Première neige / First Snow

“That was when I realised my father and I would never agree on politics.”

Scotland and Québec share more than a fiery spirit and a burning sense of identity, they have both been split by a simple vote. Yes or No.

When Isabelle summons her family back to her ancestral home in Québec, they come from all corners of the world, despite their history. It is time for them to talk about what comes next – but how can they agree now when they never have before?

Première neige / First Snow is a tale of family and politics, of radical disagreement and unwavering hope.

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Winner of the Scotsman Fringe First Award 2018

Directed by Patrice Dubois. Written by Davey Anderson, Philippe Ducros and Linda McLean.

Presented by National Theatre of Scotland, Théâtre PÀP and HÔTEL-MOTEL.

Running Time:

90 minutes

Accessible performances available:

  • BSL British Sign Language Performance

  • Captioned

Recommended Age Guide:



English and French



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