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5 Jun 2020

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Expecting a national lockdown to be the perfect time to attempt suicide, a young woman is instead rescued by her boyfriend and wakes on a crowded hospital ward. There she finds much-needed comfort from an unexpected and welcome source of humanity.

Kristi McDonald stars in a new short piece from writer Uma Nada-Rajah, who is herself working as a staff nurse for NHS Scotland during the current crisis. Directed by Beth Morton.

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

5 Stars

Understated but wonderfully sincere

A Younger Theatre


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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