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Plays from Scotland

We are delighted that the Playwrights' Studio guide to plays from Scotland is back for 2021. 

If you are a playwright based in or from Scotland and have a play on during the Edinburgh Festival this year, let us know and we will include it in this online guide. Whether the play is in a venue, outdoor, or digital, it can be included in the guide. There is no deadline to submit the details this year.

For inclusion, simply email info@playwrightsstudio.co.uk with the following details:

  • Title of Play
  • Name of playwright(s)
  • Date(s) of performance
  • Where the performance will be (online, or name of venue)
  • Link to booking details

 What are you waiting for? Tell us about your plays!

Edinburgh Festival 2021

Sweet F.A.

by Paul Beeson and Tim Barrow

5-12, 17-19, 24-29 Aug, Tynecastle Park

Bytesize Theatre: Guilty Animals, The Report, Ripe for Improvements

by Dug Campbell, Martin Foreman and Hilary Spiers

16-21 Aug, Online

A Space to Bless

by Jo Clifford

9-13 Aug, Online

The TalkFest Lecture: Playwright, etc

with Jo Clifford

13 Aug, Online

Thunderstruck

by David Colvin

8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29 Aug, Scottish Storytelling Centre

Disabled artist exchange

Facilitated by Amy Conachan and Jack Hunter

11 Aug, Online

1902

by Nathan Dunn

6-11, 13-18, 20-25, 27-30 Aug, Leith Arches

Corpsing

by Callum Ferguson and Lewis Lauder

7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27 Aug, theSpaceTriplex

Doppler

adapted by Ben Harrison

6-9, 11-16, 18, 20-23 Aug, Newhailes House and Gardens

A Play, a Pie and a Pint: Chic Murray: A Funny Place for a Window

by Stuart Hepburn

7, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28 Aug, MultiStory

Allotment

by Jules Horne

27-29 Aug, Allotments Lewisvale Park

Flanders Field

by Ben Igoe

28-29 Aug, PBH's Free Fringe

Sex Education Xplorers (S.E.X)

by Mamoru Iriguchi

6-8, 13-15, 20-22, 27-29 Aug, Summerhall

Hindu Times

by Jaimini Jethwa

20-21 Aug, The Lyceum

My Libidinous, Raunchy, Fearless  Blueswoman

by Jackie Kay

26 Aug, Edinburgh International Book Festival and Online

Tickbox

by Lubna Kerr

17-22 Aug, Army @ The Fringe

Lament for Sheku Bayoh

by Hannah Lavery

25-31 Aug, The Lyceum and Online

Eavesdropping (Walk This Play)

by Hannah Lavery and Sarah MacGillivray

From 20 Aug, Traverse Theatre

Wilf

by James Ley

16 Aug, Traverse Theatre

Miss Lindsay's Secret

by Maria MacDonell

6-9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 22-23, 25, 29-30 Aug, Scottish Storytelling Centre

Dandelion

by Heather Marshall

10-15 Aug, Army @ The Fringe

Smile Like You're Happy

by Blue McElroy

7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27 Aug, theSpaceTriplex

Saving Mr Ultimate

by John McEwan-Whyte

7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27 Aug, theSpaceTriplex

The Dream Train

by Tom McGrath

From 6 Aug, Online

We'll meet in Moscow

by Natalie McGrath

10-31 Aug, Online

A Story of Identity

by Mara Menzies

20 Aug, Edinburgh International Book Festival and Online

Punch, with Johnny

by Paul Moore

20-22 Aug, Army @ The Fringe

Moonlight on Leith

by Laila Noble and Emilie Robson

7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27 Aug, theSpaceTriplex

This is Paradise

by Michael John O'Neill

24-29 Aug, Traverse Theatre

Afterparty

by Rachel O'Regan

8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28 Aug, theSpaceTriplex

Still

by Frances Poet

2-22 Aug, Traverse Theatre

Within Sight

by Ellen Renton

From 6 Aug, Online

Niqabi Ninja

by Sara Shaarawi

12-28 Aug, The Lyceum

The Laird Strikes Back

by Donald Smith

14-15, 17, 19, 21 Aug, Scottish Storytelling Centre

If These Spasms Could Speak

by Robert Softley-Gale

29 Aug, Online

Move

by AJ Taudevin

3-31 Aug, Silverknowes Beach and Online

A Play, a Pie and a Pint: Aye, Elvis

by Morna Young

6-29 Aug, MultiStory

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