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A very necessary telling of truths. ★★★★
The Herald


    Written byJo Clifford & Chris Goode
    Start date3 Aug 2017
    End date27 Aug 2017
  • TicketsFull price £19.50 / Standard concession £14.50 / Other concession £9.50
    Genre Festival, Theatre,

    World Premiere
    National Theatre of Scotland

    Eve tells the story of a child raised as a boy, when she knew all along that was wrong. That child grew up to be one of the 10 Outstanding Women in Scotland in 2017.

    What does that do to our understanding of what it is to be human in times of revolutionary change?

    With trans rights again under threat, legendary playwright, performer, father and grandmother Jo Clifford tells a story both gentle and passionate, intimate and political, to remind us that the journey towards our real selves is one we all need to make. Wherever it leads us… / @NTSonline / #NTSeve

    Thu 3 Aug, 6.30pm

    Preview Tickets
    Full price £13
    Concession £9

    Fri 4 – Sun 27 Aug
    (No Mon performances)
    Note: Click on 'Book Now' for dates and times. 

    Full price £19.50
    Standard concession £14.50
    Other concession £9.50

    See our Box Office page for full pricing and booking information.


    Age recommendation

    Running time
    1 h 10 mins

    Strictly no latecomers

    Supported by the Scottish Government.

    Photo by David Monteith-Hodge

    • Jo Clifford

      Co-writer & Performer
    • Chris Goode

      Co-writer & Composer
    • Susan Worsfold

      Director & Set Designer
    • Kai Fischer

      Lighting Designer
    • Matt Padden

      Sound Designer
    • Aileen Sherry

      Costume Designer
    • A very necessary telling of truths. ★★★★
      The Herald
    • Compelling, moving and eye-opening. ★★★★
      The Telegraph
    • Elegantly told and deceptively political. ★★★★
      All Edinburgh Theatre
    • Eve celebrates the victories of survival and self-actualisation. ★★★★
      The Wee Review
    • Deeply personal, Eve is not just an insightful account of being trans, but a beautiful account of being. ★★★★★
      Grumpy Gay Critic
    • What a story. ★★★★★
    • A deeply personal, intimate meditation on trans identity ★★★★
      The Arts Desk

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