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National Theatre of Scotland's ambition is to make incredible theatre experiences for you, which will stay in your heart and mind long after you have gone home. Scotland is their stage, and they perform to the world.

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The James Plays - the three kings



The James Plays are a new cycle of history plays by award-winning playwright Rona Munro. This vividly imagined trilogy brings to life three generations of Stewart Kings who ruled Scotland in the tumultuous 15th century.

Each play stands alone as a unique vision of a country tussling with its past and future; viewed together they create a complex and compelling narrative on Scottish culture and nationhood full of playful wit and boisterous theatricality.

Sofie Grabol as Queen Margaret

James I: The Key Will Keep the Lock
James II: Day of the Innocents
James III: The True Mirror


2014 Brochure
James Plays: Family Tree Videos
Interview with Sofie Gråbøl
2014 Theatre Highlights Magazine

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