Mary, Queen of Scots and Gordon Daviot

With the imminent release of a new film about Mary, Queen of Scots, I have an article in today’s National newspaper examining the enduring fascination with Mary, and the casting of films and plays about her life.

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Mary Queen of Scots film poster

Included is a look at the 1934 Josephine Tey / Gordon Daviot play “Queen of Scots”, which starred Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies and Laurence Olivier.

I’ve been fascinated by Mary, Queen of Scots for years, and my current research and writing is set around her time of sixteenth century Scotland.

You can read the article online by following this link: https://www.thenational.scot/news/17333832.the-enduring-fascination-of-mary-queen-of-scots/


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