The 2014 referendum debate inevitably had an impact on this year’s productions. However the domination of pro-Yes sympathies in Scotland’s artistic community didn’t lead to as much important work as anticipated. Successful shows used the debate as a stepping-off point to examine the nature of Scotland, like Rona Munro’s James plays for the National Theatre of Scotland (NToS) at the Edinburgh Festival.
|Front looked at the 1WW from both sides|
|Fraser Speirs on the moothy. Rab Noakes on Guitar|
|The late, and much-missed Dave Maclennan|