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The Present

Moyo Akande stars in this new short piece from playwright Stef Smith. During her solitude, a young woman offers a tender poetic lament to an absent loved one, and takes comfort in imagining a time when they can finally be together again.

Written by Stef Smith
Directed by Katherine Nesbitt
Performed by Moyo Akande

Produced in association with Traverse Theatre

Scenes for Survival is a National Theatre of Scotland project in association with BBC Scotland, Screen Scotland, BBC Arts’ Culture in Quarantine project and Scotland’s leading theatre venues and companies, with support from Hopscotch Films.

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6 minutes

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