‘The writers Alex Salmond is courting now will hold him to account’ | A. Bissett- The Guardian

‘The writers Alex Salmond is courting now will hold him to account’ | A. Bissett- The Guardian

Salmond’s decision adds to the sense of an imminent and massive engagement within the Scottish arts on the independence referendum. The National Collective, an ever-expanding coalition of yes-supporting creatives, is planning manifold projects to reach voters next year. The National Theatre of Scotland has announced a major touring piece exploring the issue. Expect the Edinburgh fringe festival in August 2014, a mere month before the referendum, to be dominated by independence-themed shows and discussions.

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