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When the lockdown comes into force a teenage girl in North East Scotland finds herself torn between which of her separated parents she wants to isolate with. She seeks solace in the nearby woods, a place where she can escape from the worries of her day-to-day life. A new short piece from Elgin-born writer Morna Pearson, performed by Ashleigh More.

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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