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Eve is a deeply personal story from legendary playwright and performer Jo Clifford. One of two intimate productions giving an insight into the real life experiences of trans people in 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, 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.

National Theatre of Scotland

Main Theatre

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Wheelchair Access
Guide Dogs welcome
Induction Loop

Cast & Creative Team >

Writers - Jo Clifford & Chris Goode
Director - Susan Worsfold
Composer - Chris Goode
Performed by Jo Clifford


“compelling, moving and eye-opening”
The Telegraph

“a very necessary telling of truths”
The Herald

“What a story”

“A deeply personal, intimate meditation on trans identity” 
The Arts Desk


“It took a few years to really understand what it is I am”
The Herald  

Adam and Eve double bill

These two complementary pieces exploring trangender and non-binary life can be seen together in one evening. 
Fri 15 & Sat 16 Sep
£16.50 - £23

Want to get involved?

We’re inviting trans and non-binary individuals aged 16+ to take part in twice-weekly workshops from Tue 8 Aug – Tue 12 Sep to create a newly-devised piece to be performed in our Circle Studio before the performance of Adam on Wed 13 Sep and Eve on Thur 14 Sep.
Please contact Elly Goodman for more information: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Production trailer
Eve Production Photos


Jo Clifford on the story of Eve
Eve teaser