“A magnificent and completely unexpected explosion of freewheeling theatrical creativity in Scotland.” Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland
“A legend in Glasgow’s lunchtime” The Evening Times
A Play, A Pie and A Pint produces new plays from Scotland, the UK and the rest of the world at Òran Mór in the West End of Glasgow. Founded by the late David MacLennan in 2004, we produce 38 new plays every year.
A Play, A Pie and A Pint produces work by many of Scotland’s best known writers and supports playwrights, directors and actors at every stage of their career.
We now work with partners across Scotland and UK to present these new works to a wider audience. Our current partners include: Aberdeen Performing Arts; National Theatre of Scotland; Playwrights Studio Scotland; Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh; Sherman Cymru, Cardiff; and Tobacco Factory, Bristol.
We have presented seasons of plays by writers from Latin America, the Arab World, China, West Africa, the Caribbean, Russia and the Ukraine. Plays from A Play, A Pie and A Pint have been seen at: Edinburgh Festival Fringe; Belfast Festival; Brighton Festival; Adelaide Festival; Island Festival, Tasmania; Golden Mask Festival, Moscow; and Last Frontier Theatre Festival, Alaska.
We’ve also had plays from Òran Mór performed in Newcastle, Manchester, Coventry, Bristol, London, Seoul, Beirut, Milan, Amsterdam, Dublin, Bermuda, Barbados, France and New York. The Tiny Dynamite Theatre in Philadelphia have completed several seasons of A Play, A Pie and a Pint and recently staff from Òran Mór were invited by British Council, Brazil to help them set up A Play, A Pie and a Pint in São Paolo.
As of the end of 2016, A Play, A Pie and a Pint has completed:
416 new plays
8 seasons of Classic Cuts
11 Christmas pantos
6 summer pantos (oh yes we did!)
Mon 8th May 2017
We are delighted to announce that Òran Mór’s LUNCHTIME SUMMER PANTO 2017 is PUNocchio by Gary McNair, music by Dave Anderson. Tickets on sale now! PUNocchio
Sat 29th April 2017
Descent by Linda Duncan McLaughlin A play about love. And dementia. But mostly about love. Touring Scotland 29 April – 20 May 2017 Nominated for Best New