The Stone of Destiny retells the fascinating and true story of four young Glaswegian students who, in 1951, outwitted the British authorities in their successful attempt to take back the Stone of Scone - a beloved symbol of Scottish pride, back to its country of origin. Written by
They didn't grab their destiny. They lifted it.
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Did You Know?
A lot of the external night scenes and interior scenes were shot at Paisley Abbey, not Westminster Abbey. See more
The two-tone police sirens shown both in Scotland and London did not come into use until later. Police cars in the UK in the early 1950s had bells. See more
It was only a rock, a big lump of sandstone, you might pass right by it, but to us, it was symbol of our freedom, of our independence. We all knew about it of course, we learned as children how it was the Scottish stone of kings, but they took it from us. And as a nation is suppose we'd forgotten about it. Time does that. It was history.
Written by Ben Albu
Performed by Ben Albu
Published by Kids Gloves Music
Courtesy of Corelli Jacobs Recordings See more