Meet Me at the Museum

Brian Cox at the Scottish National Gallery

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Actor Brian Cox shares some of his favourite works of art at the Scottish National Gallery with fellow Dundonian actor Ava Hickey. The two explore some of the most iconic paintings in Scotland’s art collection, meet the Monarch of the Glen, and discuss their shared experiences of making creative work during the pandemic. As they look at work by artists from Rembrandt through to Dundee’s John Duncan, they consider how different art forms influence their own work as actors – and hear some fascinating insights from curators at the gallery. 


Audio clips from Scenes for Survival are featured courtesy of National Theatre of Scotland. 

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Credit: Scenes for Survival was delivered by National Theatre of Scotland, Screen Scotland, BBC Arts’ Culture in Quarantine project and Scotland’s leading theatre venues and companies, with support from Hopscotch Films, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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