani Heron appear in this frantic and twisting new short drama from writer Rona Munro. Directed by Jordan Blackwood.

Trapped in fear of his life and desperate to escape the criminal connections of his girlfriend’s family, Scott reaches out to Laura, childhood sweetheart and former fiancé, for help. But old wounds begin to reopen as they both weigh up their options.

Produced by National Theatre of Scotland, in association with BBC Scotland, Screen Scotland, BBC Arts’ Culture in Quarantine project, with support from Hopscotch Films.

"I'm excited to be working with NTS for the first time on this project and to be exploring a new way of telling stories. Theatre, for me, is about people coming together and bringing stories to life - although there are screens between us now, it's great to be part of a project that keeps creativity going."

Jordan Blackwood

Scenes for Survival Hardship Fund

The Scenes for Survival Hardship Fund is a fundraising campaign launched by the National Theatre of Scotland in association with the Federation of Scottish Theatre, the McGlashan Charitable Trust and leading Scottish Theatre organisations, to raise money for those in the sector who have been hardest hit financially and are experiencing drastic economic and emotional hardship.

All donations to this fund will go directly to provide support for those most impacted within Scotland, be they actors, writers, creatives, musicians, technicians or any others within our industry.

A sector-wide call out with information and details of how to apply for support from the SFS Hardship Fund will be was launched in August 2020. Applications to the fund closed on Friday 4th September. The McGlashan Charitable Trust are dispersing the money raised and will communicate funding decisions no later than Friday 9th October.

We would be grateful if you would consider making a small donation to the Scenes for Survival Hardship Fund. Thank you for your support.

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